April 1, 2014

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Obama to Military Leaders: Accept DADT Repeal or Get Lost

Filed by John M. Becker | April 01, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

According to the retiring Commandant of the Coast Guard, President Obama gathered military leaders in the Oval Office in 2010 and told them they had two choices: get on board with DADT repeal or take a hike.Read More

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Reviewers Ignore Queer Main Character in 'Etched On Me'

Filed by John M. Becker | April 01, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Jenn Crowell's critically-acclaimed novel "Etched on Me" features a queer-identified female main character. So why is everyone afraid to say so?Read More

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India Nonprofit Launches Last-Ditch Effort to Repeal Anti-Gay Verdict

Filed by John M. Becker | April 01, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

An HIV/AIDS and sexual health organization in India is launching a last-ditch effort to overturn a Supreme Court decision that recriminalized gay sex by reinstating the country's colonial-era sodomy ban.Read More


Michigan Woman Assaulted After Marrying Same-Sex Spouse

Filed by Andrew Markle | April 01, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

A woman who married her same-sex spouse during Michigan's brief window of marriage equality was horrifically assaulted Monday.Read More

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Lively: Jail Gays Who Refuse 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Filed by John M. Becker | April 01, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Scott Lively has been on a tear in the media lately, advocating for mandatory "ex-gay" therapy and prison for those who don't comply, accusing President Obama of being gay, and calling for a Christian anti-gay "revolution."Read More

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Gay Nigerians Stripped, Whipped in Public

Filed by John M. Becker | April 01, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

A group of Nigerian gay men were allegedly arrested, stripped naked, and beaten in public last week after a sex partner who was blackmailing them reported them to police.Read More

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Anti-Gay IN Senator: Pro-LGBT Groups 'Don't Fight Fair'

Filed by Andrew Markle | April 01, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Indiana Republican State Senator Mike Delph frequently comments about how his Creator has provided inalienable rights for man -- but not the gay man.Read More

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The 'Billionaire's Primary': Meet America's New Bosses

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 01, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Billionaires like Sheldon Adelson and the Koch brothers are accountable to no one, but the lawmakers on their payrolls are more accountable to them than to the rest of the American electorate.Read More

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Gone With the Wind Prequel Will Focus on Mammy

Filed by Bil Browning | April 01, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

I've always loved Margaret Mitchell's novel Gone With the Wind as well as the classic movie version starring Vivien Leigh, so news that author Donald McCaig is penning a prequel is incredibly exciting. Read More

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Nutty MN Lawmaker Claims That Sweat Spreads HIV

Filed by John M. Becker | April 01, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

A Minnesota group founded by a virulently anti-gay state lawmaker produced an ugly propaganda video designed to spread lies about the LGBT community and block a proposed anti-bullying bill.Read More


Stray Dogs From Sochi Get Another Chance in DC

Filed by John M. Becker | April 01, 2014 | 9:15 AM | comments

Ten stray dogs from the Olympic city of Sochi, Russia are being given a new chance at life in the U.S., thanks to good-hearted people in both countries and a Washington, D.C. rescue group.Read More

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Ugandans Give Thanks for Anti-Gay Law: Photos, Video

Filed by John M. Becker | April 01, 2014 | 8:30 AM | comments

New photos, video footage, and information has surfaced about Uganda's appalling "pride" rally yesterday where citizens gave thanks for the country's new "jail the gays" law.Read More


Christian Boycotts Good, Gay Boycotts Bad

Filed by John M. Becker | April 01, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

Anti-LGBT and Christian groups have a very clear set of standards when it comes to boycotts: theirs are righteous; LGBT ones are intolerant.Read More