January 27, 2014

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Doomed? Indiana Marriage Amendment Changed

Filed by Bil Browning | January 27, 2014 | 7:00 PM | comments

As temperatures stayed below freezing and the Indianapolis city government shut down for the day due to extreme temperatures, the Indiana Republican Speaker of the House forced legislators to vote on the rights of gay, lesbian and bisexual Hoosiers.Read More


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Europe's Last Sodomy Ban Bites the Dust

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

Lawmakers in the tiny Turkish republic of Northern Cyprus voted today to repeal the country's colonial-era sodomy ban, the last such law that remained in Europe.Read More


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Angry Mob Ransacks LGBT Group HQ in Ivory Coast

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

The headquarters of the most prominent LGBT organization in the west African nation of Ivory Coast was attacked by an angry mob on Saturday.Read More


Yet Another Study Validates Same-Sex Parenting

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

A new study from the Australian government has confirmed what the academic and scientific communities already know: children of same-sex couples do just as well as those of opposite-sex couples.Read More


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Gay Ohio College Student Murdered During Online Hookup

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Funeral services will be held this week for a 22-year-old Ohio gay man who was allegedly murdered last month after responding to an online hookup ad.Read More


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Two More States Introduce 'Right to Discriminate' Bills

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Lawmakers in two GOP-controlled states are following Arizona's lead and attempting to create a special right to discriminate against LGBT people on the basis of religion.Read More


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Jason Collins to Sit With FLOTUS at State of the Union

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

NBA player Jason Collins, who was the first male athlete playing in an American team sport to come out as gay, will sit with First Lady Michelle Obama at tomorrow's State of the Union Address.Read More


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Let These Swedish Marines Brighten Up Your Monday

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

This video of Swedish marines dancing and lip-synching to "Greased Lightning" is sure to bring a smile to your face.Read More


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Help Kill Indiana's Marriage Amendment by 1pm Today

Filed by Bil Browning | January 27, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

You can make a difference today and help kill Indiana's proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage and civil unions, but you have to do it by 1pm Eastern time.Read More


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Sochi Mayor: No Queers Living Here

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

So the two gay clubs in the city of Sochi must just be imaginary, right?Read More


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WATCH: 33 Couples Wed at Grammys to 'Same Love'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2014 | 7:30 AM | comments

Last night at the Grammys, Queen Latifah married 33 couples, including same-sex couples, in a moving ceremony during a performance of marriage equality anthem "Same Love."Read More