The US women’s soccer team, which boasts five out LGBTQ players, captured their second straight FIFA World Cup victory on July 7 when they beat the Netherlands in the final round, 2-0. Comment
It’s like “All Lives Matter” but for straight people. Comments (4)
The valedictorian of Brigham Young University’s (BYU) class of 2019 spent most of his graduation speech congratulating others, but when it was time to focus on himself, he turned heads by making a short, but bold statement: “I am proud to be a gay man of God.” Comment
The ban on transgender service members initially announced by President Donald Trump in 2017 and later fleshed out further by the Pentagon went into effect on April 12, officially signaling the beginning of a new era of government-sanctioned discrimination by the nation’s largest employer. Comment

Tom Duane Visits West Point


Tom Duane Visits West Point

In an April 2 visit to Spectrum, the LGBTQ organization at the United States Military Academy at West Point, former State Senator Tom Duane recounted tales from his early days as an out gay elected official, while hearing coming out stories from both cadets and officers who had served during the days of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Comment
In a surprise move on April 4, the Mormon Church announced it would immediately begin allowing children of LGBTQ couples to be baptized and that gay couples would no longer be viewed as “apostates,” which is a term used to describe people who deviate from Church teachings. Comment
More than 2,000 Google employees and others in the tech industry have written a letter demanding that the tech giant revoke its appointment of the president of the anti-LGBTQ Heritage Foundation to its Advanced Technology External Advisory Council (ATEAC). Comment
By his own admission, Aaron Bianco was a “nobody” until he was discovered by the alt-right. Comment
Gay male couples — especially black gay couples — are at heightened risk of discrimination by mortgage lenders nationwide when they are seeking to purchase a home, according to an analysis published in the University of Chicago Law Review based on empirical data disclosed under federal housing law. Comments (1)
Kevin Hart is coming out — to tell you he won’t host the Oscars. Comments (3)

Alt-Right Site Denies Harassing Gay Catholic

A radical right news site that calls itself the “Christian militia” is pushing back against allegations by a former administrator of a Catholic church in San Diego after he blamed that site and others for harassing him until he was forced to resign, marking the latest twist in the ongoing targeting of the gay community’s presence in the Church. Comments (1)
It was a holiday dream come true. Comments (3)


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