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Whoopi Goldberg Suspended by ABC Over Holocaust Remarks on The View

By |2022-02-01T20:05:19-08:00February 1st, 2022|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , |

LAS VEGAS — (02-01-22) — Academy Award-Winner and staunch LGBTQ activist Whoopi Goldberg has been suspended from The View for two weeks after her controversially remarks on the Holocaust drew huge backlash. The drama started during a segment on Monday's show. The show’s panelists discussed a Tennessee school board’s removal of the Holocaust novel Maus [...]

RuPaul Raises $100K for Planned Parenthood on ‘The Price Is Right’

By |2020-05-18T13:39:28-07:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

LOS ANGELES — (05-18-20) — RuPaul made history last week raising nearly $100K for Planned Parenthood on the Price Is Right. CBS and The Price Is Right immediately came under fire after it was announced on that the total sum of $97,266 would be donated to the non-profit reproductive and sexual health organization, Planned Parenthood. [...]

Gov. Paul Makonda of a Tanzania City Launch AntiGay Policy

By |2018-10-31T12:46:14-07:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: World LGBT News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA — (10-31-18) — Starting Nov. 4, Gov. Paul Makonda of Tanzania's economic capital, Dar es Salaam, will begin promoting his new antigay policy. The governor wants citizens to call authorities and report 'homosexual behavior'. This new antigay policy will now have the city's LGBTQ community in fear of being reported and [...]

Bomb Threat Against News Network Promoting Target Stores LGBTQ+ Merchandise

By |2023-05-28T20:05:57-07:00May 28th, 2023|Categories: LGBT Political News, LGBT Politics USA|Tags: , , , , |

CLEVELAND, OH — (05-28-23) — Cleveland 19 News received a bomb threat last Friday afternoon against five Target stores in the area that were selling LGBTQ+ merchandise for PRIDE Season 2023. The threat was received via email to the news station at 12:26 p.m. Immediately jumping to action, Cleveland 19 News staff made reports with [...]

Target Pulls PRIDE Merch after Vandalism and Threats on Employees

By |2023-05-24T19:03:30-07:00May 24th, 2023|Categories: LGBT Political News, LGBT Politics USA|Tags: , , , |

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — (05-24-23) — Target reported on Wednesday that anti-LGBT extremists came into stores and knocked down PRIDE Merchandise displays and threatened store employees at several locations. Target came under intense scrutiny this week after the retail giant announced that it was pulling some LGBTQ-themed merchandise displays following what a corporate spokesperson described as [...]

California High Court to hear LGBT Bill of Rights Challenge

By |2023-05-21T22:57:24-07:00May 21st, 2023|Categories: LGBT Political News, LGBT Politics USA|Tags: , , , , , |

SACRAMENTO, CA — (05-21-23) — The LGBT Bill of Rights adopted in California is being challenged in the case of Taking Offense vs State of California.  The case pending before the California Supreme Court is challenging a provision of the state’s LGBT bill of rights that protects residents from a residential community or facility’s refusal [...]

LGBTQ+ Groups Withdraw from Dodgers’ 10th Annual Pride Night

By |2023-05-19T21:02:28-07:00May 19th, 2023|Categories: LGBT Political News, LGBT Politics USA|Tags: , , , , , |

LOS ANGELES — (05-19-23) — Several LGBTQ+ groups including the Los Angeles LGBT Center and ACLU of Southern California have withdrawn from participating in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 10th annual Pride Night taking place on June 16, in solidarity with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, a legendary LGBTQ+ charity and protest group that the Dodgers [...]

Taiwan Passes Bill Allowing Gay Couples to Adopt Children

By |2023-05-17T11:57:34-07:00May 17th, 2023|Categories: LGBT Political News, LGBT Politics Asia, World LGBT News|Tags: , , , , , |

TAIPEI CITY, TW — (05-17-23) — Taiwan's parliament has passed a bill allowing same-sex married couples to adopt children, four years after same-sex marriage was legalized on the self-governing islands. Gay and lesbian couples will now be able to legally adopt children in Taiwan, after the island’s legislature voted in favor of the change on [...]

Calls for Attacks on LGBTQ Americans Intensifies, Says DHS

By |2023-05-16T16:43:15-07:00May 16th, 2023|Categories: LGBT Political News, LGBT Politics USA|Tags: , , , |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (05-16-23) — LGBTQ American attacks are on the rise and intensifying, according to a new briefing by the Department of Homeland Security. According to DHS, 20% of all hate crimes reported throughout the USA in 2021 were motivated by bias linked to sexual orientation and gender, citing the FBI's hate crime statistics. [...]

Right Wing Group Challenges LGBT Rights Law in Spain

By |2023-05-10T11:24:34-07:00May 10th, 2023|Categories: LGBT Political News, LGBT Politics Europe|Tags: , , , , , |

MADRID — (05-10-23) — Spain's Constitutional Court announced on Tuesday it would consider a legal challenge brought by the right wing Vox party against a new LGBT Rights Law that protects transgender teenagers and encourages tolerance for sexual diversity in schools. The wide-ranging LGBT Rights Law passed in February and allows any Spanish citizen over [...]

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