May 19, 2014

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Group of Michigan Clergy: Equality Supporters 'Are My Enemy'

Filed by John M. Becker | May 19, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Last week, a coalition of conservative, anti-LGBT clergy gathered in Michigan to file briefs supporting marriage discrimination and let proponents of equality know that "the fight is on!"Read More


Judge Orders Utah to Recognize its Own Same-Sex Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | May 19, 2014 | 5:15 PM | comments

This afternoon, a federal judge in Utah ordered the state to recognize the legal marriages of same-sex couples who wed during the brief window when it was legal there, before the U.S. Supreme Court stopped them pending appeal.Read More


Gallagher: Benham Brothers Are a Bellwether For America's Freedom

Filed by John M. Becker | May 19, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

"For the future of a free, tolerant, and religiously diverse America, [whether the Benham brothers are on TV] matters a great deal."Read More

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Evan Wolfson: F--k You Griffin! I Did Stuff Too!!!

Filed by Bil Browning | May 19, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Well, thank goodness "Forcing the Spring" isn't the only bit of propaganda out now giving credit to just one person for the work of many people nationwide!Read More


BREAKING: Oregon Marriage Ban Falls

Filed by John M. Becker | May 19, 2014 | 3:08 PM | comments

A federal judge in Oregon has just struck down that state's marriage discrimination amendment as unconstitutional.Read More

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NOM's Preemptive Attempt to Block Oregon Marriage Ruling Denied

Filed by John M. Becker | May 19, 2014 | 2:17 PM | comments

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has just rejected NOM's attempt to block today's forthcoming ruling on marriage equality in Oregon.Read More

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Macklemore Dresses as Jewish Stereotype for Concert

Filed by Bil Browning | May 19, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

What in the hell could possibly have been going through his brain when Macklemore decided to dress as a caricature of a greedy, hooknosed, Jewish man?Read More

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Trans Woman Bashes Back Against Drunk Transphobe

Filed by John M. Becker | May 19, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

In a video that's been making the rounds online the past several days, a trans woman lays the smack down -- both literally and figuratively -- on a surly drunk man who harasses her on a public bus.Read More

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Is 'Ex-Gay' Group NARTH Rebranding?

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 19, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

"Ex-gay" junk-science group NARTH appears to have evolved into a Utah for-profit corporation (or front group) called Pilgrimage Resources.Read More

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Secrets of the Masturbating Gay Male

Filed by Mark S. King | May 19, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

During my years working on a gay phone sex hotline, I gained amazing insight into the realm of fantasy, loneliness and desire. It was also, quite literally, a social anthropologist's wet dream.Read More


Maine Ethics Investigators Recommend Fining NOM $50K

Filed by John M. Becker | May 19, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Ethics investigators in Maine are recommending that the anti-equality group National Organization for Marriage be fined more than $50,000 for illegal campaign activities in the state.Read More

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Ten Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Filed by Rebecca Juro | May 19, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

If I could go back in time, here are ten things I'd tell the scared and closeted trans girl I used to be.Read More