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Boy Scouts ends its nationwide ban on gay and lesbian leaders

Boy Scouts of America has lifted its ban on gay adult leaders, but will still allow church-sponsored Scout units to implement exclusions because of their faith. 107 more words

Human And Civil Rights

On Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain was a damn good movie. At the time it premiered, I was working  at the Loop in Methuen, MA, and was able to watch it without charge. 679 more words


Trailer for gay rights drama “Freeheld” with Julianne Moore and Ellen Page released

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Did someone say “Oscar material”? The first trailer for Freeheld has been released. The highly-anticipated film is based on the true story of a lesbian couple, played by Julianne Moore and Ellen Page, and their legal battle for domestic partnership benefits after one of them is diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. 167 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Andreja Pejić becomes first transgender model to land major beauty ad campaign

After becoming the first transgender model to be profiled in Vogue, Andreja Pejić, 23, has now become the first transgender model to land her own major beauty ad campaign. 158 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Hillary Clinton moved by photo of young boy on Facebook

Photographer Brandon Stanton has been running the “Humans of New York” project for five years now, and it’s become quite popular for the emotional photos his website and… 166 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Turkish police attack Istanbul gay pride with tear gas and rubber bullets

Vice News just posted a must see video from Istanbuls gay pride that were held last weekend.

Istanbuls pride have been held without any brutality from the police for the last 13 years, but this year the police needed to catch up on something and went crazy. 11 more words