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Utah judge removes himself from gay foster parent case

Monday, November 16, 2015
Equality Utah Executive Director Troy Williams, left, April Hoagland, center, Beckie Peirce smile during a press conference outside of the Juvenile Court in Price, Utah Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. The married same-sex couple said Friday they are relieved after finding out they will be able to keep a baby girl they have been raising as foster parents. They spoke hours a judge reversed his ruling to take the 9-month-old child and place her with a heterosexual couple for her well-being.
Judge Scott Johansen removed himself from the case as criticism mounted into calls for impeachment -- but concerns linger that he'll still remove the baby from the parents' home. ...

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Police officer accused of arresting two lesbians for kissing

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
A police officer in Honolulu evidently didn't appreciate a lesbian couple's public display of affection.
A lesbian couple alleges in a lawsuit that a Honolulu police officer wrongfully arrested them for kissing in a grocery store. ...

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Lesbian stands trial for impersonating a man and tricking woman into having sex with her

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Gayle Newland
Gayle Newland admitted to the court that she created a male persona when she was 13. ...

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Plaintiffs seek to block Miss. ban on gay couples adopting

Friday, August 28, 2015
The couples and two gay-rights groups filed suit Aug. 12 to challenge the 2000 adoption ban.
The couples and two gay-rights groups filed suit Aug. 12 to challenge the 2000 adoption ban. ...

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Hervé Léger exec fired: Our dresses aren’t for lesbians

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Patrick Couderc has been fired from his post at Hervé Léger.
A statement released by the company claims it's "shocked and appalled by Patrick Couderc's comments." ...

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Celebrating 40 years, Richmond Lesbian Feminists were there for the best and worst of times

Saturday, July 18, 2015
Richmond Lesbian Feminists formed to give Virginian women a safe space in a time and place that wasn't at all welcoming to gay people.
The RLF is still bringing women together -- in a town that isn't always accepting. ...

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Graveyard exclusively for lesbians being inaugurated in historic Berlin cemetery

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Markus Schreiber, APA view to the new designed part of the Georgen Parochial Cemetery in central district Mitte of Berlin that will be designation for lesbians only.
BERLIN -- A new burial area for lesbians only is being inaugurated this weekend in a two-century-old cemetery in the German capital. ...

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‘The Fosters’ brings TV a rare depiction of lesbian couple as heads of household

Monday, June 10, 2013
ABC Family
"The Fosters" is a study in unlikely bedfellows. The new ABC Family drama pairs mainstream star Jennifer Lopez and Peter Paige, who played bubbly Emmett in the cult favorite series "Queer as Folk," as executive producers. It brings to television ...

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Male suitors flock to lesbian after wealthy father offers ‘marriage bounty’

Friday, September 28, 2012
Gigi Chao, with her father Cecil.
The recently married lesbian daughter of a Hong Kong property and shipping tycoon has been flood with marriage proposals from male suitors after her father offered $65 million "marriage bounty" for any man who can win her heart and walk ...

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Gay Chicago TV talks lesbian political power with LPAC Chair Sarah Schmidt (Video)

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Sarah Schmidt
After the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United, money poured into elections with the creation of super PACs -- political action committees that can raise unlimited sums of money from corporations, unions, associations, and individuals, then spend unlimited sums to ...

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