May 13, 2013


BREAKING: Minnesota Senate Passes Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | May 13, 2013 | 5:19 PM | comments

Just now, in a vote of 37-30, the Minnesota State Senate passed marriage equality. Pro-equality Democratic Governor Mark Dayton will sign the bill into law tomorrow at 5 p.m. Central Time.Read More


Go to Netroots Nation on an LGBT Scholarship

Filed by Bil Browning | May 13, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

Netroots is being held in San Jose, California from June 19th through the 23rd and you can get a scholarship to attend both events for free!Read More


Today: Minnesota Senate Poised to Pass Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | May 13, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Marriage equality is expected to pass in the Democratic-controlled Senate, and pro-equality Governor Mark Dayton has pledged to sign the bill into law tomorrow. Minnesota will become the 12th marriage equality state.Read More


The Freedom to Marry Bridge

Filed by Bil Browning | May 13, 2013 | 11:01 AM | comments

"I renamedthe WabashaBridge 2 the Freedom to Marry Bridge for this week. Marriage equality here we come #Time4Marriage" -- St. Paul, Minnesota mayor Chris Coleman on Twitter after renaming the local bridge that spans the Mississippi River today as the...Read More

We Already Have a Winner

Filed by Bil Browning | May 13, 2013 | 10:50 AM | comments

I think we already have a winner for "Best Video on the Intertubes This Week." Here's Canadian former space station commander Chris Hadfield's cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity." It was filmed floating above the Earth before Hadfield returned...Read More

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The Next Step for a Christian Ally

Filed by Betty Greene Salwak | May 13, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Anti-gay sentiment that is promulgated by religious conservatives of all Abrahamic faiths does not, in fact, originate in the Bible/Koran/Torah. The roots go much deeper and further back to a cultural bias of misogyny.Read More