June 23, 2014

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Cardinal to Gay Ambassador: 'Take [Your] Pride Elsewhere'

Filed by John M. Becker | June 23, 2014 | 6:30 PM | comments

Roman Catholic Cardinal Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez, the powerful Archbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, is continuing his vindictive anti-gay crusade against gay U.S. Ambassador James "Wally" Brewster.Read More

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A Covenant: Marriage Equality in the Episcopal Church

Filed by Michael Knaapen | June 23, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Reports following the Presbyterian Church's approval of marriage equality have been mixed: does the Episcopal Church affirm marriage equality, too? The short answer is yes. Read More

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'Tranny,' Paths of Pain, and the Ownership of Language

Filed by Mercedes Allen | June 23, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

I am no longer interested in this argument about language. While I recognize that there is genuinely a path of pain that some people have regarding the word "tranny," sometimes it's really about disdain.Read More


Does Religion Deserve Respect?

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 23, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Religion is really good at setting people against each other. I have a really hard time respecting that.Read More


Tea Party Senator: GOP Must Get Over Marriage Equality Opposition

Filed by John M. Becker | June 23, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

"I think marriage is between a man and a woman. But again if the voters decide that they want gay marriage I'm not going to oppose it..."Read More

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StoryCorps: A Good Man

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

The NPR StoryCorps project has released another spectacular piece. This time it focuses on Bryan Wilmoth and his brother, Mike, telling a very special story about Bryan's coming out and their strict parents' despicable reaction.Read More

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Suspected Shooter of TX Lesbian Teen Couple Arrested

Filed by John M. Becker | June 23, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Two years after a teenage lesbian couple was shot in a public park in Portland, Texas, authorities have finally arrested a suspect in the attack.Read More

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Singer Who Called Gays 'Fecal Masses' Fired in Australia

Filed by John M. Becker | June 23, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Tamar Iveri, the Georgian soprano at the center of an international controversy over an anti-gay Facebook tirade calling gays "fecal masses" and "cancer," has been released from her contract with Opera Australia.Read More