March 7, 2014

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The 2014 LGBT Media Convening: A Resounding Success

Filed by John M. Becker | March 07, 2014 | 6:15 PM | comments

Last weekend a group of the top LGBT bloggers and journalists from across the country gathered in D.C. to discuss queer media issues. It was an immensely valuable experience.Read More


Networks Consult Anti-LGBT Extremists for 'Balance'

Filed by John M. Becker | March 07, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Despite support for LGBT equality moving firmly into the mainstream, many reporters and news networks still routinely consult extremists and hate group leaders to appear "balanced" on LGBT issues.Read More

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Indiana Couples Sue for Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | March 07, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

A Kentucky-based law firm sued the Governor of Indiana in federal court today on behalf of four same-gender couples seeking the freedom to marry.Read More


Michigan's Final Witness in Marriage Trial: Gays Going to Hell

Filed by John M. Becker | March 07, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Douglas Allen, a Canadian economist and the state of Michigan's final witness in its effort to preserve marriage discrimination, said in federal court yesterday that he believes unrepentant gays are going to hell.Read More

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Arrests, Protests Give Former Idahoan Reason to Hope

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 07, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

It's hard to come back to a place like Idaho, with leaders who make it clear they don't want people like me to exist. But thanks to the tremendous work of Idaho's LGBT activists, I have hope.Read More

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Isaiah Washington to Return to Grey's Anatomy

Filed by Bil Browning | March 07, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Isaiah Washington's career imploded back in 2006 after he got into a dust up with "Grey's Anatomy" co-star Patrick Dempsey. Now the actor is returning to the set for a one episode appearance for the show's tenth season.Read More

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'I'm Not Homophobic': Bigots Sometimes Lie

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 07, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

People have little trouble convincing themselves that their motives are good even when they're acting on baser instincts. Read More

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ASA Spanks Regnerus, Again

Filed by John M. Becker | March 07, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

In a brief filed in federal appeals court, the American Sociological Association urged the court to strike down marriage discrimination amendments in Utah and Oklahoma and rebuked the discredited research of ASA member Mark Regnerus.Read More


Fired Gay Catholic School Admin Suing For Discrimination

Filed by John M. Becker | March 07, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Mark Zmuda, the former Catholic school vice principal in Washington State who was fired for marrying his husband, is suing the school and the archdiocese for discrimination and wrongful termination.Read More

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Watch Gay Singer's Emotional Plea for Equality in Utah

Filed by John M. Becker | March 07, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Justin Utley, a gay Utah native who was fired after his employer read emails about his partner's sudden death, delivered a tearful, heartfelt plea for workplace equality in the Beehive State.Read More