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OH Man Gay-Bashes Disabled Brother; AL Woman Kills Son's Boyfriend

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

An Ohio man was sentenced to 30 months in prison for trying to "beat the gay" out of his disabled brother, and an Alabama woman fatally shot her son's boyfriend at a truck stop.Read More


NYT Renews Call on Obama to Sign ENDA Executive Order

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

"The best way for Mr. Obama to advance the issue and prod the House to do the right thing is to lead by example, not by waiting."Read More

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Louisiana House Overwhelmingly Votes to Retain Sodomy Law

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2014 | 7:15 PM | comments

Today, by a vote of 66-27, the Louisiana House of Representatives overwhelmingly rejected a measure that would have repealed the state's unconstitutional sodomy law.Read More

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Cab Drivers Refuse to Drive Cabs With Gay Games Ads Because Allah

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2014 | 6:30 PM | comments

Almost 20 cab drivers in Cleveland are refusing to drive cars displaying ads for the upcoming Gay Games, citing religious objections. But this time the protesters aren't Christian fundies, they're Muslims.Read More

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Trans 100 List Spotlights Trans Change-Makers

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 15, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Released in full last week, the 2014 Trans 100 list spotlights the work of transgender activists, artists, athletes, professionals, and difference-makers. Read More

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A Hanky Code For the 21st Century

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Comedian Justin Sayre has updated the famous hankie code for the 21st century. Check out the new colors.Read More

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Gays Will Be Stoned Under Brunei's New Sharia Law Code

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

New Sharia (Islamic) laws in the Asian country of Brunei call for the death penalty for a variety of offenses, including sodomy. They take effect next week.Read More

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LaBarbera Provokes Arrest in Canada; Martyr Complex to Follow

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

International anti-LGBT activist and hate group leader Peter LaBarbera provoked his own arrest in Canada today. Read More

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Gay Artist Matt Gold Releases New Video, 'Appreciated'

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

If you've ever met someone who's completely reshaped your outlook on life, you'll love Matt Gold's new music video, "Appreciated."Read More

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UK Art School 'Virgin' Punks Everyone

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Clayton Pettet, a U.K. art student who made headlines for his plans to lose his virginity as an act of performance art, performed his piece earlier this month. It wasn't at all what was advertised.Read More

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India Supremes Recognize Trans People as Third Gender

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2014 | 8:30 AM | comments

In a landmark ruling today, the India Supreme Court has officially recognized trans people as a third gender.Read More


Christian Singer Debby Boone: I've Evolved on Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

Christian singer Debby Boone, daughter of the notorious homophobe Pat Boone, attended the GLAAD Awards last Saturday and talked about her personal support for equality.Read More

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Becker v. UCF, Update 2

Filed by John M. Becker | April 14, 2014 | 8:00 PM | comments

The University of Central Florida's attempt to avoid producing public records related to the publication of Mark Regnerus's "study" continues.Read More

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Zac Efron Accepts Award Shirtless

Filed by John M. Becker | April 14, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

With a little help from the awards presenter, Hollywood heartthrob Zac Efron kept his promise last night to take off his shirt onstage at the MTV Movie Awards.Read More

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ACLU Sues Michigan for Not Recognizing its Own Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | April 14, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

The ACLU filed suit in Michigan today, seeking to compel the state to recognize LGBT Michiganders' valid marriage licenses.Read More

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Malta Expected to Pass Civil Unions

Filed by John M. Becker | April 14, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Today, the parliament of the tiny European republic of Malta is expected to pass a bill legalizing civil unions for same-sex couples. Read More


LGBT Aging: The Next Frontier in the Equality Battle

Filed by Michael Knaapen | April 14, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

The business of aging holds many unique pitfalls for LGBT Americans. How can we respond to the needs of the first real out generation of LGBTs in our country's history?Read More