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RIP Gloria Casarez - We've Lost a True Leader

Filed by Mark Segal | October 24, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Gloria Casarez, the Philadelphia mayor's LGBT liaison, passed away this week. She was an incredible person.Read More


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Gays in Liberia Blamed for Ebola, Now Facing Violence

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

Christian churches in Liberia are blaming the country's Ebola epidemic on gay people, and gays are being attacked as a result.Read More


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O, Dem Golden Slippers: Gender Variance & the Mummers Parade

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 23, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

For over a century, hundreds of men used the all-male bastion of the Philadelphia Mummers' New Year's Day Parade to create a space in which they could publicly defy expectations about gender.Read More


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New Android Ad Shows Same-Sex Marriage Proposal

Filed by Bil Browning | October 22, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Google has a new commercial for their Android phones that includes a same-sex marriage proposal among shots of other happy people doing fun things somehow related to a cell phone.Read More


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In Remembrance of Matthew Shepard

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 22, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Though Matthew Shepard's attackers may have succeeded in devastating his body, they did not and will never succeed in destroying his gentle spirit, or in extinguishing the heart of a community and a movement for social justice.Read More


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BREAKING: Dallas Cowboys Axe Michael Sam

Filed by John M. Becker | October 21, 2014 | 4:20 PM | comments

Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL draft pick, has been waived by the Dallas Cowboys.Read More


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Watch: Monica Lewinsky Speaks Out Against Cyberbullying

Filed by John M. Becker | October 21, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Monica Lewinsky spoke out this week in Philadelphia about a new mission: ending cyberbullying. Watch.Read More


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Scores of LGBT Sites Eyed for Landmark Status

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 21, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

A National Park Service project has identified hundreds of potential LGBT sites across America that could someday win federal landmark status -- and that's just the tip of the iceberg.Read More


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Elvis Won't Marry Same-Sex Couples Because Jesus

Filed by John M. Becker | October 20, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

In Vegas, some wedding chapels will allow you to get married with Elvis and hula dancers... unless you're a same-sex couple. Because marriage is sacred.Read More


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Gay Russian Asylum-Seekers Marry in D.C.

Filed by John M. Becker | October 20, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Bilerico guest blogger and gay Russian asylum-seeker Andrew Nasonov married his fiancé, Igor Bazilevsky, in a private ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Saturday. Editor in chief John Becker officiated.Read More


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Gay Evangelical Wants to Pay Bigoted Bakers' Court Fine

Filed by John M. Becker | October 20, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Gay evangelical Christian Matt Stolhandske wants to raise $150,000 for Melissa and Aaron Klein, the bigoted Oregon bakers who violated state law by refusing to bake a cake for a lesbian couple.Read More


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Young U.S. Catholics Are Overwhelmingly Pro-Gay

Filed by John M. Becker | October 19, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

In an indication of just how wildly out of step the Roman Catholic hierarchy is with its adherents' views, an overwhelming majority of U.S. Catholics support same-gender marriage.Read More


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HRC Endorses PrEP

Filed by John M. Becker | October 19, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

The Human Rights Campaign, the United States' largest LGBT rights organization, has come out in favor of the HIV prevention method PrEP.Read More


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Catholic Bishops to Gays: Just Kidding, You're Not Welcome

Filed by John M. Becker | October 18, 2014 | 8:30 PM | comments

A group of bishops meeting at the Vatican has canceled plans to make the Catholic Church even a little bit more friendly to gays and lesbians. Read More


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Ravages & Progression of Time [PTAS]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | October 18, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

While America is rushing forward towards LGBTQ acceptance at a pace inconceivable a few years ago, we need to remain conscious of the fact that what is only obvious and fair to us, is scary and new to many people. Read More