March 4, 2014

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Rep. Steve King: No Rights for 'Self-Professed Behaviors'

Filed by John M. Becker | March 04, 2014 | 6:30 PM | comments

Steve King, the nutty Republican congressman from Iowa, thinks homosexuality is a "self-professed behavior" that cannot be "independently verified" but can be "willfully changed."Read More

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Tom Hiddleston Teaches Cookie Monster Patience

Filed by Bil Browning | March 04, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

I'm not sure why I adore these new Sesame Street YouTube videos so much, but they really make my inner child jump for joy.Read More

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Green Bay City Council Trying Again for LGBT Protections

Filed by John M. Becker | March 04, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The Green Bay City Council is voting tonight on whether to allow all city workers to protect their partners with health insurance, regardless of sexual orientation. They need your help to do the right thing.Read More


Backup Redskins QB on Gays: 'Nobody's Perfect'

Filed by John M. Becker | March 04, 2014 | 1:15 PM | comments

Washington Redskins backup quarterback Kirk Cousins says he'd treat a gay football player exactly the same way he treats all sinners: by welcoming him and trying to lead him away from sin and towards Jesus.Read More

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Arrests Mount in Idaho as Pro-LGBT Protests Continue

Filed by John M. Becker | March 04, 2014 | 12:45 PM | comments

For several weeks, pro-equality demonstrators in Idaho have protested the state's inaction on LGBT discrimination protections. Today they took their protests to the governor's office.Read More

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Trans Rights Bill Passes Maryland Senate

Filed by John M. Becker | March 04, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Maryland Senate has just passed a bill that would protect trans people from discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations.Read More

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Kentucky AG Won't Defend State Marriage Ban; Gov. Hires Outside Counsel

Filed by John M. Becker | March 04, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Kentucky AG Jack Conway announced this morning that the state will not appeal a ruling requiring same-sex marriage recognition, then the governor said the state will hire outside attorneys to do so.Read More

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Regnerus Testifies in Michigan; University Distances Itself

Filed by John M. Becker | March 04, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

Yesterday, as disgraced "researcher" Mark Regnerus gave anti-LGBT testimony in Michigan, his own colleagues distanced themselves from his junk-science "study."Read More

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Jason Collins Gets Standing O, Possible Second Contract

Filed by John M. Becker | March 04, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

Last night, gay NBA player Jason Collins made his home-court debut at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Read More


Nigerian Anglican Church Makes Officeholders Swear Anti-Gay Oath

Filed by John M. Becker | March 04, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I declare before God and his Church that I have never been a homosexual/bisexual or have repented from being homosexual/bisexual and I vow that I will not indulge in the practice of homosexuality/bisexuality."Read More