Gay Star News http://www.gaystarnews.com/articles/news GSN Feed en Bruce Jenner transitioning to female http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bruce-jenner-transitioning-female310115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Source close to family tells People: 'He is finally happy and his family is accepting of what he's doing'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bruce-jenner-transitioning-female310115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Athletics Bruce Jenner Bruce Jenner Family Relation Human Interest Kardashian Kardashian family Kim Kardashian Kris Jenner Nationality United States Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:46:59 +0000 gregh 20157 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Virginia subcommittee defeats bill that would allow businesses to discriminate against LGBTI people http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/virginia-subcommittee-defeats-bill-would-allow-businesses-discriminate-against-lgbti-people3 <!--paging_filter--><p> <span style="line-height: 24.4799995422363px;">The bill would have allowed any business or professional including doctors in Virginia to discriminate against LGBTI people without any legal consequences</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/virginia-subcommittee-defeats-bill-would-allow-businesses-discriminate-against-lgbti-people3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News 110th United States Congress 111th United States Congress Business delegate Employment Non-Discrimination Act Equality Virginia James Parrish Labor Law LGBT LGBT history Person Party Richmond Times-Dispatch Robert 'Bob' Marshall Virginia Sat, 31 Jan 2015 03:37:24 +0000 sylviat 20155 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay couple files complaint after being kicked out of taxi in Chicago for sharing chaste kiss http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-couple-files-complaint-after-being-kicked-out-taxi-chicago-sharing-chaste-kiss310115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Cabbie: 'You can't do that in here, get out and get another taxi if you want to do that!'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-couple-files-complaint-after-being-kicked-out-taxi-chicago-sharing-chaste-kiss310115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News ABC Business cab driver Chicago Daniel Costa driver Ed Mullen Labor Land transport Law Stephen Murphy Taxi Taxicab Taxicabs Television in the United States Transport Yellow Cab Sat, 31 Jan 2015 01:51:47 +0000 gregh 20154 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Soccer star Robert Huth gets two match ban after anti-trans tweets http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-soccer-star-robert-huth-gets-two-match-ban-after-anti-trans-tweets300115 <!--paging_filter--><p> He was also fined £15,000</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-soccer-star-robert-huth-gets-two-match-ban-after-anti-trans-tweets300115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Association football Huth Real-time web Robert Huth Stoke City Technology Twitter Twitter World Wide Web Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:47:00 +0000 joem 20147 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Straight couple arrested for gay sex in Tanzania http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/straight-couple-arrested-gay-sex-tanzania300115 <!--paging_filter--><p> A 24-year-old male and 23-year-old female could face life imprisonment</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/straight-couple-arrested-gay-sex-tanzania300115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Anal sex Behavior Dar es Salaam East Africa Fertility Homosexuality Human behavior Human sexuality Interpersonal relationships Lucy Fred Maua Sadick Person Attributes Person Relation Same-sex sexuality Sexology Sexual acts Sexual intercourse Social Issues Tanzania Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:22:51 +0000 joem 20146 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Mother of gay son writes powerful letter fighting for same-sex marriage in Ireland http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/mother-gay-son-writes-powerful-letter-fighting-same-sex-marriage-ireland300115 <!--paging_filter--><p> 'I would like equal rights for both my sons'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/mother-gay-son-writes-powerful-letter-fighting-same-sex-marriage-ireland300115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Family-News News Dublin Ireland Irish Times Mary Knox O'Brien Rathgar Recognition of same-sex unions in Ireland The Irish Times Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:19:56 +0000 joem 20144 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Over 100,000 sign petition calling for Leelah's Law, could lead to end of 'gay cure' therapy in US http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/over-100000-sign-petition-calling-leelahs-law-could-lead-end-gay-cure-therapy-us300115 <!--paging_filter--><p> 'The only way I will rest in peace is if one day transgender people aren’t treated the way I was...My death needs to mean something'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/over-100000-sign-petition-calling-leelahs-law-could-lead-end-gay-cure-therapy-us300115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Barack Obama Business California Conversion therapy Environment Health Leelah Alcorn New Jersey Politics President Transgender Washington DC White House Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:50:44 +0000 joem 20143 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Idaho Republicans kill gay protections bill http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/idaho-republicans-kill-gay-protections-bill300115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Lawmakers side with religious freedom supporters</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/idaho-republicans-kill-gay-protections-bill300115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News 110th United States Congress 111th United States Congress Employment Non-Discrimination Act Gender Human behavior Human sexuality Idaho Identity Ken Andrus Person Party Personal life representative Republican Sex and/or gender diverse Sexual orientation Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:27:14 +0000 darrenw 20138 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Anti-gay referendum looms in Slovakia but may apathy save the day? http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/anti-gay-referendum-looms-slovakia-may-apathy-save-day300115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Slovaks will go to the polls on 7 February in a referendum called by family