March 12, 2014


Homophobia on the Rise in Kenya

Filed by John M. Becker | March 12, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

A group of Kenyan politicians are demanding to know why the country's colonial-era anti-sodomy law isn't being enforced, and a national political leader is investigating.Read More

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Indiana Sport Clips Store Runs Transphobic Ad

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

An Indiana ad for a national men's haircut chain feeds into ugly anti-trans bathroom stereotypes.Read More

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Michael Sam Tackles NFL Homophobia by Coming Out

Filed by Norm Kent | March 12, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Michael Sam and Jason Collins open doors today to make it easier for many more athletes tomorrow.Read More

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Brooklyn Nets Keeping Jason Collins

Filed by John M. Becker | March 12, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Great news: the Brooklyn Nets have decided to sign gay NBA player Jason Collins for the rest of the season.Read More


Will HIV Ever Be Safe Enough for You?

Filed by Mark S. King | March 12, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Today, willful ignorance about HIV/AIDS isn't coming from uneducated people in small towns. It's coming from gay men.Read More

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Lorde Owns Radio DJ Over Taylor Swift Lesbian Joke

Filed by Bil Browning | March 12, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Remember when rumors of a lesbian relationship was something to be adamantly denied? When anyone who dared to respond with anything other than "Absolutely NOT!" would be seen as a wink and a nod that yeah, maybe?Read More


It's Not About the Chromosomes

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | March 12, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

It's amazing how often "because genes" gets used to justify transphobic bigotry.Read More


The Fox Effect: Marriage Opponents Don't Know They've Lost

Filed by John M. Becker | March 12, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

New surveys show that most marriage equality opponents don't know they're in the minority. This could have negative consequences for the Republican Party.Read More


School Districts Making Strides in Trans Inclusion

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

New York, New York and Shorewood, Wisconsin are two of the latest communities whose school districts have enacted trans-inclusive policies.Read More

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Will Democratic Republic of the Congo Be the Next Uganda?

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

A homophobic lawmaker in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is hoping his country will follow the lead of Uganda and Nigeria and outlaw LGBT people.Read More


Hate Spokesman Likens U.S. Christians to Nazi-Era Jews

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

Matt Barber: "Pretty soon, Christians are going to have to start wearing a yellow cross."Read More