25 min ago | EDGE
Former Congressman Barney Frank, left, and his husband, James Ready, were in San Francisco this week for Frank's appearance at the Commonwealth Club Outspoken gay former Congressman Barney Frank was in San Francisco this week and told a gathering of the Commonwealth Club that while he won't consider a presidential run, he predicted the U.S. could ... (more)
25 min ago | EDGE
"Ask for what you want" is advice that's easy to give but often strangely difficult to practice.
Large crowds of anti-gay protesters broke up homosexual rights rallies in Georgia and Russia on Friday, underlining deep hostility in the former Soviet bloc.
Priests and thousands of Georgians pushed their way through police barriers protecting around 50 people marking International Day Against Homophobia in a square in capital Tblisi. In the Russian city of St Petersburg, an aggressive, mostly male crowd threw smoke bombs over police barriers and shouted "Death to Faggots" and other insults.
A hugely outnumbered band of gay rights campaigners also had to pile into buses minutes after the start of their rally. "Stalin would have showed you and exiled all these," a man dressed in urban camouflage shouted as activists hurried away.
3 hrs ago | NBC Chicago
New York City authorities are investigating the deadly overnight shooting of a 32-year-old man in Greenwich Village as a hate crime after detectives learned the suspect taken into custody at the scene may have made anti-gay remarks to the victim before pulling the trigger, authorities said.
4 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison
Police say a gunman used anti-gay slurs before fatally shooting a 32-year-old man in New York City's Greenwich Village.
4 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The Washington, D.C., Jewish Community Center's Kurlander Program for GLBT Outreach & Engagement, aka GLOE, is holding its annual Jewish LGBT Summer Camp, May 31 to June 2. Described by GLOE as "all the camp fun you remember , but now, stay in your own deluxe private room with air-conditioning," the weekend camping trip is being held at the Capital ... (more)
4 hrs ago | Times-series.co.uk
Tory activists have attacked David Cameron's support for gay marriage, claiming it had made winning the next general election "virtually impossible". In a letter to the Prime Minister, more than 30 present and former local party chairmen warned that Mr Cameron's backing for a change in the law had led to voters switching their support to Ukip.
8 hrs ago | WSAW
Wisconsin's neighbor Minnesota may have become the 12th state in the country to legalize same-sex unions on Tuesday.
9 hrs ago | EDGE
A 32 year old gay man was shot and killed in Greenwich Village early this morning, Saturday, adding to the recent rash of anti-gay hate crimes that have been plaguing New York City this month.
10 hrs ago | The Age
French President Francois Hollande signed a gay marriage and adoption bill into law on Saturday after it was cleared by the constitutional council, which turned down a challenge by the right-wing opposition.
14 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
With its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units.
14 hrs ago | NBC New York
The fatal overnight shooting of a 32-year-old man in Greenwich Village is being investigated as a possible hate crime, and a suspect is in custody in connection with the attack, law enforcement sources tell NBC 4 New York.
15 hrs ago | Globe and Mail
Policemen try to stop an Orthodox Christian activist during clashes at an International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia rally in Tbilisi, May 17, 2013.
Philip Hammond said the introduction of civil partnerships had dealt with the 'very real disadvantage' gay couples faced in the past Prime Minister David Cameron's plans for same-sex marriage have unnecessarily upset "vast numbers of people", Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has said.