July 3, 2014

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Prop. 8 Plaintiffs Zarrillo and Katami Wed at Last

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 03, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Last weekend, under a balmy evening sky outside the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Proposition 8 plaintiffs Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami exchanged wedding vows as family and friends looked on with swelled hearts.Read More

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Summertime for the Working Parent

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 03, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Families have changed a lot in the past 100 years. Maybe it's time for "summer break" to change, just enough to actually give parents a break too.Read More

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It's Not 'Independence Day' for Women

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | July 03, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

As the "rockets red glare and bombs burst in air" this July Fourth, American women still do not have the right to decide what to do with their bodies - a core American value inextricably linked to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.Read More

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Hobby Lobby Ruling Doesn't Apply to LGBT Discrimination

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 03, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Opponents of LGBT workplace equality claim that Hobby Lobby justifies religion-based anti-LGBT discrimination. The truth is exactly the opposite. Read More

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Colonialism, Homophobia, and Absolution

Filed by John M. Becker | July 03, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

In their noble effort to be culturally sensitive to the legacy of Western imperialism, Westerners who blame homophobia in developing countries exclusively on colonialism inadvertently become what they despise. Read More

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Did You Say Game of Thrones Was Finished?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 03, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

What can I say? It's a holiday week. In fact, most of you have already checked out in anticipation of fireworks and picnics, so let's just get to the collection of video clips, shall we?Read More


Rupert Everett: Being Gay Hurt My Career

Filed by John M. Becker | July 03, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"There's only a certain amount of mileage you can make, as a young pretender, as a leading man, as a homosexual. There just isn't very far you can go."Read More