Brody Levesque

Brody Levesque

Brody Levesque is a veteran journalist and Chief Washington D.C. correspondent and Bureau Chief for LGBTQ Nation.

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Paul Rusconi

Gay celebrity photographer cleared on allegations of raping toddler daughters

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
MALIBU, Calif. -- Famed Malibu celebrity photographer Paul Rusconi has been cleared of criminal allegations that he raped his 20-month-old twin daughters. [ Read more → ]

A Solemn Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 13, 2012
When the dawn breaks this Mother's Day, there will be sons, and daughters who will have made plans to treat their Mums to special dinners, maybe breakfast in bed, or just take them someplace special. Countless flowers, candies, and yes, even jewelry will be bestowed in gratitude by children in a showing of deep love and gratitude for all that their Mums mean in their lives. Yet, for some mother's, the day will not hold a special meaning at all. Their will be no gifts, no special remembrances or displays of affection and love. There will be an empty place at the dinner table and even larger emptiness in the hearts of those mothers who have lost their children to suicide or bullying... [ Read more → ]
Allen West

GOP’s Allen West: Obama will lose the Black vote over gay marriage

Thursday, May 10, 2012
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will lose a huge percentage of the African-American vote in his bid for re-election becuase he said he now supports full marriage equality, says GOP Congressman Allen West, (R-Fla.) a member of the House Tea Party Caucus. [ Read more → ]
Mitt Romney

Romney’s character under scrutiny as report of anti-gay bullying surfaces

Thursday, May 10, 2012
WASHINGTON — GOP front runner and presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney engaged in several incidents of pranks during his high school years, at least one incident in particular that LGBTQ activists are calling anti-gay bullying, according to a report by The Washington Post. [ Read more → ]
Keaton Fuller

Advocacy group banned from presenting scholarship to gay teen at awards ceremony

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
CLINTON, Iowa -- A Catholic school in Iowa has refused to allow a gay rights advocacy group to present a $40,000 scholarship to an openly gay senior during his upcoming graduation ceremony. [ Read more → ]

Joe Biden: ‘I am absolutely comfortable’ with same-sex marriage

Sunday, May 6, 2012
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden on Sunday said he he doesn't think that there should be any legal barriers to same sex marriage. [ Read more → ]
Darnell Young

Bullied gay teen faces expulsion after firing stun gun provided by his mom

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- An Indiana gay teen on Wednesday faced a private school district review board, an effort to expel him after he discharged a stun gun on school property to discourage an attack by school bullies. [ Read more → ]

U.S. Senate passes LGBT-inclusive domestic violence act

Thursday, April 26, 2012
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed the first LGBT-inclusive version of the Violence Against Women Act in a reauthorization bill which will now provide explicit protections for LGBT survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse. [ Read more → ]
Marshak Clinic

Gay Russian teen imprisoned in drug rehab for coming out is released

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
MOSCOW -- A Russian teen has been released from the Marshak drug rehabilitation facility after spending 12 days in the institution after being forcibly admitted by his traditionalist father, who was angered when he came out as openly gay earlier this month. [caption id="attachment_51887" align="alignleft"... [ Read more → ]

President Obama remembers gay Holocaust victims

Monday, April 23, 2012
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday spoke at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to mark Yom HaShoah, or the Holocaust Remembrance Day, and during his speech the president referred directly to the homosexual victims of Nazi persecution. [ Read more → ]
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