Category: National News

L.A. COUNTY FINALLY ACKNOWLEDGES MENINGITIS THREAT—TWO YEARS LATE

L.A. COUNTY FINALLY ACKNOWLEDGES MENINGITIS THREAT—TWO YEARS LATE

[ 0 ] February 19, 2015

  Two years after a deadly strain of bacterial meningitis killed two Los Angeles gay men and a San Diego student, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials acknowledge the threat gay men may face from invasive meningococcal disease. County health officials are currently surveying area medical providers asking if they knew the Department […]

OPENLY GAY MAN APPOINTED AS CHIEF OF STAFF FOR THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE

OPENLY GAY MAN APPOINTED AS CHIEF OF STAFF FOR THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE

[ 0 ] February 18, 2015

The nation’s largest organization of LGBT military families applauds the appointment of Eric Fanning as the Secretary’s Chief of Staff The American Military Partner Association (AMPA), the nation’s largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) military families, released the following statement today in response to Eric Fanning’s appointment as the Chief of Staff […]

‘THE WALKING DEAD' INTRODUCES NEW GAY CHARACTER

‘THE WALKING DEAD’ INTRODUCES NEW GAY CHARACTER

[ 0 ] February 17, 2015

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge Media Network Fans of “The Walking Dead” often wondered when the hit AMC show would introduce an openly gay male character (one of the current characters, Tara Chambler, is a lesbian). But at the end Sunday night’s episode, a mysterious, handsome and clean-cut (at least for a zombie apocalypse) […]

JASON COLLINS ENCOURAGES CLOSETED ATHLETES TO COME OUT

JASON COLLINS ENCOURAGES CLOSETED ATHLETES TO COME OUT

[ 0 ] February 17, 2015

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge Media Network It’s been nearly two years since Jason Collins made history by coming out as gay, making him the first out active male athlete from one of the four major North American professional team sports, and now he’s encouraging other athletes who are in the closet to be […]

U.S. SUPREME COURT AGREES TO DECIDE ON FREEDOM TO MARRY

U.S. SUPREME COURT AGREES TO DECIDE ON FREEDOM TO MARRY

[ 0 ] January 16, 2015

Court to bring national resolution on marriage equality for all Americans The U.S. Supreme Court granted review of a federal appeals court ruling that upheld bans in four states on the freedom to marry and recognition of marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states. The Court granted review of petitions from all four […]

ANTI-LGBT PASTOR SAYS TAYLOR SWIFT IS TURNING YOUR KIDS GAY

ANTI-LGBT PASTOR SAYS TAYLOR SWIFT IS TURNING YOUR KIDS GAY

[ 0 ] January 12, 2015

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge on the Net –  Taylor Swift has another hater to shake off: Anti-gay pastor Larry Tomczak. According to Gay Star News, Tomczak suggests Swift is being used as a pawn in the gay agenda to “turn” kids gay. He claims that by appearing on TV shows like “The Ellen […]

NEW TIFFANY'S AD FEATURES COMPANY'S 1ST GAY COUPLE

NEW TIFFANY’S AD FEATURES COMPANY’S 1ST GAY COUPLE

[ 0 ] January 12, 2015

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge on the Net –  Jeweler Tiffany & Co. is making headlines Monday after making a step towards inclusiveness and equality by featuring a real-life same-sex couple in its ad for the first time, CNN reports. The two handsome and hunky fellas in the campaign, called “Will You?” are […]

LGBTs IN THE NEWS: Nationwide Panel Series Comes to Los Angeles Press Club

LGBTs IN THE NEWS: Nationwide Panel Series Comes to Los Angeles Press Club

[ 0 ] January 8, 2015

  LGBT Allies: We Couldn’t Do It Without You! LGBTs In The News with Thom Senzee returns The Los Angeles Press Club’s, Steve Allen Theater the evening of Thursday, January 22, welcoming once again a panel of leading LGBT journalists, activists and allies for a night of engaging conversation and audience participation. Themed LGBT Allies: […]

MODEL, MARC JACOBS' EX, TO SUE STARBUCKS FOR ALLEGED ANTI-GAY REMARK

MODEL, MARC JACOBS’ EX, TO SUE STARBUCKS FOR ALLEGED ANTI-GAY REMARK

[ 0 ] December 12, 2014

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor Edge Media Network –  Out Brazilian model Harry Louis, who happens to be fashion designer Marc Jacobs’ ex-boyfriend, said Wednesday he was discriminated against by a Starbucks barista who allegedly told him to “become a man.” He also said he plans to sue the coffee company, according to Gay Star […]

NICK JONAS OPENS UP ON PLAYING GAY CHARACTER IN 'KINGDOM'

NICK JONAS OPENS UP ON PLAYING GAY CHARACTER IN ‘KINGDOM’

[ 0 ] December 11, 2014

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge Media Network Former Jonas Brother member Nick Jonas has had a great big gay year while promoting his solo effort and new album “Nick Jonas.” If he’s not having an impromptu strip tease at a gay club, or grabbing his crotch in a photo shoot, then he’s checking out […]

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