LGBTQ Nation The Nation's Most Followed Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer News Source Tue, 05 May 2015 23:17:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Nebraska woman files federal lawsuit against ‘all homosexuals’ because they sin - Omaha World-Herald Tue, 05 May 2015 21:30:57 +0000 VIA: Omaha World-Herald Sylvia Driskell, 66, claims she is an "ambassador for God and his son, Jesus Christ," and filed a 7-page, handwritten lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Omaha.]]> 0 Poll: Majority of Americans want Supreme Court to rule for marriage equality - NBC News Tue, 05 May 2015 18:00:59 +0000 VIA: NBC News A total of 58 percent of Americans said that they favor a high court decision to eliminate bans against same sex marriage.]]> 0 Gay teacher ousted from Catholic school gets new job - Associated Press Tue, 05 May 2015 16:00:38 +0000 Associated Press Skutt Catholic High School in Omaha, Neb., ousted Matthew Eledge after learning he was engaged to his same-sex partner.]]> 0 The truth about Mike Huckabee’s anti-LGBT agenda, in his own words - HRC Blog [r] Tue, 05 May 2015 15:30:51 +0000 HRC While we could rehash his appalling rhetoric, we thought it best you hear it straight from the horse’s mouth. ]]> 0 Miley Cyrus launching foundation to help homeless and LGBT youth - Associated Press Tue, 05 May 2015 15:30:48 +0000 SANDY COHEN | Associated Press Cyrus is launching the Happy Hippie Foundation to help homeless and LGBT youth, adding that not all her past relationships were "straight, heterosexual" ones.]]> 0 San Diego man sentenced in HIV infection case - KNSD-TV (Video) Tue, 05 May 2015 14:00:54 +0000 Staff Reports A San Diego man authorities said intentionally spread HIV to his former boyfriend, and possibly several others, has been sentenced to six months in jail.]]> 0 Mike Huckabee launches second White House bid - Staff and Wire Reports Tue, 05 May 2015 13:30:39 +0000 Staff and Wire Reports Huckabee and his aides say his second run would pitch the candidate as an economic populist and foreign affairs hawk who holds deeply conservative views on social issues such as abortion and same-sex marriage.]]> 0 The business of planning same-sex weddings - Fast Company Tue, 05 May 2015 12:00:15 +0000 Fast Company For Bernadette Smith, the business of planning weddings isn’t just about helping the happy couple deal with the stressful process of selecting a venue or cake.]]> 0 Elkhart, Ind., mayor proposes adding protections for LGBT residents - Associated Press Tue, 05 May 2015 11:00:39 +0000 Associated Press The proposal submitted by Mayor Dick Moore would add protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.]]> 0 Crowd cheers as two dudes smooch on Dodgers’ ‘kiss cam’ - Deadspin (Video) Tue, 05 May 2015 03:00:07 +0000 Deadspin Back in 2000, two women were kicked out of Dodger Stadium for kissing. The team and the world have changed since then. ]]> 0 Kenya’s deputy president: No place for gays here - AFP Tue, 05 May 2015 02:30:12 +0000 VIA: AFP William Ruto: "There's no room for homosexuality in this country. That one I can assure you."]]> 0 Gay teen and straight best friend have the best prom ever - Teen Vogue (Video) Tue, 05 May 2015 01:00:59 +0000 Teen Vogue All Anthony wanted was a guy to take him to prom. What he got was an over-the-top “promposal” from his straight best friend Jacob.]]> 0 The Quest for Transgender Equality - The New York TImes Tue, 05 May 2015 00:00:47 +0000 VIA: The New York Times The New York Times editorial board has launched a new series calling for transgender rights.]]> 0 Carly Fiorina announces presidential campaign with jab at Hillary Clinton - ABC News [r] Mon, 04 May 2015 17:00:08 +0000 ABC News Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announced her run for president, calling herself the "best person for the job" while taking a shot at Hillary Clinton, accusing her of being untrustworthy. ]]> 0 Texas lawmakers attempt to revive religious objections bill - Associated Press Mon, 04 May 2015 16:00:47 +0000 WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press Texas got a taste Monday of the religious objections issue that drew strong criticism elsewhere.]]> 0 Fox News contributor comes out as gay, talks GOP and religious liberty - BuzzFeed News Mon, 04 May 2015 15:30:56 +0000 VIA: BuzzFeed News Guy Benson — the baby-faced, fast-talking Fox News contributor who is the political editor at — has something to say.]]> 0 U.S. Supreme Court rejects transgender inmate’s appeal for sex change surgery - Associated Press Mon, 04 May 2015 15:00:55 +0000 MARK PRATT | Associated Press The court rejected an appeal from a convicted murderer who has been seeking taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery in prison. ]]> 0 U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to N.J. ban on gay conversion therapy - Associated Press Mon, 04 May 2015 14:30:54 +0000 Associated Press The justices did not comment on their order Monday, which followed similar action last year that left California's therapy ban in place. ]]> 0 Marriage News Watch: May 4, 2015 - Matt Baume Mon, 04 May 2015 13:00:53 +0000 MATT BAUME | American Foundation for Equal Rights Oral arguments are done, and now we can make a few predictions about how the U.S. Supreme Court might rule in June. ]]> 0 Biden: Court ruling for same-sex marriage as big as Brown v. Board of Education - Washington Blade [r] Mon, 04 May 2015 04:00:30 +0000 Washington Blade Biden made the remarks during a speech at the OutGiving conference, an annual event for high-dollar LGBT donors.]]> 0 Gay rights conspiracy theorist Ben Carson is running for president - Staff and Wire Reports Mon, 04 May 2015 01:00:06 +0000 Staff Reports Carson, a retired neurosurgeon turned conservative star, believes that the gay rights movement is part of a communist conspiracy.]]> 0 Minnesota high school students protest conversion therapy billboard - KARE-TV Sun, 03 May 2015 21:00:24 +0000 Staff Reports High school students stood on the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol to protest a billboard in their town promoting gay conversion therapy. ]]> 0 Finding love on the subway: ‘Sometimes we only get one shot’ - I'm From Driftwood Sun, 03 May 2015 20:00:15 +0000
I’m From Driftwood We've all been there: You see someone cute on the bus or subway but don't know what to do or if you should chat them up.]]> 0
Smith College votes to accept transgender applicants - Associated Press Sun, 03 May 2015 19:00:11 +0000 Associated Press Smith President Kathleen McCartney said in announcing the change that "In the years since Smith's founding, concepts of female identity have evolved."]]> 0 Rick Santorum on Bruce Jenner: ‘If he says he’s a woman, then he’s a woman’ - Staff reports Sun, 03 May 2015 18:00:17 +0000 Staff Reports Santorum, a likely 2016 GOP presidential candidate, says he would "love and accept" Bruce Jenner as he transitions from male to female.]]> 0