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Straight Indiana State Employee Quits Over RFRA Law

Filed by Bil Browning | March 27, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

Erik Deckers quit his job as a travel writer for the Indiana Office of Tourism Development shortly after Governor Mike Pence signed a bill legalizing discrimination against LGBT people.Read More

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Disciples of Christ Will Cancel IN Convention Over Law

Filed by John M. Becker | March 26, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denomination says it will move its 2017 convention out of Indianapolis now that a discriminatory, anti-LGBT "religious freedom" bill has become law.Read More

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Gay Kiss in Aussie Hair Goop Commercial

Filed by Bil Browning | March 25, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

I love it that gays, lesbians and bisexuals are often featured in commercials now - and they aren't solely aimed at the LGBT market.Read More

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IN's Largest Convention Threatens to Leave Over Law

Filed by John M. Becker | March 25, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

The largest and most economically powerful convention in Indianapolis is threatening to pull out of Indiana if Gov. Pence signs an anti-LGBT "license to discriminate" bill.Read More

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The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | March 22, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Varied expressions of love are not always safe or accepted. Queries always accompany love expressed outside of familial, racial, cultural and religious norms. Read More

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History Returns to Independence Hall

Filed by Mark Segal | March 22, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

Something happened a few weeks ago that literally made me stop and take note of how far we have come in our struggle for equality.Read More

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When Miss America Met the Biggest Star in the World

Filed by Mark S. King | March 22, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

"He's with Miss America," he said. "They're right behind me." We both turned as the couple rounded the corner. They entered the light of the media room and I barely kept a gasp from escaping.Read More

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Marking Time [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | March 21, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Yesterday was the Vernal Equinox, a pointed reminder that fixating on the march of time is hardly a modern invention.Read More

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Gay Dating App Survey Reveals Racism & HIV Stigma

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 21, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

To know that so many gay men would refuse to say hello or respond to a friendly greeting simply because of somebody's sero-status is a little hard to bear.Read More

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Nude Male Models Show Off Their Purses [NSFW]

Filed by Bil Browning | March 18, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

I'm sure this is meant to be shocking or titillating, but a better word to describe it is "creepy."Read More

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Presbyterian Church USA Approves Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | March 18, 2015 | 11:00 AM | comments

Yesterday, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) gave final approval to a change in the church's constitution that includes same-sex couples in the definition of marriage.Read More

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The Islamic State: Prejudice and Power

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | March 17, 2015 | 11:00 AM | comments

ISIS's rise to power is proof that, in spite of our advances in technology, our species is as morally lacking today as we were thousands of years ago, when Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha walked the earth.Read More

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Wingnut Week in Review: Rapping on Racism

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 16, 2015 | 3:30 PM | comments

Americans were appalled last week when video surfaced of Oklahoma University SAE fraternity brothers singing an incredibly racist tune. Wingnuts were appalled... that the rest of the us were appalled.Read More

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What Causes Homosexuality? Who Cares?

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 16, 2015 | 11:30 AM | comments

We must get out of the "nature v. nurture" trap, and place discussions firmly in the realm of issues of human rights and human dignity.Read More

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Love Among The Stars [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | March 14, 2015 | 10:30 AM | comments

We have been fixtures in each other's lives for nearly as long as we've been adults, and precisely because of that fact, it can be challenging to remember that our relationship needs nurturing tooRead More