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…

7 Bible Quotes In Support Of Same Sex Relationships

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Popular YouTube lesbian vlogger Arielle Scarcella is back with a slightly different video this week that takes a look at what the Bible really has to say about same-sex relationships. In “7 Bible Quotes In Support Of Same Sex Relationships,” Scarcella is joined by openly gay and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activist Matthew Vines for…

Tegan and Sara: We choose to be visible to inspire others

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Lesbian twin pop duo Tegan and Sara have opened up about their childhood, in a video for the It Got Better campaign. The identical twins, from Calgary, Canada, have been writing music since age 15, and are vocal LGBT activists. Sara said: “I can remember the transition from gender and being different, to knowing there…

White House declares June LGBT Pride Month

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LGBT rights just got another big push from the president himself. The White House on Friday issued a proclamation by President Barack Obama calling on Americans to eliminate prejudice “everywhere it exists,” declaring June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. “As progress spreads from State to State, as justice is delivered in the courtroom, and as…

The Week Republicans Stopped Fighting Marriage Equality

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NEW YORK CITY — While Republicans aren’t likely to join the fight for marriage equality en masse, the past week has shown that a growing core of the party is done fighting. Since Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett announced last Thursday that he would not be appealing a ruling striking down his state’s ban on same-sex couples’ marriages,…

Marriage Equality Begins in the Land of Lincoln

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Today, loving, committed same-sex couples all across Illinois are able to legally wed. Several county clerks will offer special hours today for couples to obtain their marriage licenses. Governor Pat Quinn signed marriage equality into law in November, making Illinois at the time the seventeenth state to provide for same-sex couples to marry. The marriage equality landscape is…

Maya Angelou, Lyrical Witness of the Jim Crow South, Dies at 86

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Maya Angelou, the memoirist and poet whose landmark book of 1969, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” — which describes in lyrical, unsparing prose her childhood in the Jim Crow South — was among the first autobiographies by a 20th-century black woman to reach a wide general readership, died on Wednesday in her home.…