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New Jersey To Force Schools To Teach Gay History

AFRICANGLOBE - New Jersey has become the second state in the nation after California to adopt a law that requires schools to teach about LGBT history in a move hailed by gay advocacy groups as a step toward inclusion and fairness.

Georgia Pastor Refuses State Order To Submit Sermons

AFRICANGLOBE - A Georgia pastor is refusing an order from officials in that state that he turn over his sermons for officials to review. Dr. Eric Walsh, a Seventh-day Adventist minister, was ordered by the Georgia Attorney General’s office to turn over his sermon notes and transcripts. The demand comes in connection to a lawsuit Walsh filed against the state, in which he alleges religious discrimination played a part in his termination from a position with the Georgia Department of Health.

African Countries Oppose UN’s Appointment Of Investigator To Protect Gay Rights

AFRICANGLOBE - African nations want to suspend and then get rid of the first United Nation’s (UN) lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGTB) rights expert given the mandate to investigate violence and discrimination against LGTB.

Study: Majority of Blacks Believe Being Gay is a Choice

AFRICANGLOBE - While Black and Latino media outlets are overwhelmingly supportive of gay issues in their coverage, more Blacks believe that homosexuality is a choice than the country at large, according to a new report by the Opportunity Agenda.

Obama Hosts LGBT Pride Reception, Vows to be ‘Advocate’

President Barack Obama promised a roomful of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) activists on Friday that he would be their "fellow advocate" as long...