No Final Decision In Michigan Marriage Equality Case; Judge Sets Trial Date

View this image › The plaintiffs in the case, Jayne Rowse and her partner April DeBoer, at June 26 press conference. AP Despite widespread hopes for a marriage equality ruling Wednesday, a federal judge in Michigan declined to give a final decision in a case challenging the state’s constitutional ban on allowing same-sex couples to […]

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76 Countries Where Anti-Gay Laws Are As Bad As Or Worse Than Russia’s

View this image › John Gara for BuzzFeed It is illegal to be gay in 76 countries. Punishments range from fines to short and lifelong prison sentences, hard labor, forced psychiatric treatment, banishment, whippings, and death by public stoning. The upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi have put Russia’s “gay propaganda” law and the international […]

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The First Out Gay Miss South Carolina Contestant Is Incredible

1. This is Analouisa Valencia, Miss Lymon South Carolina. She is in the running for Miss South Carolina 2013. The competition starts today. View this image › facebook.com 2. Oh, and she’s also the first out lesbian to compete in South Carolina. Analouisa competed last year, but wasn’t out. She said, “This is who I […]

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Alleged Anti-Gay Attack Outside New York Knicks Game

1. A gay couple were allegedly assaulted by four men on Sunday afternoon, just outside Madison Square Garden in New York City. Porto, 27, told DNAinfo that he and Atkins, 22, were walking together on Eighth Avenue after eating brunch when a group of men wearing New York Knicks jerseys started shouting anti-gay slurs at […]

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