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Mexico City assemblyman proposes gay marriage

A lawmaker in Mexico’s capital has proposed changing the city’s civil code to allow gay marriages. Mexico’s Roman Catholic Church opposes the proposal. The church defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman, as does current law. ...

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Veteran LA Times transsexual sportswriter found dead

Mike Penner, the veteran Los Angeles Times sportswriter who made international headlines in 2007 when he announced he was transsexual and began working under the byline “Christine Daniels,” has died. Colleagues said Saturday that Penner was found dead at his ...

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NJ Catholic bishops campaign against gay marriage

Catholic bishops in the state are instructing priests to read or distribute a letter this weekend asking Catholics to pray that lawmakers in New Jersey not allow same-sex marriage in New Jersey, reports the New Jersey Star-Ledger. The bishops’ letter ...

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Indy’s only gay bookstore to close after Christmas

Out Word Bound, Indianapolis‘ only gay and lesbian bookstore, will close its doors after Christmas, reports the Indianapolis Star. “It has been a good run,” owners Mary Byrne and Tammara Tracy wrote in an e-mail to customers Wednesday. For more ...

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Britain, Canada denounce proposed anti-gay laws in Uganda

Britain and Canada today led Commonwealth protests against a law proposed by the Ugandan parliament which would introduce the death penalty by hanging for “aggravated homosexuality”. Gordon Brown, Britain‘s Prime Minister, expressed his country’s concerns about the parliamentary bill when ...

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Coming out: Brendan Burke’s journey, a story of love and acceptance

The son of former pro hockey player and current Toronto Maple Leafs General Mnaager Brian Burke has come out publicly as gay -- and Burke has come out just as publicly in support of his son. ...

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California mayor under fire for anti-gay remarks

VALLEJO, CA – Vallejo’s Mayor Osby Davis is coming under fire for comments he recently made about gays and lesbians. Davis (pictured, left) finds himself in the middle of a controversy after an interview published this weekend in the New ...

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New poll suggests gay marriage losing support in NJ

New Jersey voters now oppose gay-marriage legislation by a slim margin, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released this week, reports the New Jersey Star-Ledger. The poll, conducted between Nov. 17 and Nov. 22, found 49 percent of adult residents ...

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Double standard? CBS blurs Lambert’s kiss, but not the girl-on-girl action

CBS gave Adam Lambert a platform to address what he has said is a “double standard,” and in doing so they propagated one of their own. Appearing on CBS’ “Early Show” Wednesday morning to discuss his controversial performance at Sunday’s ...

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Lambert offers no apologies on ‘Early Show’ appearance (videos)

Adam Lambert appeared on CBS’s “The Early Show” Wednesday morning to respond to critics of his risque performance on this weekend’s American Music Awards. Lambert said he understands why some people were offended by his sexually charged performance, but he ...

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