August 15, 2014


New York: No Special Right to Anti-LGBT Discrimination

Filed by John M. Becker | August 15, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

The New York Division of Human Rights has ruled that a wedding vendor's private religious beliefs do not entitle them to a special right to discriminate against gay and lesbian couples.Read More

no-sex-celibacy.jpg (PostBlurb)

The 'Ex-Gay' Movement's Dangerous New Myths

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | August 15, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

As the "ex-gay" movement sputters, many within that movement are pushing celibacy or mixed-orientation marriage for gays and lesbians. Both are stupid and dangerous.Read More

don-cornelius.jpg (PostBlurb)

The Stigma of Black Suicide is Killing Us

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | August 15, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

There are at least five factors contributing to suicide in African American communities. And for the most part, they go unaddressed.Read More

chris-massicotte-netroots.jpg (PostBlurb)

WATCH: The State of LGBT Politics, in Five Minutes

Filed by John M. Becker | August 15, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

In just five electric minutes, progressive consulting guru Christopher Massicotte discusses the history of LGBT political activism, the work we have yet to accomplish, and his own personal story.Read More

axe-commercial-shower-men.jpg (PostBlurb)

Axe Body Spray Makes Ad That's Not About Sex

Filed by Bil Browning | August 15, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Axe Body Spray has made a commercial that doesn't feature a nerd's wet dream? There aren't any hot babes throwing themselves all over some poor hapless schmuck for simply spraying on some cheap cologne? Whaaaaaat?!Read More


American Bar Association: Anti-Gay Laws Are Human Rights Abuses

Filed by John M. Becker | August 15, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

The American Bar Association "condemns all laws, regulations and rules or practices that discriminate on the basis that an individual is a LGBT person."Read More


Facebook Donates $10K to Utah's Hardcore Anti-Gay AG

Filed by John M. Becker | August 15, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Facebook made a $10,000 donation in May to the campaign of Sean Reyes, the virulently anti-gay Republican attorney general of Utah who's aggressively fighting marriage equality in the Beehive State.Read More