Tag Archives: Birmingham

ALABAMA: Birmingham City Council Approves Sweeping LGBT Anti-Discrimination Protections, First In State

Via press release: Today, HRC hailed the Birmingham City Council for passing city-wide non-discrimination protections that include sexual orientation and gender identity in housing, public accommodations and employment. This ordinance is the culmination of more than ten years of work from local LGBTQ grassroots organizers and a pro-equality coalition including Equality Alabama and HRC. “Today, the City of Birmingham made ...

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Gallup Survey On LGBT Populations

Gallup reports: The San Francisco metropolitan area has the highest percentage of the adult population who identify as LGBT of any of the top 50 U.S. metropolitan areas, followed by Portland, Oregon, and Austin, Texas. Variation in the percentage who identify as LGBT across the largest metro areas is relatively narrow, with San Francisco’s percentage just 2.6 percentage points higher ...

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Right Now In Birmingham

Some nutjob is putting on quite the show for the celebratory crowd outside the Birmingham courthouse. UPDATE: Now there’s video.

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First Couple Marries In Birmingham

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Riots Close British Gayborhood

Birmingham’s gay village was shut down yesterday due to widespread looting and fires. ZONE Magazine reports: The London riots have spread beyond the capital to Birmingham, including the Gay Village. Popular gay bars Missing, The Loft Lounge, Equator, Purple Bar and The Angel Bar were all closed on the advice of police at around 9pm last night. The police have ...

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Gay Porn Star Ryan Idol
Named In Charity Scandal

Scandal has erupted around yet another gay porn star. John Katopodis, 61, former member of the city council of Birmingham, Alabama and “close friend” of Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford (D), is being investigated by federal prosecutors for allegedly misusing over $1M in funds from a charity Langford created to provide computers to needy children. Katopodis is suspected of using the ...

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