Brody Levesque

Brody Levesque

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

rss feed

All articles by Brody Levesque

Arkady-Gyngazov-cropped

Club manager seeks freedom from hostile attitude towards LGBT Russians

Monday, January 20, 2014
The day that Arkady Gyngazov's plane landed at Kennedy International Airport in New York, thugs and hooligans hired by the owner of the building in Moscow where the gay nightclub he helped managed is located, ripped an entire portion of the roof off the building, heating and air conditioning units, exposing the club to the harsh Russian winter. [ Read more → ]
vk.comMartsinkevich in Havana Cuba, December 2013.

Leader of Russian anti-gay extremists who target LGBT youth arrested in Cuba

Saturday, January 18, 2014
HAVANA, Cuba -- Cuban law enforcement officials on Friday arrested and detained the leader of a Russian anti-gay extremist group, according to a source in the Russian Federal Security Services, the Investigation Committee of the Russian Federation. [ Read more → ]
Yoweri Museveni

Uganda president blocks controversial Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Thursday, January 16, 2014
KAMPALA, Uganda -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has blocked the controversial Anti-Homosexuality Bill and has rebuked Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga for failure to follow parliamentary procedures by passing the law without a quorum, reports the Daily Monitor, the leading Ugandan newspaper. [ Read more → ]
vk.comMartsinkevich in Havana Cuba, December 2013.

Leader of anti-gay Russian extremist group flees to Cuba

Friday, January 10, 2014
HAVANA -- The founder of the anti-gay Russian extremist group “Occupy Pedophilia” has fled Ukraine, where he was hiding to avoid arrest by Russian authorities for a series of criminal homophobic assaults against LGBTQ people, and is now believed by Russian law enforcement to be hiding in Cuba. [ Read more → ]
Del. Jon S. Cardin

Md. lawmaker to introduce bill to ban conversion therapy for LGBT youth

Thursday, January 9, 2014
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- A Maryland lawmaker said he plans to introduce a bill this legislative session that would prohibit the use of controversial gay-to-straight conversion therapy on LGBT youth. [ Read more → ]
Charles Sykes, Invision (AP)Clay Aiken

Report: Clay Aiken ‘actively considering’ run for U.S. House

Saturday, January 4, 2014
Former “American Idol” finalist Clay Aiken is actively considering a bid to represent North Carolina’s 2nd congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives, according to a report by the Washington Blade. [ Read more → ]
U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Air Force Academy: No legal basis to terminate former ex-gay therapist

Monday, December 23, 2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The U.S. Air Force Academy said Friday that the academy will not fire or transfer a research analyst who came under fire last month for his history of work with organizations that seek to change gays’ and lesbians’ sexual orientations. [ Read more → ]
Lexi Lopez-Brandies

Wis. queer youth commits suicide; family, friends say bullying was a factor

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
RACINE, Wis. -- A 14-year-old Wisconsin youth who identified as gender queer committed suicide on Sunday, and now friends and family are coming forward to say that bullying is to blame. [ Read more → ]
Workers install the memorial to gays persecuted by the Nazis.

Israel honors gay Holocaust victims in first national memorial

Sunday, December 15, 2013
TEL AVIV -- A new monument to pay tribute to Jewish and non-Jewish victims of the Holocaust who were persecuted by the Nazis for their sexual orientation has been unveiled in Tel Aviv. [ Read more → ]
Matt Dunham, APPresident Barack Obama speaks to crowds attending the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto near Johannesburg, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.

Obama eulogizes Mandela: ‘You can make his life’s work your own’

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Celebrating one of his personal heroes, President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised Nelson Mandela as the last great liberator of the 20th century, urging the world to carry on his legacy by fighting inequality, poverty and discrimination. [ Read more → ]
Page 4 of 49« First...345...102030...Last »