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Second TX Judge Rules State Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Filed by John M. Becker | April 24, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

A second Texas judge has ruled the state's 2005 marriage discrimination amendment unconstitutional.Read More


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Chad Griffin Responds to 'Forcing the Spring' Controversy

Filed by John M. Becker | April 24, 2014 | 7:30 AM | comments

"[W]hen the day does come that the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down every ban on marriage equality... it will be because of... all of us, who today are lucky to stand on the shoulders of giants."Read More


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Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer Reveal They've Married Their Partners

Filed by John M. Becker | April 23, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

Two prominent LGBT actors revealed this week that they've tied the knot.Read More


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Judge Grants Chelsea Manning Legal Name Change

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

A district judge in Kansas today granted Pfc. Chelsea Manning's request to legally change her name so that it accurately reflects her gender identity and expression.Read More


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Summer Bilerico Internship Available

Filed by Bil Browning | April 23, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Bilerico Project is seeking an unpaid communications intern to work roughly 20 hours per week this summer. Since this is an online communications opportunity, location is not specific.Read More


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Marriage Opposition Plummeting in the GOP

Filed by John M. Becker | April 23, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

The sea change on LGBT rights is happening across all demographic groups, including the group most stubbornly resistant to embracing equality: Republicans.Read More


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Coming Out as Trans: One High Schooler's Story

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 23, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

This year, I received permission to ask that my teachers and classmates address me as Owen and use male pronouns. It's been powerful to watch them all transition with me.Read More


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HBO Go: Are You Sure You're Not a Lesbian?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 23, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

HBO has been touting their on-demand service, HBO Go, lately and some of the spots had to have been divinely inspired.Read More


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New Marriage Equality Book is Revisionist History, Prominent Donor Says

Filed by John M. Becker | April 23, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Prominent LGBT movement leader Andrew Lane tells the Washington Blade that a new book about the Prop 8 case is a "shallow and incomplete history."Read More


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Brunei Postpones Stone-the-Gays Sharia Law

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

The implementation of Brunei's revised Sharia (Islamic) penal code, which punishes homosexuality with death by stoning, has been postponed.Read More


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Corporate Profit Trumps LGBT Equality & HIV/AIDS Care

Filed by Jerame Davis | April 22, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

LGBT rights and HIV/AIDS care take a backseat to corporate profits in the Obama administration's "pivot to Asia."Read More


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Daniel Franzese, Who Played Damian in 'Mean Girls,' Comes Out

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Ten years after the release of the cult classic movie "Mean Girls," the actor who played gay character Damian is coming out of the closet himself.Read More


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Bullying Causes Decades of Harm, New Study Shows

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

A new study finds that childhood bullying is so profoundly scarring that its negative social, physical, economic, and mental health effects are measurable for decades to come.Read More


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India Supremes Grant Rehearing of Anti-Sodomy Ruling

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Today, the India Supreme Court announced that it will grant LGBT advocates' request to reconsider a December ruling that reinstated the country's colonial-era sodomy ban.Read More


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Trans 201: Dispelling Myths and Misconceptions

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | April 22, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

When a non-transgender person is doing something that many transgender women find painful and offensive, there is a particularly rape-y vibe to being told "Hush, they're just doing their thing."Read More


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Betty Bowers Asks: Can We Give the South Back?

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

"Lincoln was all about each state joined in national unity," Bowers says. "But he should have sloughed off the dead weight when he had the opportunity."Read More


'Religious Freedom' and the World War on LGBTQ People

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 22, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

There is no reason to oppose LGBTQ equality except on religious grounds, and there is no denying that the persecutors of our community are almost exclusively religious thinkers.Read More