October 9, 2013


Russian Athletes Pose for NOH8 Campaign

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2013 | 5:30 PM | comments

People known to be LGBT in Russia are being bullied, beaten, raped, and murdered - yet for these athletes, speaking out against homophobia is worth the risk.Read More

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Bachmann: We Are in the 'End Times' Because Obama

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2013 | 5:00 PM | comments

Michele Bachmann falsely claimed that President Obama gave arms to terrorists. But she thinks that's just fine, because it means Jesus is coming soon.Read More


How to Make the Feds Protect Your Family From Meningitis

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

What if there was a way to eradicate bacterial meningitis like we eradicated polio? There is, but so far the government has ignored it. We've made the feds protect our families before - let's do it again.Read More

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The Gay Man Who Saved the United States

Filed by Mark Segal | October 09, 2013 | 1:30 PM | comments

If George Washington was the father of the nation, then Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, a gay man, was the father of the United States military. Read More

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Yet Another Survey Shows Catholics Back Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Yet another poll confirms that on the issue of marriage equality, the Catholic Church's outspokenly homophobic bishops are wildly out of step with the people in the pews.Read More


Hardline Ex-Gay Group's Hopelessness Isn't Selling Well

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 09, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Two years after they revolted against moderates at Exodus International, hardline ex-gay activists at the "Restored Hope Network" are still grasping for recognition -- apparently with little success.Read More


Teacher of Murdered Gay Child Sympathizes With Killer

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

In 2008, 14-year-old Brandon McInerney murdered 15-year-old Larry King because he'd asked him to be his Valentine. Who does King's seventh-grade teacher sympathize with? The killer.Read More