Category: National News

OBAMA GIVES PROTECTION TO GAY, TRANSGENDER WORKERS

OBAMA GIVES PROTECTION TO GAY, TRANSGENDER WORKERS

[ 0 ] July 21, 2014

by Nedra Pickler Associated Press President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees working for the federal government and for companies holding federal contracts, telling advocates he embraced the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.” “America’s federal contracts should not subsidize discrimination against the American people,” Obama declared at a White […]

DOCTORS: SNIFF POPPERS AND YOU COULD GO BLIND

DOCTORS: SNIFF POPPERS AND YOU COULD GO BLIND

[ 0 ] July 9, 2014

by Winnie McCroy EDGE Editor Researchers in the United Kingdom say inhaling the 70s club drug “poppers,” or isopropyl nitrate, can seriously damage your eyes, thanks to its new formula. Reuters reports of a case study of a 30-year-old white man who lost vision in both eyes after inhaling poppers. Although researchers are unclear how this is […]

LABARBERA: MICHAEL SAM IS A ’BAD ROLE MODEL,’ SHOULD BECOME AN ’EX-GAY’

LABARBERA: MICHAEL SAM IS A ’BAD ROLE MODEL,’ SHOULD BECOME AN ’EX-GAY’

[ 0 ] July 9, 2014

by Bobby McGuire Contributor, Edge on the Net Peter LaBarbera, head of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) designated anti-gay hate group Americans for the Truth About Homosexuality (ATFAH) once again lifted his voice to the chorus of anti-gay conservatives that include Bryan Fischer and the Texas GOP who are advocating conversion therapy for openly gay […]

APPLE RELEASES NEW PRIDE VIDEO

APPLE RELEASES NEW PRIDE VIDEO

[ 0 ] July 8, 2014

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor Apple Inc. released a new video on YouTube Monday that celebrates LGBT Pride and details thousands of the technology giant’s employees celebrating in San Francisco. “On June 29, thousands of Apple employees and their families marched in the San Francisco Pride Parade,”the video’s description reads. “They came from around […]

OBSERVING NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY

OBSERVING NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY

[ 0 ] June 27, 2014

. A statement by Assistant Secretary for Health Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH Today, as we recognize National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), it is important to note that nearly 1 in 6 Americans who have HIV do not know they are infected. If you are between the ages of 13-64, or are pregnant, the Centers for Disease Control […]

’DUCK DYNASTY’ STAR DEFENDS ANTI-GAY REMARKS AS RATINGS CONTINUE TO DROP

’DUCK DYNASTY’ STAR DEFENDS ANTI-GAY REMARKS AS RATINGS CONTINUE TO DROP

[ 0 ] June 24, 2014

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge on the Net He’s baaack! “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson, who made international headlines last year when he made anti-gay and racist remarks in an interview with GQ magazine, is continuing to spew homophobic rhetoric while defending his controversial statements. The Huffington Post reports the reality TV star spoke […]

IN HISTORIC VOTE, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PASSES MEASURE OPENING DOORS TO MARRIAGE EQUALITY

IN HISTORIC VOTE, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PASSES MEASURE OPENING DOORS TO MARRIAGE EQUALITY

[ 0 ] June 19, 2014

  The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA), a church with nearly two million member, made history today in by affirming the marriages of same-sex couples. By a 71-29% vote (429-175) the General Assembly passed an amendment to change the description of marriage in the PCUSA church constitution from a relationship between “a man and […]

GRINDR USERS 40 PERCENT MORE LIKELY TO GET GONORRHEA

GRINDR USERS 40 PERCENT MORE LIKELY TO GET GONORRHEA

[ 0 ] June 17, 2014

by Winnie McCroy EDGE Editor From the desk of “no shit, Sherlock” comes a new study that has found a significant correlation between smartphone hook-up apps like Grindr and higher risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease. Bustle reports that the Gay and Lesbian Center in Los Angeles has found that men who have sex with men (MSM) […]

FOX CONTRIBUTOR STACEY DASH ’CLUELESS’ ABOUT GOP’S POSITION ON GAY MARRIAGE

FOX CONTRIBUTOR STACEY DASH ’CLUELESS’ ABOUT GOP’S POSITION ON GAY MARRIAGE

[ 0 ] June 16, 2014

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge on the Net “Clueless” star turned Fox News contributor Stacey Dash said Friday Republicans don’t oppose same-sex marriage, despite the popular opinion, TMZ reports. The actress was hiking on June 13 when a TMZ reporter approached her and asked if the GOP could gain a younger following if they […]

ONE MILLION MOMS: ’HOTWIRE IS IN HOT WATER’ OVER AD WITH 2 GAY DADS

ONE MILLION MOMS: ’HOTWIRE IS IN HOT WATER’ OVER AD WITH 2 GAY DADS

[ 0 ] June 12, 2014

by Bobby McGuire - Contributor, Edge on the Net Watch out Hotwire! Your new ad’s sassy innuendo could cost you a slew of angry Christian women customers who think any group with over 65,000 members equal a million. Just in time for Pride Month, American Family Association’s media watchdog group One Million Moms (OMM) is back with […]

Page 1 of 2312345...1020...Last »