July 8, 2014

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Pride at Work Drops ENDA Support

Filed by John M. Becker | July 08, 2014 | 6:30 PM | comments

The exodus from ENDA and its gaping religious exemption continues.Read More


Stand Up and Be Counted

Filed by Norm Kent | July 08, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

America's LGBT communities are growing exponentially in number and size, in power and strength. We are out and proud of who we are. But we should never be comfortable breathing air in a world that is not universally free.Read More

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BREAKING: ACLU, Lambda Legal Drop Support for ENDA

Filed by John M. Becker | July 08, 2014 | 4:15 PM | comments

The exemption-riddled Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) has just been dealt another body blow, with three more major national organizations announcing this afternoon that they are dropping their support for the bill.Read More


CA Removes Gender-Specific Language from Marriage Law

Filed by John M. Becker | July 08, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Yesterday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill replacing the words "husband" and "wife" with gender-neutral terms like "spouse" and "married person" in the state's family law code.Read More

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Pro-LGBT Faith Leaders to Obama: No Religious Exemption

Filed by John M. Becker | July 08, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

A group of more than 100 pro-LGBT faith leaders sent an eloquently-worded letter to President Obama today urging him not to include broad religious exemptions in his forthcoming executive order on anti-LGBT employment discrimination.Read More

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Men: Are You Dressing Wrong?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 08, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Since I've had to take a crash course in modern men's fashion do's and don'ts, I thought maybe some of you could also use a quick primer.Read More

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BREAKING: Task Force Withdraws Support for ENDA

Filed by John M. Becker | July 08, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force - the nation's oldest LGBT civil rights organization, and a leader in the fight for ENDA for more than two decades - announced that it has decided to drop its support for the measure. Read More

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Russian Orthodox Priest: World Cup is a 'Homosexual Abomination'

Filed by John M. Becker | July 08, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Russian Orthodox priest Alexander Shumsky is glad his country's team was knocked out of the World Cup... because he says it's an "abomination" and part of a worldwide homosexualist war on Christianity.Read More

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Apple Releases Heartwarming Pride Video

Filed by John M. Becker | July 08, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

Yesterday Apple released a heartwarming video documenting the company's preparation for and participation in last week's San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade.Read More


Joan Rivers: Calling Michelle Obama a 'Tr**ny' Was Actually a Compliment

Filed by John M. Becker | July 08, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I think it's a compliment. She's so attractive, tall, with a beautiful body, great face, does great makeup... the most gorgeous women are transgender."Read More