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June 28, 2012

John McCain's daughter says president should be touting federal legislation

The daughter of 2008 GOP presidential nominee John McCain has stood apart from many Republicans by standing up very publicly for LGBT equality.

But that doesn't mean she's ready to vote for Barack Obama because he became the first sitting US president in history to endorse gay marriage.

June 13, 2012

Actress says of Gary and Larry Lane: 'The guys from Hollywood to Dollywood are the new freedom riders and I am too'

For nearly a decade, Pauley Perrette has played eccentric forensic scientist Abby Sciuto on the popular CBS drama NCIS.

The actress has also become a well-known civil rights activist who has been especially committed to LGBT equality and to raising money for the battle against AIDS.

April 26, 2012

Films, live music performances and talks hit London’s Greenwich with visit of Sundance festival

America's largest independent film festival is coming to Britain today.

The Sundance Film Festival will be taking place at the 02 in Greenwich, south east London and there’s some treats we reckon you’re going to love.

In addition to films, there will be live music performances and other events held each evening from 26 to 29 April.

April 18, 2012

'Hollywood to Dollywood' chronicles Gary and Larry Lane's cross-country adventure

Gary and Larry Lane left their native North Carolina more than a decade ago to try their luck in Hollywood.

Equipped with wholesome good looks and charm, they have modeled, made commercials, gotten bit parts in movies and TV shows and been big winners on the reality shows Fear Factor and Winter Wipeout.

The twins, both gay, have also been working on writing scripts - one that they wrote especially for their idol, Dolly Parton. They had met Parton briefly at several Hollywood events but had no inside connections to get her to read their script.

March 16, 2012

But outspoken daughter of US Sen. John McCain remains very pro-gay

Meghan McCain is proof that you can be a famous Republican in the US and be supportive of equality for gays.

The daughter of Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, has veered sharply away from her father on certain issues. He is against gay marriage and against homosexuals serving in the military.

The 27-year-old has been so outspoken on the gay marriage front that it has led some to question whether or not she herself was in search of as same-sex partner.

March 8, 2012

But wife of Republican US Sen. John McCain does not think he's a bigot

Cindy McCain appeared on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight Wednesday (7 March) and was asked about Kirk Cameron's anti-gay comments on the same program five days earlier.

'He has his views, I respect that,' the wife of US Sen. John McCain said before adding, 'I strongly disagree.'

January 6, 2012

Meghan McCain calls some of candidate's statements 'so dated and it's so gross'

The daughter of 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain slammed former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum today (6 January) for his strong anti-gay marriage rherotic.

Meghan McCain, who recently posed for a second time for a NOH8 Campaign portrait with her mother, Cindy McCain, blasted Santorum during an interview with MSNBC.

January 4, 2012

The 2008 Repubican presidential nominee has been no friend of gays, but Cindy and Meghan McCain are publicly for LGBT equality

As most of the GOP presidential hopefuls slugging it out at today's Iowa Caucuses remain steadfastly against LGBT equality, the wife and daughter of the 2008 Republican nominee are no longer toeing the party line.

Sen. John McCain's wife, Cindy, and daughter, Meghan, have posed for photographer Adam Bouska for a joint portrait for the NOH8 campaign which celebrated its third anniversary in December.

It is the second time the McCains have posed for a NOH8 portrait but previously they had posed separately. 

December 8, 2011

Photo project has attracted celebs including Kathy Griffin, Jane Lynch and Tori Spelling to pose for equality

It began as a photo project featuring family and friends in the weeks following California's passage of Proposition 8.

The NOH8 campaign has since grown into a high-profile gallery of silent protests from more than 13,000 people who all have something in common besides wearing white clothing against a white background and having tape over their mouth:  they are all against discrimination.