August 12, 2014

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Billings, Montana Kills Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Filed by John M. Becker | August 12, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Another local LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance has gone down in flames, this time in Billings, Montana. The city's mayor cast the deciding vote against the measure.Read More

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Marriage Equality Finally Loses One in Court

Filed by John M. Becker | August 12, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

It's finally happened: for the first time since Windsor, a judge has ruled in favor of a state's marriage discrimination amendment.Read More

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CA Rep.: Black Activists Needed to Save Gays in Africa

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 12, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

U.S. Rep. Karen Bass says a variety of responses are needed to the spate of anti-homosexuality laws in 37 African countries.Read More

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Israel Allowing Gay Jews to Immigrate With Non-Jewish Spouses

Filed by John M. Becker | August 12, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

In a significant change to its immigration policy, the Israeli government announced today that will allow married gay Jews to immigrate with their same-sex spouses, even if that spouse is not Jewish.Read More

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Parents Set Son on Fire After Finding Out He's Gay

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

A teenager in the central Eurasian country of Azerbaijan was forced to flee for his life after his parents attacked him and set him on fire when they found out he was gay.Read More

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Closeted Fox Anchor Shepard Smith Calls Robin Williams a 'Coward'

Filed by John M. Becker | August 12, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Just hours after the world learned of Robin Williams's suicide, closeted Fox News anchor Shepard Smith called him a "coward."Read More


Canadian Magazine Apologizes for Printing Letter from Hate Group Leader

Filed by John M. Becker | August 12, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

The Newfoundland Herald's decision to publish an anti-gay rant from hate group spokesman Matt Barber is landing them in a lot of hot water.Read More