The First Amendment Defense Act, recently proposed by Congressman Raul Labrador (R-Idaho) and Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah), aims to negate anti-discrimination laws under the guise of religious freedom.
In August, Kim Davis, a 49-year- old municipal county clerk from Rowan County, Kentucky, defied a federal court order by refusing to issue a marriage license to David Moore and David Ermold.
Almost since its inception in 1910, the Boy Scouts of America have been opposed to homosexuality within their organization.
hildren have the right to be protected from discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression, but this language had been left out of the Children’s Bill of Rights
ln the early hours of Sunday, April 26, Joey Catanzaro, a 24-year-old gay man, was assaulted both inside and outside of Haven Brothers Diner in Providence. Haven Brothers staff did nothing to assist Catanzaro.
Last month the Internet was on fire when a straight student at Desert Oasis High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, asked his gay best friend to their school’s junior prom. The proposal of Jacob Lescenski to Anthony Martinez went viral almost immediately when Martinez tweeted a picture of a banner saying, “You’re hella gay, I’m […]
Sylvia Ann Driskell, a 66-year-old self–proclaimed ambassador for God and Jesus Christ, is filing a lawsuit against every homosexual person on the planet for breaking “religious and moral laws.” Driskell, of Auburn, Nebraska, delivered her handwritten petition to the U.S. District Court of Omaha early last month. Hidden under numerous spelling and punctuation errors, Driskell’s […]
by Adam Brooks. Drupal Connect, a website design and consultation company headquartered in Newport, RI, announced last month that they will be spearheading a massive nationwide fundraising campaign to aid in the fight against legislative discrimination against the LGBTQ community. President and CEO of Drupal Connect John Florez stated that his company has become increasingly […]
by Adam Brooks. Memories Pizza in Walkerton, Indiana shut down last month after coming under fire for refusing to cater a gay wedding and became national news after the owners referred to the business as a “Christian Establishment.” A GoFundMe page was set up for the pizzeria and raised more than $840,000 in 15 days […]
by Adam Brooks. In response to numerous complaints regarding discrimination based on sexual orientation in a Providence shelter, the Rhode Island Homeless Advocacy Project (RIHAP) is working with legislators on a bill to revamp standards for homeless shelters throughout the state. RIHAP member John Freitas said he has seen many violations firsthand, including requiring residents […]