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Remembering Billy Lucas, the boy whose suicide inspired a movement

Monday, September 9, 2013
Billy Lucas
Three years ago today, on September 9, 2010, Billy (William) Lucas, a 15-year-old from Greensburg, Ind., was was found dead in a barn at his grandmother’s home. He had hanged himself. [...]

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New platform launched for Christians to speak out in favor of LGBT equality

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
A new project launched Wednesday is giving LGBT-supportive Christians a public forum for to proclaim their love and acceptance for their their gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender friends and family members. [...]

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Stan Solomon: Trayvon Martin deserved to die, and so does ‘that faggot’ Dan Savage

Thursday, August 29, 2013
Conservative talk show host Stan Solomon — who regularly interviews conservative figures including Phyllis Schlafly, E.W. Jackson, Larry Pratt and Alan Keyes — has delivered an epic rant accusing Jews, gays, African Americans and Muslims of being pawns of the Satanic left, hailing the murder of Trayvon Martin and announcing [...]

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LGBT advocates target Russian vodkas in response to anti-gay legislation

Friday, July 26, 2013
Stolichnaya, the most recognizable name among Russian vodkas, is at the center of a boycott over Russia's anti-gay laws.
LGBT activists, led by Seattle-based advice columnist and "It Gets Better" campaign founder Dan Savage, have launched a boycott of Russian vodka in response to anti-gay legislation signed by Russian president Vladimir Putin, and increased violence against LGBT citizens in Russia. [...]

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Savage talks marriage, Supreme Court decisons, Santorum in 2016

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Dan Savage, author of the new book, “American Savage: Insights, Slights and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love and Politics,” speaks about his new book, as well as the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decisions on the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8, the 2008 voter-approve ban on same-sex marriage. [...]

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Sex-advice columnist, LGBT activist Dan Savage on the loose in new book

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Elaine Thompson, APDan Savage, in his home in Seattle. Savage's latest book, "American Savage," was released on Tuesday.
NEW YORK — It’s been quite a run for Dan Savage, what with all the podcasting and tweeting and in-your-face defending of marriage equality. Between speaking gigs, radio and TV appearances and the syndicated sex-advice column he writes from a desk that belonged to Ann Landers, Savage managed another book, [...]

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Plan for ‘traditional’ prom backfires as group faces firestorm of criticism

Monday, February 11, 2013
Diana Medley (via WTWO-TV)
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and activist Dan Savage, founder of the "It Gets Better" project, joined a chorus of LGBT advocates from across the country in condemning a group of students and parents in Sullivan, Ind., who met Sunday to discuss plans for a high school prom that would [...]

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It Gets Worse — 49ers say they were unaware ‘It Gets Better’ was a ‘gay video’

Friday, February 1, 2013
Dan Savage, co-founder of the It Gets Better project, said late Thursday he has “removed the (San Francisco) 49ers 'It Gets Better' video" from the project's website after two of the team's player who appeared in the video said they were unaware they were participating in a project to support [...]

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Washington state begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Thursday, December 6, 2012
At just one minute after midnight Thursday, Washington state began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couple, becoming the first of three states to do so in the coming weeks after voters approved marriage equality measures on Nov. 6. [...]

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‘It Gets Better’ producers turn lenses to LGBT politics

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Dan Savage
Dan Savage and the producing team behind the “It Gets Better” documentary specials for MTV and Logo have announced a new project that will examine openly LGBT political candidates and how they prepare to run for office. [...]

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