January 24, 2014

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Maddow: Being Openly Gay in Russia an 'Act of Bravery'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

Rachel Maddow to David Letterman, on LGBT and allied athletes talking about sexual orientation at the Sochi Games: "Being openly gay in Russia is... an act of bravery right now."Read More


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NCLR Petitions MN Vikings to Investigate Kluwe's Claims

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The NCLR is calling on the Minnesota Vikings to make the team an LGBTQA-friendly place after Chris Kluwe's firing; Kluwe discusses his allegations on the David Pakman Show.Read More


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Will Patrick and Richie Hook Up on 'Looking'?

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

From the look of things, Patrick (Jonathan Groff) and Richie (Raúl Castillo) are going to get a whole lot closer on this week's episode of HBO's "Looking."Read More


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Virginia AG Causes Flurry of Activity in Marriage Case

Filed by Michael Hamar | January 24, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring's decision to stop defending marriage discrimination and join an equality lawsuit has triggered a flurry of filings in the case.Read More


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WATCH: Jarring Video Targets Olympic Sponsor Coca-Cola

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

A jarring new video targeting Olympics sponsor Coca-Cola juxtaposes the iconic "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing" commercial with images of anti-LGBT brutality in Russia.Read More


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Broadway Responds to Russia's Anti-LGBT Persecution

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Sometimes in the face of darkness and hatred, we need a little laughter. And in this parody, a constellation of Broadway's biggest stars delivers just that.Read More


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Hong Kong Billionaire Offers $120M to 'Change' Lesbian Daughter

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

A Hong Kong billionaire playboy is so desperate to find a male husband for his happily married lesbian daughter that he's offering $120 million to any man who can make her straight.Read More


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Gay German Pol to Merkel: Time to Decide on Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

Guido Westerwelle, the openly gay former foreign minister of Germany, is calling on Chancellor Angela Merkel to stop sitting on the fence on the issue of marriage equality.Read More


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Puff & Pass: Welcome to the Pot Party

Filed by Norm Kent | January 24, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

America has turned the corner on the possession of marijuana. No one wants it to be a crime anymore. Welcome to the party -- you can now come out of the closet. Read More


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Majority in Non-Marriage States Support Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

A new poll shows that even in states without legal marriage for same-sex couples, a majority of voters support the freedom to marry.Read More


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Two More Methodist Pastors Stand Up for Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Two more pastors in the United Methodist Church are defying church teaching and speaking out for marriage equality, even though it may cost them their credentials and pensions.Read More


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Mike Huckabee Doesn't Want to Be Your Uncle Sugar

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

Mike Huckabee mansplains that even though Republicans work overtime to roll back women's reproductive rights, they aren't waging a war on women - the Democrats are.Read More