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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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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


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

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Obama Signs Historic LGBT Workplace Executive Order

Filed by John M. Becker | July 21, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

This morning, President Obama signed an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT people in the workplace. It was an honor to witness this pivotal moment in LGBT history.Read More


Here's the Draft Text of Obama's LGBT Workplace EO

Filed by John M. Becker | July 21, 2014 | 8:30 AM | comments

BuzzFeed's Chris Geidner obtained an unconfirmed draft copy of the executive order President Obama will sign today prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT people in the workplace.Read More

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Obama to Sign ENDA EO Tomorrow Without Exemptions

Filed by Bil Browning | July 20, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

While anti-gay religious leaders have been urging the White House to include exceptions that would allow them to discriminate based on "sincerely held religious beliefs," the administration says no exemptions would be included.Read More

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Flight Attendant Keeps it Gay in Fabulous Safety Speech

Filed by John M. Becker | July 20, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

"Do not be naughty in that potty... Folks, it's $2200 for tampering with a smoke detector in the lavatory. And you know if you had $2200 you'd be [flying] first class."Read More

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The Return of the Wilton Manor Exiles

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | July 20, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

According to the Bible, the Children of Israel wandered for forty years before they reached their Promised Land. Read More

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New Book Celebrates Cuban Gay, Trans Cabaret Performers

Filed by John M. Becker | July 20, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

A new book celebrates the lives of gay and transgender cabaret performers in Havana, Cuba, and the role they play in Cuban society.Read More

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Salacious Stereotyping of Trans Women Is Not 'Science'

Filed by Kelley Winters | July 20, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

The cover photo of the July 11 issue of Science has drawn concern and outrage from trans and human rights advocates this week. Read More

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Revelation at the Gay Club [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | July 19, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

It wasn't until I was in the midst of working that evening that I realized how much a lack of social contact with gay men in particular, was something that I need in my life, and don't tend to get.Read More