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LGBT Youth & the Tyranny of Christian 'Conversion Therapy'

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 30, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

"Ex-gay" abuse is still victimizing LGBT people, falsely telling them that they're sick and sinful when the real problem resides within our intolerant society.Read More

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'Hey, Sexy Diana!' A Lesson in Womanhood

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 29, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

I didn't expect to be sexualized by another woman, much less at my healthcare center.Read More

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Beyond Ferguson: Ending Racial Profiling In America

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 29, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

America must pass the End Racial Profiling Act, before the next city that's "one dead black teenager away from burning to the ground" catches fire.Read More

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As the Supreme Court Meets, Here's a Poem Celebrating Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | September 29, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Today, as the Supreme Court meets for the first time and has a chance to consider whether to take up marriage equality, here's a powerful poem celebrating the beautiful freedom to marry.Read More

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Here's How You Can Help Homeless LGBTQ Youth

Filed by Garrard Conley | September 29, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Let's take this opportunity to continue raising awareness and support for the most pressing issue our community faces.Read More


Gay Sex in Prison Isn't What You Think It Is

Filed by John M. Becker | September 28, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

According to a fascinating essay by author Daniel Genis, who spent a decade in prison for armed robbery, our cultural understanding of sex behind bars is profoundly flawed.Read More

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Ending Coercion & Building Consent in Gay Cultures

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 28, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

When gay men internalize the cultural image of predatory male sexuality, stifling and denying our own vulnerability, we inflict it upon each other.Read More

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Lightship [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | September 27, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

While nautical history and engineering happen to be a hobby of mine, what entrances me about lightships is the way that they seem such an apt metaphor for how we can interact with each other. Read More

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Swingers for Jesus: Swapping Spouses & Bible Verses

Filed by John M. Becker | September 26, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

A novel concept, wouldn't you say?Read More


Alleged Gay-Basher Kathryn Knott Fired From Job

Filed by John M. Becker | September 26, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Alleged gay-basher (and confirmed homophobe, racist, binge drinker, and brat) Kathryn Knott was fired from her job in an emergency room yesterday, her former employer confirmed.Read More

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Teen Files Complaint Against Taco John's For 'Gaytard' Slur

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

A South Dakota teen who was forced to wear a homophobic nametag at work this summer is filing a workplace discrimination complaint against his former employer, Taco John's, and calling on the company to publicly apologize.Read More

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Feds Sue Over Anti-Trans Discrimination

Filed by John M. Becker | September 25, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed suit today against two companies that it says discriminated against transgender employees. This is the first time the federal government has sued to protect trans workers under the Civil Rights Act.Read More

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International Olympic Committee Adopts Non-Discrimination Clause

Filed by John M. Becker | September 25, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

The International Olympic Committee, the organization that organizes and governs the Olympic Games, announced yesterday that it is adding a new non-discrimination clause to its host city contract that will protect LGBT athletes, coaches, and visitors.Read More

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Alleged Gay-Basher Kathryn Knott Suspended From Job

Filed by John M. Becker | September 25, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Accused Philadelphia gay-basher Kathryn Knott has been suspended from her job in a local emergency room for posting patient X-ray photos to her Twitter account.Read More

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WATCH: Philly Gay-Bashing Suspects Released on Bail

Filed by John M. Becker | September 25, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Alleged Philadelphia gay-bashers Philip Williams, Kathryn Knott, and Kevin Harrigan were formally charged last night but left police custody early this morning after posting bail.Read More