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Mormon 'Compromise' on LGBT Rights Is a Poison Pill

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2015 | 1:15 PM | comments

The Mormon Church announced today that it will support laws banning discrimination against LGBT people, but there's a catch: they want broad religious exemptions to protect religion-based bigotry.Read More

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Pope Francis Allegedly Meets With Trans Man

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2015 | 11:30 AM | comments

Pope Francis reportedly met privately with a Spanish transgender man and his fiancée on Saturday.Read More

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Infographic: The History of Porn

Filed by Bil Browning | January 26, 2015 | 3:30 PM | comments

Most people don't realize that porn has been around since the beginning of civilization and shows no signs of going away any time soon. Read More

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Saks Reverses Position on Title VII & Trans Protections

Filed by John M. Becker | January 26, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

This morning, under heavy pressure, luxury retailer Saks Fifth Avenue reversed its position in federal court on whether Title VII's prohibition on sex discrimination covers people who are transgender.Read More

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Dear Abby Has Great Advice for Shunned Gay Grandmother

Filed by John M. Becker | January 25, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

"If your son is under the mistaken impression that he is going to somehow 'protect' his children by isolating them from gay people, he must be living in an alternate reality."Read More

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2014: A Transgender Year in Review, Part 2

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 25, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

As a trans activist, there was much to celebrate for our movement in 2014, and even the most negative events gave hope for a silver lining and future progress.Read More

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Fear & Collaboration [Picture Tells a Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 24, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

The pressure of having to make people's time and work add up to something is why I spent the last year mostly taking pictures of seascapes. It is hard to disappoint a sunset. Read More

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Richard Dawkins Reads Homophobic Hate Mail

Filed by John M. Becker | January 23, 2015 | 4:30 PM | comments

Evolutionary biologist and noted atheist Richard Dawkins is the target of a lot of hate mail -- and a lot of it is anti-gay in nature.Read More

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Three Oklahoma Lawmakers Go Anti-Gay Crazy

Filed by Bil Browning | January 23, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

As state legislatures nationwide reconvene after the elections, LGBT people should prepare for another onslaught of animus. Oklahoma lawmakers, however, took an early jump into anti-gay bigotry.Read More

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It's Time to Give 100%

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 23, 2015 | 9:00 AM | comments

I have lost count of the number of guys I talk to who bemoan their singleness, yet refuse to go 100% all-out in their pursuit of the guy they want.Read More

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Black LGBTQ Generations Come Together for 'Selma'

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | January 22, 2015 | 1:30 PM | comments

The film "Selma" can connect activists from the 1960s Civil Rights era to today's Black Lives Matter movement.Read More


No Virtue in Religion

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 22, 2015 | 10:30 AM | comments

There is nothing respectable about persecuting homosexuals, stoning prostitutes, treating women like property, or teaching these values to children. There is nothing about a cross or half-moon that makes such heinous deeds admirable or even acceptable.Read More

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Rocker: Blacks, But Not Gays, Can Take Offense at Slurs

Filed by John M. Becker | January 21, 2015 | 3:30 PM | comments

Metal vocalist Phil Labonte implied in a recent interview that African Americans have a right to be offended by slurs, but not gays - because gays were never enslaved.Read More

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If Life Worked Like a Hookup App

Filed by Bil Browning | January 21, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

Have you experienced these guys too?Read More

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Socks, (White) Lies, and Videotape

Filed by Patrick J Hamilton | January 20, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

I've always liked fun, colorful socks. They're a way to add some fun and creativity to the male uniform. But back when I was a college student, they were about something else entirely.Read More