LGBT rights in the state are limited in comparison to other states. The state's anti-discrimination law does not cover sexual orientation and gender identity. Gender identity discrimination, however, is prohibited by federal law, through a ruling of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
By Rhuaridh Marr on April 23, rhuaridh. A gay Alabama teenager has died by suicide after being subjected to homophobic bullying at school. Nigel Shelby, a year-old from Huntsville, Ala.
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The mother of an Alabama teenager who died by suicide late last week wants his legacy to include more than just the circumstances surrounding his death. Nigel Shelby, 15, was sweet, respectable, well mannered and had a heart of gold, his mother said about her only child. Shelby said she always embraced her son, including when he came out to her two years ago. I always told him, 'Whatever you want in life, you can have it.
By Andrew Collins. Famous for its historic sites, bay-front location, vintage buildings with wrought-iron balconies, and one of the nation's most popular Mardi Gras celebrationsthe southern Alabama city of Mobile has a small but very fun gay nightlife district. Most of the city's LGBT bars are in the heart of downtown, steps from the moss-draped live oak trees of Bienville Square and the acclaimed Saenger Theatre.
There has never been a better time to be gay in the USA. Beaches and big cities typically are the most gay-friendly destinations. Manhattan has loads of great gay bars and clubs, especially in Hells Kitchen, Chelsea and the West Village.
Please upgrade your browser. Site Navigation Site Mobile Navigation. In dense urban centers, the image of Pride as a week of bacchanalian parties and corporate-sponsored floats has caused some to question its importance.
Mark Chambers, the mayor of Carbon Hill, a small town in Walker County, is under fire for comments he made on social media. Chambers has not responded to AL. Carbon Hill Mayor Mark Chambers posted a comment to his personal Facebook page that echoed statements and memes currently circulating on social media.