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Dungy Sticks Foot in Mouth Again, Calls Homosexuality a 'Lifestyle'

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

Discussing Michael Sam, former NFL coach Tony Dungy finally trotted out the old anti-gay standby: "Even though I don't agree with his lifestyle, I love him." Yeah right.Read More


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Controversial Georgian Opera Singer Plans Pro-Equality Concert

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Controversial Georgian soprano Tamar Iveri announced last week that she intends to apologize to the LGBT community by holding a benefit concert for victims of violence and dedicated to gays, lesbians, and other sexual minorities.Read More


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Help Pastor Respond to Theft of Pride Flags from Church

Filed by Dana Rudolph | July 23, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Over the past week, a pro-equality New Hampshire church has had two rainbow flags stolen. Let's help respond peacefully and powerfully to this harassment.Read More


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Class Act: Michael Sam Responds to Dungy's Homophobia

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Michael Sam was asked to respond to Tony Dungy's homophobic comments, and he did so with grace and aplomb.Read More


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What I Learned From My Minimum-Wage Job

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 23, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

When I was 16, I got my first job - at McDonald's. It was the hardest work I'd ever done in my life, and it punctured my bubble of economic privilege.Read More


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Wingnut Minister: Gays Are Possessed By Stinky Demons

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

"Homosexuality is actually a demon spirit. It is such a putrid-smelling demon that other demons don't even like to hang around it."Read More


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Judge Gives Idaho Protesters Light Sentences, Commendation

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

A group of Idaho pro-equality protesters were sentenced Monday by a judge who gave them slaps on the wrist, and applause for their courage.Read More


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Colorado's Marriage Ban Likely to Be Overturned Today

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

A federal judge in Denver is expected to issue a ruling today overturning that state's marriage discrimination amendment. What's uncertain is whether he will stay his decision.Read More


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Mother Charged With Hate Crime Against Daughter

Filed by Bil Browning | July 22, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

This is a story that will turn your stomach. Any mother who would do this is depraved and isn't worthy of being called a mom.Read More


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U.S. Missteps in Central America Could Endanger LGBTs

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 22, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

In pursuing a quick fix to a chronic border-refugee crisis, the United States risks worsening the long-term refugee problem and jeopardizing Central American LGBTs who confront violence and injustice.Read More


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Keith Olbermann Shreds NFL Homophobe Tony Dungy

Filed by John M. Becker | July 22, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Watch ESPN2 host Keith Olbermann rip former NFL coach and current NBC sports commentator Tony Dungy for anti-gay comments Dungy made about football player Michael Sam.Read More


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Maryland Will Now Provide Transition Care to Employees

Filed by John M. Becker | July 22, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

The state of Maryland has taken another major step forward in trans protections by agreeing to cover transition-related care for transgender state employees.Read More


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Another Republican Congressman Endorses Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | July 22, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

U.S. Representative David Jolly of Florida has become the eighth sitting Republican member of Congress to come out in support of marriage equality.Read More


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LaBarbera: Men Turn Gay for the 'Cheap Orgasm'

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

Hate group leader Peter LaBarbera says homosexuality appeals to men because it offers them "the cheap orgasm," but that real men marry women.Read More


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Escape from Russia: My Independence Day

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 21, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Russian LGBT activist Andrew Nasonov received harassment, intimidation, beatings, and death threats for his human rights work. But when police abducted him and threatened his family, he knew he had to leave.Read More


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Wingnut Week In Review: Plane Paranoid

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 21, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

The shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over the Ukraine gave us a respite last week from the usual sexist, racist, homophobic, xenophobic rantings. A brief one, but a respite nonetheless.Read More


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America's Border Crisis of Conscience

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 21, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

This is not an immigration crisis. It is a refugee crisis - and a crisis of conscience. America cannot simply send these children back and still be the country we loudly and proudly claim to be.Read More