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World Health Organization Calls for End to Pathologization of Homosexuality

Filed by John M. Becker | September 19, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

An expert panel appointed by the World Health Organization recommends that so-called "homosexuality-related psychological disorders" be removed from the International Classification of Diseases.Read More

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Anti-Gay Indiana State Senator Given Anti-Gay Award

Filed by Andrew Markle | September 19, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Delph has called the award "refreshing" following the grief he received this year over his opposition to marriage equality. Read More

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Young, Black, and Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 19, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

When to be young and black is to be guilty until proven innocent, black children must be "angelic" just to be deemed worthy of living.Read More

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Ahead of Vote, Polls Show Ireland Supports Equal Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | September 18, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

Ahead of next year's marriage equality referendum in Ireland, polls show that a strong majority of the Irish people support equal marriage rights for same-sex couples.Read More

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Mississippi GOP Governor: No Gay Divorce

Filed by John M. Becker | September 18, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Phil Bryant, the anti-LGBT Republican governor of Mississippi, is asking his state's supreme court to deny the appeal of a lesbian woman who is seeking recognition of her same-sex marriage so that she can get a divorce.Read More


NOM's Global Hate Campaign Starts Attracting Media Attention

Filed by John M. Becker | September 18, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

"[NOM's Brian] Brown is just one of many in the American 'traditional marriage' movement who are aggressively pushing their message abroad now that they face an increasingly tough sell at home."Read More

'Put a Ring On It' Is Not an Anti-Poverty Program

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 18, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Marriage itself doesn't do much to alleviate poverty, Creating a family-friendly economy can do that, plus a whole lot more.Read More

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Facebook Meets With Drag Queens, Doesn't Change Policy

Filed by John M. Becker | September 18, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Facebook met yesterday with drag queens who are upset about a new policy requiring account holders to use their real names. The company heard their concerns but declined to change the policy.Read More

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Bigger Love? Same-Sex Marriage and the Poly Problem

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 18, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

If adults hold a fundamental right to marry, what prevents polygamy? Nothing. And it is the same-sex marriage cases themselves, along with other gay and women's rights cases, which have gutted any meaningful grounds for opposition.Read More

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ACLU Sues to Force WI to Recognize Its Own Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

The ACLU is suing the state of Wisconsin in federal court, seeking to compel the state to recognize hundreds of legal same-sex marriages performed in June.Read More

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Mary Bonauto, Alison Bechdel Win MacArthur Genius Grants

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Legendary marriage equality warrior Mary Bonauto and "Dykes to Watch Out For" cartoonist Alison Bechdel have received the prestigious MacArthur "Genius Grant."Read More

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Polis Files ENDA Discharge Petition With Narrowed Exemption

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Today, openly gay U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado) filed a discharge petition seeking to force a vote on a version of ENDA that contains a narrowed religious exemption.Read More

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Suddenly I Feel Like Exercising!

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Normally my idea of exercise is walking to the 7-11 for a soda and pack of smokes. But personal trainer Christian Cabrera has me really pumped about whatever it is he's doing.Read More


Wingnut Pastor: NASA Probe Proves That Universe 'Rebukes' Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Rev. Dr. James Manning, the wingnut pastor of Harlem's ATLAH World Missionary Church, claimed in a rambling YouTube message that NASA's Voyager spacecraft proves that homosexuality and marriage equality offend the universe.Read More

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WI GOP Candidate Drops Out After Anti-Gay, Racist Comments

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Jacob Dorsey, a 19-year-old Republican state assembly candidate in Wisconsin who railed against 'fags' on Twitter, dropped out of the race yesterday after additional homophobic and racist comments surfaced.Read More

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Ginsburg: For Clues on Marriage Timing, Watch 6th Circuit

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Justice Ginsburg told an audience in Minnesota last night to watch the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals for clues about how soon SCOTUS will take up marriage equality.Read More

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Philly Gay-Bashing Suspects Surrender After Being ID'd on Twitter

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 10:45 AM | comments

A group of people who violently attacked a gay couple last week in Philadelphia were quickly identified after police released video of the suspects last night and it spread like wildfire over social media.Read More