groups on same-sex marriage and gay adoption but there are hopes that not enough people will bother to vote for it to be considered valid</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/anti-gay-referendum-looms-slovakia-may-apathy-save-day300115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Direct democracy Elections European Union Government Politics Referendum Slovakia Social Issues Fri, 30 Jan 2015 06:39:07 +0000 andrewp 20136 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Eight in ten Vietnam gays see positive change toward them http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/eight-ten-vietnam-gays-see-positive-change-toward-them300115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Survey finds coming out to family remains difficult</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/eight-ten-vietnam-gays-see-positive-change-toward-them300115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Coming out Company Location director Gay Gay Star Gender Ho Chi Minh City Homosexuality Human behavior Human sexuality Interpersonal chemistry LGBT LGBT community LGBT culture LGBT retirement issues LGBT rights in Kenya LGBT rights in Sri Lanka LGBT social movements LGBTI Metaphors Same-sex sexuality Sexual orientation Social psychology Tran Khac Tung Transgender Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:46:14 +0000 darrenw 20135 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Selfridges goes gender neutral http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/selfridges-goes-gender-neutral300115 <!--paging_filter--><p> UK department store will no longer have men's and women's sections</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/selfridges-goes-gender-neutral300115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Androgyny Behavior Behavioural sciences Clothing Culture Department store designer Fashion Gender Gender neutrality Gender role Gender-neutral pronoun Genderqueer Human appearance Luxury brands Mannequin Prada Science Selfridges Selfridges & co Transgender UK department store Selfridges United Kingdom Fri, 30 Jan 2015 03:58:52 +0000 darrenw 20134 at http://www.gaystarnews.com France court allows gay man to marry Morocco partner http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/france-court-allows-gay-man-marry-morocco-partner300115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Top court breaks a long-standing agreement between the two countries</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/france-court-allows-gay-man-marry-morocco-partner300115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Behavior Chambery Conflict of marriage laws Court of Cassation Culture Dominique Ethology Family law France French language Government Law Marriage Mohammed Morocco Morocco Political geography Prosecutor Same-sex marriage Social Issues Fri, 30 Jan 2015 03:49:01 +0000 darrenw 20133 at http://www.gaystarnews.com US lawmakers introduce bill to promote gay rights globally http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/us-lawmakers-introduce-bill-promote-gay-rights-globally300115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Legislation creates a special LGBTI envoy in the State Department</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/us-lawmakers-introduce-bill-promote-gay-rights-globally300115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Abuse Alan Lowenthal Barack Obama California Culture Democrats Department of State Economics Ed Markey Ed Markey Edward Markey Egalitarianism Envoy Ethics Gender Human rights Human Rights Campaign Human rights instruments Law LGBT LGBT community LGBT rights LGBT rights by country or territory LGBT rights in Kenya Massachusetts Person Location Person Party Politics President Rights senate Sexual orientation Social Issues Table of years in LGBT rights US Department of State Yogyakarta Principles in Action Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:28:05 +0000 darrenw 20131 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Lesbian lawmaker in Alabama who threatened to expose affairs of anti-gay colleagues is getting death threats http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/lesbian-lawmaker-alabama-who-threatened-expose-affairs-anti-gay-colleagues-getting-death-thr 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Patricia Todd: 'My friends are worried about my safety'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/lesbian-lawmaker-alabama-who-threatened-expose-affairs-anti-gay-colleagues-getting-death-thr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Alabama Coming out First Alabama State Gender judge Lesbian LGBT Michelangelo Signorile Patricia Todd Patricia Todd representative Sexual orientation Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:15:02 +0000 gregh 20129 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Ethics complaint filed against Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/ethics-complaint-filed-against-alabama-supreme-court-chief-justice-roy-moore300115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Moore had vowed not to succumb to the 'tyranny' of the federal court that struck down state's gay marriage ban</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/ethics-complaint-filed-against-alabama-supreme-court-chief-justice-roy-moore300115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Alabama Alabama Business Callie V.S. Granade Chief Justice District Judge Filing Glassroth v. Moore Hospitality judge Law Politics President Richard Cohen Roy Moore Roy Moore Southern Poverty Law Center SPLC Supreme Court Supreme Court of the United States United States United States Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:08:51 +0000 gregh 20128 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay couple owns Jeb Bush for President website, and they're not going to give it up http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-couple-owns-jeb-bush-president-website-and-theyre-not-going-give-it290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> They're going to use it for LGBTI advocacy instead</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-couple-owns-jeb-bush-president-website-and-theyre-not-going-give-it290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Bush Bush Bush family Campaign for "santorum" neologism Charlie Rainwater Florida George H. W. Bush George W. 