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Photo of the Day: Anti-Gay Double Standard in San Diego?

Filed by John M. Becker | October 30, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

San Diego resident Will Walters, arrested for being "over-exposed" at the city's pride festival, says women show more skin on the beach every day but aren't arrested for it.Read More

The Conversion of a Queer-Basher

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 29, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

There are pivotal events in everyone's life that forever separate before from after. For Jim Baines of Bangor, Maine, it was the night he and two friends attacked two gay men, killing one.Read More

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Dallas Airport Gay-Basher Facing $1K Fine, No Jail Time

Filed by John M. Becker | October 29, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

The drunk redneck bigot who verbally and physically assaulted a man he perceived to be gay in a Dallas airport is facing a maximum of $1,000 in fines and no jail time.Read More

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Couple Who Tortured 'Gay' Child to Death Get Plea Deal

Filed by John M. Becker | October 29, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Pearl Fernandez and Isauro Aguirre, who murdered 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez after calling him gay because he played with dolls, will plead guilty in order to avoid the death penalty.Read More

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Baptist Leader Backs Away From 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Filed by John M. Becker | October 28, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore repudiated so-called "ex-gay" therapy at a conference today, implicitly endorsing celibacy for gays and lesbians instead.Read More


Archbishop Rips Catholic University on Same-Sex Benefits

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

Nebraska's Creighton University -- a private Catholic school -- will now allow employees to cover their same-sex spouses under the school's health plan.Read More


Support for Marriage Equality 'Nearly Universal' Among College Freshmen

Filed by John M. Becker | October 28, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Support for marriage equality is so overwhelming among incoming college students that one prominent national opinion poll isn't even going to bother asking about it anymore.Read More

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Westboro Baptist Seeks to Intervene in KS Marriage Case

Filed by John M. Becker | October 27, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Westboro Baptist Church filed a brief yesterday seeking to intervene in Kansas's marriage equality case.Read More

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Making Marriage Meaningless?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 27, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The latest bit of twaddle from the evangelical Taliban is out and it's just as derptastic as you imagine it'll be. Read More


Pope Francis Slams 'Bastardized' Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | October 27, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

In remarks delivered Saturday, Pope Francis bemoaned the growing divide between civil and religious marriage and slammed as "bastardized" any definitions of marriage and family that do not comport with those of the Catholic Church.Read More

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Methodist Church Affirms Reinstatement of Pro-Gay Pastor

Filed by John M. Becker | October 27, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

The top court in the United Methodist Church has allowed Rev. Frank Schaefer, who was defrocked for officiating at his gay son's wedding, to remain a pastor.Read More

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Debunking Alleged LGBT Connections in JFK Assassination

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 26, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Alleged gay and lesbian connections to John F. Kennedy's assassination remain firmly entrenched in the minds of many Americans. But these speculations should be put to rest once and for all.Read More


As We Battle Ebola, Confronting the Echoes of AIDS

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | October 26, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The hysteria and paranoia associated with Ebola is eerily reminiscent of when the country was in its AIDS crisis.Read More

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An Unconventional Wedding Announcement

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 26, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

While we're genuinely happy for those who celebrate the coming of marriage equality, we don't believe we've "won the fight."Read More

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The Autumn of Humanity? [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | October 25, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

No one wants to imagine their lives as analogous the fall leaves, which though beautiful, are here and gone in a moment. Yet, the question we should ask is if we could be entering into the autumn of our species.Read More