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Got Water?

Filed by Davina Kotulski | July 30, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

As we celebrate victories in marriage equality and other advances in LGBT rights, we also need to be mindful of the big-picture human rights issues that threaten our quality of life, health, and our very survival. Read More

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Straight UFC Fighter Strips Down for Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | July 30, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Mixed martial artist Kyle Kingsbury stripped down and bent over for marriage equality last weekend during a pre-match weigh-in.Read More

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Another 'Ex-Gay' Activist Leaves the Movement

Filed by John M. Becker | July 30, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Yvette Cantu Schneider, one of the "ex-gay" industry's highest-profile spokespeople and most prominent female voices, is sorry for her former work and now supports LGBT equality.Read More

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David Tyree Deeply Tied to Hardcore Anti-Gay Activists

Filed by John M. Becker | July 29, 2014 | 8:00 PM | comments

David Tyree, the New York Giants' new director of player development, says he's "evolved" away from homophobia. But his deep ties to anti-gay activists call that claim into question.Read More

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Russian Pride Event Held Without Violence

Filed by John M. Becker | July 29, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Last weekend, a pride event in Russia was held without being met by violence -- an apparent first for the country.Read More

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In Portraying Gay Lives, TV is Coming of Age

Filed by Mark Segal | July 29, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Television is beginning to come of age and examine issues of gay life honestly, rather than through cartoonish, stereotypical portrayals.Read More

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Investigation: Ohio State Band Mocked 'Fags With AIDS'

Filed by John M. Becker | July 28, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

According to an Ohio State University investigation, members of the school's famous marching band reportedly sang songs mocking "fags with AIDS" and "dirty fags [who] love to molest little children."Read More

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Gay Saudi Man Will Get 450 Lashes for Dating Men

Filed by John M. Becker | July 28, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

A Saudi Arabian man will serve three years in jail and receive 450 lashes after he was convicted of using Twitter to arrange dates with men.Read More

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On David Tyree, NY Giants Can't Hide Behind Platitudes

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 28, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

David Tyree, the New York Giants' new director of player development, is virulently anti-gay. Here's why that matters.Read More

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'Religious Freedom' Explained In One Graphic

Filed by John M. Becker | July 28, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Leave it to Mrs. Betty Bowers, America's Best Christian, to summarize the absurd double standard of the right's "religious freedom" talking point in one graphic.Read More

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WATCH: Mormon Mom Talks About Loving Her Trans Son

Filed by John M. Becker | July 27, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Parents loving and affirming their trans kids? Now that's something to smile about.Read More

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MN's Top Newspaper Calls for Archbishop's Resignation

Filed by John M. Becker | July 27, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Minnesota's top newspaper is calling for the resignation of Catholic Archbishop John Nienstedt, who is under investigation for claims that he covered up sexual abuse and possession of child pornography by priests and allegedly engaged in sexual relationships with other men.Read More

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Legacies & Ruins [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | July 26, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

When we are gone, and this time and this movement are empty shells of memory, will we leave behind a beautiful ruin that people revisit for inspiration or hope, or will our legacy be an eyesore on the banks of history?Read More

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When the Hell Did We Become Normal?

Filed by Norm Kent | July 26, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Forty-five years after Neil Armstrong landed on the Moon, legal pot and marriage equality have landed on America's doorstep. It is one small step for men, one giant high for mankind.Read More

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Anti-Gay Oregon Bakery Makes Cakes for 'Gay Cure' Group

Filed by John M. Becker | July 25, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

Sweet Cakes, the bigoted Oregon bakery that made headlines last year for refusing to serve gay couples, proudly bakes cakes for an "ex-gay" group.Read More