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Study: People Think Same-Sex Couples Are Less 'In Love'

Filed by John M. Becker | August 22, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

A new study suggests that how "in love" people perceive a couple to be - and what rights they deserve - depends in large part on whether the couple in question is gay or straight.Read More


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Tenth Circuit Extends Stay on Colorado Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | August 22, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Same-sex couples in Colorado will have to wait a little longer for the freedom to marry: yesterday, the 10th Circuit stayed a lower court ruling overturning the state's marriage ban.Read More


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Bryan Fischer: Gays 'Not Qualified to Hold Public Office'

Filed by John M. Becker | August 22, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

"[M]y view of public service is that somebody who's engaged in sexually deviant behavior is not qualified to hold public office."Read More


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Federal Judge Strikes Down Florida's Marriage Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | August 21, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

For the first time in federal court but the fifth time overall, Florida's marriage discrimination amendment has been struck down as unconstitutional.Read More


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Scott Lively Qualifies for MA Governor's Race

Filed by John M. Becker | August 21, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Notorious anti-LGBT activist Scott Lively has qualified for the November gubernatorial ballot in Massachusetts.Read More


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Mariela Castro Votes 'No' in Support of LGBT Rights

Filed by John M. Becker | August 21, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Cuban LGBT advocate Mariela Castro, daughter of president Raul Castro, cast what may be the first "no" vote since the Revolution on a workers' rights bill because it lacked gender identity protections.Read More


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Kristin Chenoweth is an American for Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | August 21, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Emmy- and Tony-winning singer/actress Kristin Chenoweth is speaking out for marriage equality in a new video message recorded for the Human Rights Campaign.Read More


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Wikipedia Bans U.S. House Computer After Anti-Trans Edits

Filed by John M. Becker | August 21, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

A computer in the U.S. House of Representatives has been blocked by Wikipedia after someone made a series of transphobic edits to the site.Read More


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Blame the Gays, Vol. 548,781: Spain's National Debt

Filed by John M. Becker | August 21, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

A conservative Spanish senator is drawing widespread condemnation for remarks blaming the country's $1.3 trillion national debt on "subsidies offered to homosexuals."Read More


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Catholic Bishop: Italian Anti-Homophobia Law Evokes Fascism

Filed by John M. Becker | August 21, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

An Italian Catholic bishop wants people to believe that a proposed law cracking down on homophobia hate speech will send the country back down the slippery slope to fascism.Read More


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WATCH: Marriage Equality Causes 'Armagayddon' in Ireland

Filed by John M. Becker | August 20, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

This may be the best pro-marriage equality video ad yet.Read More


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BREAKING: No Weddings in Virginia Tomorrow

Filed by John M. Becker | August 20, 2014 | 3:20 PM | comments

As expected, the U.S. Supreme Court has intervened to temporarily stop same-sex marriages from taking place in Virginia, pending appeal.Read More


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Former Top NOM Official: Nationwide Marriage Equality by 2015

Filed by John M. Becker | August 20, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

"By this time next year, it'll be over... there will be same-sex, genderless marriage in every state of the Union."Read More


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Nate Green: Gay Country Singer Rebrands as Straight

Filed by Bil Browning | August 20, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Remember Josey Greenwell, the out country singer? He came out with gusto, playing pride events and doing photo spreads for DNA Magazine? Just like newcomer Steve Grand, he's no stranger to changing his name and identity to suit his needs.Read More


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'God Loves Gays' Campaign Hopes to Stick It to Westboro

Filed by John M. Becker | August 20, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

God, the elderly white-haired deity and social media phenom, is launching a campaign to affirm LGBT people and stick it to the Westboro Baptist Church at the same time.Read More


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Anti-Gay Uganda Group Fires Staff After Losing U.S. Aid

Filed by John M. Becker | August 20, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

An anti-gay, faith-based group in Uganda whose funding was cut off by the Obama administration had to fire all its paid staffers.Read More


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Labor Department Vows to Enforce Trans Protections

Filed by John M. Becker | August 20, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Yesterday, the Labor Department issued guidance announcing that federal contractors and subcontractors cannot discriminate in employment on the basis of gender identity and transgender status. Read More