Archives for February 2012

Monthly Archives: February 2012

U.S. District Court Judge Rules DOMA Unconstitu​tional

U.S. District Court Judge Rules DOMA Unconstitu​tional

U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey S. White today ruled the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, declaring that the discriminatory federal statute ...
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Same-Sex Marriage in Australia Would Boost Economy by $161 Million

Same-Sex Marriage in Australia Would Boost Economy by $161 Million

  With the marriage equality fight in full force throughout the United States, it’s easy to overlook the fact that there are similar ...
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Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony with Special Guest Taye Diggs

Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony with Special Guest Taye Diggs

Who could forget Idina Menzel as Elphaba the Wicked Witch of the West in the Broadway smash sensation Wicked? The former green-faced Tony Award winner ...
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Ruth Ellis Center to Host LGBT Conference on Housing & Homelessness

Ruth Ellis Center to Host LGBT Conference on Housing & Homelessness

The Ruth Ellis Center – the Midwest’s only organization, and one of four in the nation, solely dedicated to serving runaway, homeless and at-risk lesbian, ...
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New Jersey Superior Court Reinstates Federal Equal Protection Claim

New Jersey Superior Court Reinstates Federal Equal Protection Claim

In response to the plaintiff’s request for reconsideration, a New Jersey Superior Court today reinstated the federal equal protection claim in Lambda Legal’s ...
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Vancouver is the Final Dish on Season Nine of Top Chef: Texas

Vancouver is the Final Dish on Season Nine of Top Chef: Texas

They cooked through the sweltering Texas heat and endured snow and ice in Whistler. Now, for the season nine finale of Top Chef: Texas, ...
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National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Miami Winter Party Festival

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Miami Winter Party Festival

The LGBT community is a fiercely loyal consumer. According to a recent Harris Interactive national study, seven out of 10 LGBT consumers said ...
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Democrat Ty Stober Announces Candidacy for Senate in 49th Legislativ​e District

Democrat Ty Stober Announces Candidacy for Senate in 49th Legislativ​e District

Democrat Ty Stober, 40, a Vancouver business person, human rights advocate, and metro area native has announced his bid for the 49th District Washington State ...
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Gay Rights Group Spray Paints United Russia Headquarters in Moscow

Gay Rights Group Spray Paints United Russia Headquarters in Moscow

The words “We cannot be banned” were spray painted on the United Russia party headquarters in Moscow on Sunday evening, according to The Moscow Times. According to ...
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Emma Watson Defends Haircut: ‘I’ll Never Please Everyone’

Emma Watson Defends Haircut: ‘I’ll Never Please Everyone’

The Lancome spokesperson told the British newspaper The Independent, "I had journalists asking me if this meant I was coming out, if I was a lesbian now." ...
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