July 7, 2014

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Austin Lingerie Store Shames Trans Woman, Faces Backlash

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 07, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

A lingerie store in Austin, Texas, faced a strong social media backlash after an employee there allegedly discriminated against a transgender woman last week. The controversy highlights the difficulty trans people face in accessing gender-appropriate facilities.Read More

New Study: Children of Same-Sex Couples Do Better

Filed by John M. Becker | July 07, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Another major scientific study validates same-sex parenting and repudiates the Religious Right's lie that children do best with a mother and a father. Take that, Mark Regnerus!Read More

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Ancient Gay Graffiti Discovered in Greece

Filed by John M. Becker | July 07, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

A prehistoric archaeologist working on the small Greek island of Astypalaia has discovered the world's oldest erotic carvings -- and they're very, very gay.Read More

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My Queer Southern Etiquette

Filed by Garrard Conley | July 07, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

When applied ever so slightly to the right social situation, etiquette has the power to render us our best, well behaved selves; when applied with a heavy hand, it has the power to asphyxiate.Read More

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Santorum-Produced Film Likens LGBT Rights to Nazis Persecuting Jews

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 07, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Rick Santorum's film company is making a documentary that likens the current alleged attacks on "religious liberty" to the Nazi persecution of Jews.Read More

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Papa's Prince

Filed by Bil Browning | July 07, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

After a long holiday weekend, it's always best to slide into the work week. Here's just what you need: something absolutely adorable that'll give you a case of the feel-goods on a harsh Monday morning.Read More


Tyler Clementi's Parents Condemn Overturning of Anti-Bullying Law

Filed by John M. Becker | July 07, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

"Cyber bullying is a serious issue that deserves serious, comprehensive action by our courts and legislatures."Read More