Topics :: civil rights
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By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Aug 16, 2012
Members of a leading LGBT advocacy group in the Mideast nation held a historic protest against the government’s use of anal tests, which are forced on men who are suspected of being gay.
By Chris Sosa | Saturday Jun 2, 2012
Lisa Bloom, the fiery civil rights attorney, television legal contributor, and best-selling author, talks to EDGE about her new book, thug culture, the importance of reading, and animal welfare.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jan 18, 2012
The Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights organization in Montgomery, Ala., labeled some religious groups as "hate groups" because of their anti-gay beliefs. Religious leaders including African-American pastors recently rallied against the SPLC.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jan 3, 2012
Former Episcopalians who are dissatisfied with the church’s acceptance on homosexuality and allowing females to become priests can join a new group created by the Roman Catholic Church and headed by Jeffrey N. Steenson.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Dec 23, 2011
John Lawrence, the defendant in the infamous Lawrence v. Texas case, which proved that country’s sodomy laws were unconstitutional, passed away in November.
By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Thursday Aug 18, 2011
Hundreds of gay, lesbian, transgender people marched with supporters in a southern Nepal town Sunday to demand equal rights under a new constitution the country is in the process of writing.
By Brett Zongker | Tuesday May 10, 2011
Documents from gay rights history are on display for the first time at the Library of Congress as part of an exhibit on the nation’s constitutional history and civil rights protections.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Jun 25, 2010
The 10-year-old Arkansas boy who made headlines standing up for GLBT equality has been named a grand marshal in the region’s Pride parade. Anti-gay groups say it’s "child abuse" to honor him that way.
By Hannah Clay Wareham | Friday Apr 23, 2010
A prominent figure in the civil rights movement, Height campaigned for women’s rights.
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