June 9, 2014

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This is What it Was Like to Be Gay in the 1980s

Filed by John M. Becker | June 09, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

This new compilation includes HIV/AIDS, Barney Frank, immigration equality, Ronald Reagan, housing discrimination, hate crimes, the 20th anniversary of Stonewall, and the NAMES Project. Which of these stories do you remember?Read More


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Texas GOP Officially Endorses 'Ex-Gay' Quackery

Filed by John M. Becker | June 09, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Over the weekend, the Texas Republican Party gave final approval to a platform that includes an endorsement of discredited and dangerous "ex-gay" therapy.Read More


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Conflicting Reports Emerge From WI Marriage Hearing

Filed by John M. Becker | June 09, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

There appears to be confusion in Wisconsin about whether or not county clerks should continue issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.Read More


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BREAKING: Judge Refuses to Stop WI Same-Sex Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | June 09, 2014 | 2:50 PM | comments

Judge Barbara Crabb has refused Attorney General Van Hollen's request to stop same-sex marriages in Wisconsin. They can continue, at least for now.Read More


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WI AG Scrambles for Stay as Dozens of Couples Marry

Filed by John M. Becker | June 09, 2014 | 1:45 PM | comments

There are now fifteen Wisconsin counties granting marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is scrambling to stop any more from being issued.Read More


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This May Be the Cutest Thing You See All Day

Filed by John M. Becker | June 09, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

A porcupine... eating a pumpkin... and squealing with delight. It's just too damn cute for words.Read More


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12 Easy Steps for Talking About a Shooting Rampage

Filed by Bil Browning | June 09, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Oh, more white people went on a shooting rampage? Let's save us all time and run through the mass media discourse - that way we can all get back to doing nothing about this much more quickly.Read More


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Some WI Counties Refuse to Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

Filed by John M. Becker | June 09, 2014 | 9:45 AM | comments

There are now five Wisconsin counties issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The clerks in Green Bay and Fond du Lac, however, are still refusing to do so.Read More