Archives for March 2012

Monthly Archives: March 2012

The American Fertility Association Releases Infertility Awareness Postage Stamp

The American Fertility Association Releases Infertility Awareness Postage Stamp

The AFA is supportive of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) families, dedicating a section of their website to LGBT Family Building. ...
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Equality Illinois Reveals Two Religious-Based Initiatives to Marry Faith and Gay Rights

Equality Illinois Reveals Two Religious-Based Initiatives to Marry Faith and Gay Rights

The two initiatives, the Marriage Equality Faith Petition and "Equality in Your Faith Community: A Guide to LGBT-Inclusive Religious Practices," are part of the continuing outreach by Equality Illinois that demonstrates that many clergy and lay leaders and their institutions and members are welcoming and supportive of LGBT equality, including marriage. ...
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U.S. Department of Justice Seeks Expedited Considerat​ion of DOMA Ruling Appeal

U.S. Department of Justice Seeks Expedited Considerat​ion of DOMA Ruling Appeal

The so-called "Defense of Marriage Act," or DOMA, was passed in 1996 by Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton. ...
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250 Same-Sex Marriages in Cleveland for One Night Only – Still Not Legal Statewide

250 Same-Sex Marriages in Cleveland for One Night Only – Still Not Legal Statewide

Although 250 same-sex marriages were performed, none of them hold any legal weight as their marriages are not recognized statewide. ...
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Gay Homestays Offers Alternate Opportunity to Save Money While Exploring New Destinations

Gay Homestays Offers Alternate Opportunity to Save Money While Exploring New Destinations

Travelers can search for accommodation, location, date, comfort level, and price. To book a room, a 15 percent credit card deposit payment is made followed by a cash payment on arrival. ...
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Olympia Dukakis Discusses Lesbian Role in ‘Cloudburst’

Olympia Dukakis Discusses Lesbian Role in ‘Cloudburst’

In a recent interview with The Guardian, Steel Magnolias icon Olympia Dukakis dished on her new lesbian role. ...
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President Obama Announces U.S. Nomination of Dr. Jim Yong Kim to Lead World Bank

President Obama Announces U.S. Nomination of Dr. Jim Yong Kim to Lead World Bank

As Director of the World Health Organization’s Department of HIV/AIDS, Dr. Kim launched the “3 by 5” initiative, which sought to treat 3 million patients living with HIV and is regarded today as one of the most successful modern global health initiatives. ...
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New Hampshire Bill to Repeal Same-Sex Marriage Law Defeated with Bipartisan Support

New Hampshire Bill to Repeal Same-Sex Marriage Law Defeated with Bipartisan Support

Except for those gay and lesbian couples already married in New Hampshire, the bill would have stripped gay and lesbian couples of the equal status and dignity of marriage. ...
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National Organization for Marriage Issues Dump Starbucks Campaign

National Organization for Marriage Issues Dump Starbucks Campaign

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) has created a new petition called "Dump Starbucks" in an effort to derail the marriage equality momentum in the U.S. ...
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Tony Blair’s Approval of Gay Marriage has Pope Benedict XVI Up in Arms

Tony Blair’s Approval of Gay Marriage has Pope Benedict XVI Up in Arms

Blair’s assumption that same-sex marriage is a human right and not a straight privilege has the Catholic faith up in arms – all the way up the ladder in succession to the Pope. ...
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