January 24, 2014

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Maddow: Being Openly Gay in Russia an 'Act of Bravery'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

Rachel Maddow to David Letterman, on LGBT and allied athletes talking about sexual orientation at the Sochi Games: "Being openly gay in Russia is... an act of bravery right now."Read More

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NCLR Petitions MN Vikings to Investigate Kluwe's Claims

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The NCLR is calling on the Minnesota Vikings to make the team an LGBTQA-friendly place after Chris Kluwe's firing; Kluwe discusses his allegations on the David Pakman Show.Read More

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Will Patrick and Richie Hook Up on 'Looking'?

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

From the look of things, Patrick (Jonathan Groff) and Richie (Raúl Castillo) are going to get a whole lot closer on this week's episode of HBO's "Looking."Read More

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Virginia AG Causes Flurry of Activity in Marriage Case

Filed by Michael Hamar | January 24, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring's decision to stop defending marriage discrimination and join an equality lawsuit has triggered a flurry of filings in the case.Read More

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WATCH: Jarring Video Targets Olympic Sponsor Coca-Cola

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

A jarring new video targeting Olympics sponsor Coca-Cola juxtaposes the iconic "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing" commercial with images of anti-LGBT brutality in Russia.Read More

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Broadway Responds to Russia's Anti-LGBT Persecution

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Sometimes in the face of darkness and hatred, we need a little laughter. And in this parody, a constellation of Broadway's biggest stars delivers just that.Read More

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Hong Kong Billionaire Offers $120M to 'Change' Lesbian Daughter

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

A Hong Kong billionaire playboy is so desperate to find a male husband for his happily married lesbian daughter that he's offering $120 million to any man who can make her straight.Read More

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Gay German Pol to Merkel: Time to Decide on Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

Guido Westerwelle, the openly gay former foreign minister of Germany, is calling on Chancellor Angela Merkel to stop sitting on the fence on the issue of marriage equality.Read More

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Puff & Pass: Welcome to the Pot Party

Filed by Norm Kent | January 24, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

America has turned the corner on the possession of marijuana. No one wants it to be a crime anymore. Welcome to the party -- you can now come out of the closet. Read More

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Majority in Non-Marriage States Support Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

A new poll shows that even in states without legal marriage for same-sex couples, a majority of voters support the freedom to marry.Read More

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Two More Methodist Pastors Stand Up for Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Two more pastors in the United Methodist Church are defying church teaching and speaking out for marriage equality, even though it may cost them their credentials and pensions.Read More


Mike Huckabee Doesn't Want to Be Your Uncle Sugar

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

Mike Huckabee mansplains that even though Republicans work overtime to roll back women's reproductive rights, they aren't waging a war on women - the Democrats are.Read More