November 5, 2013

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BREAKING: Illinois House Passes Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | November 05, 2013 | 5:06 PM | comments

It's a great day for equality: the Illinois House has finally approved a marriage equality bill, all but assuring that Illinois will become the 15th marriage equality state.Read More

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On LGBT Issues, the Kids Are All Right

Filed by John M. Becker | November 05, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

A new video making the rounds on the Internet today shows kids' unvarnished reactions to same-sex marriage proposals and unscripted thoughts about marriage equality. It's very encouraging.Read More

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Is This the Way to Golgotha? [Caption This]

Filed by Bil Browning | November 05, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

Surely to God this requires a "Caption This" contest. What's your best witty one-liner to go with this photo?Read More

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U.S. Catholic Bishops Reiterate Opposition to ENDA

Filed by John M. Becker | November 05, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

Yet again, the Catholic Church proves that its anti-LGBT crusade extends far beyond the obstruction of equal marriage rights. Read More

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Are Straight Allies & LGBT People Ever Equal?

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 05, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Is it realistic to ask an LGB or T person to trust someone who doesn't identify as LGBT after years of being bullied at school, kept from rights in our court systems, or spoken to as lesser-than by cisgender heterosexuals?Read More

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Reflections on an Anniversary

Filed by Jessica Max Stein | November 05, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Queers and women are often in danger just for walking down the street. What can you do if you or someone in your community is in danger? How can you help?Read More

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What if a Gay Athlete Won Gold in Sochi?

Filed by John M. Becker | November 05, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

International LGBT rights group All Out released an emotional video yesterday that imagines what it might be like for an LGBT athlete to win an Olympic medal in Sochi, Russia.Read More


Eminem: 'Faggot' Actually Isn't an Anti-Gay Slur

Filed by John M. Becker | November 05, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I never really equated those words [to actually mean "homosexual"]. It was more like calling someone a b**ch or a punk or a**hole."Read More