July 23, 2014

chad-allen-running.jpg (PostBlurb)

Chad Allen Steps Up His HIV/AIDS Advocacy (Literally)

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 8:30 PM | comments

Actor and heartthrob Chad Allen is training to run the Sydney Marathon and raising money to help people living with HIV.Read More


Colorado-Flag.jpg

BREAKING: Federal Judge Overturns Colorado Marriage Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 7:07 PM | comments

As expected, U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore has just overturned Colorado's marriage discrimination amendment. The ruling, released minutes ago, is stayed until August 25.Read More


Tony-Dungy.jpg (PostBlurb)

Dungy Sticks Foot in Mouth Again, Calls Homosexuality a 'Lifestyle'

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

Discussing Michael Sam, former NFL coach Tony Dungy finally trotted out the old anti-gay standby: "Even though I don't agree with his lifestyle, I love him." Yeah right.Read More


tamar-iveri.jpg (PostBlurb)

Controversial Georgian Opera Singer Plans Pro-Equality Concert

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Controversial Georgian soprano Tamar Iveri announced last week that she intends to apologize to the LGBT community by holding a benefit concert for victims of violence and dedicated to gays, lesbians, and other sexual minorities.Read More


exxon-mobile-gay-discrimination.png (PostBlurb)

ExxonMobil Proves It Is the Worst Company on Earth

Filed by Bil Browning | July 23, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

After almost two decades spent fighting against equality - including 15 consecutive years worth of failed shareholder resolutions to put the four words in the company's nondiscrimination policy - ExxonMobil will once again prove that they are the worst of the worst.Read More


gayflag.jpg

Help Pastor Respond to Theft of Pride Flags from Church

Filed by Dana Rudolph | July 23, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Over the past week, a pro-equality New Hampshire church has had two rainbow flags stolen. Let's help respond peacefully and powerfully to this harassment.Read More


michael-sam-2.jpg (PostBlurb)

Class Act: Michael Sam Responds to Dungy's Homophobia

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Michael Sam was asked to respond to Tony Dungy's homophobic comments, and he did so with grace and aplomb.Read More


minimum-wage-looks-like.jpg (PostBlurb)

What I Learned From My Minimum-Wage Job

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 23, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

When I was 16, I got my first job - at McDonald's. It was the hardest work I'd ever done in my life, and it punctured my bubble of economic privilege.Read More


qotd.jpg

Wingnut Minister: Gays Are Possessed By Stinky Demons

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

"Homosexuality is actually a demon spirit. It is such a putrid-smelling demon that other demons don't even like to hang around it."Read More


idaho-map.jpg (PostBlurb)

Judge Gives Idaho Protesters Light Sentences, Commendation

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

A group of Idaho pro-equality protesters were sentenced Monday by a judge who gave them slaps on the wrist, and applause for their courage.Read More


Colorado-Flag.jpg

Colorado's Marriage Ban Likely to Be Overturned Today

Filed by John M. Becker | July 23, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

A federal judge in Denver is expected to issue a ruling today overturning that state's marriage discrimination amendment. What's uncertain is whether he will stay his decision.Read More