August 1, 2013

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Will 'Moral Mondays' Revive Social Progressives?

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 01, 2013 | 6:30 PM | comments

Moral Mondays may signal the beginnings of a new civil rights movement, fueled by a revival of the moral progressivism of the movement of the 1960s.Read More


Lambda Legal, ACLU File Suit Against VA's Marriage Ban

Filed by Michael Hamar | August 01, 2013 | 5:00 PM | comments

Lambda Legal and the ACLU filed a class action suit this morning in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg, Virginia challenging the state's marriage discrimination amendment.Read More


Epic 'Ex-Gay' Fail in D.C.

Filed by John M. Becker | August 01, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

Organizers of an "ex-gay" press conference predicted "thousands" would show up in front of the Supreme Court building on Wednesday. Fewer than ten actually came.Read More

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Gay, Undocumented, and Unafraid

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 01, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

I used to be afraid to tell people I was undocumented, afraid to tell people I was gay. But after years of staying in the background and witnessing the trials that immigrants and the LGBT community face, I'm no longer afraid.Read More

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Which States Are Now Facing Marriage Lawsuits?

Filed by Nan Hunter | August 01, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

Since the Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional a month ago, marriage equality litigation is growing like weeds in a vacant lot.Read More

Will Pope Francis Drag the Catholic Church into Modern Times?

Filed by Mark Segal | August 01, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Pope Francis may yet be the savior of the Roman Catholic Church. Whatever he turns out to be, right now he's a much-needed breath of fresh air.Read More


USA Today Publishes Shameful 'Ex-Gay' Op-Ed

Filed by John M. Becker | August 01, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

USA Today published an op-ed by a proponent of "ex-gay" therapy, giving a national platform to this dangerous and discredited junk science.Read More