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San Diego Gay Men's Chorus will get a new executive director this summer

Jeff Heine will take over the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus later this summer, replacing Bob Lehman.

The world renown San Diego Gay Men's Chorus announced its new executive director on Wednesday.

Jeff Heine (pictured above) was chosen after nation-wide search and will officially start the position later this summer. Heine is currently the executive director of the Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus (TCGMC) in Minneapolis.

U.S. House passes Equality Act

The Equality Act (H.R. 5) will provide federal civil rights protections to LGBTQ people across the country

Despite reports that the Trump administration was against The Equality Act, a bill which proposes to add federal LGBT anti-discrimination protections across all 50 states, it passed in the U.S. House of Representatives Friday morning. It will now head to the U.S. Senate. 

Taiwan passes marriage equality, a historic first for Asia

Taiwan passes marriage equality, a historic first for Asia.

Taiwan has made history today as it became the first place in Asia for same-sex couples to legally marry. 

Lawmakers on the self-ruled island state approved a bill following two years of preparation to amend existing marriage laws which were deemed unconstitutional in 2017. 

Cal Poly wants Chick-fil-A off its campus

Cal Poly wants Chick-fil-A off its campus.

The governing body of California Polytechnic State University’s faculty has voted to remove a Chick-fil-A from their campus last Tuesday according to LGBTQ Nation.  

Backlash begins over "Arthur" gay wedding premiere

Outrage begins over "Arthur" gay teacher wedding premiere

It didn't take long before some conservatives and "family" watchdog groups began their charge against PBS and the kid's show "Arthur"  after the show revealed that one of their main characters is gay.

Furthermore, that reveal was made at a gay wedding and the groom is a popular teacher who works at the titular character's elementary school. 

Equality Act won't get Trump's support says administration official

Equality Act won't get Trump's support says administration official.

Although no official word has come out of the White House about its position on the Equality Act scheduled for a U.S. House vote on Friday, one unnamed administration official says President Trump is not supporting it. 

Waiter forgiven by gay customers after he calls them a slur

A small New York restaurant is apologizing to a gay couple who were called "fa**ots" by one of their waiters as they were exiting the restaurant this week. 

The slur was said in Spanish according to Craig Hollid-Ausset and his husband Marc at the Casa Rustica in Smithtown, Long Island.