May 28, 2014

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Houston Passes Equal Rights Ordinance

Filed by John M. Becker | May 28, 2014 | 9:30 PM | comments

Tonight the Houston City Council, led by lesbian mayor Annise Parker, passed a sweeping, LGBT-inclusive equal rights ordinance.Read More

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Obama Administration Announces LGBT History Initiative

Filed by John M. Becker | May 28, 2014 | 4:45 PM | comments

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will unveil major a new LGBT history initiative at New York's historic Stonewall Inn this Friday.Read More

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FRC Spokesman Blames Gays for Santa Barbara Shooting

Filed by John M. Becker | May 28, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

Ken Blackwell, a spokesman for the Family Research Council, blamed Friday's mass shooting in California on the spread of marriage equality.Read More

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Ugandan Minister May Become UN President

Filed by John M. Becker | May 28, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Uganda's foreign minister, a key ally of president Yoweri "Jail the Gays" Museveni, is a top contender for the presidency of the UN General Assembly. Why is the Obama administration silent?Read More

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Luxembourg Moves Closer to Marriage, Adoption Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | May 28, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

The tiny Grand Duchy of Luxembourg took a big step closer to marriage and adoption equality today. A bill is expected to be approved next month.Read More

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HRC Asks Pope Francis to Meet With Fired LGBT Teachers

Filed by John M. Becker | May 28, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign sent a letter to Pope Francis requesting that he meet with nine teachers who've lost their jobs at Catholic schools because they're LGBT or an LGBT ally.Read More

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Doctor Who Does the Time Warp

Filed by Bil Browning | May 28, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

I stumbled across this Doctor Who parody last night and immediately knew I needed to share it with our geektastic readers. After all, what could possibly be more gay than Doctor Who doing the Time Warp?Read More

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BREAKING: Maine Fines NOM for Ethics Violations

Filed by John M. Becker | May 28, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

The Maine Ethics Commission has just voted unanimously to fine NOM for violating state campaign laws in 2009. NOM is reportedly refusing to obey the ruling.Read More


New York Times to Gov. Cuomo: Pass GENDA

Filed by John M. Becker | May 28, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

"Mr. Cuomo needs to wage a strong and visible fight on this bill, as he did in his successful effort to push through same-sex marriage three years ago."Read More

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Maya Angelou Dies at 86

Filed by John M. Becker | May 28, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Acclaimed author, poet, civil rights advocate, and marriage equality supporter Maya Angelou was found dead this morning by her caretaker in North Carolina. She was 86. Read More

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Desperate NOM Asks SCOTUS to Stop Oregon Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | May 28, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Once again vainly attempting to stick its finger in the dike of history, the National Organization for Marriage is asking the Supreme Court to block marriage equality in Oregon.Read More