February 12, 2014

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IN: Astroturf Youth Group Opposes Marriage Equality

Filed by Bil Browning | February 12, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

They claim they met organizing on social media like Facebook, but the astroturf group's page was established yesterday afternoon and uses graphics also used by the religious right groups pushing for the amendment.Read More


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'Right to Discriminate' Bill Sails Through Kansas House

Filed by John M. Becker | February 12, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

This afternoon the GOP-dominated Kansas House of Representatives gave resounding final approval to a bill that would create a special "right" to discriminate against LGBT people on the basis of religion.Read More


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WATCH: Trailer For New Documentary on Russian Anti-LGBT Hate

Filed by John M. Becker | February 12, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Lucas Entertainment has released the trailer for "Campaign of Hate: Russia and Gay Propaganda," a forthcoming documentary about the persecution of LGBT people in Russia.Read More


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Mark Regnerus Watch: Utah, Michigan

Filed by John M. Becker | February 12, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Discredited "researcher" Mark Regnerus, author of a widely-debunked "study" claiming same-sex couples make inferior parents, is still peddling his junk science across the country.Read More


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Croatian Lesbian Choir Sings to Russian LGBTs

Filed by John M. Becker | February 12, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Le Zbor, which bills itself as the first lesbian and feminist choir in southeastern Europe, decided to create a rousing piece of "gay propaganda" in solidarity with Russian LGBTs.Read More


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Texas: No Marriage Ruling Today

Filed by John M. Becker | February 12, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

There was no ruling issued from the bench today in a federal same-sex marriage court case in San Antonio.Read More


BREAKING: KY Judge Partially Strikes Down State Ban

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

A federal judge in Kentucky has just ruled that the state must recognize legal same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions.Read More


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Sam's 'Old-School' Dad Struggles to Accept Gay Son

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

In an illuminating story published by the New York Times, gay football star Michael Sam reveals that the adversity he endured growing up was more challenging than his recent decision to come out.Read More


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Kansas House Poised to Pass 'Right to Discriminate' Bill

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

Lawmakers in the Kansas House gave overwhelming preliminary approval to a GOP-sponsored bill that would sanction religion-based discrimination against LGBT people. A final vote is expected today.Read More


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Check Out This Pun-Filled Coming-Out Cake

Filed by John M. Becker | February 12, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

I wish my coming-out had been half as clever!Read More


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Marriage Suits Move Forward in LA, MO, OH, TX

Filed by John M. Becker | February 12, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

Here's an update on four marriage equality-related lawsuits in Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio, and Texas.Read More


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NY Advocates Push to Give Stonewall Inn Landmark Status

Filed by John M. Becker | February 12, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Did you know that the Stonewall Inn, perhaps the most singularly consequential place in the history of the modern LGBT civil rights movement, isn't formally recognized by NYC as a historic landmark?Read More


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This May Be the Most Heartwarming Lube Commercial Ever

Filed by John M. Becker | February 12, 2014 | 8:30 AM | comments

Who knew an ad for lube could be so sweet?Read More


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Vilma: I'm Actually Fine With Gays in the Locker Room

Filed by John M. Becker | February 12, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma apologized for and clarified his recent comment that he wouldn't know how he was "supposed to respond" if a gay football player looked at him in the locker room.Read More