Lieutenant Dan Choi is on the front lines against the US military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy. But to get there and stay there he's had to battle established gay rights groups that jealously protect their turf. Xtra caught up with Choi at the New York City Pride March where he was serving as a Grand Marshal. Watch:
On his first day as a new resident to Toronto, Dan Hamilton was a by-stander during a protest when he was caught with his boyfriend in a mass arrest for "breaching the peace". When police found out that they were gay they were advised to act straight and to keep it to theirselves -- And then they were put in the "gay holding area". Held for approximately 26 hours, the eighteen-year-old was let out (not charged of anything) at 3 a.m. on Monday, June 28th, 2010, where rabbletv caught up with him for his story.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers opening remarks at an event celebrating LGBT Pride Month at the Department of State in Washington, DC on Tuesday, June 22 2010. Watch:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- American Civil Liberties Union client Constance McMillen will go to the White House on Tuesday to join President Obama at a ceremony recognizing the contributions of LGBT Americans. She will also serve as a Grand Marshal in the New York City Pride parade on June 27.
CNN's Soledad O'Brien profiles Gary Spino and Tony Brown of NY as they fight for equality for the gay community.
As the 2010 FIFA World Cup gets underway, a revelation that footy insiders have barely managed to keep in the closet for years despite the swirling rumours -- it can now officially be anounced that soccer, the beautiful game is indeed gay. Onion News Network has the story - Watch:
Recently, James Randi, a "magician and a curmudgeon by trade", publicly came out at the age of 81. In this BigThink video interview, The Amazing Randi tells us why he did come out so late in life, the public reaction and whether coming out will be easier for the next generation. Watch:
A different point of view: "If you disagree with the homosexual lifestyle, why not overturn prop8 and make the gays get married -- like the rest of us?"...
The politics surrounding Pride Toronto's 30th parade, (June 25th - July 4th 2010) has been heating up for the past several months with the controversy surrounding funding, discrimination and censorship taking place.
Lady Gaga talks about sexual orientation bias, her health issues and her relationship with Michael Jackson during her interview with CNN's Larry King. Watch: