February 26, 2014

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BREAKING: Brewer VETOES Arizona Hate Bill

Filed by John M. Becker | February 26, 2014 | 7:50 PM | comments

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has just announced that she has vetoed SB 1062, a bill that would have legalized anti-LGBT discrimination in the state.Read More


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Report: NFL Explores Moving Super Bowl Out of AZ

Filed by John M. Becker | February 26, 2014 | 6:45 PM | comments

The National Football League has begun to actively explore taking the 2015 Super Bowl away from Glendale, Arizona in the event that Governor Brewer approves an anti-LGBT discrimination law, Sports Illustrated reports.Read More


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Second Illinois County Starts Same-Sex Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | February 26, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

The Republican County Clerk of Champaign County, Illinois announced today that in light of a recent ruling in Cook County, his office would begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.Read More


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A Veto Won't Kill the 'Right to Discriminate' Campaign

Filed by John M. Becker | February 26, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

Challenges to antidiscrimination rules for women and LGBTs are not about religious freedom. Instead they are attempts to manipulate religious freedom protections into an affirmative license to discriminate. Read More


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New Documentary Explores Gay Rights, the Black Community

Filed by Viktor Kerney | February 26, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

A new documentary from award-winning filmmaker and journalist Yoruba Richen gives us a real look at gay rights, homophobia, and the black community.Read More


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BREAKING: U.S. Judge Strikes Down TEXAS Marriage Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | February 26, 2014 | 2:40 PM | comments

A federal judge in Texas has just ruled that state's constitutional marriage discrimination amendment is unconstitutional. His ruling is stayed pending appeal.Read More


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Is This a Photo of Tom Daley Naked In the Shower?

Filed by John M. Becker | February 26, 2014 | 2:15 PM | comments

British diving heartthrob Tom Daley, or someone who looks like him, is the subject of a steamy Instagram photo making waves around the Internet today.Read More


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The Best Game of Thrones Trailer Ever

Filed by Bil Browning | February 26, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

If you've been anticipating the next season of Game of Thrones, you're probably as fed up with the ridiculous trailers that are being put out by HBO that mostly consist of characters staring into the camera and occasionally uttering a word or two.Read More


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With Trans Ban, U.S. Lags Behind in Military Inclusion

Filed by John M. Becker | February 26, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

The U.S. placed a disappointing 40th in the first-ever global ranking of countries by LGBT military inclusion, largely because of the ridiculous prohibition on open trans service.Read More


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Could 'Transparent' Help Take Trans Issues Mainstream?

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 26, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Despite its flaws, "Transparent" - a pilot TV episode released by Amazon Studios - has great potential to help normalize the depiction of authentic trans lives in mainstream entertainment.Read More


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LZ Granderson Destroys Ken Cuccinelli on Arizona

Filed by John M. Becker | February 26, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

A must-watch: LZ Granderson slams Ken Cuccinelli on CNN last night for supporting "right to discriminate" laws: You're "wrapping your homophobia in the Bible".Read More


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Brewer Keeps Coy as Gingrich, Others Urge Veto

Filed by John M. Becker | February 26, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

In the midst of national outcry, Jan Brewer kept coy yesterday about whether she'll veto an anti-LGBT "right to discriminate" bill, tweeting that she'll "do the right thing" for ArizonaRead More


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Alaska Democrat Makes Bid to Repeal Marriage Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | February 26, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

The Democratic minority leader of the Alaska Senate introduced a resolution this week that would repeal the state's constitutional marriage discrimination amendment.Read More