Supporters of Virginia Gurrola say there was no reason to remove her from her post as mayor. But they say her position to support a proclamation designating the month of June as LGBT pride month, is the reason behind the shakeup.
“This is a real test for the authorities to demonstrate their commitment to the principle of non-discrimination which underlines the enjoyment of all human rights. Zambia’s human rights record is on trial.”
Texas LGBT activists are up in arms over an attempt to implement and enforce a dress code during this year's Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, more commonly known as Dallas Pride, which takes place on Sunday, Sept. 15.
Justice Anthony Kennedy has emerged as the most important judicial champion of gay rights in the nation’s history, having written three landmark opinions on the subject, including this summer’s Windsor decision, which overturned a ban on federal benefits for married same-sex couples.
Amid noisy protests today from anti-gay religious groups and their supporters, Puerto Rico’s lawmakers continued conducting public hearings designed to tackle LGBT issues affecting the U.S. territory often called our “51st state.”