A bill introduced to Congress on April 25 would outlaw gay conversion therapy across the U.S., taking a step forward for LGBT rights by putting an end to a reprehensible practice that has been both ineffective and traumatic to LGBT people.
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After being kidnapped or lured by Russian authorities into gay concentration camps, hundreds of homosexual men in Chechnya, Russia are beaten, electrocuted and emotionally abused or forced to perform quasi-sexual acts. Little is being done to stop them, and more action is needed to shut down the camps.
When Michael Sam was drafted to the St. Louis Rams in this year’s NFL Draft, he made history by being the first openly gay player in professional football.
The Bible is often used by the anti-gay movement as a weapon against homosexuals. That was made clear in the film “For the Bible Tells Me So,” which was screened Sunday at the La Verne Church of the Brethren.
Green Cabaret – a theater class that will create an original musical dealing with such issues as global warming, ecological devastation, war, erosion of civil liberties, racism, sexism and homophobia – will be coming to the University of La Verne during January interterm.
I was saddened to read “Homophobia floats to the surface” [Oct. 20].
The University of La Verne’s mission statement promises to respect and uphold matters of diversity on campus and we at the Campus Times are pleased to report that such organizations as Rainbow Alliance, a group dedicated to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender pride and awareness, are well supported by staff and faculty.
Curiosity, awareness and a chance to gain insight into the subject of homophobia in the Latino community drew people to a roundtable discussion March 31 as part of the Engendering Diversity and Community Conference.
Regarding Julie Kim’s article of May 7, “Annual athlete turnover a trend in ULV sports,” I have two comments.
Though the cacophony of complaints about everything from the cost of the meals at Davenport to the cost of Scantron forms is more or less constant on any campus, it reaches a higher level as students get closer to graduation. They complain about the cost of the ceremony and diploma processing, lack of enough tickets […]