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Ravages & Progression of Time [PTAS]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | October 18, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

While America is rushing forward towards LGBTQ acceptance at a pace inconceivable a few years ago, we need to remain conscious of the fact that what is only obvious and fair to us, is scary and new to many people. Read More

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Remembering the Life, Love and Legacy of Audre Lorde

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | October 17, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

LGBT legend Audre Lorde used her indefatigable spirit to fight on many fronts -- and white feminist exclusion was just one of the battles.Read More


The Vatican & Gays: The 'Earthquake' That Wasn't

Filed by John M. Becker | October 16, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

English-speaking bishops have managed to muddy the waters and create confusion around a new Vatican document that takes a more welcoming and less hostile tone toward gays and lesbians.Read More

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LGBT Athletes: Making an Impact, On & Off the Field

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 16, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

The mainstream sports world has a long history linked to the gay community, dating back decades. But mainstream sports also has, without question, been the tallest mountain for the LGBT community to scale.Read More

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A Eulogy: Help Keep Betty's Dream of Equality Alive

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Many of you wrote me beautiful notes full of memories of Betty after it was announced that she'd passed on. Would you take one more moment to remember her dream of a more inclusive Christian community and a larger role for allies in the fight for LGBT equality?Read More

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Maggie Gallagher Is a Miserable Person

Filed by John M. Becker | October 14, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Maggie Gallagher hinted this morning that she's "losing her religion" because the Catholic Church may be poised to become marginally less hostile towards gays, divorced people, and unmarried couples.Read More

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Arizona Gay Couple Gets Do-Over Wedding Ceremony

Filed by John M. Becker | October 14, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The gay couple from Arizona whose dream wedding last August was interrupted by a homophobic heckler got a do-over on Saturday, thanks to the caring community of Coronado, California.Read More


Scientists Name New Snail Species For Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | October 14, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Researchers at the National Taiwan Normal University and Academia Sinica have named a newly-identified species of land snail in honor of marriage equality.Read More

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Ted Olson Takes Arch-Bigot Tony Perkins to School

Filed by John M. Becker | October 13, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Yesterday hate group leader Tony Perkins, one of the nation's most outspoken opponents of marriage equality, had a terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad day.Read More

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Michael Loves Tyler: A Very Modern HIV Romance

Filed by Mark S. King | October 13, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Michael Lucas and Tyler Helms are practicing both of the most exciting developments in HIV prevention of the last generation. They're an HIV-prevention two-for-one.Read More

This LGBT History Month, We Have Work to Do

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

Tge half-truths, misinformation, deletions, omissions, distortions, and the overall censorship of LGBTIQ history, literature, and culture in the schools is a form of violence.Read More

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Remembering Matt Shepard in a New Way

Filed by John M. Becker | October 12, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

A powerful documentary film aims to show a different side of Matthew Shepard -- not the martyred Matt, but the living Matt, the one his friends knew and loved.Read More

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War Without End? [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | October 11, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Is who we are as a people? Fort Knox is an uncommonly beautiful place, but its purpose is to kill some people while preventing others from being killed. Its usefulness exists solely in the context of war. Read More

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David: A Story of Hope, Faith and Love

Filed by Betty Greene Salwak | October 11, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

My brother David was six years older than I. He moved out with our dad when I was nine and I saw him only sporadically thereafter. Read More

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BREAKING: Marriage Equality Coming to North Carolina, Idaho

Filed by John M. Becker | October 10, 2014 | 5:45 PM | comments

Capping off an incredible week for the freedom-to-marry movement, marriage equality is on its way to Idaho and North Carolina.Read More