January 21, 2014

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You've Never Seen Hamlet Performed Like This

Filed by John M. Becker | January 21, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

Maybe it's just me, but I'd have paid far more attention in my high school English class if we learned Shakespeare from a hunky shirtless TV star.Read More

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Indiana GOP Forces Marriage Push; Candidate Quits

Filed by Bil Browning | January 21, 2014 | 4:10 PM | comments

After the Indiana House Judiciary Committee failed to advance a proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage, Republican Speaker Brian Bosma let it leak that he might take unprecedented measures to ensure the bill passed. Today, he did just that.Read More

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Meryl Streep Makes Sexy Oatmeal With Ellen

Filed by John M. Becker | January 21, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Critically-acclaimed actress Meryl Streep is like a chameleon: she can play basically any role convincingly. And yes, that includes reading the sexiest oatmeal recipe you'll ever hear.Read More

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US Appeals Court: Sexual Orientation Gets Heightened Scrutiny

Filed by John M. Becker | January 21, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

A federal appeals court ruled that lawyers can't discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation in jury selection - but the underlying rationale could have far broader implications.Read More

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Ron Jeremy's Wrecking Ball Cover Is Wrecked

Filed by Bil Browning | January 21, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

If you've never had one of those moments where you want to claw your eyes out in a desperate attempt to "un-see" something horrible, you're about to have one.Read More

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ACLU Sues Utah for Not Recognizing its Own Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | January 21, 2014 | 2:15 PM | comments

The ACLU filed suit in Utah today, seeking to compel the state to recognize LGBT Utahns' valid marriage licenses.Read More

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Six Couples Sue to Overturn Florida Marriage Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | January 21, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

This morning, six Florida couples filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn state laws banning same-sex marriage.Read More

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The Israelis Are Coming, the Israelis Are Coming!

Filed by Michael Knaapen | January 21, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

The Last Israelis, a novel by Middle East observer Noah Beck, tells the story of the Dolphin, an Israeli nuclear submarine charged with a dangerous, deadly mission that could change history.Read More

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Beck: If You Hate Gays, You Can't Be a Fan of Mine

Filed by John M. Becker | January 21, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Glenn Beck gave an encouraging condemnation of homophobia yesterday, but if he really means what he said, he's going to have to purge a whole boatload of names from his Rolodex.Read More

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Nigerian Trans Activist Pleads for Human Rights

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 21, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

This law is backward, and the harm it will do to so many people could be irreparable. To the LGBT community back home: change will come. Just please hold on.Read More


George Takei Slams Utah Governor Gary Herbert

Filed by John M. Becker | January 21, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Your governor is trying to put toothpaste back in the tube."Read More