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'God Loves Gays' Campaign Hopes to Stick It to Westboro

Filed by John M. Becker | August 20, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

God, the elderly white-haired deity and social media phenom, is launching a campaign to affirm LGBT people and stick it to the Westboro Baptist Church at the same time.Read More


Smithsonian Adds LGBT History Items to Its Collection

Filed by John M. Becker | August 19, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The collection at the nation's history museum got a lot more fabulously queer today.Read More

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Details of Kluwe-Vikings Settlement Disclosed

Filed by John M. Becker | August 19, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

As part of a settlement deal with former punter and LGBT ally Chris Kluwe, the Minnesota Vikings will make large monetary donations to five LGBT charities.Read More

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Baptist Pastor Inflicts Grief Upon the Grieving

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 19, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Florida pastor T.W. Jenkins should apologize to Julion Evans's family and friends for canceling his funeral.Read More

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Ferguson and the 'War On Whites'

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 19, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

If there is a "war" on, whites are winning.Read More


Study: Most LGBT Students Experience Bigotry in Phy Ed

Filed by John M. Becker | August 18, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

A new study from Victoria University in Melbourne finds that four out of five LGBT high school students experience homophobic and transphobic bigotry in phy ed class.Read More

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Russian Gay Basher Sentenced to Prison

Filed by John M. Becker | August 18, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Russian gay basher Maxim Martsinkevich will spend five years in prison -- but not for his anti-gay crimes. Read More

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New Jersey School Forcibly Misgenders Trans Teen

Filed by John M. Becker | August 18, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Administrators at a New Jersey middle school are forcibly misgendering a transgender teenager by refusing to allow her to return to school presenting as the correct gender.Read More


Chris Kluwe, Minnesota Vikings Reach Settlement

Filed by John M. Becker | August 17, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, who says he was fired from the Minnesota Vikings for his pro-LGBT advocacy, has reached a settlement with the team.Read More

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The Breaking Wave [PTAS]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | August 16, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

As my barking goes from very occasional to quite common, things start to go off the rails. Witness the gentleman who just called me "Rover." Read More


New York: No Special Right to Anti-LGBT Discrimination

Filed by John M. Becker | August 15, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

The New York Division of Human Rights has ruled that a wedding vendor's private religious beliefs do not entitle them to a special right to discriminate against gay and lesbian couples.Read More

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The 'Ex-Gay' Movement's Dangerous New Myths

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | August 15, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

As the "ex-gay" movement sputters, many within that movement are pushing celibacy or mixed-orientation marriage for gays and lesbians. Both are stupid and dangerous.Read More

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The Stigma of Black Suicide is Killing Us

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | August 15, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

There are at least five factors contributing to suicide in African American communities. And for the most part, they go unaddressed.Read More

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Axe Body Spray Makes Ad That's Not About Sex

Filed by Bil Browning | August 15, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Axe Body Spray has made a commercial that doesn't feature a nerd's wet dream? There aren't any hot babes throwing themselves all over some poor hapless schmuck for simply spraying on some cheap cologne? Whaaaaaat?!Read More

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PA Baker Says Jesus Told Her to Turn Away Gay Couple

Filed by John M. Becker | August 14, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

The cake wars continue, this time in Pennsylvania, where a baker refused to serve a lesbian couple after an alleged two-week conversation with Jesus.Read More