Even conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly has figured it out: there’s a clear connection between the progress of women’s rights and gay rights. Schlafly defeated the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s by warning of female soldiers, same-sex marriage, and the possibility that straight marriages would lose their strictly defined gender roles. In 2009, she said, [...]
Her name is Michelle Demishevich and is the first transsexual woman who works as a reporter on a Turkish television. An example of courage and visibility in a country in which the lives of LGBT people, and especially the trans women, isn't exactly a path of roses. Michelle, which took its name from [...]
The date is never forgotten Harald Bayer, it was February 29, 2000. He has geblödelt a bit with a colleague on his former Department in Gauting in the District of Starnberg, also a few proverbs about gays have fallen. Then Mr to has said to him: "are you gay? If it is really so, I apologize [...]
At a time when a number of organisations and social activists are fighting seriously for the social rights of transgenders, sadly there is no provision that allows the community members to appear for the competitive examinations conducted by the UPSC and TNPSC, both government bodies. This came to light through an RTI appeal filed by [...]
Next week, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in two historic cases relating to marriage equality. In Hollingsworth v. Perry, the Justices will consider the constitutionality of Proposition 8, a 2008 referendum that stripped same-sex couples in California of their fundamental right to marry by limiting state-recognized marriages to unions between a man and [...]
Whether military, crafts or agriculture: still only a few gay or lesbian come out. Homosexual organisations want to change that. Andreas Deyer farmer is happy, but he almost gave up his profession. Because he is gay and his own family could not accept that. "When I outed myself, it was for my [...]
Dr. Jon W. Draud, the medical director of psychiatric and addiction medicine at two Tennessee hospitals, pursues some eclectic passions. He’s bred sleek Basenji hunting dogs for show. And last summer, the Tennessee State Museum featured “African Art: The Collection of Jon Draud.”
But the Nashville psychiatrist is also notable for a professional pursuit: During the last four years, the 47-year-old Draud has earnedmore than $1 millionfor delivering promotional talks and consulting for seven drug companies.
A professora aposentada Carmem Silvia Geraldo, de 57 anos, ganhou ação contra o município de Campo Grande, por ter sido afastada do cargo na Escola Municipal Onira dos Santos, na zona rural da Capital. Carmem mantinha um relacionamento homoafetivo com Noyr Randora Marques, que lecionava na mesma escola e também foi demitida, em uma clara atitude arbitrária e homofóbica da Secretaria Municipal de Educação (Semed), então administrada pelo prefeito Nelson Trad Filho (PMDB) e o secretário de Educação, Volmar Vicente Filippin.
A group of Labour Party backbenchers will publish their draft bill tomorrow but the Irish Examiner understands it should have the support of the two ministers who have been looking at the issue for almost a year. Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power published a bill last May to change Section 37 of the Employment Equality [...]
Rev Brian Ross said he was summoned to a meeting with a senior officer and told that postings on his blog on the subject of marriage did not fit with the force’s equality and diversity policies. Campaigners against same-sex marriage claimed that the case was “just the start of things to come”. They said it [...]
Electronic Arts will host a one-day conference next week including panels and open dialogues on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues in the video game industry, the company announced today. The invite-only LGBT Full Spectrum event will be held on March 7 in New York City. The event will include talks on topics including the [...]
In industries the world over, many employees remain closeted for fear their homosexuality, bisexuality or gender transitions will cause peers and co-workers to think differently of their work. It’s an issue in the tech space, too, where females and minorities are also underrepresented and often stereotyped. Despite the overarching problem, many work environments have created cultures of [...]