Nic Adenau hits the road to document 20 stories from LGBT youth through photography and interviews. The former Macklemore production guru is raising funds on Kickstartr, and will be contributing behind the scenes footage of his journey to 429Magazine.
Hawai'i has passed SB1, joining 15 other states in its recognition of same-sex marriage.
Words mean a lot of things, especially when slang is factored in, and the purpose of a dictionary is to define them—but should insulting definitions be included in their examples? The fifteen-year-old daughter of a lesbian couple in Sudbury, Massachusetts, doesn’t think so.
2013 has proven to be a historic time for marriage equality activists, with court victory after court victory contributing to a legal snowball effect that has made the case for marriage equality stronger than ever. With same-sex marriage officially law in fourteen states, with a fifteenth (Illinois) expected to follow on November 20, analysts are making predictions as to which states are next.
United States Senator Bob Casey called on Speaker of the House John Boehner to bring the Employee Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) to the House floor for a vote, in a letter sent on November 12.
The YMCA has yet to take an official stance on marriage equality, but the Y at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is affiliated with a group who does openly support it—the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR). Now the Catholic Church has rescinded the University YMCA’s $60,000 grant, punching a deep deficit in their funding.
Members of the Panthers, a gay swimming team in Barcelona, Spain, have stripped off their clothes for a cause this week. To battle homophobia in team sports and raise money for the BCN Checkpoint Centre—which focuses on HIV testing, treatment and prevention—the swimmers decided to don their skimpiest speedos in a poolside shoot.
Northern Ireland’s health minister Edwin Poots’ comments and opinions, amassing a mountain of media attention, would be extremely comic if they weren’t so absurdly and blindingly problematic to his governmental position.
“I don’t” is a strong statement, more so than “I’d rather not” or “I’ll pass for now.” It’s a position, not a preference. It’s also a provocative title for an article about same-sex marriage, like The New York Times’ Sunday piece “Gay Couples, Choosing To Say I Don’t.”