Tag Archive | Washington DC

US: Pulse Survivors And Family Members Lead in #MarchForOurLives

US: Pulse Survivors And Family Members Lead in #MarchForOurLives

On Saturday 24th March, in Washington DC, Pulse Nightclub shooting survivors and family members led hundreds of members and supporters of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the LGBTQ civil rights organization — in the March For Our Lives. Before stepping off, the survivors and family members addressed HRC’s annual Spring Equality Convention to talk […]

US: Unite for Marriage Launches in Advance of SCOTUS Oral Arguments

US: Unite for Marriage Launches in Advance of SCOTUS Oral Arguments

Eight organisations have come together under Unite for Marriage, a partnership working together to show support for marriage for same-sex couples, as the question stands before the U.S. Supreme Court. Participating organisations include Marriage Equality USA, Freedom to Marry, Human Rights Campaign, Family Equality Council, GLAAD, National LGBTQ Task Force, GetEQUAL and the Campaign for Southern Equality. 

US: Pride Day Sees School Principal Come Out

A high school principal who said he “hid in the shadows for 50 years” told his students he was gay at a Pride Day assembly on Wednesday. The principal of Wilson High School in Washington DC,  Pete Cahall,was visibly emotional as he told his students that he was inspired by them to come out openly […]

Minnesota: First Same-Sex Marriages

Minneapolis Town Hall was filled with dozens of gay couples on Thursday, as they started to take advantage of the new law in Minnesota, legalising same sex marriage,according to the CBS news-site.