April 25, 2014

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Jo Becker Responds to Criticism of 'Forcing the Spring'

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 11:45 PM | comments

"I think some leaders in the gay community are divided about this book in the same way they were divided about this case."Read More


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South Dakota Will Soon Have Marriage Equality Lawsuit

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Great news from South Dakota: the state is about to get its first freedom-to-marry lawsuit.Read More


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Arya Stark Wants Marriage Equality Everywhere

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Maisie Williams, the 17-year-old actress who plays Arya Stark on "Game of Thrones," is every bit as fierce as her onscreen alter ego when it comes to LGBT equality.Read More


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The Shocking Saga of Dr. Levin, Monster Psychiatrist

Filed by Mercedes Allen | April 25, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The long, twisting, sordid legal saga of Aubrey Levin, the alleged shock therapist convicted in Canada of sexually assaulting his patients, has finally come to an end.Read More


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Sisyphus Week at Rancho Bilerico

Filed by Bil Browning | April 25, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Ever have one of those weeks where you feel like Sisyphus constantly climbing the mountain with a boulder strapped to your shoulders?Read More


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Alaska Supremes: State Tax Code is Anti-Gay

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Today, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled that the state's denial of property tax exemptions to same-sex couples is discriminatory and unconstitutional. Read More


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Watch Baptist Pastor Compare Anti-LGBT Preaching to Anti-Slavery Preaching

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

This week, North Carolina pastor J.D. Greear shockingly compared preaching against slavery in the 19th century to preaching against homosexuality in the 21st.Read More


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Why Conservatives Let People Like Charlene Dill Die

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 25, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

In a show of political opportunism and depraved indifference towards the poor, Republican governors and legislatures in 19 states opted out of the Medicaid expansion. People are dying as a result.Read More


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Surprisingly Strident Anti-LGBT Laws Still In Force in America

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 25, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Putin's Russia takes a lot of heat for its regressive, homophobic laws, but anti-gay laws similar to those in Russia remain in force in many American states.Read More


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Hey Gays, Let's Chat ...

Filed by Drew Cordes | April 25, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Y'know how maddening it is when straight people belittle your struggles for justice? Trans people get the same treatment... but we get it from you, too.Read More


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Man Plants Pride Flag on Uganda's Highest Peak

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

And he's daring Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to take it down.Read More


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Goldberg: Opposing LGBT Rights Isn't as Bad as Racism

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Conservative columnist Jonah Goldberg says it's "ruthless and unforgiving" to argue that opposing LGBT equality is "morally equivalent to opposition to interracial marriage and other Jim Crow laws."Read More