Web campaign targets Romney’s ‘extreme anti-LGBT agenda’
A pair of liberal super PACs are arguing that Mitt Romney would make life worse for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans.
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CD REVIEW | R&B
Frank Ocean, “Channel Orange”
The R&B singer’s major-label debut is a bold declaration from an artist who finally feels free to express himself.
Episcopalians review a new rite for gay unions
Episcopalians are expected to overwhelmingly approve trial use of a new liturgy for blessing same-sex unions.
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THE BIG PICTURE
LGBT Pride events
Events celebrating and protesting LGBT rights took place in many parts of the world in the last several months. Gathered here are pictures from events related to gay rights issues, LGBT Pride celebrations, and the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
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THE BIG PICTURE
LGBT Pride: Three stories
The three people in this post have come out in societies where attitudes are becoming more tolerant, but where acceptance is minimal. Three photographers share the stories of a performer in Shanghai, a prostitute in New Delhi, and a hairdresser in Nairobi.
Ex-Rutgers student gets 30 days in jail in webcam case
- Dharun Ravi had been convicted of bias intimidation for using a webcam to watch his roommate kiss a man days before the roommate committed suicide.
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Schoolmates: Romney bullied presumed gay student in ’60s
- The Washington Post reports that as a high school senior, Mitt Romney allegedly led a posse that bullied and forcibly cut the hair of a student.
In Mass., joy, caution, and condemnation for Obama
- President Obama’s announcement was received with particular poignancy by advocates and opponents of gay marriage in the state that first legalized same-sex marriages in 2004.
EDITORIAL | ROMNEY AIDE RESIGNS
A victory for ignorance
- The resignation of Richard Grenell, the openly gay foreign policy spokesman for Mitt Romney, was a defeat for the tolerance that Romney had shown by hiring him in the first place.