Archive for October 2011
A Southern Baptist college in Georgia is requiring ALL of its employees to sign a new statement acknowledging that they can be terminated for simply accepting homosexuality–meaning LGBT faculty members risk losing their jobs at the faith-based school over their sexual orientation.
The Transportation Security Administration has agreed to reevaluate its medical guidelines for job applicants as part of its settlement in a case involving an HIV positive man denied a position with the federal agency.
The combative hero of Russian gay activism, Nikolai Alekseyev, abruptly resigned from his two jobs within the movement last week.
It’s a story we’ve heard before in relation to public schools. Now, two other government entities are under fire for running web site filters designed to block pornography that are also preventing access to LGBT resources online.
A new study examining the sexual behaviors of gay and bi men finds their bedroom habits are more diverse–and less anally focused–than many people might guess.
Frank Kameny, who was fired from his job as a government astronomer in 1957 for being homosexual and became a pioneer in the gay rights movement, has died.
[Includes entire 8:32 interview with longtime Kameny friend Bob Witeck]
An organization of active-duty gay and lesbian servicemembers is hosting a first-ever summit this weekend to outline what newly-out troops can expect in a post-’Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ military.
The American Civil Liberties Union says it’s considering taking legal action against a Tennessee school district after a local principal allegedly assaulted a high school student for wearing a pro-gay T-shirt.
Gay rights advocates in California say they will file a complaint against the organizers of a campaign seeking to OVERTURN the state’s FAIR Education Act or SB48.