According to the CDC, about 50% of high school students report that they are sexually active, and it may be time to put teenagers in charge of their sexual health.
Some time ago the officials in Atlanta’s government made a promise to handle the growing sex trafficking crimes that plague not only this one city but the nation and the world.
While ogling hot go-go boys wearing skimpy, belly-baring GOProud-branded apparel, members of the homocon group danced away the first night of the Republican National Convention at Tampa’s Honey Pot nightclub. But it was what GOProuders were willing to admit that was truly revealing.
After winning last night’s Democratic primary, Kyrsten Sinema is one step closer to becoming the first openly bisexual member of Congress.
While attitudes on gay marriage have rapidly changed over the past four years, that progress failed to make an appearance in the Republican Party platform passed at the convention yesterday.
The first day of the Republican National Convention came with the confirmation of its antigay platform, a speech from one of its most prominent antigay voices, and then GOProud got stood up at its big gay pride party.
Corey, 17, now a senior, has become a vocal leader in the effort to stop bullying and to build support for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth.
Stephen Colbert took on the Republican National Convention and the coincidence of Hurricane Isaac last night.
Support for gay marriage among African-American voters in Nevada has increased 26 percentage points since President Barack Obama announced in May that he supports such unions.
California has moved one step closer to becoming the first state in the nation to ban “gay cure” therapy for teens.
“There are many faith leaders who would be an ideal fit to close out the Democratic National Convention — but Cardinal Timothy Dolan is not that leader,” says an HRC spokesman. Obama campaign says move is “not about politics.”
So what if denying homosexuals the right to marry not only affects their lifestyle but negatively impacts their health?
Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN), OutServe, and the Interbank Roundtable Committee (IRC) today announced that journalist Barbara Walters will serve as emcee for the upcoming event, “Celebrating Our Heroes.”
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Board of Governors has voted to bestow its prestigious Governors Award this year upon the “It Gets Better Project™,” an organization devoted to supporting LGBT young people via its website, initiatives and the posting of original videos with messages of empathy, encouragement and hope for a positive future.
Since 1991, the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund has given openly LGBT candidates the financial, strategic and technical support needed to win races. As the nation’s largest LGBT political action committee, it has one simple goal: to change American politics through queer elected leaders.
When nearly 500 LGBT delegates attending the Democratic National Convention hold their first caucus meeting in Charlotte, N.C., next Tuesday, veteran gay Democratic activist Rick Stafford of Minnesota will pound the gavel to call the meeting to order.
The California legislature has passed another bill in an effort to create a state where the society is truly affirming and equal for all.
As Ryan Murphy’s series “The New Normal” continues to face controversy, Ellen Barkin is arguing that anti-gay organizations should examine their definition of “normal parents.”
Homosexuality is illegal in Syria, despite Assad’s promises of reform. Why some gays are joining the revolution.
Prospects for gay marriage in Rhode Island remain murky as the Speaker of the House restates his desire to vote on the issue even as the Senate president remains silent.
The “Photo of the Week” currently featured on the State Department’s official “Dip Note” blog shows U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Norman Eisen and staff members taking part in a ‘gay pride’ parade in Prague on August 18.
Just last year Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney claimed: “I favor gay rights.” But as CAP Action has thoroughly documented before, Mitt Romney has been a stalwart opponent of marriage equality and civil unions, would oppose a federal workplace nondiscrimination law for LGBT workers, and has a history of halting anti-bullying initiatives as governor.
With the GOP convention in full swing, cementing Mitt Romney’s position as the Republican Presidential nominee, the time is ripe for a deeper dive at the actual platforms being promoted that may rule our next four years. Shudder.
Whether it’s due to the rise of social media and the phenomenon of the immediate sharing of views and opinions or just an intensification of the “culture wars” that seem to occur everywhere throughout history, where we eat and shop now has more political and social overtones than ever before.
The Family Equality Council has released a new platform that addresses the need of “Modern Families,” those being raised by same-sex parents. The new document serves as an alternative to the anti-gay condemnations of the Republican Party platform and fleshes out just how marriage equality and other protections will help children.