October 9, 2014

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BREAKING: Marriage Equality Comes to Nevada

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2014 | 8:00 PM | comments

Nevada has officially become a marriage equality state.Read More


Estonia Approves Civil Unions

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Today, lawmakers in the Baltic country of Estonia narrowly passed a bill legalizing civil unions. The nation becomes the first former Soviet republic to legally recognize the relationships of same-gender couples.Read More


Marriage Is Back in Nevada; North Carolina Still Fighting

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The confusion around same-sex marriage in Nevada seems to be coming to an end. In North Carolina, Republicans are still fighting marriage equality. Read More

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The 'Wall of Separation' is Paper-Thin

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 09, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Do we really have a "wall of separation" between church and state and freedom from religion in the United States?Read More


Porterville, CA Places Anti-LGBT Animus Over Economy

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 09, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Policies that extend poverty on the backs of LGBTQ citizens are not right. It is beyond the pale that Porterville would rather forgo very real economic advantages and opportunities than accept LGBTQ people.Read More

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BREAKING: West Virginia Will No Longer Fight Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Patrick Morrisey, West Virginia's Republican Attorney General, says he will no longer fight to uphold the state's marriage discrimination law.Read More


What's In a Name?

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | October 09, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

The fiercest fights within the LGBT community aren't over marriage, trans-exclusive feminism, or right-wing craziness. They're about words and labels.Read More


South Carolina Supremes Press Pause on Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

The South Carolina Supreme Court has ordered clerks not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. But while this is definitely an annoyance, it's only a temporary one.Read More

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It's Been That Kind of Week

Filed by Bil Browning | October 09, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

What a week it's been at Rancho Bilerico. Not only did we move last week, but Jerame and I got married on Monday and my birthday was yesterday.Read More


Supreme Court Error Accidentally Halted Marriage in Nevada

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Same-sex marriages in Nevada were briefly halted yesterday because an order from Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy contained an error.Read More

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HRC Prays For, Calls Out Anti-Gay Catholic Leaders

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

HRC is standing up for LGBT Catholics this month, holding rosary and prayer vigils in seven cities across the United States whose Roman Catholic bishops are particularly homophobic.Read More