SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah judge who had ordered a baby girl taken away from her lesbian foster mothers and placed in a heterosexual home removed himself from the case Monday as criticism turned into calls for his impeachment.
Same-sex couples aren't waiting for the Supreme Court to hear a challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act. They're already getting married, and even holding commitment ceremonies in states like Nevada where same-sex marriage is banned by law.
The conventional wisdom is that equality for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender people is only a matter of time. A short period of time because, says Joe Solmonese, President of the Human Rights Campaign, we have reached a tipping point where wide acceptance of equality is near.
The state assembly approved a bill earlier this week that would prohibit discrimination based on gender identity and expression. That's meant to protect people based on race, religion, and sexual orientation.
What brings together kings, queens, and nuns in four-inch platform heels? International Drag Day, of course! Drag kings, drag queens and the Sin Sity Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (aka nine "nuns" who dress in drag) will be celebrating in style this Friday at the Erotic Heritage Museum. The event is sponsored by Where's My Lesbian, an international LGBTQ web site.