Portugal’s Parliament Overturns Veto On Gay Adoption

France 24 reports that Portugal’s parliament on Wednesday upheld a bill giving adoption rights to gay couples by overriding a veto handed down in one of the last political moves by the country’s outgoing conservative […] more…

Michigan House To Remove Unconstitutional Sodomy Provision From Animal Cruelty Bill

Towleroad reports that the Michigan House is expected to remove an unconstitutional provision banning sodomy from an animal cruelty bill before it becomes law, the executive director of the GLBT group Equality Michigan said Tuesday […] more…

Kim Davis Finally Relents, Allows Deputies To Issue Marriage Licenses To Gay Couples

GayStarNews reports that the Kentucky clerk who tried everything to stop same-sex marriage licenses being issued to same-sex couples in her county has finally relented. Read the full story from GayStarNews  more…

When University Of Minnesota Football Player Came Out As Gay, His Teammate Said: “That Takes Balls, Man.”

OutSports reports that in 2012, Luke McAvoy said that all he could think about during the locker room discussion about the merits of gay marriage with eleven of his teammates was how had they not […] more…

BigGayNews for Thursday, February 11, 2016

Today’s Top Headlines   Gay Victim Of Violent Attack Shares Powerful Video Message Gay Men “Under Pressure” To Be Stylish And Witty According To Academics Palm Bay Mayor, Council Reject Human Rights Proposal Gay Rights […] more…

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce urges Charlotte City Council to pass non-discrimination ordinance

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the Washington, D.C. based non-profit group that fights for LGBT business advancement and opportunity, has penned a letter to the Charlotte City Council urging them to pass the non-discrimination ordinance expected... more…

Judge rules Kim Davis stayed in compliance after jail time

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The same judge who sent Kim Davis to jail in September of 2015, has ruled that upon her release from incarceration, she did not interfere with same-sex couples’ marriage licenses by removing her credentials from the document, and that they should be valid. Judge David Bunning ruled on Tuesday that Davis also did not obstruct her deputies’ from issuing licenses either. Kentucky judge says Davis stayed in compliance after her release from jail. read more more…

Organization wants to add height to Hillcrest, residents not happy

Hillcrest and Mission Hills residents are going to be in for some pushback between developers and commercial property owners when it comes to height restrictions and density for new projects. Currently the cap for building height is 65 feet, but the n... more…

N.H. trans advocates want more from 2016 candidates

Granite State one of three with gay, but no trans, protections more…

Christie, Fiorina suspend presidential campaigns

Candidates had a disappointing finish in N.H. primary more…

GLAA announces service award winners

June Crenshaw and Sterling Washington to be honored more…

Jack Falahee live tweets filming a gay sex scene

HTGAWM star shows the nitty gritty behind a love scene more…

Final thoughts from N.H.

High school student voted for the first time on Tuesday more…

Win Tickets to “Legends in Concert” in the Mystic Showroom!

Register for a chance to win tickets to see Legends in Concert! Legends in Concert Mystic Showroom, March 11 & 12 http://www.mysticlake.com/legendsinconcert Please note that all shows are 18+, if a guest is below the […] more…

Gay teacher’s sex video stolen, posted to school site

Ark. officials fire victim of ‘cyber hate crime’ more…

Results, not revolution

We need less rhetoric and more hard work for change more…

TN Bigot: GSA Club Just Like an ISIS Club

Some kids at Franklin County High School decided to form a Gay-Straight Alliance club, something they have every legal right to do, and a bunch of local bigots lost their damn minds over it. Now the leader of the anti-GSA efforts, John Wimley, says tha... more…

Much work ahead for LGBT equality in Md.: report

HRC faults state for lack of surrogacy laws more…
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