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As the Supreme Court Meets, Here's a Poem Celebrating Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | September 29, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Today, as the Supreme Court meets for the first time and has a chance to consider whether to take up marriage equality, here's a powerful poem celebrating the beautiful freedom to marry.Read More

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Here's How You Can Help Homeless LGBTQ Youth

Filed by Garrard Conley | September 29, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Let's take this opportunity to continue raising awareness and support for the most pressing issue our community faces.Read More


Congress Plays With Political Fire... Again

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 28, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

With the threat of a third Iraq war and more military involvement in Middle Eastern affairs, Congress chose now to go on vacation. I wonder why the public rates them lower than kitchen mold in approval?Read More

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Wingnut Week In Review: Eric Holder Edition

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 28, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

This week the announcement of Eric Holder's resignation brought out the nuttiest of wingnuts. Obama saluted with a latte, setting off the usual calls for impeachment. Meanwhile, Kansas raised funds and generated buzz. You know, the usual.Read More


Gay Sex in Prison Isn't What You Think It Is

Filed by John M. Becker | September 28, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

According to a fascinating essay by author Daniel Genis, who spent a decade in prison for armed robbery, our cultural understanding of sex behind bars is profoundly flawed.Read More

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Ending Coercion & Building Consent in Gay Cultures

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 28, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

When gay men internalize the cultural image of predatory male sexuality, stifling and denying our own vulnerability, we inflict it upon each other.Read More

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Lightship [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | September 27, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

While nautical history and engineering happen to be a hobby of mine, what entrances me about lightships is the way that they seem such an apt metaphor for how we can interact with each other. Read More


Religious Right Organizes Against Pro-Gay Republicans

Filed by Bil Browning | September 27, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The National Organization for Marriage, Family Research Council Action, and CitizenLink have announced they will actively work to encourage Republican voters to stay home and abandon their civic duty to vote.Read More


Birthdays, Bigamy Contracts, & Boobs [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | September 27, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

You weren't able to read every post on Bilerico Project last week? Don't worry! Every weekend we round up the best Bilerico posts from the past seven days to help you stay up to date on the latest queer news and analysis.Read More

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Freedom To Marry Launches Nationwide TV Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | September 26, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The ad, named "It's Time," highlights "the tangible harms to same-sex couples still discriminated against in many states," according to the group's press release.Read More

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Swingers for Jesus: Swapping Spouses & Bible Verses

Filed by John M. Becker | September 26, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

A novel concept, wouldn't you say?Read More

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Bachmann: Marriage Equality is 'Not An Issue Anymore'

Filed by John M. Becker | September 26, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Even Michele Bachmann, who literally built her career on scapegoating and demonizing gay people, now sees the writing on the wall on marriage equality.Read More

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BREAKING: UN Human Rights Council Votes for LGBT Rights

Filed by John M. Becker | September 26, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

The United Nations Human Rights Council - the UN's top human rights watchdog - today approved a resolution condemning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.Read More


Alleged Gay-Basher Kathryn Knott Fired From Job

Filed by John M. Becker | September 26, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Alleged gay-basher (and confirmed homophobe, racist, binge drinker, and brat) Kathryn Knott was fired from her job in an emergency room yesterday, her former employer confirmed.Read More


Live Right Now: #VVS14, FRC's Haterpalooza

Filed by John M. Becker | September 26, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Right now in Washington, D.C., a whole host of the country's ugliest conservative organizations and die-hard religious fanatics are gathering for the Values Voter Summit. Watch live here.Read More

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WATCH: The War Against Gays in Russia

Filed by John M. Becker | September 25, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

A terrifying and important documentary about Russia's war on LGBT people will premiere next month on HBO. Watch the trailer here.Read More

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Teen Files Complaint Against Taco John's For 'Gaytard' Slur

Filed by John M. Becker | September 25, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

A South Dakota teen who was forced to wear a homophobic nametag at work this summer is filing a workplace discrimination complaint against his former employer, Taco John's, and calling on the company to publicly apologize.Read More