NBA donating Collins jersey sales to LGBT groups – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) — The NBA plans to donate proceeds from sales of Jason Collins jerseys to the Matthew Shepard Foundation and the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network.…

Please, Oscars: Don’t Give ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ Any Awards – Huffington Post

Huffington PostIt’s not for anyone who identifies as LGBT. The movie is resolutely not about them. Is it for homophobes, who can learn from the movie’s example that maybe you…

Ellen Page: “I am here today because I am gay” – BBC News

BBC NewsActress Ellen Page, who starred as a pregnant teenager in Juno in 2006, has declared she is lesbian. “I am tired of hiding and I am tired of lying…

Ellen Page How Brave Is Telling LGBT You Are Gay? – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceOn February 14, aka St Valentines Day, Ellen Page told an LGBT audience at the first annual Time To Thrive conference that she was gay; Twitter has been…

Ellen Page reveals she is gay; stars tweet support – The Star-Ledger

The Star-LedgerEllen Page, the 26-year-old star of “Juno” and “Inception,” revealed she is gay in a speech at a Human Rights Campaign’s Time to Thrive conference for LGBT youth on…

Celebrities Tweet Support to Ellen Page After Actress Comes Out – People Magazine

People MagazineFollowing her surprise announcement that she is gay while addressing the audience at the Time to THRIVE conference in Las Vegas on Friday, Twitter immediately started buzzing as Hollywood…

Ellen Page Comes Out: ‘I Am Gay’ – People Magazine

People Magazine“I’m here today because I am gay,” Page told the audience at Time to THRIVE, a conference to promote the welfare of LGBT young people, according to The Hollywood…

Ellen Page: ‘I am gay. I’m tired of lying by omission’ — VIDEO – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklyEllen Page announced she is gay today in the course of a speech at the inaugural “Time to THRIVE” conference in Las Vegas. “I’m here today because I am…

Ellen Page comes out as gay at Las Vegas conference for LGBT teens – New York Daily News

New York Daily News“Juno” who just came out? “I am tired of hiding,” Hollywood actress Ellen Page announced Friday at an LGBT youth conference in Las Vegas. “I’m tired of…

Facebook users, others react to gender options – 77Square.com

77Square.comSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook announced Thursday that its 159 million U.S. users now have dozens of options for completing the gender question on their profiles. The social media giant…

Activists mourn as top court stands firm on gay-sex ban – Reuters India

Reuters IndiaNEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Supreme Court has refused to review a month-old ruling that banned gay sex in the world’s largest democracy, standing firm on a decision that…

Gay community finds ‘comfort’ on social media – Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisFiltering through YouTube video messages, an Indian-origin scientist has concluded that members belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community find the most comfort in…

LGBT-themed movies to keep an eye on at Sundance – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunThe Sundance Film Festival kicks off in Park City, Utah, Jan. 16, which means a handful of LGBT-related movies will be making their premieres. Whether these flicks get picked…

Students speak out about ‘Duck Dynasty’ star suspension – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSupport of the LGBT community at college campuses has increased substantially, according to a recent study in the Journal of Community Practice. But that doesn’t mean college students agree…

Gay sex verdict: These are matters of personal freedom, Rahul says – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi on Thursday expressed himself against the Supreme Court order which declared homosexuality as illegal, saying he agrees with the Delhi high court which had…

Considering all options to decriminalize homosexuality: Govt – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: The government on Thursday said it was considering all options to decriminalize homosexuality. Law minister Kapil Sibal said, “We must decriminalize adult consensual relationship.” UPA chairperson…

Toasting The Port Bar In 2014-New LGBT Bar Oakland’s Uptown

We are so pleased that so many folks have come out and supported our crowd fund effort to open a 7 day a week LGBT focused bar in Oakland’s hot…

The Port Bar: New LGBT Bar Headed to Uptown Oakland

Thanks to Zennie for once again giving me a platform to announce a new project meant to make Oakland a more fun place to live. I am happy to announce…

Transbay Transit Center SF Had First Of Its Kind LGBT Business Outreach

The Transbay Transit Center held a first-of-its-kind outreach event on Thursday of last week, when it invited LGBT-ran business representatives to a mixer at its headquarters in San Francisco. Generally,…

Oakland Councilmember De La Fuente Called Homophobe By LGBT Club

Oakland Councilmember Ignacio De La Fuente’s in hot water over a campaign approach that overstepped the bounds of appropriate taste in his battle for the current At-Large City Council seat…

Oakland News: Oakland’s Sexually Diverse Election Race

Oakland probably has the most sexually diverse election race ever. What if I told you that in the District Three Race for Oakland City Council, two of the leading candidates…

SFGate.com City Brights ‘No-Edit’ Policy Is A Sham

This blogger felt it necessary to add a post regarding the issue of being blocked from posting at SFGate.com and, according to the emails and exchanges received, due to the…