June 30, 2014

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Obama Announces New Executive Order Protecting Trans Workers

Filed by John M. Becker | June 30, 2014 | 8:00 PM | comments

President Barack Obama revealed tonight that his administration is preparing an executive order that will protect federal employees from being discriminated against on the basis of gender identity.Read More

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It's Official: No One Watches Glee Anymore

Filed by Bil Browning | June 30, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Glee, long the go-to TV show for gays, has seen such a steep decline in ratings that if it hadn't already inked a deal for a final season, the show would have been canceled.Read More

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SCOTUS Refuses to Hear Challenge to CA 'Ex-Gay' Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | June 30, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Today, in a rare bit of good news from the Supreme Court, the justices refused to hear a challenge to California's landmark law banning discredited and abusive "ex-gay" therapy from being offered to minors.Read More

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Progressives, Regressives React to Hobby Lobby Decision

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

Progressive groups are slamming and regressive groups are praising today's Supreme Court ruling that gives many corporations the right to religiously object to birth control coverage.Read More


St. Louis Archdiocese Slams Local Same-Sex Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | June 30, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

"It is disheartening to see our wonderful city, named after the great Catholic civil leader St. King Louis IX, so eagerly cast aside the laws of our state and disregard the laws of nature."Read More

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Bishops May Use Gay Couples' Children as Pawns in Anti-Gay Crusade

Filed by John M. Becker | June 30, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

A new battleground may be opening up in the U.S. Catholic bishops' battle against LGBT equality: the baptisms of same-sex couples' children.Read More


Top 10 Out and Proud LGBT Athletes

Filed by Michael Knaapen | June 30, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

World Cup and Pride come together in a top 10 list of the greatest out American athletes. Read More


WA 'Family' Group Compares Gays to the KKK

Filed by John M. Becker | June 30, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

"Christian love": the Family Research Council's affiliate in Washington State recently compared gay rights advocates to the Ku Klux Klan.Read More

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On Unemployment, Republicans Have It All Wrong

Filed by Terrance Heath | June 30, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Republicans love to demonize the unemployed, but the real-life stories of people who can't find work refutes even the GOP's worst talking points.Read More

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Russian Conductor: Putin Propaganda Law Isn't Anti-Gay

Filed by John M. Becker | June 30, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Valery Gergiev, the Russian conductor who's been targeted by LGBT rights protesters several times for his support of Vladimir Putin, is defending Russia's ban on so-called "gay propaganda."Read More