(EDGE) A gay couple from Naples, Italy claims a bed and breakfast in Santa Maria, a coastal village in the southern Italian Vibo Valentia province, denied them entry because of their sexuality, the International Business Times reports.
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday gave a Kentucky county clerk room to continue denying marriage licenses to gays and lesbians while she takes her religious objections case to a higher court.
PASADENA, California (AP) _ The creator of Fox's prime-time soap ``Empire'' said he wants to ``blow the lid off homophobia'' in the African-American community with a depiction of the show's lead character's hostile relationship with his gay son.
(WB) Little Richard has called same-sex attraction “unnatural” in a new interview with Three Angels Broadcasting Network.
Early data from exit polls conducted with voters Nov. 3 indicate that two-thirds of the LGBT vote went to Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden, who appears to have been poised Friday morning to easily win enough electoral votes to secure victory.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa Bay area man has been sentenced to six months in jail for shooting a gay man with a BB gun during a gay pride parade last summer.
BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) -- A young man convicted of sodomy was whipped 20 times Thursday in a northern Nigerian Shariah court.
The Michigan Republican National Committeeman, who made headlines last year for saying gay men seek free health care benefits because they are afraid contracting AIDS is in, is making waves again for lauding Russia’s highly controversial anti-gay law.
MSNBC Anchor Joy Reid publically apologized Monday after a Twitter user found homophobic remarks on her blog.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A Muslim rights organization praises Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan for signing a bill that bans gay organizations, meetings and gay marriage, and commends him for resisting pressure from Western countries.
A North Carolina man with a history of mental illness and incarceration is running for mayor of the suburban Charlotte city of Kings Mountain with the campaign promise that he'll throw all homosexuals in jail, Kings Mountain Herald reports.
The owner of a small chain of Mexican restaurants learned an expensive lesson in tolerance when he was ordered by a New York appeals court to pay a lesbian chef $1.6 million for repeatedly saying at staff meetings that gay people were going to hell.
A controversial bill that sparked international condemnation has been approved by Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan Monday, according to a spokesman for the president. The law effectively bans homosexuality and imposes hefty prison sentences to anyone involved in a same-sex relationship or belongs to a gay organization.
LONDON (AP) — Actor Ian McKellen and 27 Nobel laureates have written an open letter urging Russia's president to repeal an anti-gay law and expressing their solidarity with critics of the legislation.
Last month brought the death of the leader of the Westboro Baptist Church, Fred Phelps, who infamously coined the phrase 'God Hates Fags' and was considered by many to be 'the most homophobic man in America.’
Moore, OK (KFOR) -- Scott Esk is running for House District 91 state representative.
Paulette Armstead, an out black woman, was defeated in her bid to be the next Supervisor of Elections of Palm Beach County Tuesday night. She lost to the incumbent, Wendy Sartory Link, in a landslide with 71% of the vote.
In an 11-page ruling, Delaware County Common Pleas Judge Barry C. Dozor denied convicted killer William F. Smithson’s request for a new trial.
(CNN) -- First, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers addressed rumors that he was gay on his weekly ESPN radio show, saying, "I am not gay. I really, really like women."
Russian President Vladimir Putin poured fuel on the anti-gay controversy Friday (January 17), saying gays visiting Russia for the Olympics can feel at ease as long as they “leave children in peace, please.”
Following Sunday night's debut of the reality series "I am Cait" on E!, former child star Raven-Symoné, who currently is sharing co-hosting duties on "The View" expressed her opinion that Caitlyn Jenner is moving too fast in positioning herself as the go to advocate for transgender rights.
The 2017 Warwick Rowers’ nude calendar, a project started to combat gender bias in sports, has been banned by Russia for promoting “gay propaganda.”
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered new assurances to gay athletes and fans attending the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics next month. Yet he defended Russia's anti-gay law by equating gays with pedophiles and said Russia needs to "cleanse" itself of homosexuality if it wants to increase its birth rate.
(SS) A Broward school district administrator has retired early after being accused by numerous employees of making racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic and sexually inappropriate remarks.
English soccer and rugby teams took to the pitch with multi-color laces to support the fight against homophobia.
A tenured conservative Christian associate professor in California, who was raised by lesbian mothers but has a long history of anti-gay behavior, is taking umbrage with a recent study that links homophobia with psychosis.
(AP) Police are trying to determine who spray-painted swastikas, racial and homophobic slurs, and President Donald Trump's last name on sidewalks and signs around a Cincinnati school whose students are mostly minorities.
You may not know who Nash Grier is, but 8.7 million people follow him on the social media video app Vine, which allows users to post six-second looped clips.
A retired United Methodist minister from Texas burned himself to death last month to protest discrimination, sexism, racism and homophobia, Dallas News reports.
Truth Wins Out strongly condemned the cable network A&E [recently] for reinstating Duck Dynasty reality show actor Phil Robertson, who was suspended for making blatantly racist and homophobic remarks in an interview with GQ. In backing Robertson, A&E is turning a blind eye to bigotry in order to pad the bottom line. Their foul, indecent move may have inadvertently opened a new Wild West era in media where anything goes — including hatred of minority groups — as long as it turns a profit.
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