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Lindsey Graham Grills Obama AG Nominee About Marriage Equality, Polygamy

Filed by John M. Becker | January 30, 2015 | 11:30 AM | comments

"What's the legal difference between a... ban on same-sex marriage being unconstitutional but a ban on polygamy being constitutional?"Read More

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Idaho Republicans Kill LGBT Rights Bill

Filed by John M. Becker | January 29, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

This morning, Republicans in the Idaho House's State Affairs Committee killed a bill that would have added the words "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" to the state's Human Rights Act.Read More

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New Website Gathers Research on Same-Sex Parenting

Filed by Dana Rudolph | January 29, 2015 | 2:30 PM | comments

The "What We Know" project gathers all the best scholarly research about children with lesbian and gay parents into a single online portal.Read More

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The True Story of Alan Turing

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 29, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

LGBT people are too often deleted from history. I wanted to help make sure that didn't happen with gay hero Alan Turing.Read More


Harlem Hate Pastor Admits Being Tempted by Gay Sex

Filed by John M. Becker | January 29, 2015 | 11:30 AM | comments

Rev. Dr. James Manning, the wingnut Harlem hate pastor most famous for claiming that Starbucks adds "sodomite semen" to their lattes, admits he's been personally tempted to have gay sex.Read More

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Bryan Fischer Fired as AFA Spokesman

Filed by John M. Becker | January 29, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

The American Family Association, a certified anti-LGBT hate group, has fired spokesbigot Bryan Fischer from his position as Director of Issues Analysis, 'The Rachel Maddow Show' reports.Read More

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AL Judge Clarifies: All Counties Must Issue Licenses

Filed by John M. Becker | January 28, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Alabama judge who struck down that state's marriage discrimination amendment twice in the past week clarified today that her ruling applies statewide, not just to the plaintiff couples.Read More

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ABC Approves Sitcom Pilot Based on Life of Dan Savage

Filed by John M. Becker | January 28, 2015 | 2:30 PM | comments

This week, ABC announced that it's picked up a new comedy for 2015 that will be loosely based on the early life of author, LGBT advocate, and sex advice columnist Dan Savage.Read More

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Is This the Real-Life 'Glee' High School?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 28, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

If 'Glee' happened at a real high school, something like this would be normal instead of extraordinary.Read More

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'Cabaret' Star Joel Grey, 82, Comes Out

Filed by John M. Becker | January 28, 2015 | 11:30 AM | comments

Broadway and film legend Joel Grey is coming out as gay in an interview published today by People magazine.Read More


Gay Alabama Rep: I'll Expose Adulterous Anti-LGBT Colleagues

Filed by John M. Becker | January 28, 2015 | 9:00 AM | comments

Alabama's only openly gay state lawmaker has had it with hypocritical colleagues who rail against marriage equality in the name of "family values" but cheat on their spouses. So she says she'll start naming names.Read More

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Alabama Judge Again Strikes Down Marriage Discrimination

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2015 | 3:30 PM | comments

For the second time in four days, U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade has struck down the state's marriage discrimination amendment. Like the previous decision, today's ruling has been stayed until February 9.Read More

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Marriage in Alabama: A Heart Attack in the Heart of Dixie

Filed by Leslie Robinson | January 27, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

When U.S. District Judge Callie V. Granade struck down marriage discrimination in Alabama, there was a collective heart attack in the Heart of Dixie.Read More

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Mormon 'Compromise' on LGBT Rights Is a Poison Pill

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2015 | 1:15 PM | comments

The Mormon Church announced today that it will support laws banning discrimination against LGBT people, but there's a catch: they want broad religious exemptions to protect religion-based bigotry.Read More

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Pope Francis Allegedly Meets With Trans Man

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2015 | 11:30 AM | comments

Pope Francis reportedly met privately with a Spanish transgender man and his fiancée on Saturday.Read More


Ben Carson: Homophobic Bakers Might Poison Gay Wedding Cakes

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

Tea Party darling and potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson says that same-gender couples are "not all that smart" to sue anti-gay bakers, "because they might put poison in [their wedding] cake."Read More

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Wingnut Week in Review: 'No-Go Zone' on the Brain

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 26, 2015 | 5:00 PM | comments

From anti-choice bills in the House to threatened lawsuits over Muslim "no-go zones," last week showed that the wingnut brain is biggest "no-go zone" of them all.Read More