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NC GOP Wants to Create Special Opt-Out Rights for Anti-Gay Officials

Filed by John M. Becker | October 23, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

North Carolina's Senate Majority Leader plans to introduce a bill creating a special right for anti-gay state officials to opt out of performing civil same-sex marriages.Read More

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O, Dem Golden Slippers: Gender Variance & the Mummers Parade

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 23, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

For over a century, hundreds of men used the all-male bastion of the Philadelphia Mummers' New Year's Day Parade to create a space in which they could publicly defy expectations about gender.Read More

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Alaska Still Fighting Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | October 23, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

The state of Alaska is still fighting marriage equality, asking a larger panel of judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court to rehear the state's same-sex marriage case.Read More

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Kooky Straight Couple Claims Same-Sex Couples Want to Steal Their Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | October 23, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

No, seriously, this is an argument made in a legal motion by a straight couple seeking to intervene in the ACLU's federal marriage equality case in Kansas.Read More


Lisa Kudrow: Gay Men Are 'Superhuman'

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

"I don't know who I'm going to offend by leaving them out, but I need to say that I think gay men are superior beings in my mind."Read More


Time to Circle the Wagons: Monica Roberts

Filed by John M. Becker | October 22, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

Fearless trans rights advocate and Bilerico family member Monica Roberts needs our help. Let's circle the wagons.Read More


Pat Robertson Calls Gays 'Terrorists,' 'Extremists'

Filed by John M. Becker | October 22, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

"They are trying to force people who are Christians to marry them or else face jail, to make cakes honoring them or else go to jail and give their sermons over and divulge their innermost thoughts or go to jail..."Read More

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New Android Ad Shows Same-Sex Marriage Proposal

Filed by Bil Browning | October 22, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Google has a new commercial for their Android phones that includes a same-sex marriage proposal among shots of other happy people doing fun things somehow related to a cell phone.Read More


In Remembrance of Matthew Shepard

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 22, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Though Matthew Shepard's attackers may have succeeded in devastating his body, they did not and will never succeed in destroying his gentle spirit, or in extinguishing the heart of a community and a movement for social justice.Read More

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Idaho Gov. Resumes Fight Against Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | October 22, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Idaho Governor Butch Otter will ask a larger panel of the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to rehear the state's marriage equality case.Read More

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BREAKING: Federal Judge Upholds Puerto Rico Marriage Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | October 21, 2014 | 8:15 PM | comments

A federal judge in Puerto Rico has upheld the commonwealth's discriminatory marriage laws.Read More

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WI City Councilman Asks Random Muslim Woman to Condemn Terrorism

Filed by John M. Becker | October 21, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Chris Wery, an alderman on the Green Bay, Wisconsin city council, is facing criticism after asking a random Muslim city resident to condemn terrorism.Read More

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BREAKING: Dallas Cowboys Axe Michael Sam

Filed by John M. Becker | October 21, 2014 | 4:20 PM | comments

Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL draft pick, has been waived by the Dallas Cowboys.Read More

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Watch: Monica Lewinsky Speaks Out Against Cyberbullying

Filed by John M. Becker | October 21, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Monica Lewinsky spoke out this week in Philadelphia about a new mission: ending cyberbullying. Watch.Read More

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Marriage Equality in Wyoming! What's Next?

Filed by John M. Becker | October 21, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Marriage equality has come to Wyoming... so what state will be next?Read More

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Scores of LGBT Sites Eyed for Landmark Status

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 21, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

A National Park Service project has identified hundreds of potential LGBT sites across America that could someday win federal landmark status -- and that's just the tip of the iceberg.Read More


Vatican Fashion Icon Confirms Pending Demotion by Pope Francis

Filed by John M. Becker | October 21, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Raymond Burke, the most powerful conservative cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church has confirmed that Pope Francis plans to demote him for the second time in less than a year.Read More