April 22, 2014

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Corporate Profit Trumps LGBT Equality & HIV/AIDS Care

Filed by Jerame Davis | April 22, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

LGBT rights and HIV/AIDS care take a backseat to corporate profits in the Obama administration's "pivot to Asia."Read More


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Daniel Franzese, Who Played Damian in 'Mean Girls,' Comes Out

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Ten years after the release of the cult classic movie "Mean Girls," the actor who played gay character Damian is coming out of the closet himself.Read More


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Bullying Causes Decades of Harm, New Study Shows

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

A new study finds that childhood bullying is so profoundly scarring that its negative social, physical, economic, and mental health effects are measurable for decades to come.Read More


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India Supremes Grant Rehearing of Anti-Sodomy Ruling

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Today, the India Supreme Court announced that it will grant LGBT advocates' request to reconsider a December ruling that reinstated the country's colonial-era sodomy ban.Read More


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Trans 201: Dispelling Myths and Misconceptions

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | April 22, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

When a non-transgender person is doing something that many transgender women find painful and offensive, there is a particularly rape-y vibe to being told "Hush, they're just doing their thing."Read More


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Betty Bowers Asks: Can We Give the South Back?

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

"Lincoln was all about each state joined in national unity," Bowers says. "But he should have sloughed off the dead weight when he had the opportunity."Read More


'Religious Freedom' and the World War on LGBTQ People

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 22, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

There is no reason to oppose LGBTQ equality except on religious grounds, and there is no denying that the persecutors of our community are almost exclusively religious thinkers.Read More


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Colorado's New Marriage Equality TV Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Why Marriage Matters Colorado has released a new television ad featuring soldiers making the case for same-sex marriage.Read More


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Oregon Mom Who Killed Son She Thought Was Gay Gets Life Sentence

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Jessica Dutro, the 25-year-old Oregon mother who savagely beat her son to death because she thought he was gay, was sentenced Friday to life in prison with the possibility of parole.Read More


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UCF Student Claims Fraternity Rejected Him Because He's Gay

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

A student at the University of Central Florida claims that Beta Theta Pi, a fraternity on campus, rejected him as a pledge after finding out that he's gay.Read More


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Georgia Gets a Marriage Equality Lawsuit Today

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Today, Georgia becomes the latest U.S. state to have an active marriage equality lawsuit. There are now just four non-equality states without one.Read More


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This Thai Safe Sex Ad Depicts Teen's Worst Nightmare

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

Getting an STD test can be an intimidating experience, but as a new public service announcement from Thailand shows, there are many things that are far more uncomfortable.Read More


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Laverne Cox Near the Top of TIME 100 Reader Poll

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Trans icon Laverne Cox is near the top of TIME Magazine's TIME 100 reader poll. Voting closes at midnight tonight.Read More


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Boy Scouts Kick Out Church For Supporting Gay Scoutmaster

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 8:30 AM | comments

The Boy Scouts of America has revoked the charter of a Seattle-area Methodist church because of the congregation's support for openly gay scoutmaster Geoffrey McGrath.Read More


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Franklin Graham Whines: Media Persecutes Christians

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

Franklin Graham, who lies that gays "recruit" children and went on national TV on Easter Sunday to spiritually bash LGBT people and families, says Christians like him are the ones being persecuted.Read More