March 6, 2014

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IRS Releases Tax Tip Video for Same-Sex Couples

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 6:30 PM | comments

It's the first tax deadline of the post-Windsor era, and the IRS is here to help!Read More

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Ohio: Police Stage Mock Arrests to Show How Persecuted Christians Are

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Local police in Akron, Ohio teamed up with the leaders of several churches to stage mock arrests during Sunday services... because "religious liberty" is under attack. Outrageous.Read More

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ENDA Protests Return to Utah State Capitol

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

Pro-equality demonstrators again converged on the Utah state capitol yesterday to demand state-level workplace and housing non-discrimination protections for LGBT people.Read More

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Virginia Finally Repeals Ban on Oral, Anal Sex

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Virginia is for lovers once again.Read More

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Alleged Gay Men Whipped Publicly in Nigeria Sharia Court

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Today, four young men in the northern Nigerian state of Bauchi were convicted of the crime of gay sex by a sharia (Islamic) court and whipped publicly as punishment.Read More


Former Miss Kentucky Comes Out as Queer

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Djuan Trent, a former Miss Kentucky, came out as queer in response to a recent federal court ruling that marriage discrimination violates the U.S. Constitution.Read More

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Wingnut Radio Host: Putin Invaded Crimea Because Drag Show

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

American Family Association radio host Kevin McCullough thinks that Vladimir Putin moved into the Crimea because of a drag show held last Saturday on an air force base. Thanks, Obama.Read More

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Behold 'Groin Gazing,' a Fashion Spread Starring Boners

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Montreal-based fashion photographer Claire Milbrath has a new photo spread that features close-up shots of an unconventional but very captivating subject.Read More

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Domestic Biting Charges Against Johnny Weir Dismissed

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Johnny Weir-Voronov appeared in court this week on charges that he bit his husband, Victor Weir-Voronov, in a domestic dispute. The charges were dismissed at Victor's request.Read More

Mark Regnerus in the Hot Seat: A Lawyer's View

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

In Michigan this week, cross-examination of disgraced researcher Mark Regnerus revealed and underscored major flaws in his parenting "study" and uncovered clear double standards in his treatment of same-sex and opposite-sex couples. Read More

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This Made Me Happy This Morning

Filed by Bil Browning | March 06, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

It looks like they're selling a dance party, but who gives a crap. Did you see that guy with the tattoo and the binoculars?Read More

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Colonized Minds: Anti-Gay Laws in Arizona, Uganda & Beyond

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 06, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

It's not gay people or their acceptance of and incorporation into society and culture, but anti-gay laws like the one passed in Uganda and the one vetoed in Arizona that are outside the norm - and the product of colonized minds.Read More

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Vatican Official Changes Course on Uganda Anti-LGBT Law

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, a top official in the Roman Catholic Church and a previous defender of anti-gay laws, condemned Uganda's "Jail the Gays" bill this week.Read More