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Alabama Marriage Ruling Stayed for Two Weeks

Filed by John M. Becker | January 26, 2015 | 9:30 AM | comments

There won't be any same-sex couples getting married in Alabama today - last night, the judge who struck down the state's marriage discrimination amendment stayed her ruling for two weeks to give the state time to appeal to the 11th Circuit. Read More

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Dear Abby Has Great Advice for Shunned Gay Grandmother

Filed by John M. Becker | January 25, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

"If your son is under the mistaken impression that he is going to somehow 'protect' his children by isolating them from gay people, he must be living in an alternate reality."Read More


Robbie Rogers Slams FIFA for Letting Anti-Gay Countries Host World Cup

Filed by John M. Becker | January 25, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

"If actions speak louder than words, then the message FIFA sends to gay athletes is painfully clear. Not only don't they have our backs, our lives don't matter."Read More

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2014: A Transgender Year in Review, Part 2

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 25, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

As a trans activist, there was much to celebrate for our movement in 2014, and even the most negative events gave hope for a silver lining and future progress.Read More

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Jeb Bush Rips a Page Out of Catholic Church's Playbook

Filed by John M. Becker | January 25, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

When it comes to marriage equality, Jeb Bush is ripping a page out of the Catholic Church's playbook: holding on to anti-gay views, but talking about them less.Read More

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Fear & Collaboration [Picture Tells a Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 24, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

The pressure of having to make people's time and work add up to something is why I spent the last year mostly taking pictures of seascapes. It is hard to disappoint a sunset. Read More

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The Incredible Dolly Parton

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | January 24, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

Of all musical genres, country music is the one that seems most willing to accommodate female stars.Read More


Billy Crystal, ISIS, & Car Insurance [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | January 24, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

You weren't able to read every post on Bilerico Project last week? Don't worry! Every weekend we round up the best Bilerico posts from the past seven days to help you stay up to date on the latest queer news and analysis.Read More


Alabama Marriage Ban Struck Down

Filed by John M. Becker | January 23, 2015 | 7:10 PM | comments

A federal judge has struck down Alabama's marriage discrimination amendment as unconstitutional, ruling that it violates the Fourteenth Amendment's guarantees of due process and equal protection.Read More

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Richard Dawkins Reads Homophobic Hate Mail

Filed by John M. Becker | January 23, 2015 | 4:30 PM | comments

Evolutionary biologist and noted atheist Richard Dawkins is the target of a lot of hate mail -- and a lot of it is anti-gay in nature.Read More

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Justice Thomas Embraces Anti-Gay Activists Ahead of Marriage Cases

Filed by John M. Becker | January 23, 2015 | 3:30 PM | comments

As the Supreme Court prepares to decide the issue of marriage equality, Justice Clarence Thomas grabbed a photo with two of the nation's most prominent proponents of marriage discrimination.Read More

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Three Oklahoma Lawmakers Go Anti-Gay Crazy

Filed by Bil Browning | January 23, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

As state legislatures nationwide reconvene after the elections, LGBT people should prepare for another onslaught of animus. Oklahoma lawmakers, however, took an early jump into anti-gay bigotry.Read More

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Virginia Lawmakers Kill Bill Banning 'Ex-Gay' Torture

Filed by John M. Becker | January 23, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

Just days after a bill was introduced in Virginia that would outlaw discredited, debunked, and dangerous "ex-gay" torture therapy for minors, lawmakers in the GOP-controlled legislature killed it in committee.Read More


Obama Hopes SCOTUS Rules for Marriage, Calls Homosexuality a 'Lifestyle'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 23, 2015 | 10:30 AM | comments

"I'm hopeful the Supreme Court comes to the right decision... I think people know that treating folks unfairly, even if you disagree with their lifestyle choice, the fact of the matter is, they're not bothering you."Read More

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It's Time to Give 100%

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 23, 2015 | 9:00 AM | comments

I have lost count of the number of guys I talk to who bemoan their singleness, yet refuse to go 100% all-out in their pursuit of the guy they want.Read More

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Wingnuts and the State of the Union

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 22, 2015 | 3:00 PM | comments

President Obama's State of the Union Address, complete with a "mic drop" moment, couldn't have annoyed Republicans more if he'd entered to the theme from "Rocky" and exited to "How Ya Like Me Now."Read More

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Black LGBTQ Generations Come Together for 'Selma'

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | January 22, 2015 | 1:30 PM | comments

The film "Selma" can connect activists from the 1960s Civil Rights era to today's Black Lives Matter movement.Read More