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COMMENTARY: Is it politics or is it prejudice?

You have to ask yourself if you want to keep perpetuating the anger and hate and blame and bigotry and homophobia, or do you want to rise above that and vote for acceptance and tolerance and citizenship.

Tunisia rejects UNHRC recommendation to decriminalize gay sex

Tunisian minister of human rights, transitional justice and spokesman of the Tunisian government, Samir Dilou has rejected a recommendation by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to decriminalize same-sex acts, stating that sexual orientation was a western concept which is incompatible with Islam, Tunisian culture and traditions.

Obama releases timeline of "three years of progress" for LGBT Americans

Facing criticism over his recent refusal to issue an executive order protecting LGBT people against workplace discrimination, President Barack Obama on Friday touted a list of 40 accomplishments over the past three years in the area of LGBT rights.

The Advocate's 45 years of LGBT heroes

Any celebration of the The Advocate's founding in 1967 must honor the heroes for LGBT rights that we've covered for 45 years. With one honoree named per year, the list will be announced in parts and culminate in an event in Los Angeles this month.

San Diegans celebrate Prop 8 ruling with march, rally

A crowd of happy marriage equality supporters marched through the streets of Hillcrest last night, in response to the Ninth Circuit Court's decision.


It's not that hard to dig back into the past to find out why a team with Tim Tebow as their leader won't endorse a project that stands up for LGBT civil rights.

BREAKING NEWS: Governor of Washington says "It's time" for marriage equality

If the bill passes, Washington would become the seventh state to provide marriage equality to its citizens. Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont, along with the District of Columbia, have legalized same-sex marriage.