November 18, 2013

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Bernie Sanders 2016? Probably Not But Maybe Kinda

Filed by Bil Browning | November 18, 2013 | 6:00 PM | comments

Will independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders run for president in 2016? Maybe. He says he's willing to throw his hat in the ring if no one with strong progressive values joins the race. But he'd rather not. Maybe.Read More

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Blame the Gays, Vol. 548,778: Meteor Strikes

Filed by John M. Becker | November 18, 2013 | 4:45 PM | comments

Gays cause exploding meteorites? A prominent Russian TV anchor thinks so.Read More

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'Healthcare For All' Includes Trans Healthcare

Filed by John M. Becker | November 18, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

GLAAD and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project are teaming up on a campaign calling for trans-inclusive healthcare in New York.Read More

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Religious Freedom: Indiana Clergy Oppose Amendment

Filed by Bil Browning | November 18, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

In a surprise twist on the usual religious right's justification for openly advocating discrimination against a minority group, these ministers say that the amendment would restrict their religious freedom and could set a dangerous precedent.Read More


Cheney Sisters Duke It Out Over Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | November 18, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Liz Cheney says she believes in the "traditional definition of marriage;" her lesbian sister Mary says she's "on the wrong side of history."Read More

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The Problem of 'Death Porn'

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 18, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

I question the selectivity of our attention to certain acts of televised or re-enacted death -- and whether our recollection of some people's lives sometimes focuses more on their death than their life.Read More


British Lawmaker Comes Out As Trans

Filed by John M. Becker | November 18, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Gender re-assignment surgery nearly killed me -- but it was something I had to do."Read More