November 18, 2014


Marriage Equality Coming to South Carolina on Thursday

Filed by John M. Becker | November 18, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has just cleared the way for same-sex marriages in South Carolina beginning on Thursday, unless SCOTUS intervenes.Read More

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Simpsons Co-Creator Saves Gay Irish Bull

Filed by John M. Becker | November 18, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Sam Simon, the terminally ill co-creator of "The Simpsons," has saved Benjy, an Irish bull who was going to be sent to the slaughterhouse because she showed interest in other bulls, not in females.Read More


Kansas AG Accused of 'Abdicating His Responsibilities' on Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | November 18, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Thomas Witt, executive director of Equality Kansas, is accusing the state's Republican attorney general of abdicating his responsibility to let marriage equality go forward after a pro-LGBT court ruling.Read More

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Reflections on Transgender Day of Remembrance, 2014

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 18, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Transgender people are coming out, and we are recognized and empowered, but when we come out, we are also more visible -- and for some, that makes them more vulnerable.Read More

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Kmart Welcomes Christmas With 'Jingle Bellies'

Filed by John M. Becker | November 18, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Kmart is back with another fun Christmas ad, but this time they've swapped "Jingle Balls" for "Jingle Bellies."Read More


Catholic Church: Showing Up in Court Violates Our Religious Freedom

Filed by John M. Becker | November 18, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

A Catholic diocese in Indiana is arguing that requiring them to even show up in court is an attack on their "religious liberty."Read More

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Repentant Former 'Ex-Gay' Leader John Smid Ties the Knot

Filed by John M. Becker | November 18, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

Wedding bells are ringing for John Smid, the former director of "ex-gay" ministry Love in Action who renounced "ex-gay" therapy, came out of the closet, and now runs an LGBT-affirming ministry.Read More

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Charles Manson Can Marry, But Many LGBTs Cannot

Filed by Michael Knaapen | November 18, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Charles Manson - one of America's most objectively horrible citizens ever - is getting hitched. Where's the outrage from "marriage protectors" like Tony Perkins and Maggie Gallagher?Read More