May 7, 2014

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Noted Ugandan LGBT Activist Applies for Asylum in U.S.

Filed by John M. Becker | May 07, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

John "Longjones" Abdallah Wambere, a noted Ugandan LGBT activist who features prominently in the award-winning documentary "Call Me Kuchu," is applying for asylum in the United States.Read More


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Desperate to Discriminate, Catholic Schools Get Creative

Filed by John M. Becker | May 07, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Some Catholic dioceses are redefining Catholic schoolteachers as "ministers" rather than educators, to take advantage of religious exemptions in anti-discrimination and labor laws.Read More


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Two Grindr Hookups Allegedly End in Assault, Murder

Filed by John M. Becker | May 07, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Grindr, the location-based social networking app for gay and bisexual men, has been in the news over the past week, but for all the wrong reasons.Read More


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The Best Vine Video in the World Today

Filed by Bil Browning | May 07, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Thanks to BoyCulture, today's entertaining post features what may be the best Vine ever created. It's probably not safe for work - but it does include: a hot guy, juggling, and a hardon.Read More


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HRC to Brunei-Owned Hotels: Stop Profiting from LGBT Weddings

Filed by John M. Becker | May 07, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

The Human Rights Campaign is calling on the Sultan of Brunei's two L.A.-area hotels to stop profiting from LGBT weddings.Read More


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Another Phelps Family Member Leaves Westboro

Filed by John M. Becker | May 07, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Zach Phelps-Roper, the 23-year-old grandson of infamous hate preacher Fred Phelps, is the latest Phelps family member to leave the Westboro Baptist Church.Read More


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UPDATE: HGTV Cancels Homophobe's Reality TV Show

Filed by John M. Becker | May 07, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Cable network HGTV is launching a new reality TV show that will be hosted by twin brothers, one of whom is a hardcore anti-LGBT, anti-choice extremist.Read More


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Iowa Newspaper Editor Fired for Anti-Gay Blog Post

Filed by John M. Becker | May 07, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Bob Eschliman, the now-former editor of Iowa's Newton Daily News, was fired over a homophobic blog post. Will he become the right's newest faux "religious liberty" martyr?Read More


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'Real Housewives' Star Apologizes for Anti-Gay Sermon

Filed by John M. Becker | May 07, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Porsha Williams is apologizing for anti-gay remarks she made during a sermon she delivered three years ago.Read More


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Honoring Tom Bridegroom

Filed by Andrew Markle | May 07, 2014 | 8:30 AM | comments

Today is the 3rd anniversary of the tragic death of Tom Bridegroom, subject of the popular documentary "Bridegroom." I rarely talk about it, but I, too, lost my first love.Read More


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Alabama Chief Justice: Marriage Equality Will Destroy America

Filed by John M. Becker | May 07, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

Roy Moore: "[Marriage] is the foundation of our country. If it is destroyed, then our Constitution will fail..."Read More


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Election Watch: Clay Aiken Holds Slim Lead, Mona Sinclair Breaks a Heel

Filed by John M. Becker | May 07, 2014 | 7:30 AM | comments

Openly gay singer Clay Aiken holds a slim lead in his North Carolina congressional primary, but anti-gay former drag queen Steve Wiles (a.k.a. Mona Sinclair) lost decisively.Read More