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Northern Ireland To Pardon Gay and Bisexual Men Convicted of Sex Offenses

This post originally published by Towleroad. Northern Ireland’s Justice Minister has confirmed that a motion will go before lawmakers seeking approval to pardon gay and bisexual men convicted of abolished sex offenses in the province. Ulster Unionist Party councillor Jeffrey Dudgeon (right), who was instrumental in the campaign to decriminalize …

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Transgender Woman Shot to Death in Virginia

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. Another transgender woman of color has been murdered: Noony Norwood, who was shot Saturday in Richmond, Va., and died in a hospital the next day, just five days after her 30th birthday. Police are investigating, and they are circulating photos of a man …

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The night Bill Clinton won the presidency in 1992, the Castro exploded

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. LGBT activists set fire to a coffin in San Francisco the night Bill Clinton was elected President. Michael Bedwell The first protest I ever participated in was against a Democratic candidate for President. Alabama Gov. George “segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever” Wallace’s …

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Australia Rejects Bill Allowing Public Vote on Marriage Equality

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. The people of Australia won’t be voting on marriage equality anytime soon. A bill that would have allowed a plebiscite, or a national ballot, on the issue was defeated Monday in Parliament. The vote was 33-29. The country’s prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, had …

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