Most US Republicans would vote for a gay congressman but still wouldn’t want one in their family

LN Executive Editor Earns Emmy

Facebook Donates $10,000 To Politician Fighting Gay Marriage

LN Executive Editor Earns Emmy

Lesbian News Executive Editor Zoe Edgerton has recently been awarded an Emmy for editing on the daytime drama, The Bold…

PHOENIX — Women’s basketball stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are engaged. Griner proposed to Johnson and both posted it on social media, with Griner showing…

Uganda Anti-Gay Law Struck Down by Court

Uganda, after a five-judge panel announced that a punitive anti-gay law was invalid.

NAIROBI, Kenya — A Ugandan court struck down a punitive anti-gay law on Friday that has strained Uganda’s relations with the West, but the court ruled on narrow technical grounds, preserving the possibility that the measure could be revived. In front of an overflowing courtroom in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, a panel of five judges announced…

August 2014 Femastology

Leo

Summer is at its height and it’s time for all those Leo birthdays. And remember, Leos expect a big party and lavish gifts! The emphasis this month is fire. The Sun, Mercury, Venus, and Jupiter will all be rolling through the Fire Sign Leo, which is exciting, dramatic, and potentially fun. Some of this energy…

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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“[I]nertia and apprehension are not legitimate bases for denying same-sex couples due process and equal protection of the laws.” WASHINGTON — The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals held Monday that Virginia’s ban on same-sex couples’ marriages is unconstitutional. On a 2-1 vote, the appeals court joined the wave of court decisions declaring such bans unconstitutional.…

Colorado Marriage Ban Overturned by Federal Court

Colorado Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Ruled Unconstitutional

Today U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore ruled against Colorado’s constitutional amendment banning marriage equality.  In Burns v. Hickenlooper, attorneys with Kilmer, Lane and Newman, LLP sued the state on behalf of six same-sex couples who argue that Colorado’s ban on marriage equality violates the U.S. Constitution. Judge Moore stayed his ruling until August 25 to allow the…

Susan Sarandon Joins HRC’s Americans for Marriage Equality

Susan Sarandon

HRC released a video ad featuring legendary actress Susan Sarandon for HRC’s Americans for Marriage Equality campaign.  In the video, the Oscar winner states, “While marriage might not be my thing, if it’s your thing you damn well ought to be able to have it equally and unequivocally.” “Like most Americans, Susan Sarandon knows that all families…

Florida Judge Strikes Down Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Marriage Moves Forward in Florida

Today, July 17, a judge in state court struck down Florida’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples, marking the 25th consecutive ruling in favor of the freedom to marry (with no rulings against) since June 2013. Chief Circuit Judge Luis Garcia ordered the Monroe County Clerk to stop enforcing Florida’s anti-marriage constitutional amendment, saying that…