July 10, 2014

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Edie Windsor Speaks About Gay Life Before Stonewall

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

In the second installment of a series of interviews with Marriage Equality USA, LGBT icon Edie Windsor discusses pre-Stonewall life and the beginning of her now-legendary love story.Read More


Even Nixon Acknowledged That Gays are 'Born That Way'

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Newly-restored tapes dating from the Nixon White House reveal that even anti-gay Republican President Richard M. Nixon understood that gay people are "born that way" -- more than forty years ago.Read More

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Wisconsin AG Appeals Marriage Equality Ruling

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 | 4:15 PM | comments

As expected, J.B. Van Hollen - Wisconsin's far-right Republican attorney general, today appealed a federal court ruling striking down marriage discrimination in the Badger State.Read More

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Latest Fox News Anti-Trans Stunt Backfires Awkwardly

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

An ugly yet predictable pattern from the Fox "News" network, but one that, this time, has a surprisingly satisfying ending.Read More

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Uganda: 'Jail the Gays' Bill Doesn't Really Punish Gays

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

How's that for chutzpah?Read More


BREAKING: Boulder Marriages Continue; Denver Issues Licenses

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 | 2:40 PM | comments

A state court judge in Colorado has refused to stop the Boulder County Clerk from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Denver County is now issuing licenses as well. Read More

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IN Clerk Gives LGBT Youth Group 10k From Marriage Fees

Filed by Bil Browning | July 10, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Beth White, the Indiana County Clerk who immediately started issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples after the state's law banning same-sex marriage was deemed unconstitutional, gave a local LGBT youth group a check for $9,808 yesterday.Read More


Religious Exemptions: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Think religious exemptions in the post-Hobby Lobby world are bad? Just wait until you see how far the anti-gay, anti-choice Religious Right wants to go.Read More

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Prepare for a Tsunami of Marriage Equality Decisions

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

AFER's Matt Baume expects a torrent of decisions in marriage equality court cases over the next few weeks. Which states are at stake? Click through to find out.Read More

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Laverne Cox Makes History With Emmy Nomination

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Actress Laverne Cox racked up another superlative today when she was nominated for a primetime Emmy Award for her role on the hit Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black."Read More


Peter LaBarbera to Michael Sam: Get 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

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

In a new open letter, international anti-LGBT activist and hate group leader Peter LaBarbera all but recommends that Michael Sam get "ex-gay" therapy.Read More

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The Real Whopper: The Persistent Myth of Gay Affluence

Filed by Garrard Conley | July 10, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

The myth of gay affluence is a harmful one that fosters stereotypes, severely distorts the needs of our community, and misrepresents the truth.Read More