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New Polls Show Majority Support for Marriage, Legal Protections

Filed by John M. Becker | April 19, 2015 | 6:00 PM | comments

A pair of new polls show that a majority of Americans support equal marriage rights for same-sex couples and believe that the law should protect against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.Read More

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Conversion Therapy's Deadly Outcomes

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | April 17, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

"Ex-gay" ministries should all fold because they don't focus on families, but rather they blur the distinctiveness that makes us who we are. God created humanity as a tapestry of variety. Diminishing that variety diminishes ourselves. Read More

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London 'Ex-Gay' Event Canceled After Public Outcry

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

A major "ex-gay" religious event in London has been canceled after thousands of people signed a petition against it.Read More

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Is Apple's New Russian-Language Siri a Homophobe?

Filed by John M. Becker | April 14, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

Apple's new Russian-language Siri is causing controversy after a YouTube user uploaded a video showing him asking gay-related questions and receiving rude and dismissive answers.Read More

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Third Circuit Again Upholds NJ's Conversion Therapy Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | April 13, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

For the second time in less than a year, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the constitutionality of New Jersey's law banning conversion therapy.Read More

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On Iran, Pride, and Rick Santorum

Filed by Mark Segal | April 13, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

If the Supreme Court rules late in the month on marriage, they run across another deadline that might give us reason to understand our struggle.Read More

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F-ck the NSA: Dick Pics 4 Freedom!

Filed by Bil Browning | April 13, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

After Edward Snowden revealed that the government is scooping up those dick pics you've been sending through Gmail and hookup apps, Reddit has responded as only they could.Read More

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Passions & Burdens [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | April 11, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

It is easy to get drawn deeply into the pursuit of what excites our passions, but less talked about is how those passions can also be our burdens.Read More

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Former 'Ex-Gay' Leaders Applaud Obama's Call to End Conversion Therapy

Filed by John M. Becker | April 10, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

A group of thirteen prominent former leaders of the "ex-gay" movement are applauding President Obama's call for an end to the dangerous and discredited practice of LGBT conversion therapy.Read More

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The Angry Fallout From the AHF Scandal

Filed by Mark S. King | April 10, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

A stunning whistleblower lawsuit against the AIDS Healthcare Foundation could have serious implications for the group's controversial head, Michael Weinstein, and its ability to provide HIV clinical services.Read More

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White House Complex Gets Gender-Neutral Bathroom

Filed by John M. Becker | April 09, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

In another historic LGBT-related milestone for the Obama administration, the White House complex has just opened its first-ever gender-neutral restroom.Read More

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White House Calls for End to LGBT 'Conversion Therapy'

Filed by John M. Becker | April 09, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

President Obama is calling for an end to so-called "conversion therapy," a discredited and dangerous form of abuse that falsely purports to change the sexual orientation and/or gender identity of LGBT people.Read More

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Trans Woman Wins Discrimination Case Against Army

Filed by John M. Becker | April 08, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

In a landmark ruling, the EEOC found that some forms of workplace harassment most frequently endured by people who are transgender are a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.Read More

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A (Birthday) Subway Dance Party!

Filed by Bil Browning | April 08, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

Today is Jerame's 40th birthday so I'm taking it easy with my "old man." I have a few fun things planned for him, but this is one thing I didn't think of and I wish I had.Read More

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Vatican Stalls on Receiving Gay French Ambassador

Filed by John M. Becker | April 07, 2015 | 3:30 PM | comments

Vatican City is delaying the acceptance of a new ambassador from France, Laurent Stefanini, and it may be because the ambassador-designate is an openly gay man.Read More