Tag Archive | USA

Watch: Can You Spare A Few Euro For ‘Eat Our Feelings’?

The great team behind the previous hit webseries The Outs and Whatever This Is have teamed up in the hope of delivering another brilliant show, called Eat Our Feelings. Eat Our Feelings is a scripted comedic cooking show that’s both entertaining and informative. Imagine that! Each episode follows Sasha Winters and Emma Jane Gonzalez, as […]

Gay Couple Featured For US Cable TV’s NFL Advert

An American cable television provider has created an advert featuring a gay couple as part of their NFL coverage campaign. The American cable TV company, DirecTV, is currently promoting their NFL Sunday Ticket package for subscribers in the United States. As part of their advertising campaign, one of their adverts (above) features a gay couple, […]

USA: Retail Chain Target Comes Out for Marriage Equality

USA: Retail Chain Target Comes Out for Marriage Equality

  The American retail chain, Target, has made its support for marriage equality official recently in a press statement, released earlier this week. Target has added its name to an amicus brief, submitted to the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court, in support of marriage equality. Their Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Jodee Kozlak, blogged […]

Watch: Reactions to Virginia’s Knockdown of Equal Marriage Ban

Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban was recently deemed unconstitutional by a federal appeals court, in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia. According to Associated Press, the judges at the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, VA, ruled 2-1 that the American state’s ban against same-sex marriage, and denying recognition of such unions […]

US: Maine Could Elect Openly Gay Governor in Upcoming Elections

US: Maine Could Elect Openly Gay Governor in Upcoming Elections

In what is turning out to be an interesting three-way race, Maine could well be on its way to electing an openly gay Democrat as its new State Governor, making him the first LGBT representative in American history to hold such a role.  Mike Michaud, who is currently a member of Congress, is the Democrat […]

U.S.: President Obama Announces June LGBT Pride Month

U.S.: President Obama Announces June LGBT Pride Month

In what is steadily on the way to becoming a new American tradition, President Barack Obama has officially announced June to be LGBT Pride Month across the United States. The Presidential Proclamation on LGBT Pride Month – which can be read in full below – was announced by the White House yesterday, on the eve […]

Oregon Strikes Down Marriage Equality Ban

Oregon Strikes Down Marriage Equality Ban

U.S. District Judge, Michael McShane, has struck down the American state of Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage, much to the celebration of thousands of LGBT Oregonians and their supporters.  Judge McShane gave a compassionate speech in his ruling yesterday, noting that while a ‘large number’ of Oregonians may be against the idea of extending marriage rights […]

Ireland Joins 120 Countries in Celebrating IDAHOT

Ireland was one of the over 120 countries which celebrated IDAHOT yesterday, the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. The above video, produced by Kay Cairns, shows various Irish people’s definitions of what transphobia and homophobia are, and how they can affect LGBT people. Meanwhile, BeLonG To teamed up with Irish drag queen Panti to […]

Homophobia In Sport To Be Measured Internationally For The First Time

Homophobia In Sport To Be Measured Internationally For The First Time

The first international study on homophobia in sport is set to shine a light on how often gay, lesbian and bisexual people face discrimination on and off the playing field. The study, called “Out on the Fields,” has been launched in the lead-up to the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) on May 17. […]

Michael Sam Joins NFL Draft for St. Louis Rams

Michael Sam Joins NFL Draft for St. Louis Rams

The American football player, Michael Sam, has been selected in the NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams, the first-ever openly-gay player to achieve such a status. (See video of the moment he received the news below, with boyfriend, Vito Cammisano). “The moment my name was called was the single greatest moment of my life” Michael […]