February 10, 2014

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Anti-Marriage Measure Advances in Indiana Senate

Filed by John M. Becker | February 10, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

Indiana's GOP-controlled Senate Rules Committee has just voted 8-4 to advance HJR-3, a proposed marriage discrimination amendment, to the full Senate.Read More


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NCAA Opposes Indiana Amendment

Filed by John M. Becker | February 10, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

The Indianapolis-based NCAA came out today in opposition to HJR-3, a proposed state constitutional marriage discrimination amendment.Read More


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Activists Arrested in Utah for Demanding State-Level ENDA

Filed by John M. Becker | February 10, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

Today, a group of equality advocates in Utah were arrested for blocking government offices demanding action on an LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination bill.Read More


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Meet LGBT Pioneer Irene Benedetti

Filed by Mark Segal | February 10, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Philadelphia's Irene Benedetti was - and is - an LGBT pioneer. There are many like her, and it's important to know their stories since they are our history.Read More


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'Scientific' Ugandan Study: Homosexuality Can Be Cured

Filed by John M. Becker | February 10, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Ugandan "scientists" studying homosexuality for President Yoweri Museveni claim to have found "evidence" that homosexuality is a choice and can be changed.Read More


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NYT: Nigeria Trying to 'Sanitize' Itself of Homosexuality

Filed by John M. Becker | February 10, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

In a chilling report published last weekend, the New York Times says that Nigeria is trying to "cleanse" itself of homosexuality.Read More


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First Lady, Vice President Tweet Support to Michael Sam

Filed by John M. Becker | February 10, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Gay Missouri football star Michael Sam, who came out last night, has some high-profile new fans today.Read More


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Sochi LGBT Roundup: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Filed by John M. Becker | February 10, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Are you turning off the Sochi Games because of Russia's draconian anti-LGBT crackdown? Get all caught up on LGBT-related Olympic news here.Read More


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Will Joe Scarborough Run for President in 2016?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Is conservative MSNBC host Joe Scarborough mulling a bid for the presidency in 2016? Republican operatives and network executives seem to the think he is.Read More


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Anonymous NFL Exec: 'Man's-Man' Game is Not Ready for Gay Player

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

In a disgusting, innuendo-laden Sports Illustrated article, eight NFL executives and coaches -- too cowardly to give their names -- called Michael Sam's historic coming-out a bad move.Read More


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Florida Student Suspended for Breaking Up Gay-Bashing

Filed by John M. Becker | February 10, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Mark Betterson, a senior at East Lee County High School in Lehigh Acres, Florida, was suspended for 10 days for trying to stop a fellow student from gay-bashing another classmate.Read More