April 16, 2014

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FL Couple's Final Journey Shows Why Marriage Matters

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 7:00 PM | comments

Meet Chris and Richard, an intergenerational gay south Florida couple who let two journalists walk with them as they took their final journey together.Read More


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Viral Video Round-Up: Selfies & Sassy Flight Attendants

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Looking to kill some time before the end of the work day? Here are five great viral videos that'll keep you watching rather than working.Read More


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Losing Track of Marriage Lawsuits? Let Lambda Legal Help

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Lambda Legal has assembled a comprehensive list of every marriage case currently pending in the United States. Read More


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Won't Someone Please Think About the Hairy Children?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 16, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Give us your best caption for this one, folks. Because I'll admit... I'm speechless.Read More


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Another Wisconsin Couple Sues for Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

A same-gender couple in Wisconsin has filed that state's second marriage equality lawsuit, appealing directly to the state Supreme Court to end marriage discrimination.Read More


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Malta Passes Civil Unions, Adds Trans Rights to Constitution

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Lawmakers in the heavily Catholic nation of Malta made history this week, approving civil unions and adding gender identity protections to their constitution.Read More


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Ethiopian Government Scraps Planned Anti-Gay Protest

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The Ethiopian government scrapped a major anti-gay rally planned for later this month and pulled a bill cracking down further on gay people, claiming the current legal penalties are "enough."Read More


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Ohio Judge Issues Stay Limiting Marriage Ruling

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

U.S. Judge Timothy Black, who ruled this week that Ohio must recognize legal same-sex marriages performed elsewhere, issued a stay today limiting it to the four plaintiff couples.Read More


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Dan Savage to LA Lawmakers: 'Have You Ever Given or Received a Blow Job?'

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Dan Savage is having none of Louisiana lawmakers' hypocrisy on sodomy. He's asking his Twitter followers to blow up their feed with questions about oral sex.Read More


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WATCH: New Music Video Tells People to Sh*t Indoors

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

UNICEF is launching a major new campaign to cut down on public defecation in India. The centerpiece is a pulsing techno music video starring Mr. Poo, a dancing dollop of excrement.Read More


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Game of Thrones: Look Up the Hound's Kilt

Filed by Bil Browning | April 16, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

While he portrays a battle-scarred and burnt killer on the hit HBO series, if you step into the wayback machine, you can check out Rory McCann cheekily hawking a brand of Scottish oatmeal. And I do mean "cheeky."Read More


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OH Man Gay-Bashes Disabled Brother; AL Woman Kills Son's Boyfriend

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

An Ohio man was sentenced to 30 months in prison for trying to "beat the gay" out of his disabled brother, and an Alabama woman fatally shot her son's boyfriend at a truck stop.Read More


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Russian Bill: Mandatory Fingerprinting for People With HIV

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

In Russia, a proposed new law would force people with infectious diseases like HIV to undergo mandatory fingerprinting and create a national database to house the information.Read More


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NYT Renews Call on Obama to Sign ENDA Executive Order

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

"The best way for Mr. Obama to advance the issue and prod the House to do the right thing is to lead by example, not by waiting."Read More