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CA Wedding Interrupted by Hateful Anti-Gay Slurs

Filed by John M. Becker | September 23, 2014 | 10:15 AM | comments

An Arizona gay couple's dream wedding in Coronado, California last month turned ugly when an anonymous heckler repeatedly interrupted the ceremony with hateful anti-gay slurs.Read More

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Catholic Priest to Gay Couple: Get Divorced & You Can Have Communion

Filed by John M. Becker | September 23, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

A Catholic priest in Montana is telling an elderly married gay couple that they are banned from receiving Communion unless they divorce, lived separately, and publicly renounce their marriage. Because Jesus.Read More


Green Bay Schools Ban Anti-Trans Bullying

Filed by John M. Becker | September 23, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

The Green Bay, Wisconsin public schools have become some of the first in the state to ban bullying based on gender identity and conduct staff trainings on trans-related issues.Read More

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Arrests Expected This Week in Philly Gay-Bashing Case

Filed by John M. Becker | September 22, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Police in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania say they have nearly concluded their investigation into a savage anti-gay mob attack. They expect to file charges this week.Read More

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Woman Gets 3rd Boob Implanted to Become 'Unattractive'

Filed by Bil Browning | September 22, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

File this under "Things You Don't See Every Day."Read More

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Justice Kagan Officiates Her First Same-Sex Wedding

Filed by John M. Becker | September 22, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Yesterday, Justice Elena Kagan became the third member of the United States Supreme Court to officiate at a same-sex wedding.Read More

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New Group Encourages Evangelicals to Embrace Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | September 22, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

A new group that launched earlier this month is hoping to create space in evangelical Christianity for believers to embrace civil marriage equality, regardless of their positions on the religious definition of marriage.Read More

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Hatred and Bigotry: It's All They Have Left

Filed by John M. Becker | September 21, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

After decades of trying, opponents of marriage equality have never been able to prove that marriage equality harms anyone. Strip away their hyperinflated, doom-and-gloom hysteria and hatred is all they have left.Read More

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Southern Comfort Conference to Move to Ft. Lauderdale

Filed by Norm Kent | September 20, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

The Southern Comfort Conference is a major transgender conference that has taken place annually since 1991. After 24 years in Atlanta, the event will move to Ft Lauderdale next year.Read More

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Uganda Says Gays Are Welcome

Filed by John M. Becker | September 19, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

Ugandan officials want gay tourists to know that despite the country's repeated and ongoing attempts to criminalize LGBT people, they're still welcome there. Rrrrrright.Read More

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Black Children Are Beloved & Beaten

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | September 19, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

The challenge to our community is break free from a shackle of our past - corporal punishment - to find a peaceful and more effective way to discipline our children. Read More

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Why Haven't Charges Been Filed in Philly Hate Crime?

Filed by Mark Segal | September 19, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Philadelphia's LGBT community has showed incredible restraint. Now is the time for police to charge the individuals involved, the District Attorney to prosecute, and for the state legislature to include attacks based on sexual orientation under the Hate Crimes Act.Read More

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Young, Black, and Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 19, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

When to be young and black is to be guilty until proven innocent, black children must be "angelic" just to be deemed worthy of living.Read More

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Facebook Meets With Drag Queens, Doesn't Change Policy

Filed by John M. Becker | September 18, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Facebook met yesterday with drag queens who are upset about a new policy requiring account holders to use their real names. The company heard their concerns but declined to change the policy.Read More

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Suddenly I Feel Like Exercising!

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Normally my idea of exercise is walking to the 7-11 for a soda and pack of smokes. But personal trainer Christian Cabrera has me really pumped about whatever it is he's doing.Read More