Daily Archives: February 11, 2014

Editorial: More good news for LGBT equality | Editorials | The Seattle Times

Another gay positive editorial, this time from Seattle Times. At least we are winning hearts and minds at newspaper editorial boards… Attorney General Eric Holder sustains progress for legal recognition of same-sex couples and the LGBT community. Seattle Times Editorial … Continue reading

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South Korea LGBT Rights | TIME.com

Time magazine has this interesting story on the fledgling LGBTQ rights movement in South Korea…   Chung Sung-Jun / Getty Images Director Kim Jho Kwang-Soo and Kim Seung-Hwan pose before their wedding in Seoul in September 2013 Last September, two … Continue reading

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How anti-gay groups use ‘Russian Facebook’ to persecute LGBT people

From my favorite newspaper and the only one I subscribe to on my Kindle — The Guardian has this comprehensive story about the was social media in Russia is used to foster homophobic violence by vigilante thugs… An anti-gay rights … Continue reading

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Russian Open Games aims to push positive image of LGBT folks

USA Today has this story about a LGBTQ sports organization in Russia and how the group has responded to the evolving situation for the LGBTQ community in Russia… In the face of mounting anti-gay pressures, the Russian LGBT Sport Federation … Continue reading

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Park City Utah: PCHS Gay-Straight Alliance donates to litigation against Utah’s Amendment 3 – The Park Record

An inspirational story from Park City Utah where the high school’s Gay Straight Alliance has contributed to their future and the right of same sex couples to marry. Nice to see activism by these students… Park City High School and … Continue reading

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Utah Editorial: Our View: Kicked out for being gay

A strong editorial from a Utah newspaper about the scourge of homophobic parents that lead to LGBTQ youth becoming homeless after being forced out of their home… It is disheartening to learn that children are being kicked out of their … Continue reading

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Pascal Tessier, Gay Maryland Teen, Achieves Eagle Scout Milestone

Also from Huffington Post Gay Voices, comes this story of the young man who is likely the first gay Eagle Scout… Change is coming quickly to the Boy Scouts of America after years of turmoil and debate over its membership … Continue reading

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Seventh-day Adventist Youth Conference Presenter Calls LGBT People Demon-Possessed | Eliel Cruz

I grew up in the church featured in this blog post from Eliel Cruz writing for Huffington Post Gay Voices. I have to say this article brings back memories as to why I left the Seventh Day Adventist Church in … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Gay Star News

Queer, news,entertainment, travel, commentary and more delayed due to external circumstances for JerBear, for February 11, 2014 from the good people at Gay Star News   TOP STORIES NFL free agent absolutely schools skittish league on why it should welcome … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup Late Edition – Pink News UK

Queer news, delayed due to external circumstances for JerBear, for February 11, 2014 from the good people at Pink News UK:  LATEST STORIES 10:44 PM Kansas advances bill to allow religious business owners to refuse service to same-sex couples  7:25 … Continue reading

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Russia Charges Critical Teen Project Under the Anti-Gay Propoganda Laws

Originally posted on O-blog-dee-o-blog-da:
Russian teen project gives affirming support and advice to LGBT youth and at risk of closure Melanie Nathan, February 11, 2014. While athletes, and the world celebrate Sochi together with Valdimir Putin, Russian Teens are at…

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