Resources for the LGBT Community

How do Republicans typically justify their opposition to same-sex marriage?

How do Republicans typically justify their opposition to same-sex marriage?

Mar 3, 2013

Answer by Brian Dunlap: From what I’ve seen, most who are opposed to it often justify their opposition on account of: Moral imperative.  Due to their religious beliefs, they simply have no real choice but to oppose it.  While it may seem to conflict with their belief in minimal government interference in peoples’ lives, there are just some things...

Lost in space: Danger LGBT community, danger

Lost in space: Danger LGBT community, danger

Jun 21, 2012

by Mark Segal A couple years ago, my friend Jerry Hose was invited to the White House LGBT Pride Reception. Like me, Jerry was at the very first gay Pride march, which we called Christopher Street Gay Liberation Day. It was in commemoration of the Stonewall riots the year before and, like Jerry, I was the only one in the room at this year’s White House...

Religion or Conservative Values?

Religion or Conservative Values?

May 31, 2012

Romney’s faith isn’t the problem Mark Segal, PGN publisher, is the nation’s most-award-winning commentator in LGBT media. He can be reached at mark@epgn.com Does religion matter in the race for president? Seems like a simple question with a simple answer, doesn’t it? But this year it might not be, since the Republican candidate is a Mormon, and not...

World AIDS Day/Day Without Art/National Portrait Gallery Exhibit crisis

World AIDS Day/Day Without Art/National Portrait Gallery Exhibit crisis

Dec 1, 2010

Today is World AIDS Day and, in recognition of that, it is also a Day Without Art, a way of recognizing the losses we all have experienced because of AIDS. Today we are also in the midst of terrible attack on art and culture as a series of conservative groups have savaged the National Portrait Gallery’s  exhibition “Hide/Seek: Difference and...

Republicans use filibuster to block efforts to repeal ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ policy

Republicans use filibuster to block efforts to repeal ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ policy

Sep 21, 2010

Gay rights advocates waiting for the Senate to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell” got the message loud and clear from Republicans on Tuesday — don’t hold your breath. Voices of Honor tour -These 800 flags are in place for the Voices of Honor tour and each of them represent a specialist that has been discharged under “Don’t...

Debating recognition of same-sex unions in the EU

Debating recognition of same-sex unions in the EU

Sep 8, 2010

European Parliament debates the recognition of same-sex unions in the EU European Parliament debates the recognition of same-sex unions in the EU STRASBOURG, 8 September 2010 — Yesterday night, Members of the European Parliament from 4 political groups[1] told the Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship that more must be done to uphold...