-A Kansas minister receives death threats for performing same-sex weddings. -The Michigan House passes an anti-gay “religious freedom” bill. -The Plano, TX city council passes a non-discrimination ordinance. -Towleroad lists the top 80 comings out of 2014. -Former ex-gay activist Christian Schizzel opens up about his experiences. -A Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto begins performing […]
-The European Parliament declares its commitment to protecting sexual minorities. -The Finnish Parliament votes in favor of marriage equality. -ISIS executes two men for being gay. -Robert Biedron becomes Poland’s first openly gay mayor. -Apple commemorates World AIDS Day. -Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott comes out of the closet. -The Miami-Dade County Commission passes […]
-15 individuals and two organizations are inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame. -Mexico City’s Legislative Assembly passes a transgender rights bill. -The City Union Mission in Kansas City declares that it will not house married same-sex couples together. -Former ex-gay leader John Smid marries his partner. -The Fourth Circuit Court of […]
Note: The Digest will be on vacation next week (11/22). -Uganda’s parliament begins drafting another anti-homosexuality bill. -Third gender Hijras hold a pride march in Bangladesh. -A retired Mennonite pastor is defrocked for officiating at his gay son’s wedding. -A Malaysian appeals court strikes down a “cross-dressing” ban that discriminated against transgender women. -A federal […]
-A conservative Presbyterian church tries to shame a former member for being gay. -The Philadelphia city council unanimously passes a hate crimes ordinance. -Eight Egyptian men are sentenced to prison for participating in a same-sex wedding. -Montenegro Pride takes place under police protection. -Federal judge Daniel Crabtree rules against Kansas’ marriage ban. -Dallas voters extend […]
-Bystanders stop a drunk homophobe from assaulting another man at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. -Family Circle magazine runs a story about a same-sex couple with children. -An Azerbaijani woman murders her sister for being a lesbian. -Lewiston, ID passes a non-discrimination ordinance. -Apple CEO Tim Cook challenges his home state of Alabama to move forward on […]
-The Catholic Synod of Bishops on the Family reverses its welcoming stance toward gays. -A US marine is charged in the murder of a transgender Filipina. -An Idaho wedding chapel tries to paint itself as a victim of marriage equality. -Human Rights Watch releases a report on anti-LGBT violence in Jamaica. -Raleigh, NC extends non-discrimination […]
-US District Court Judge Timothy Burgess strikes down Alaska’s marriage ban. -Seoul mayor Park Won-soon publicly endorses marriage equality. -The Vatican softens its tone toward gays and lesbians. -A transgender woman is brutally attacked in New York. -Palau repeals its anti-gay laws. -The State of Alaska is granted a temporary stay on its marriage ruling. […]
Happy National Coming Out Day! -A Polish boxing champion speaks out for LGBT rights. -Catalonia, Spain enacts a stringent anti-homophobia law. -Seven gay men are arrested in Cameroon. -The US Supreme Court denies all seven marriage petitions, allowing the appeals court rulings to stand. -Religious right leaders respond predictably to the Supreme Court’s non-decision. -A […]
-Indonesia’s Aceh Province enacts a harsh anti-gay law. -Serbia hosts its first pride event in four years. -Marriage equality opponents hold a large rally in Mexico. -A ‘Christian’ man shoots a gay couple with a BB gun. -A new study examines the financial challenges faced by LGBT couples. -A Louisiana church expels an AA group […]
- The Fighting Words of Michael Brown January 24, 2008
- Psychiatrists Warn Church of England to Reject Reparative Therapy November 22, 2007
- Wendy Gritter of Exodus Member Ministry New Direction February 25, 2008
- Ex-Gay Therapist James Phelan Removed From Exodus Referral List November 13, 2007
- Exodus International Lays off Staff, Cuts Benefits August 23, 2010
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