Archives for December 2013

Monthly Archives: December 2013

Top News International

UN Human Rights Office Urges Uganda for Civility

OHCHR noted that the law would have a detrimental effect not only on the fundamental rights of LGBT members of Ugandan society but also on the work of human rights defenders and efforts to address HIV/AIDS in the country. ...
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Entertainment

Madonna on Russia: We Have a Responsibility

Madonna said, “At this dangerous moment in Russian history, we, as advocates, have a responsibility to speak up and take our hopeful message global. Make no mistake about it: the goal of these hateful laws is to leave LGBT Russians feeling isolated. Worthless. Completely alone.” ...
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Top News National

Cook County Expedites Marriage Licenses

A federal court ordered the Cook County Clerk's office to immediately issue marriage licenses to all Illinois same-sex couples who, because of a life-threatening illness, cannot wait until next summer to get married. ...
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Top News National

NM Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Same-Sex Marriage

New Mexico is hoping to become a cheaper alternative to places like Hawaii and Massachusetts for couples looking to get married. ...
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Entertainment

Jennifer Holliday Will Release First Album in 15 Years

Although Holliday released a Gospel duet album, Goodness & Mercy, in 2011, it has been 15 years since she has released a solo album. ...
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Uncategorized Travel

A New Destination Gay Ski Week: Elevation Tahoe

With winter bearing down on most of the country, the conditions are set for a perfect winter storm with the announcement of a third ELEVATION gay ski week, ELEVATION Tahoe. ...
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Faith and Religion

IN Catholic Bishops Vocally Disapprove of Same-Sex Marriage

The Indiana General Assembly is getting ready to consider the proposed constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage in the state, and on December 4, the bishops gave their opinion. ...
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Top News Politics National

The Fight for Spousal Benefits in Houston

Lambda Legal has filed a federal lawsuit against Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the City of Houston seeking to preserve spousal benefits, including health insurance, covering the same-sex spouses of city employees. ...
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Top News National

Mobile Dating Industry: $2.3 Billion by 2016

Third quarter results recorded similar increases in mobile traffic across other Cupid Media websites including; AsianDating.com (103%), RussianCupid.com (75.78%), and MiltaryCupid.com (51.78%). ...
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Top News International

South Korea: No Place for Gay Parents

Lesbian couple Park Hye-jeong and Jang Hae-ni married four years ago and two years into their marriage decided to start looking for ways to create their family. Because their marriage is not legally recognized in South Korea, they are not allowed to use the sperm bank. ...
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