April 25, 2014

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Jo Becker Responds to Criticism of 'Forcing the Spring'

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 11:45 PM | comments

"I think some leaders in the gay community are divided about this book in the same way they were divided about this case."Read More


South Dakota Will Soon Have Marriage Equality Lawsuit

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Great news from South Dakota: the state is about to get its first freedom-to-marry lawsuit.Read More

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Arya Stark Wants Marriage Equality Everywhere

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Maisie Williams, the 17-year-old actress who plays Arya Stark on "Game of Thrones," is every bit as fierce as her onscreen alter ego when it comes to LGBT equality.Read More


The Shocking Saga of Dr. Levin, Monster Psychiatrist

Filed by Mercedes Allen | April 25, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The long, twisting, sordid legal saga of Aubrey Levin, the alleged shock therapist convicted in Canada of sexually assaulting his patients, has finally come to an end.Read More

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Sisyphus Week at Rancho Bilerico

Filed by Bil Browning | April 25, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Ever have one of those weeks where you feel like Sisyphus constantly climbing the mountain with a boulder strapped to your shoulders?Read More


Alaska Supremes: State Tax Code is Anti-Gay

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Today, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled that the state's denial of property tax exemptions to same-sex couples is discriminatory and unconstitutional. Read More

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Watch Baptist Pastor Compare Anti-LGBT Preaching to Anti-Slavery Preaching

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

This week, North Carolina pastor J.D. Greear shockingly compared preaching against slavery in the 19th century to preaching against homosexuality in the 21st.Read More

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Why Conservatives Let People Like Charlene Dill Die

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 25, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

In a show of political opportunism and depraved indifference towards the poor, Republican governors and legislatures in 19 states opted out of the Medicaid expansion. People are dying as a result.Read More


Surprisingly Strident Anti-LGBT Laws Still In Force in America

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 25, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Putin's Russia takes a lot of heat for its regressive, homophobic laws, but anti-gay laws similar to those in Russia remain in force in many American states.Read More

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Hey Gays, Let's Chat ...

Filed by Drew Cordes | April 25, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Y'know how maddening it is when straight people belittle your struggles for justice? Trans people get the same treatment... but we get it from you, too.Read More

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Man Plants Pride Flag on Uganda's Highest Peak

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

And he's daring Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to take it down.Read More


Goldberg: Opposing LGBT Rights Isn't as Bad as Racism

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Conservative columnist Jonah Goldberg says it's "ruthless and unforgiving" to argue that opposing LGBT equality is "morally equivalent to opposition to interracial marriage and other Jim Crow laws."Read More