Latest Homophobia Stories

2011-05-13 13:32:00

NEW YORK, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and the Ad Council joined the National Basketball Association (NBA) to debut a series of public service advertisements (PSA) featuring Phoenix Suns stars Grant Hill and Jared Dudley designed to address the use of anti-gay language among teens.

2011-05-04 16:53:00

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FRC Action, the lobbying arm of Family Research Council, praised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing today H.R. 3, "The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act." FRC Action also commended U.S. Reps.

2011-04-19 18:05:00

LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to efforts by the Prop 8 Proponents to conceal video of the Prop 8 trial from the public, the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) called for the full and unedited release of the Perry v. Schwarzenegger public trial footage.

2011-04-15 14:33:00

NEW YORK, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and the Ad Council are working with the National Basketball Association (NBA) to unveil a new public service advertisement (PSA) in May in an effort to address the use of anti-gay language among teens.

2011-04-07 13:34:00

"The President's threat to veto troop funding is inexcusable," says FRC Action's Tony Perkins WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) vowed today to strip language that protects all taxpayers from paying for abortions in the District of Columbia from the most recent temporary continuing resolution, which also funds the U.S.

2011-03-19 00:00:29

LGBT and Ally Sports Stars Lend Support to New GLSEN Campaign to Promote Respect for All in Sports New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 17, 2011 In an effort to make K-12 sports and physical education safer and more inclusive for all regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, and a diverse coalition of athletes, journalists and sports figures today launch Changing the Game: The GLSEN Sports Project...

2011-03-18 16:16:00

LOS ANGELES, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Washington Post-ABC News poll released today reveals yet again that a majority of Americans (53%) now favor marriage for gay and lesbian couples. Read the full Washington Post-ABC poll here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/slim-majority-back-gay-marriage-post-abc-poll-says/2011/03/17/ABhMc7o_print.html The poll is consistent with the results of several other recent surveys.

2011-02-26 00:00:27

Cuba Education Tours is hosting a trip for lesbians, gays and all others seeking to learn about gender and sexual equality in Cuba. Tour dates are May 7 to 15, 2011. Tour participants will meet Cuban activists promoting LGBT rights and join them in rallies and forums against homophobia.

2011-02-23 16:55:00

Documentary exposes the dangers, health risks and exploitation of egg donation WASHINGTON, Feb.

2011-02-23 08:15:00

JERUSALEM, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Holocaust era restitution project was announced today to identify the victims whose assets were confiscated by the Nazis.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.