October 18, 2013

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Fake PAC Targets Gay New Orleans Traffic Judge Candidate

Filed by Bil Browning | October 18, 2013 | 6:15 PM | comments

An openly gay New Orleans traffic court judge candidate was hit with a homophobic mailer featuring a photo of him in his swimsuit and the message, "Before you even consider voting for this individual for judge, think about it long and hard."Read More

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It's All Over (Until Next Time)

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 18, 2013 | 5:00 PM | comments

If you're planning to just sit back and enjoy the GOP's circular firing squad, don't get too comfortable. There are signs that Republicans haven't learned anything from the shutdown debacle and plan on doing further damage to the economy.Read More

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New Jersey: Same-Sex Marriage Starts Monday

Filed by Bil Browning | October 18, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

The New Jersey Supreme Court announced today that while they will hear the Governor's challenge to a lower court ruling allowing same-sex marriage, they will not stay the judge's deadline of October 21 for the state to start performing marriages.Read More


Next Week, Help Win Marriage Equality in Hawaii

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 18, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

With your help, we can make marriage equality a reality in Hawaii.Read More

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Stephen Fry's New Documentary Kicks Anti-Gay Ass

Filed by Bil Browning | October 18, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

Stephen Fry's latest venture is a two-part BBC documentary called "Out There." It features two interviews - one with an ex-gay leader and the other with the author of Russia's recent anti-gay "propaganda" law that's been soundly condemned worldwide.Read More

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France: No Special Opt-Out Rights For Anti-Gay Mayors

Filed by John M. Becker | October 18, 2013 | 11:00 AM | comments

France's highest court smacked down seven mayors who argued that they should be exempt from performing same-sex civil marriages because such unions violate their conscience.Read More


Thomas Roberts To Host Miss Universe in Moscow

Filed by John M. Becker | October 18, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

"Boycotting and vilifying from the outside is too easy. Rather, I choose to offer my support of the LGBT community in Russia by going to Moscow and hosting this event..."Read More