June 20, 2014

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Bonauto: ENDA's 'Gaping' Religious Exemption Part of 'Dangerous' Trend

Filed by John M. Becker | June 20, 2014 | 8:00 PM | comments

Legendary LGBT legal icon Mary Bonauto said today that ENDA's "gaping" religious exemptions are part of a broader effort to preserve homophobia as an acceptable prejudice in law and society under the guise of "religious liberty."Read More

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Appleton, WI Passes Fully Inclusive Anti-Discrimination Law

Filed by John M. Becker | June 20, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

This week, the city of Appleton, Wisconsin passed a fully gender-inclusive anti-discrimination law for employment and public accommodations. The city already has an inclusive fair housing law.Read More

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NOM Dramatically Inflates March Attendance Numbers

Filed by John M. Becker | June 20, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

The National Organization for Marriage claims that between 10,000-15,000 people participated in their hate march yesterday. Does this look like 10,000 people to you?Read More

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Presbyterian Church USA Endorses Marriage Equality

Filed by Bil Browning | June 20, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

The church would change the wording on marriage from "man and woman" to "two people." The proposed update now goes before the separate 172 local presbyteries. The denomination will allow ministers to perform same-sex marriages while the amendment works its way through the process.Read More


Former 'Ex-Gay' Spokesman John Paulk Slams Rick Perry

Filed by John M. Becker | June 20, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

"I have this to say to the Rick Perrys of the world: You don't understand [homosexuality]. At all."Read More

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Obama Extending Additional Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

Filed by John M. Becker | June 20, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Today, the Obama administration is rolling out another huge expansion of federal marriage benefits available to same-sex couples. The rest is up to Congress.Read More