June 5, 2014

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Texas GOP Platform Promotes Dangerous 'Ex-Gay' Quackery

Filed by John M. Becker | June 05, 2014 | 6:30 PM | comments

The first draft of the Texas Republican Party's proposed 2014 platform endorses fraudulent "ex-gay" therapy, a dangerous and discredited form of psychological abuse.Read More

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This is What it Was Like to Be Gay in the 1970s

Filed by John M. Becker | June 05, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

From the pieing of Anita Bryant to the murder of Harvey Milk to the first Pride Parades that were held in the aftermath of Stonewall... it's all here, and much more.Read More

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D.C. Principal Comes Out at Pride Event, Students Cheer

Filed by John M. Becker | June 05, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

During an LGBTQ Pride celebration yesterday at a D.C. high school, principal Pete Cahall came out of the closet as a gay man. Students cheered and hugged him.Read More

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Meet Ryland Whittington, Tiny Trans Hero

Filed by John M. Becker | June 05, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

The heartwarming story of Ryland Whittington has 5.4 million views on YouTube and counting. Check it out -- you'll see why.Read More

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Pride Season & the State of Marriage Equality

Filed by Bil Browning | June 05, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

What can we expect during Pride month on the marriage equality front?Read More

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Desecrating Maya Angelou's Funeral

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | June 05, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Before many of us could fully grasp the sad news of Maya Angelou's passing, Westboro Baptist was front and center before the press announcing their intent to picket her funeral.Read More


Slovakia Approves Marriage Discrimination

Filed by John M. Becker | June 05, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Lawmakers in the central European nation of Slovakia have just added a marriage discrimination amendment to that country's constitution.Read More


Netherlands: No Special Rights for Anti-Gay Officials

Filed by John M. Becker | June 05, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Elected officials in the Netherlands have removed a loophole that granted anti-gay public officials a special right to opt out of performing same-sex marriages. Read More