Geoff McGrath

Seattle Mayor, Council Back Ousted Gay Scoutmaster

Apr 15
The mayor and Seattle City Council have expressed their support for a Boy Scout troop leader who was dismissed last month because he is gay.

Westboro Baptist Church to Protest Alaska Native Heritage Center

Apr 15
A Topeka, Kansas, church known for protesting at the funerals of soldiers says it plans to picket the Alaska Native Heritage Center on June 1.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine

New Ohio Gay Marriage Ballot Language Approved

Apr 15
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has certified the language in a new version of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning the state’s gay marriage ban.

Anais Celini and her boyfriend Nathaniel Baez

NYC High School Allegedly Blocks Student’s Trans Boyfriend From Prom

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 15
A teen couple claims that officials from a New York high school refuse to let them attend theprom together because one of them is transgender.

Dutch Arrest Girl Whose Tweet Threatened Airline

Apr 15
Police in the Netherlands have arrested a 14-year-old girl on suspicion of threatening American Airlines in a tweet.

Michael Phelps

Olympic Great Michael Phelps to Swim Again

By Beth Harris | Apr 15
Don’t expect the same Michael Phelps in his return to swimming after a nearly two-year retirement. Even if Phelps’ comeback is a success, it will be different this time around.

Pride Films and Plays is accepting submissions through May 1

Chicago’s Pride Films Accepts Submissions for Women’s Words Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
Pride Films and Plays is now accepting submissions of new works for the stage and screen for Women’s Words Fest, through May 1.

Axe Murder and Cannibalism and Graham Crackers, Oh My!

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 15
A Christian radio host with a history of boycotting cookies is the latest right wing mouth piece to voice objection to Nabisco’s Honey Maid Graham Crackers gay inclusive ad campaign.

Pete in ’The Pokey’: LaBarbera Arrested in Canada

By Bobby McGuire | Apr 15
Pete LaBarbera and his Canadian knock-off version, Bill Whatcott were arrested Monday for refusing to leave the grounds of the University of Regina in Saskatchewan after distributing anti-gay and anti-abortion literature.

Marilyn Monroe Earrings Auctioned For $185K

Apr 15
A pair of rhinestone earrings Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1955 Hollywood film premiere have sold at auction for $185,000.