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Tag: Gay Rights
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One of Russia’s most prominent gay rights activists made anti-Semitic statements on his Twitter and Facebook accounts.
The tweets appeared last week on Nikolai Alexeyev’s account in connection with an article about him in OUT Magazine. Alexeyev re-tweeted comments calling the...
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THE NEWS HAS BROKEN:
Obama thinks LGBTQ people should have marriage rights.
Who knew? I didn’t!
No seriously, I had no idea.
I’ve always actually thought that my vote in 2008 had more to do with me supporting a...
April 22, 2012 | 4:36 am
Mohamed Al-Rumaihi of The Majalla magazine examines why the uprisings in the Arab world have not spread to the Gulf states.
There have been major differences between the radically-changed Arab regimes and the Gulf States. In the Gulf,...
March 20, 2012 | 10:59 am
A Seattle commission that represents the gay community canceled a meeting with gay Israeli leaders over Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians.
The Seattle LBGT Commission canceled the March 16 City Hall reception the night before after pressure from some members of the gay...
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Now that the tide has turned in favor of gay marriage by America’s second most-populous state permitting it, it’s time to put the debate behind us and focus on more important things, specifically saving American marriage.
Yes, I know. The opponents of gay marriage have been...
June 14, 2011 | 4:16 pm
A federal judge has denied Prop 8 proponents’ motion to vacate Judge Vaughn Walker’s ruling against a ban on same-sex marriage over Walker’s sexuality, CNN.com reports.
A federal judge who ruled against a ban on same-sex marriage in California and later revealed that he is gay...
April 4, 2011 | 7:41 pm
Last week I had the opportunity to hear my friend and talented fellow Iranian American journalist Lisa Daftari discuss her expertise on the human rights abuses gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders encounter today in Iran at the hands of that regime’s radical fundamentalist...
October 14, 2010 | 12:30 am
The alliance between the Republican Carl P. Paladino and an Orthodox rabbi from Brooklyn has fallen apart, with the rabbi denouncing Mr. Paladino on Wednesday for his apology over remarks he had made about homosexuality on Sunday.
The rabbi, Yehuda Levin, who helped write those remarks, said Mr. Paladino “folded like a cheap camera” because of the uproar they had set off. And the rabbi said he could no longer support Mr. Paladino’s candidacy for governor of New York.