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Technology United States United States Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:12:55 +0000 joem 20119 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Belarus soccer team fires gay man after fans campaigned for 'no fags' http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/belarus-soccer-team-fires-gay-man-after-fans-campaigned-no-fags290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> New marketing director role would have run campaign on tolerance</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/belarus-soccer-team-fires-gay-man-after-fans-campaigned-no-fags290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Dinamo Minsk FC Dinamo Minsk Football in Belarus head of marketing Minsk FC Sport in Europe Technology Valentin Sereda Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:48:25 +0000 joem 20118 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay students who posted kiss pic on Facebook told by court they were 'asking' for death threats http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-students-who-posted-kiss-pic-facebook-told-not-complain-about-death-threats-they-were-as <!--paging_filter--><p> Court deems the 'eccentric' kiss provacative</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-students-who-posted-kiss-pic-facebook-told-not-complain-about-death-threats-they-were-as" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Criticism of Islam Facebook Geography of Europe Klaipėda Klaipėda City Lithuania Minor The District Court Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:06:52 +0000 joem 20117 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Bryan Fischer, one of the most anti-gay voices in the US, is fired http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bryan-fischer-one-most-anti-gay-voices-us-fired290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> AFA reportedly fired him for connecting Nazism with homosexuality</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bryan-fischer-one-most-anti-gay-voices-us-fired290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News American Family Association Bryan Fischer Bryan Fischer Censorship in the United States Christian fundamentalists Christianity director Donald Wildmon Fischer Politics President Rachel Maddow Social Issues spokesman Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:25:19 +0000 joem 20116 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Vodafone lifts wifi block on gay content http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/vodafone-lifts-wifi-block-gay-content290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Claims ‘computers can’t discriminate’</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/vodafone-lifts-wifi-block-gay-content290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Arriva cellular telephone Company Technology Content-control software Gay Star Internet Manchester north west England Racal Social Issues Tara Hewitt Technology United Kingdom Vodafone Vodafone Warrington Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:13:15 +0000 trisrs 20115 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay conservative pundit Andrew Sullivan is quitting blogging http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-conservative-pundit-andrew-sullivan-quitting-blogging290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Daily Dish blogger Andrew Sullivan has announced his retirement from blogging, saying he wants to concentrate on writing books and essays and spending more time with his husband and family</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-conservative-pundit-andrew-sullivan-quitting-blogging290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Aaron Tone Andrew Sullivan Andrew Sullivan Blog British people Company Founded editor English people Family Relation Person Attributes Person Location Person Relation Social Issues Technology The New Republic The New Republic United States Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:22:03 +0000 andrewp 20108 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Chile gives final approval to gay civil unions http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/chile-gives-final-approval-gay-civil-unions290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Bill gives civil partners nearly all the rights of married couples</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/chile-gives-final-approval-gay-civil-unions290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Alvaro Elizalde Brazilian law Chile Chilean people Civil partnership in the United Kingdom Civil union Government Government International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission Michelle Bachelet Michelle Bachelet Politics President Recognition of same-sex unions in Chile Same-sex marriage senate Social Issues spokesman spokesperson Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:36:14 +0000 darrenw 20107 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Rome recognizes gay civil unions http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rome-recognizes-gay-civil-unions290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Mayor hopes the capital's example will lead to full marriage equality</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rome-recognizes-gay-civil-unions290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Arcigay Civil union Council member Democratic Party Employment Relation Gender Human sexuality Ignazio Marino Irma Battaglia LGBT LGBT social movements Mayor Person Party Rome Same-sex marriage Same-sex marriage in the United States Transjurisdictional comparisons of same-sex unions Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:30:33 +0000 darrenw 20106 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Germaine Greer: Transphobia does not exist http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/germaine-greer-transphobia-does-not-exist290115 <!--paging_filter--><p> 'Arachnaphobia, yes. Transphobia, no'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/germaine-greer-transphobia-does-not-exist290115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Cambridge University Cambridge University Coming out Discrimination Employment Change Ethics Gender Gender-based violence Germaine Greer Germaine Greer Hate LGBT Newnham College, Cambridge Rachel Padman Sex reassignment surgery Sexual orientation The Female Eunuch Transgender Transphobia Transsexualism Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:51:46 +0000 darrenw 20105 at http://www.gaystarnews.com UK bank accuses woman of fraud just because she is trans http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-bank-accuses-woman-fraud-just-because-she-trans280115 <!--paging_filter--><p> Got an apology and £500 payment in return</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-bank-accuses-woman-fraud-just-because-she-trans280115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News bank Bank Credit card Crimes Ethics Fraud Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:06:13 +0000 joem 20097 at http://www.gaystarnews.com