Brunei has come under scrutiny this week after the small country located in Southeast Asia enacted an Islamic law that made gay sex punishable by flogging or stoning to death. Tomorrow, the country of Brunei will start stoning gay people to death. We need to do something now.
Subscribe to receive weekly Gallup News alerts. Never miss our latest insights. Of 21 personal behaviors and practices measured, Americans agree most widely that birth control is morally acceptable and that extramarital affairs are morally wrong.
Below we've compiled a list of the four of the most LGBTQ-friendly cities in South America, destinations where gay, queer and trans travelers will find thriving communities and plenty to explore. Despite being a very Catholic country, Argentina is socially liberal compared to most of its neighbors — it was the first country in South America to legalize gay marriage in Julyand the ruling also included full adoption rights. Consequently, Buenos Aires is one of the most gay-friendly places in South America.
It is currently banned in 18 American states. People said they attempted suicide over me and the things I said to them. People, I know, are in therapy because of me. Why would I want that to continue?
This timeline provides information about the gay rights movement in the United States from to the present: including the Stonewall riots; the contributions of Harvey Milk; the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy; the first civil unions; the legalization of same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York; and more. Go to International Policies on Same-Sex Marriage for an updated list on which countries have legalized gay marriage. Caffe Cino is credited with starting the Off-Off-Broadway theater movement.
This article is about the history of gay men in the United States. For lesbians, please see History of lesbianism in the United States. Two-spirit is a modern umbrella term used by some indigenous North Americans for Gender variant individuals in their communities.
It was a memorable day for the family, her parents recalled. It was also a respite from the looming reality that Simone, who was born abroad with the help of a surrogate, would soon be at risk of being removed from the country that is her home. Mize said in an interview last week.
This article analyzes the evolution of gay and lesbian rights and same-sex marriage in American public opinion. It describes how Obergefell v. Hodges, state-level decisions and the public opinion trends can be considered as the outcome of a grassroots coordinated campaign which began more than a decade ago and was able to conquer the majority of Americans. It also focuses on the American public opinion trends related to moral issues, examining if it is true that U.
Andrew High, left, and his Japanese male partner prepare lunch at their Tokyo home. Satoru Iizuka. An American in a same-sex marriage recognized in the United States plans to file a lawsuit to obtain a residence status that will allow him to continue living in Japan with his Japanese partner.
From trailblazing pioneers such as openly gay novelist James Baldwin and transgender rights activist Marsha P. Johnsonto modern-day heroes such as actress Laverne Cox and basketball star Jason CollinsLGBTQ African Americans have made enormous contributions to the ongoing fight for social, racial and economic justice. LGBTQ African Americans are disproportionately young and disproportionately female, and nearly one-third of all African American same-sex couples are raising children.