May 15, 2014


9/11 Memorial Dedication Features Gay Hero Mark Bingham

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 15, 2014 | 7:00 PM | comments

Many of the stories of the gay people who died -- or participated in the rescue/recovery -- on 9/11 illuminate how gays have lived personally courageous and authentic lives while still being treated as second-class citizens by the country they love.Read More

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Marriage Watch: Go in Arkansas, Pause in Idaho

Filed by John M. Becker | May 15, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

The marriage equality roller coaster continues in Idaho and Arkansas.Read More

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Two Straight Soccer Players Lock Lips in Italy

Filed by John M. Becker | May 15, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Two straight European soccer players, Ivan Rakitic and Daniel Carrico, exchanged a celebratory kiss last night that has tongues wagging around the world.Read More

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Heroes: Your Feel-Good Video of the Day

Filed by Bil Browning | May 15, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Having a bad day? This is bound to cheer you up and make you smile.Read More

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Maryland Governor Signs Landmark Trans Rights Bill

Filed by John M. Becker | May 15, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

This morning, Maryland became the 18th state (plus D.C.) to pass basic protections for its transgender citizens.Read More

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Marriages Halt in Arkansas Amid Confusion

Filed by John M. Becker | May 15, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Yesterday's confusing ruling from the Arkansas Supreme Court has halted further same-sex marriages in the state, at least for now.Read More


NYT to Hagel: Lift Military Trans Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | May 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"The question is how fast can the [United States] armed forces join the modern world on this issue, not whether they should."Read More