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Dan Savage Pokes GOP on Gay Wedding Angst

Filed by John M. Becker | April 23, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

On Tuesday night's episode of 'All In With Chris Hayes,' LGBT advocate Dan Savage became the latest commentator to poke fun at Republicans for their awkward contortions on same-sex weddings.Read More

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Report: Pope Met With Stalled Gay Ambassador Nominee

Filed by John M. Becker | April 23, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

The French government is confirming that Pope Francis recently held a private meeting with Laurent Stefanini, France's openly gay ambassador-designate to the Vatican whom the Holy See has declined to confirm for months.Read More


SCOTUS Stops NOM from Reversing Marriage in Oregon

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2015 | 5:00 PM | comments

The U.S. Supreme Court has squashed NOM's last attempt at stopping marriage equality in Oregon.Read More


The Bigots' Hail Mary: Marriage Equality Kills Babies

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

In a laughably desperate Hail Mary attempt to disguise blatant bigotry as compassionate concern, 100 self-proclaimed "scholars of marriage" are claiming that same-sex marriage kills the unborn.Read More

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California Transphobes Strike Again With 'Bathroom Bill'

Filed by John M. Becker | April 20, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

Opponents of LGBT civil rights are launching another attack on transgender Californians: a proposed ballot initiative that would require all people to "use facilities in accordance with their biological sex in all government buildings."Read More

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It's Not Over: Signorile Rejects LGBT 'Victory Blindness'

Filed by Mark S. King | April 19, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

In his new book 'It's Not Over,' ward-winning journalist and radio host Michelangelo Signorile says we must accelerate the fight for LGBT rights -- and resist the urge to grow complacent simply because nationwide marriage equality is within our grasp.Read More

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New Clinton Campaign Video About Marriage Equality

Filed by Bil Browning | April 18, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

As the Clinton campaign swings through Iowa, they stopped at a local diner to talk to the locals and one man spoke up about her support for marriage equality.Read More

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U.S. Moves Closer to Trade Deal With Anti-LGBT Countries

Filed by John M. Becker | April 17, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Yesterday, Republicans introduced "Fast Track" bills that would enable swift passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a massive corporate giveaway that rewards several anti-LGBT countries with privileged trade status.Read More

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Five Things You Should Know About Rand Paul

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 17, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

Entering the 2016 presidential race early gives Rand Paul a chance to redefine himself - because running from his record is going to be just as hard as running for president.Read More

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Prominent Catholics Ask Pope to Fire Anti-Gay Archbishop

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

A group of more than 100 prominent San Francisco-area Catholics is calling on Pope Francis to replace Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, saying his "single-issue agenda" against same-gender marriage fosters "an atmosphere of division and intolerance."Read More

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Who is Marco Rubio? Eight Things You Should Know

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 15, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio became the latest politician to declare what anyone who's paying attention already knew: He's running for president. Rubio is likely to trip over his past before the race is over.Read More

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Gay Marriage Derangement Syndrome Part 6421

Filed by Bil Browning | April 15, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

Two articles this morning about Hillary Clinton's support for same-sex marriage show exactly how ridiculous political reporting on the subject has become.Read More


Guam May Become 1st U.S. Territory With Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

The attorney general of Guam has directed officials to immediately begin processing marriage license applications from same-sex couples. Read More

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Chilean President Signs Civil Unions Bill

Filed by John M. Becker | April 14, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Yesterday Michelle Bachelet, president of the South American nation of Chile, signed a bill into law that allows same-sex couples to enter into legally recognized civil unions.Read More

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Marriage Equality and the 2016 Elections

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | April 14, 2015 | 11:00 AM | comments

While the rest of us have moved on and embraced marriage equality, GOP presidential candidates remain stranded in 2004.Read More