NHL comes out in support of Gay rights

In what promises to be a shake up of the heterosexual male-dominated sports world, the National Hockey League (NHL) has become the first professional sports league in North America to throw it’s full support behind LGBTQ equality. The league, in association with the You Can Play Project and the National Hockey League Players Association, has

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Family Acceptance & Equality come together in east Los Angeles

BOYLE HEIGHTS, CA- Revealing one’s sexual orientation can be one of the most challenging experiences for an LGBTQ youth, but coming out in a culture with a heavy religiously conservative foundation can make the whole ordeal that much more difficult. Nowhere else is this more self-evident than in America’s most populace state, California, where the

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History in the Making: Supreme Court set to tackle Prop 8 and DOMA

WASHINGTON D.C.- Today will mark a tremendous milestone in the quest for civil rights for LGBTQ Americans as the highest court in the land will officially begin to hear opening statements regarding the voter-approved Proposition 8 which outlawed same-sex marriage in California in 2008, and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) of 1996, a law

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New Pope, same anti-gay rhetoric

Vatican City- Last week, when the world’s Roman Catholic cardinals huddled in a secretive conclave to nominate the next Pope, many minority groups (including women’s and gay rights groups) held out hope the new leader would usher in an olive branch of friendship and acceptance to those who have been singled out by the Vatican’s

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Deadly Retrospective: A Weekly Recap of “The Walking Dead”

Episode: “Arrow on the Doorpost” Original Air Date:  Sunday, March 10th, 2013 Actors: Andrew Lincoln (Rick), David Morrissey (the Governor), Norman Reedus (Daryl), Laurie Holden (Andrea), Jose Pablo Cantillo (Caesar)   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ FACE-OFF The moment we Walking Dead fans have been waiting for has finally arrived. Sheriff Rick and the Governor met face-to-face for the

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A Dead Retrospective: A Weekly Review of “The Walking Dead”

Episode: “Home” Original Air Date: Sunday, February 17th, 2013 Actors: Andrew Lincoln (Rick), Sarah Wayne Callies (Lorie), Norman Reedus (Daryl), Michael Rooker (Merle), David Morrissey (the Governor). I have always been a fan of the horror movie genre. As a kid, you could even say it was an infatuation. It was so intense that one

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2012: A Year of Milestones for the LGBTQ Community

As we inch closer to celebrating the arrival of the New Year by popping that champagne bottle open, let’s take a glance back at the year that was… 2012… at it’s monumental stance in the history of the Gay Rights Movement. There were many ‘firsts’ this year as milestones were set and barriers were broken

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