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Texas Senator proposes law forcing schools to out LGBT kids

Texas Senator proposes law forcing schools to out LGBT kids

Texas lawmaker and member of the Tea Party movement, Senator Konni Burton, has submitted a bill proposing that all public school employees must tell parents if their children identify as LGBT. The bill, known as Senate Bill 242, could see public school staff punished if they fail to inform parents of their child’s gender identity […]

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US Congressman Louie Gohmert is worried about gays in space

US Congressman Louie Gohmert is worried about gays in space

From the file of ‘things not to be taken even slightly seriously’…. US congressman Louie Gohmert from Texas is concerned about gay people being allowed to go into space in the event of an asteroid crashing into the earth. No seriously, we’re not making this stuff up. The representative of the people of Texas gave a speech […]

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Houston’s pioneering Mayor Annise Parker leaves office

Annise Parker, who became the first openly gay Mayor of a major US city, has finished her term in office. Parker, a Democrat, has run Houston for the last six years , but has previously held the roles of a Councillor and City Controller, totally 18 years of service to the city. Leaving City Hall […]

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Texas Governor Compares Homosexuality to Alcoholism

Texas Governor Compares Homosexuality to Alcoholism

Texas Governor Rick Perry was speaking at the Commonwealth Club of California when he compared homosexuality to alcoholism in a speech that primarily focused on economic issues. The Texas Republican Party adopted a platform supporting access for ‘reparative therapy’ to change sexual orientation, a practice that is widely scrutinized for its effectiveness and potential for […]

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Father of Texas Lesbian Murder Victim Arrested

Father of Texas Lesbian Murder Victim Arrested

Last week the bodies of a lesbian couple had been found outside a dumpster in Port Bolivar, Texas. The couple, Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson, both 24, had reportedly traveled to the area for Mardi Gras. After further police investigations, Britney Cosby’s father, James Larry Cosby, has been arrested on two charges of tampering with […]

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World News

World News

Burma First Public Gay Wedding Takes Place Although gay marriage is not strictly legal in Burma, that doesn’t stop some couples from making a symbolic commitment. Two Burmese men Tin Ko Ko and Myo Min Htet did so in a public ceremony in an upmarket Yangon hotel which reportedly included many of the traditions and […]

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Girl Outed as Gay by School Wins Payout

Girl Outed as Gay by School Wins Payout

Skye Wyatt, now 21, was outed to her mother by two softball coaches at her school in Kilgore, Texas six years ago. Her mother, Barbara Wyatt, sued the school for violating her daughter’s privacy. On Monday the school settled for $77 000 US dollars. In 2009, Skye Wyatt was 16 and had not yet told […]

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