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Jindal: I'm Determined to Ruin Economy Over Gays

Filed by Bil Browning | April 24, 2015 | 2:30 PM | comments

Governor and presidential wannabe Bobby Jindal is adamant that Louisiana should be able to discriminate against LGBT people and says he's willing to ruin the state's economy to prove it.Read More


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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


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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


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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


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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