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17 05, 2017

Justice Dept Names Special Counsel In Russia Investigation

By | May 17th, 2017|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Paul Goldberg, Staff Writer WASHINGTON D.C. - The Justice Department has sent shock waves through Washington ranks as they announced Wednesday May 17, the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election which includes a possibility of collusion between President [...]

15 05, 2017

High School Teacher Resigns After Gays ‘Deserve To Die’ Comment

By | May 15th, 2017|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Paul Goldberg, Staff Writer Just when you think you've heard it all when it comes to anti-lgbt statements, a special education teacher Michael Stack, at San Luis Obispo High School in Northern California, resigned last Thursday after writing a letter to the San Luis Obispo High School student newspaper where he said that "People [...]

8 05, 2017

LGBT communities Set To Celebrate IDAHOT May 17

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , |

Celebrated annually in more than 130 countries as the international day against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOT), IDAHOT observes the world health organization’s decision in 1990 to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder and tackles the lack of comprehensive information in societies on the situation of the LGBT people and their views on issues of [...]

5 05, 2017

LGBTQ Rights Bill Introduced In Congress By More Than 200 Members

By | May 5th, 2017|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , |

By: Paul Goldberg, Staff Writer WASHINGTON D.C – Currently, the majority of U.S. states do not have protections for LGBTQ rights.  In fact, did you know that it is perfectly legal for business owners to post a sign in their window stating "NO Gays Allowed"? While there aren't any reports of such behavior taking place, [...]

3 05, 2017

Gay Man Sues Funeral Home Refusing to Cremate Husband

By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , |

By: Paul Goldberg, Staff Writer PICAYUNE, MS - A gay man who is in mourning has filed a discrimination lawsuit against a funeral home who allegedly refused to transport and cremate the 82 year-old's husband's body after learning that he was gay. John “Jack” Zawadski, 82, and his nephew filed the lawsuit with the assistance [...]