Tag: LGBTQ

Starkey, Archdiocese, Catholic

Catholic School Guidance Counsellor Fired for Sexual Orientation Suing Archdiocese of Indianapolis for Discrimination

Lynn Starkey was a guidance counselor at the Catholic Roncalli High School in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis for nearly 40 years — until the archdiocese fired her for marrying another woman. Now, she is suing for discrimination. Starkey filed the lawsuit July 29, alleging the archdiocese and the school discriminated against her…

Franklin Graham

Evangelist Franklin Graham Defends Homophobic Female Soccer Player

Soccer player Jaelene Hinkle got her 15 minutes of fame among Christian conservativesafter the Women’s National Soccer Team won the Women’s World Cup in France and when a year-old clip of Hinkle resurfaced on Twitter last week and famous homophobe Franklin Graham jumped to defend her. In the video, Hinkle was speaking on Pat Robertson’s 700…

Zoe Spears

Arrest Made in Murder of Transgender Woman Zoe Spears

Zoe Spears, a transgender woman, was found shot to death on a sidewalk in a suburb outside of Washington, D.C. on June 13. She was found at the same intersection as another murdered transgender woman, Ashanti Carmon, who was friends with Spears. Prince George’s County police announced Thursday that they…

Texas daycare

Texas Daycare Rejects Child Because She Has Two Moms

Brittney Ready and her wife Stacey wanted to enroll their youngest daughter Callie in the daycare program of Parkview Christian Academy of Waco, Texas, hoping that she would receive the same religious views at school as she did at home. But that’s not what happened. In a public Facebook post, Brittney…

Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin Protests Puerto Rico’s Governor: #RickyRenuncia

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló (D) has thousands of people all over the world protesting him after leaked messages between Rosselló and administration officials showed Rosselló using the word “faggot” repeatedly to refer to political rivals. Officials also referred to rivals as with other derogatory terms and implied that they were…