E.U. Court of Human Rights: Religious beliefs may not be used to refuse service to same-sex couples

By: Tuesday January 15, 2013 9:41 am

Religious beliefs may not be used to justify a refusal of services to same-sex couples the European Court of Human Rights ruled today in a test of British laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The European Parliament’s Intergroup on LGBT Rights reports: In the first case, Lillian Ladele was a civil registrar in [...]

Huge Turnout for Hearing In Sexual Minorities Uganda’s Lawsuit Against “Kill The Gays” Bill Promoter Scott Lively

By: Tuesday January 8, 2013 1:11 pm

Over 150 people gathered at the United States District Courthouse in downtown Springfield, Massachusetts on Monday to hear arguments in the case Sexual Minorities Uganda v. Lively. Brought by the advocacy group Sexual Minorities Uganda, the lawsuit “alleges that [Scott] Lively’s actions over the past decade, in collaboration with key Ugandan government officials and religious [...]

Jamaica: pro-equality candidate to become first female prime minister

By: Wednesday January 4, 2012 4:14 pm

This island nation has suffered under an unbelievable level of government-endorsed anti-LGBT bigotry and violence. Portia Simpson Miller can’t completely turn things around culturally, but the bigots will finally be put on notice. She is also open to appointing LGBT cabinet members. (Washington Blade): Portia Simpson Miller’s People’s National Party won a landslide victory in Parliament [...]

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