The proposed federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) is one of the most persistent pieces of would-be legislation in US history: The measure, which would make it illegal for most American businesses to deny employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, was first introduced in 1994 and has been brought up in almost every Congress since.
“Bridegroom,” has been lauded by the LA Times as “a poignant, powerful tale," and the Hollywood Reporter found it to be a “deeply moving documentary." The film depicts the emotional journey of same-sex partners Shane Crone and Tom Bridegroom. 429Magazine spoke with Crone about the process and the film's growing acclaim.
Stewart Butler, a longtime activist for gay rights in New Orleans, will receive the Ben Smith Award, which honors people who have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of civil liberties in Louisiana.
Killjoy's Kastle, a lesbian feminist haunted house, has been erected in Toronto to celebrate Halloween this year, featuring a cemetery for bygone feminist organizations and the ghosts of queer activists past, such as Jane Rule, the Combahee River Collective, and Will Munro.
It’s been seven years since the slick-talking playboy of “How I Met Your Mother” came out of the closet. Neil Patrick Harris plays Barney Stinson, a character he couldn’t be more unlike, on the comedy sitcom.
Language is prone to evolving over time, which makes for many older movies and books now evoking unintentional giggles. It’s rarely more apparent than in instances where the word “gay” is involved, which can be problematic with contemporary merchandise.
Openly gay eleventh-grader Jack Andraka, sixteen, has been internationally recognized in the last year for developing an innovative and groundbreaking new way to detect the early stages of pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer.
In 1980, Aaron Fricke lived the dream of countless generations of high school students when he sued his school principal in federal court. In winning, he secured the right to take his boyfriend to the school prom.
October 30 saw Hawaii’s next big move towards the legalization of marriage equality. The Senate voted 20-4 in favor of the bill just days after the Senate panel voted it forward.