November 20, 2013

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Her Name Was Stephanie

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 20, 2013 | 5:00 PM | comments

It was an unremarkable Sunday evening church service... until Stephanie walked up to speak.Read More


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Mary Bonauto: Sowing the Seeds of Marriage Equality

Filed by Davina Kotulski | November 20, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

Just before the Massachusetts Supreme Court legalized marriage equality ten years ago, I interviewed Mary Bonauto, a pioneer in the freedom-to-marry movement. Here is an excerpt from that interview.Read More


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Obama Links Gettysburg Address to Gay Rights

Filed by John M. Becker | November 20, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, President Obama penned an essay linking Abraham Lincoln's historic words to the modern-day struggles for racial, gender, workplace, and LGBT equality.Read More


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Indiana Lesbian 'Denied' Hospital Visitation Arrested

Filed by Bil Browning | November 20, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Sarah Bray, an Indiana lesbian who claimed last week to have been denied hospital visitation rights after her partner, Jen Clemmer, supposedly overdosed as part of a suicide attempt, has been arrested for violently attacking her partner and then trying to cover it up.Read More


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Today: TDOR, Marriage in Illinois, Bayard Rustin Honored

Filed by John M. Becker | November 20, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Between the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, Bayard Rustin receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and Gov. Quinn signing marriage equality into law in Illinois, today is a big day for the LGBT community.Read More


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'Ask Amy' Spanks Homophobic Parent of a Gay Son

Filed by John M. Becker | November 20, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Pressuring your son to change his sexuality is wrong. If you cannot learn to accept him as he is, it might be safest for him to live elsewhere."Read More