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Report: Obamacare Covering More LGBTs, But More Work Remains

Filed by John M. Becker | July 24, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Efforts to get LGBT people covered under the Affordable Care Act were successful, but the degree of that success varied significantly by state.Read More


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Naked Men Rob Florida Restaurant & Only Take Meat

Filed by Bil Browning | July 24, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Here's a story you don't see every day - and, of course, it happened in Florida.Read More


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Chad Allen Steps Up His HIV/AIDS Advocacy (Literally)

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 8:30 PM | comments

Actor and heartthrob Chad Allen is training to run the Sydney Marathon and raising money to help people living with HIV.Read More


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Dungy Sticks Foot in Mouth Again, Calls Homosexuality a 'Lifestyle'

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

Discussing Michael Sam, former NFL coach Tony Dungy finally trotted out the old anti-gay standby: "Even though I don't agree with his lifestyle, I love him." Yeah right.Read More


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Controversial Georgian Opera Singer Plans Pro-Equality Concert

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Controversial Georgian soprano Tamar Iveri announced last week that she intends to apologize to the LGBT community by holding a benefit concert for victims of violence and dedicated to gays, lesbians, and other sexual minorities.Read More


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ExxonMobil Proves It Is the Worst Company on Earth

Filed by Bil Browning | July 23, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

After almost two decades spent fighting against equality - including 15 consecutive years worth of failed shareholder resolutions to put the four words in the company's nondiscrimination policy - ExxonMobil will once again prove that they are the worst of the worst.Read More


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Class Act: Michael Sam Responds to Dungy's Homophobia

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Michael Sam was asked to respond to Tony Dungy's homophobic comments, and he did so with grace and aplomb.Read More


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What I Learned From My Minimum-Wage Job

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 23, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

When I was 16, I got my first job - at McDonald's. It was the hardest work I'd ever done in my life, and it punctured my bubble of economic privilege.Read More


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Mother Charged With Hate Crime Against Daughter

Filed by Bil Browning | July 22, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

This is a story that will turn your stomach. Any mother who would do this is depraved and isn't worthy of being called a mom.Read More


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U.S. Missteps in Central America Could Endanger LGBTs

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 22, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

In pursuing a quick fix to a chronic border-refugee crisis, the United States risks worsening the long-term refugee problem and jeopardizing Central American LGBTs who confront violence and injustice.Read More


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Keith Olbermann Shreds NFL Homophobe Tony Dungy

Filed by John M. Becker | July 22, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Watch ESPN2 host Keith Olbermann rip former NFL coach and current NBC sports commentator Tony Dungy for anti-gay comments Dungy made about football player Michael Sam.Read More


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Escape from Russia: My Independence Day

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 21, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Russian LGBT activist Andrew Nasonov received harassment, intimidation, beatings, and death threats for his human rights work. But when police abducted him and threatened his family, he knew he had to leave.Read More


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Flight Attendant Keeps it Gay in Fabulous Safety Speech

Filed by John M. Becker | July 20, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

"Do not be naughty in that potty... Folks, it's $2200 for tampering with a smoke detector in the lavatory. And you know if you had $2200 you'd be [flying] first class."Read More


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The Return of the Wilton Manor Exiles

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | July 20, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

According to the Bible, the Children of Israel wandered for forty years before they reached their Promised Land. Read More


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New Book Celebrates Cuban Gay, Trans Cabaret Performers

Filed by John M. Becker | July 20, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

A new book celebrates the lives of gay and transgender cabaret performers in Havana, Cuba, and the role they play in Cuban society.Read More