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A Christian holding a crucifix praying beads (Saif Dahlah/AFP/Getty Images)

East Bay Diocese Defends Morality Clause In Teacher Contracts

The Diocese is defending a so called morality clause driving some teachers away from East Bay Catholic schools.

05/25/2014

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui attends 'Monsoon Shootout' Photocall during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 18, 2013 in Cannes, France.  (Credit Samir Hussein/Getty Images)

Bollywood Film Breaks Cultural Barrier With First Ever Gay Character

Bollywood’s conservative culture produces movies depicting no forms of affection, not even an on-screen kiss, however filmmakers may break conservative boundaries and create the first gay character.

05/21/2014

Cameron Hamilton

Central Valley Mayor Tells Bullying Victims They Need To “Grow A Pair”

A Central California mayor’s remarks that bullying victims should toughen up and defend themselves has sparked anger among some city officials and gay rights advocates.

05/16/2014

The alleged sexual offenses took place over three or four years until the victim, who was not a Cub Scout, was 16. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

California Proposal Wants To Ban Judges From Serving As Boy Scout Leaders

If adopted affiliating with the Scouts could led to a removal from the bench.

05/15/2014

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases

From NFL Draft to Arkansas, State Legislature To Singing Competition, Gay Milestones Change Cultural Norms Worldwide

A gay American football player kissed his boyfriend on national TV after being drafted by the National Football League; gay marriage arrived in the Bible Belt; a bearded cross-dresser won one of the biggest TV song competitions in the world.

05/13/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Gay NFL Player Michael Sam’s Televised Kiss Spurring Heated Reaction

Former Mississippi basketball player Marshall Henderson says ESPN’s coverage of Michael Sam becoming the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL was inappropriate and that he is boycotting SportsCenter.

05/13/2014

Toyota. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Dealership’s Lesbian Couple Ad Tests Remaining Shock Value Of Same-Sex Couples

An Oakland Car dealership’s new ad campaign is turning some heads by featuring a lesbian couple, while prompting others to ask, “What’s the big deal?”

05/08/2014

David & James Benham (credit: HGTV)

Benham Brothers Disappointed In HGTV Ouster Over Anti-Gay Remarks

HGTV cancels show over the two brother’s anti-gay remarks…

05/08/2014

The Olympic Cauldron is tested by fire crews at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Park in the Costal Cluster on January 27, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Gay Rights Group Petitions Olympic Committee To Ban Anti-LGBT Host Cities

More than 100,000 members of an international gay rights group have sent messages to the IOC urging changes to ensure that future Olympic host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their books.

04/16/2014

Derrick Gordon #2 of the Massachusetts Minutemen reacts to a play in the second half against the George Washington Colonials during the Quarterfinals of the 2014 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament. (Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

UMass Basketball Player Gordon Becomes 1st To Come Out As Gay

Gordon made the announcement in interviews with ESPN and Outsports on Wednesday. Gordon said he gained confidence by seeing an NBA team sign Jason Collins, who became the league’s first openly gay player when he joined the Brooklyn Nets this season.

04/09/2014

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