July 30, 2014


BREAKING: Transgender Teen Girl Stabbed in DC

Filed by John M. Becker | July 30, 2014 | 6:40 PM | comments

Police in Washington, D.C. say a 15-year-old transgender teenager was stabbed in the back on a green Line Metro train this afternoon.Read More

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Michigan Lawmaker Introduces 'Ex-Gay' Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | July 30, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Michigan Democratic State Rep. Adam Zemke has introduced legislation that would ban "ex-gay" torture for minors.Read More

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Last Week Was Incredible for Transgender Americans

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 30, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Between President Obama's historic executive order and Garden State Equality naming a transgender executive director, last week was an incredible one for trans Americans.Read More

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Game of Thrones Releases Blooper Reel, Teases Next Season

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

Game of Thrones fans at this year's Comic-Con were treated to an epic blooper reel and an introduction to nine new characters appearing next season.Read More

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Got Water?

Filed by Davina Kotulski | July 30, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

As we celebrate victories in marriage equality and other advances in LGBT rights, we also need to be mindful of the big-picture human rights issues that threaten our quality of life, health, and our very survival. Read More

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HRC: Trans Exclusion at MichFest is 'Inexcusable'

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

The nation's largest LGBT rights organization has come out swinging against the transphobic policies of the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival.Read More

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Sweden Resumes Aid Payments to Uganda

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

Sweden, which partially cut aid to Uganda earlier this year over the country's draconian Anti-Homosexuality Law, has reversed course and is resuming payments.Read More

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Jake Wilson: You Gotta Rub That SPF On

Filed by Bil Browning | July 30, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Weird Al Yankovic may be burning up the charts with his new album of parody songs, but Jake Wilson really knows how to light a fire (in your loins).Read More

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Elderly Couple Stars in Ohio's First Marriage Ad in 10 Years

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

Ohio's first new marriage equality ad in a decade features a sweet elderly gay couple who married in New York after half a century together.Read More

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Straight UFC Fighter Strips Down for Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | July 30, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Mixed martial artist Kyle Kingsbury stripped down and bent over for marriage equality last weekend during a pre-match weigh-in.Read More


Obama Expected to Address LGBT Rights at Upcoming Africa Summit

Filed by John M. Becker | July 30, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

A White House National Security Council spokesman indicated this week that anti-LGBT discrimination will be discussed at an upcoming summit of U.S. and African leaders.Read More

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Another 'Ex-Gay' Activist Leaves the Movement

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

Yvette Cantu Schneider, one of the "ex-gay" industry's highest-profile spokespeople and most prominent female voices, is sorry for her former work and now supports LGBT equality.Read More