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Wingnut Week in Review: From Rogue to Reject

Filed by Terrance Heath | February 01, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Last week we saw the beginning of the end of conservatives' love affair with Sarah Palin (maybe), and said farewell (but probably not goodbye) to one of our regulars.Read More

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Oklahoma's Conversion Therapy Bill: A Call to Action

Filed by Garrard Conley | February 01, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

Oklahoma State Rep. Sally Kern's "Freedom to Obtain Conversion Therapy Act" is the first bill ever to protect harmful "ex-gay" therapy for minors without their consent and "without any interference from the state."Read More

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Chile Gives Final Approval to Civil Unions Bill

Filed by John M. Becker | January 30, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

Lawmakers in Chile gave final approval this week to a bill that will allow all couples, including same-sex couples, to enter into legally recognized civil unions.Read More

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Idaho Republicans Kill LGBT Rights Bill

Filed by John M. Becker | January 29, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

This morning, Republicans in the Idaho House's State Affairs Committee killed a bill that would have added the words "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" to the state's Human Rights Act.Read More

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AL Judge Clarifies: All Counties Must Issue Licenses

Filed by John M. Becker | January 28, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Alabama judge who struck down that state's marriage discrimination amendment twice in the past week clarified today that her ruling applies statewide, not just to the plaintiff couples.Read More