November 16, 2011

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Examples: Boycott Koch Products

Filed by Bil Browning | November 16, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Tired of dealing with the teabagger and general rightwing bullshit that's being financed by the extremist Koch brothers? Were you aware of all the companies that Koch Industries owns and the products you could be buying every day?Read More


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VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka Accept LA Gay & Lesbian Center Award

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 16, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

NPH was funny: "It's hard to believe that it's been 40 years since the Center first invented gays and lesbians. But David and I were so happy that they did."Read More


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Indy PFLAG Needs Help from LGBT Hoosiers

Filed by Annette Gross | November 16, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Indy PFLAG is asking LGBT Hoosiers to send us your personal stories that we can send to the Indiana State Medical Association describing how you and your families had been impacted by discrimination.Read More


Herman Cain: Real Men Eat Sausage

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 16, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

There's nothing more manly than longing for a mouthful of nice, hard sausage.Read More


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Putting a Face & Voice to Student Debt Statistics

Filed by Adam Polaski | November 16, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Despite staggeringly high numbers of U.S. student loan debt, we rarely talk about the crisis. If we talk about it at all, we discuss it as a large, overarching problem or a faceless statistic, one that encourages us to lose perspective.Read More


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VIDEO: Chaz Bono Accepts LA Gay & Lesbian Center Award

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 16, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Scream star David Arquette appeared to not be reading off the teleprompter but looking at his friend and fellow Dancing With the Stars co-star Chaz Bono as he presented Chaz with the LA Gay & Lesbian Center's Board of Directors Award Saturday night.Read More


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HUD Secretary Donovan Makes LGBT History

Filed by Bil Browning | November 16, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

At the National Center for Transgender Equality gala awards banquet last night, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan made history.Read More


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Catholic Charities Ends Illinois Anti-Gay Adoption Lawsuit

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 16, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

The legal battle between Catholic Charities and the state of Illinois over the organization's state-funded adoption and foster care contracts, and their refusal to grant those services to same-sex couples in civil unions, is finally over.Read More


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'Homosexuality as Gateway Drug' and Queer Studies

Filed by Adam Polaski | November 16, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Last week, an image surfaced that showed a unique course listing over at Baylor University: "Homosexuality as Gateway Drug."Read More


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Michigan Bullying Bill Won't Have Religious Loopholes

Filed by Bil Browning | November 16, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

We were due for some good news and here it is. Michigan's proposed bullying bill will not include loopholes to allow religious bullies to intimidate LGBT students or those from other religions.Read More


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Probably Auto-Penned Too

Filed by Bil Browning | November 16, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"Considering that she was a member of Congress and he [Speaker John Boehner] was the highest-ranking member, we thought he'd ask to visit Gabby or at least give a call to see how she was doing. Our only contact with...Read More


Your Fly's Open, Faggot

Filed by Bil Browning | November 16, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Watch as a security guard employed by Brookfield Properties (the owner of Zuccotti Park in NYC) calls military veteran Joey Boots a "faggot" when Boots tries to find out more information about who they work for. The man's supervisor...Read More