Author Archives: Christopher di Spirito

Westboro Baptist Church to Picket Funeral of Kansas Jewish Center Shooting Victims

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Dr. William Lewis Corporan and his grandson Reat Griffin Underwood Killed Sunday If you thought the death of Fred Phelps would put an end to the Westboro Baptist Church’s evil, then think again. The hate-church is … Continue reading

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Tel Aviv Unveils First Memorial to Gay Holocaust Victims

January 10, 2014 Flowers on Tel Aviv monument honoring gays persecuted by the Nazis Tel Aviv joins Amsterdam, Berlin, San Francisco and Sydney to memorialize gay and lesbian Nazi Holocaust victims with a monument. As reported in the BBC: Tel … Continue reading

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New Jersey Becomes the 14th State to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

Monday, October 21, 2013 The Garden State becomes the 14th state to recognize same-sex marriage! Newark Mayor and U.S. Sen.-elect Cory Booker led the ceremony for seven gay couples, telling the audience, “This is very beautiful.” Gay couples married throughout … Continue reading

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Court Refuses NJ Gov. Krispie Kreme’s Request to Block Gay Marriage

Thursday, October 10, 2013 Gov. Krispie Kreme Seen Here Struggling to Propel His Girth Out of Bed The Associated Press reports a judge refused on Thursday to delay the start of same-sex marriage in New Jersey until a legal appeal … Continue reading

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Cher Says “Nyet” to Open 2014 Sochi Olympics in Russia

September 16, 2013 The Patron Saint of the LGBT community, Cher, turned down an offer to open the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. In an interview with Canadian magazine Maclean’s, Cher revealed that she recently turned down an offer … Continue reading

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International Olympic Committee Forbids Athletes to Speak Against Russian Antigay Laws

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 If you thought the International Olympic Committee is on our side, think again. From the Advocate: The International Olympic Committee says it plans to stop any athlete from showing support of LGBT Russians at the Sochi … Continue reading

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9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday Clears the Way for Same-Sex Marriage to Resume

Friday, June 28, 2013 BREAKING The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday lifted its stay on an injunction and cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California. State officials ordered California’s 58 counties to stop enforcing … Continue reading

Posted in California, International News, LGBT Rights, News, Proposition 8, Same-Sex Marriage | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments