November 15, 2013


Study: Singing Show Tunes Helps Fight Dementia

Filed by John M. Becker | November 15, 2013 | 4:15 PM | comments

Good news, theatre queens: a recent study suggests that belting out classic show tunes can help boost the brain function of people with Alzheimer's disease.Read More

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Boehner Thwarts Senator Who Blocked Anti-Gay Hearing

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 15, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

House Speaker John Boehner intervened to secure space on Capitol Hill for anti-gay groups to hold a hearing after Sen. Mark Kirk blocked them from a Senate building.Read More


Missouri Gov Comes Out As Equal Marriage Supporter

Filed by John M. Becker | November 15, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Yesterday, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced his support for marriage equality and an executive order allowing same-sex couples legally married in other states to file joint tax returns. Read More

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Indy Hospital Is Not Denying Lesbian Visitation Rights

Filed by Bil Browning | November 15, 2013 | 10:45 AM | comments

Yesterday the Indiana GetEQUAL activist David Stevens pushed a story about an Indianapolis lesbian who had been forced from her partner's side during a stay at a local Catholic hospital. It turns out that the story isn't true.Read More

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Angry IL Bishop Holding Marriage Equality 'Exorcism'

Filed by John M. Becker | November 15, 2013 | 8:30 AM | comments

Catholic Bishop Thomas Paprocki is so spitting mad about marriage equality that he's holding an exorcism service on the day that it becomes law in Illinois.Read More