From San Diego to D.C., gay and lesbian troops celebrate the end of DADT. Advocates say this is the beginning of a new era as government policies that discriminate against gay Americans begin to fall by the wayside.
Chief District Judge James Ware this morning granted a motion to temporarily unseal the video recordings of the Proposition 8 trial until Sept. 30, allowing anti-gay supporters of the California law to appeal his decision.
Will the Commonwealth tackle LGBT issues? Currently of the 54 Commonwealth nations, more than 40 uphold a total ban on homosexuality and in some countries, including Nigeria, Cameroon and Uganda, homophobic witch-hunts still take place.
In 2007, Tim Hardaway spewed homophobic remarks that made headlines. In a remarkable change of heart, Hardaway defends equal rights for gays and lesbians in 2011, given African-Americans a role model against homophobia.
A Mexican lawyer and gay activist is facing 14 months in prison for defending a victim of homophobia. Jaime López Vela was the first to be married in Mexico City after the city approved same-sex marriage in 2010 and is planning to run to be a member of Parliament on the list of the PRD.