May 15, 2013

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Wedding Cake Wars: Oregon Edition

Filed by John M. Becker | May 15, 2013 | 5:00 PM | comments

Yet another small business owner is going to the barricades and claiming that her private religious beliefs grant her the "liberty" to illegally discriminate against same-sex couples in the public marketplace. Sorry, but they don't.Read More


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Marriage Equality Coming to Brazil?

Filed by John M. Becker | May 15, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

If yesterday's ruling holds, equal marriage rights will be extended to same-sex couples nationwide and Brazil will become the fifteenth country where gays and lesbians can legally marry.Read More


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Fitch the Homeless: A Helpful Protest

Filed by Bil Browning | May 15, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

An interview Abercrombie and Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries did with Salon back in 2006 has found new life on the intertubes mememobile over the past couple of weeks. Unfortunately for Jeffries, honesty is not a virtue when it comes to brand marketing.Read More


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Historic Catch One Disco Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 15, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

Forty years ago, Jewel Thais-Williams bought a bar that wouldn't allow black people to enter even though she wasn't legally allowed to tend bar. She's still going strong thanks to an old redneck from Texas.Read More


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Candidate Endorsed by Jesus Comes in Last

Filed by John M. Becker | May 15, 2013 | 10:45 AM | comments

Out of 6,783 votes cast, Anna Pierre won just 56 -- 0.83% -- and came in dead last. I guess an endorsement from Jesus Christ doesn't get you very far these days.Read More


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A History Lesson on Marriage Equality in Minnesota

Filed by Davina Kotulski | May 15, 2013 | 10:30 AM | comments

Minnesota has been a key state in the marriage equality movement since the beginning of the movement.Read More