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Kansas State Offices Breaking the Law, Humiliating Same-Sex Couples

Filed by John M. Becker | November 21, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Republican Kansas Governor (and notorious anti-gay bigot) Sam Brownback is refusing to comply with pro-marriage equality court rulings, blocking same-sex couples from applying for legal name changes and filing joint tax returns.Read More


Country Star Ty Herndon Comes Out as Gay

Filed by John M. Becker | November 20, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Country music star Ty Herndon says the biggest lie he's ever told himself is "that I couldn't be gay in country music."Read More


More NC Magistrates Resign Over Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | November 20, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

At least ten magistrates in North Carolina have now chosen to resign rather than comply with the law and perform civil marriages for same-sex couples.Read More

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HRC & Victory Fund Co-Founder Charged With Abusing Minor

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

Terrence Bean, a major Democratic fundraiser and a co-founder of the Human Rights Campaign and the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, was arrested yesterday in Oregon and charged with the alleged sexual abuse of a minor.Read More

Straight People Embrace Marriage Equality, Reject Gay PDA

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

A new study finds that most straight people say they support marriage for same-sex couples, but they also don't want to see those couples kissing or holding hands in public -- particularly if the lovebirds are men.Read More


BREAKING: SCOTUS Declines to Stop SC Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | November 20, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

The Supreme Court refused South Carolina's request for an emergency stay of a pro-marriage equality court ruling. Marriages officially begin at noon!Read More


Transgender Day of Remembrance 2014 [Open Thread]

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

Today we observe the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, where we honor and remember victims of anti-trans violence who we've lost in the last year. Who are you remembering today?Read More

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Why Aren't More Trans* People Accessing Health Care?

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 19, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

If true access is to be achieved, the medical community must begin to move away from its dependence on male and female gender indicators and address the needs of the entire gender spectrum.Read More


BREAKING: Marriage Equality Is Coming to Montana. Now.

Filed by John M. Becker | November 19, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

A federal judge has just struck down marriage discrimination in Montana. There is no stay, so couples can marry immediately.Read More

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Forward from Ferguson

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 19, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Whatever the grand jury decides, we must move forward from Ferguson demanding justice far beyond one indictment in one death.Read More

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Time to Call Off the Barilla Boycott?

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

Famed Italian pasta maker Barilla got into hot water last year after its chairman made awful anti-gay remarks. But the company has evolved remarkably over the last twelve months.Read More

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GOP Congresswoman Opens Up About Transgender Son

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | November 19, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Florida GOP Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen opened up about her transgender son, whom she loves and supports. Hopefully her choice will begin to change the conversation legislatively.Read More

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NOM's Finances Imploded in 2013

Filed by John M. Becker | November 19, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

NOM finally released its 2013 tax returns today, and the group's financial picture isn't pretty.Read More

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The Salvation Army Should Apologize to LGBT People

Filed by Bil Browning | November 19, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

If the Salvation Army wants to work with and serve the LGBT community, there's an easy solution. Commissioner Roberts can simply say, "We're sorry for the hurt we caused. We won't do it again."Read More

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Jason Collins Announces Retirement from the NBA

Filed by John M. Becker | November 19, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in a major American sport, announced today that he will retire from the NBA.Read More

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IOC President Proposes Protections for LGB Athletes

Filed by John M. Becker | November 19, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach is proposing to add sexual orientation as a protected class to Principle 6 of the Olympic Charter.Read More

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Procter & Gamble Endorses Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | November 19, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Procter & Gamble, a multinational company that owns some of the world's best-known brands -- including Crest, Gillette, Ivory, and Tide -- is coming out in favor of marriage equality.Read More