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Brazil Stores Selling Jerseys Calling Soccer Players 'Faggots'

Filed by John M. Becker | April 17, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

To get ready for the World Cup, one prominent Brazilian clothing company is selling jerseys calling soccer players "faggots."Read More

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BREAKING: Judge Rules UCF Does Not Have to Provide Regnerus Docs

Filed by John M. Becker | April 17, 2014 | 3:55 PM | comments

An Orlando judge has just ruled that the University of Central Florida does not have to disclose records related to the Regnerus "study."Read More

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Prop 8 Attorney Says He's 'Evolving' on Marriage; Has Lesbian Daughter

Filed by John M. Becker | April 17, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Charles Cooper, who argued in favor of Proposition 8 at the Supreme Court, now says he is "evolving" on marriage equality after learning his daughter is a lesbian.Read More

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Won't Someone Please Think About the Hairy Children?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 16, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Give us your best caption for this one, folks. Because I'll admit... I'm speechless.Read More

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Another Wisconsin Couple Sues for Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

A same-gender couple in Wisconsin has filed that state's second marriage equality lawsuit, appealing directly to the state Supreme Court to end marriage discrimination.Read More

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OH Man Gay-Bashes Disabled Brother; AL Woman Kills Son's Boyfriend

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

An Ohio man was sentenced to 30 months in prison for trying to "beat the gay" out of his disabled brother, and an Alabama woman fatally shot her son's boyfriend at a truck stop.Read More

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Cab Drivers Refuse to Drive Cabs With Gay Games Ads Because Allah

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2014 | 6:30 PM | comments

Almost 20 cab drivers in Cleveland are refusing to drive cars displaying ads for the upcoming Gay Games, citing religious objections. But this time the protesters aren't Christian fundies, they're Muslims.Read More

Report: Marriage Equality is Good for Family Health

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

According to an article published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine, marriage equality results in better health care and less anxiety, depression, and other negative health outcomes for families headed by same-sex parents.Read More

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A Hanky Code For the 21st Century

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Comedian Justin Sayre has updated the famous hankie code for the 21st century. Check out the new colors.Read More

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LaBarbera Provokes Arrest in Canada; Martyr Complex to Follow

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

International anti-LGBT activist and hate group leader Peter LaBarbera provoked his own arrest in Canada today. Read More

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UK Art School 'Virgin' Punks Everyone

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Clayton Pettet, a U.K. art student who made headlines for his plans to lose his virginity as an act of performance art, performed his piece earlier this month. It wasn't at all what was advertised.Read More

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Becker v. UCF, Update 2

Filed by John M. Becker | April 14, 2014 | 8:00 PM | comments

The University of Central Florida's attempt to avoid producing public records related to the publication of Mark Regnerus's "study" continues.Read More


LGBT Aging: The Next Frontier in the Equality Battle

Filed by Michael Knaapen | April 14, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

The business of aging holds many unique pitfalls for LGBT Americans. How can we respond to the needs of the first real out generation of LGBTs in our country's history?Read More

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Get Off My Lawn: Kids React to the Walkman

Filed by John M. Becker | April 14, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Kids these days can't believe a time existed when you had to manually rewind and fast-forward cassette tapes in order to skip between songs.Read More

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LGBT Faith Group Pleads With Pope in Full-Page NYT Ad

Filed by John M. Becker | April 13, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

In a full-page ad in today's New York Times, the Ali Forney Center's Carl Siciliano pleads with Pope Francis on behalf of homeless LGBT youth to end the Catholic Church's anti-gay teachings.Read More