January 27, 2015

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Alabama Judge Again Strikes Down Marriage Discrimination

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2015 | 3:30 PM | comments

For the second time in four days, U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade has struck down the state's marriage discrimination amendment. Like the previous decision, today's ruling has been stayed until February 9.Read More

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Marriage in Alabama: A Heart Attack in the Heart of Dixie

Filed by Leslie Robinson | January 27, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

When U.S. District Judge Callie V. Granade struck down marriage discrimination in Alabama, there was a collective heart attack in the Heart of Dixie.Read More

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Mormon 'Compromise' on LGBT Rights Is a Poison Pill

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2015 | 1:15 PM | comments

The Mormon Church announced today that it will support laws banning discrimination against LGBT people, but there's a catch: they want broad religious exemptions to protect religion-based bigotry.Read More

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Pope Francis Allegedly Meets With Trans Man

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2015 | 11:30 AM | comments

Pope Francis reportedly met privately with a Spanish transgender man and his fiancée on Saturday.Read More


Ben Carson: Homophobic Bakers Might Poison Gay Wedding Cakes

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

Tea Party darling and potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson says that same-gender couples are "not all that smart" to sue anti-gay bakers, "because they might put poison in [their wedding] cake."Read More