December 23, 2012

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Ex-Gays: Court Stays CA Law Banning Psychological Abuse of Kids

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 23, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

On Friday, Dec. 21, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued an emergency stay of SB 1172 - the historic California law that would prohibit licensed therapists from using junk science to try to "change" LGBT kids into heterosexuals.Read More


What's In a Name?

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 23, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Having the wrong name and gender marker can be much more than a hassle. It is a source of constant inner pain.Read More

2012: The Web in Review

Filed by Bil Browning | December 23, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

What brought us together in 2012? (Hat tip to JMG)...Read More


Progressive Leaders Stand Against Social Security Cuts

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 23, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

More progressives are starting to join what's beginning to look like a political intervention focused on reversing Obama's particular form of presidential OCD: Obsessive Capitulation Disorder.Read More


Of Holiday Wishes, Republicans, & the President

Filed by Mark Segal | December 23, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Usually, Christmas-week columnists wax poetic about the holidays or what religion means to humanity, but let's talk ENDA and the possible executive order on nondiscrimination by President Obama until Congress passes such legislation.Read More


Tell Us How You Really Feel

Filed by Bil Browning | December 23, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I was glad that he made clear what's been obvious, that he's just a flat out bigot." -- Representative Barney Frank reacting to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's recent remarks at a public appearance to attempt to justify his extreme...Read More