June 12, 2014

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Study: Smartphone Dating Apps Increase Users' STI Risk

Filed by John M. Becker | June 12, 2014 | 6:30 PM | comments

Gay and bisexual men who use smartphone hookup apps like Grindr, and Scruff have a higher risk of contracting STIs like gonorrhea and chlamydia than those who don't, a new research study indicates.Read More


U.S. Bishops Defy Pope, Continue Anti-LGBT Crusade

Filed by John M. Becker | June 12, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Defying Pope Francis's call to stop obsessing about same-sex marriage, America's Catholic bishops voted yesterday to continue their unholy crusade against civil marriage equality.Read More

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Man Stuck in Airport Overnight Does Amazing Thing

Filed by Bil Browning | June 12, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

What would you do if you were stuck in the Las Vegas airport overnight alone? Would you sit in front of a slot machine all night hoping to win it big? Maybe spend some time riding the baggage carousel?Read More

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Hallmark Releases First Gay Father's Day eCard

Filed by John M. Becker | June 12, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

For the first time ever, the Hallmark greeting card company is offering a Father's Day card for families headed by two dads.Read More

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Catholic Bishop Can't Remember When He Learned Sex With Kids is a Crime

Filed by John M. Becker | June 12, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Robert J. Carlson, the Roman Catholic archbishop of St. Louis, claimed during a recent court deposition in Minnesota that he couldn't remember when he first became aware that sex with a child is a crime.Read More

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WI AG: Clerks Issuing Marriage Licenses Risk Prosecution

Filed by John M. Becker | June 12, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Wisconsin's Republican attorney general is trying to bully and intimidate county clerks until they stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.Read More


Everyone Loves a Good StoryCorps

Filed by Michael Knaapen | June 12, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

A new initiative from StoryCorps is dedicated to preserving LGBTQ stories, especially those of early pioneers, youth, and others most likely to be excluded from history.Read More

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Anderson Cooper Demolishes TX Lawmaker Over 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Filed by John M. Becker | June 12, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Last night, CNN host Anderson Cooper brilliantly skewered Texas Republican State Rep. Bryan Hughes for defending "ex-gay" therapy and referring to homosexuality as a "mistake."Read More

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Jerame Davis Named Interim ED of Pride at Work

Filed by John M. Becker | June 12, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Today is a proud day for the Bilerico family: Jerame Davis, our co-founder and webmaster, has been named interim executive director of Pride at Work!Read More


Rick Perry: Being Gay is Like Being an Alcoholic

Filed by John M. Becker | June 12, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Texas GOP Governor Rick Perry said last night that he believes people can choose not to be gay, just like they can choose not to be an alcoholic.Read More