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Uganda to drop death penalty from anti-gay legislation

Uganda anti-gay
Uganda will drop the death penalty and life imprisonment for gays in a refined version of an anti- gay bill expected to be ready for presentation to Parliament in two weeks, according to James Nsaba Buturo, the minister of ethics ...

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NJ senate delays vote on gay marriage bill

via the Star-Ledger
In a last-minute move, the New Jersey state senate today called off Thursday’s planned vote on the gay marriage bill, as supporters scrambling for votes said the controversial measure would have a better chance by shifting it to the Assembly ...

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Maddow takes on conversion therapist in Uganda’s ‘kill the gays’ coverage

As part of her continuing coverage on Uganda‘s anti-gay legislation, Rachel Maddow interviewed conversion therapist Richard Cohen tonight, who continued to advocate his position that homosexuality is a choice, and gays can change their preferences. The author of “coming out ...

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Ron Livingston sues over ‘malicious’ gay attacks on Wiki

Ron Livingston
Actor Ron Livingston (Office Space) is suing an alleged hacker who keeps changing his Wikipedia biography to say he’s in a gay relationship. Livingston, who earlier this year married actress Rosemarie DeWitt, claims a mystery internet bandit has been relentlessly ...

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Gay marriage vote expected Thursday in NJ senate

gay marriage advocates and opponents in New Jersey are looking forward to Thursday, where the matter is expected to be taken up by the full state Senate following committee approval late Monday night. After seven hours of public testimony, the ...

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NJ gay marriage bill passes in committee, heads to full Senate

TRENTON — Legislation to allow same-sex marriage in New Jersey cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee tonight after more than seven hours of emotional debate and testimony, setting the stage for a showdown in the full Senate, reports the NJ Star-Ledger. ...

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Levi Johnston: ‘gay icon’ says gays are people too (video)

On Monday night, Levi Johnston appeared on the Joy Behar Show to talk about his new roll as a “gay icon.” Behar asked Johnston how it feels to be a gay icon from a “conservative background,” and observed that he ...

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Supreme Court to hear appeal from student group that bans gays

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal from a Christian student group that had been denied recognition by a public law school in California for excluding gays, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. The law school, Hastings ...

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Memphis gay newspaper latest to cease publication

The Memphis Triangle Journal and its sister publication Triangle Quarterly have announced they will cease print publications. The Triangle Journal has been produced monthly since 1990 by an all-volunteer staff through the Memphis Gay & Lesbian Community Center (MGLCC). In ...

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NJ lawmakers debate gay marriage in committee hearing

Sen. Weinberg
TRENTON — New Jersey lawmakers prodded each other over issues of legal equality and religious freedom as the debate over same-sex marriage neared the three-hour mark today in the Senate Judiciary Committee, reports the NJ Star-Ledger. In a tearful introduction, ...

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