Posts from July 5, 2014

Emotional Photos of Gay Dads Holding Newborn Go Viral

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Two new dads are a viral sensation on the internet after photographer Lindsay Foster shared photos of them cradling their son Milo moments after he was born via a surrogate mother. Wrote Foster of the photos, which were shared on June 27: Words can n…

Zambian Gay Couple Acquitted Of Sodomy Charges

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The Zambian gay couple charged with sodomy last May have been acquitted. The decision comes after pressure from Amnesty International on the country to release the men — as well as a November 2013 speech on the importance of gay rights from Zambian F…

United Nations To Recognize Staff Members’ Same-Sex Unions

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This week, the United Nations announced that it is changing its policy on staff members same-sex unions — it will broaden its terms for which unions it recognizes. Until now, a UN staff member’s relationship recognition was viewed by the organization…

Gay Iconography: ‘The Real World’ Of Pedro Zamora

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MTV’s The Real World wasn’t always the alcohol-fueled neanderthal breeding program it became in later seasons. The show’s first few casts helped to not only pioneer socially-conscious reality television, but they also told some of the most ground-bre…