August 21, 2014

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Florida's Marriage Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | August 21, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

For the first time in federal court but the fifth time overall, Florida's marriage discrimination amendment has been struck down as unconstitutional.Read More


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Scott Lively Qualifies for MA Governor's Race

Filed by John M. Becker | August 21, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Notorious anti-LGBT activist Scott Lively has qualified for the November gubernatorial ballot in Massachusetts.Read More


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Mariela Castro Votes 'No' in Support of LGBT Rights

Filed by John M. Becker | August 21, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Cuban LGBT advocate Mariela Castro, daughter of president Raul Castro, cast what may be the first "no" vote since the Revolution on a workers' rights bill because it lacked gender identity protections.Read More


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Kristin Chenoweth is an American for Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | August 21, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Emmy- and Tony-winning singer/actress Kristin Chenoweth is speaking out for marriage equality in a new video message recorded for the Human Rights Campaign.Read More


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Wikipedia Bans U.S. House Computer After Anti-Trans Edits

Filed by John M. Becker | August 21, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

A computer in the U.S. House of Representatives has been blocked by Wikipedia after someone made a series of transphobic edits to the site.Read More


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Blame the Gays, Vol. 548,781: Spain's National Debt

Filed by John M. Becker | August 21, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

A conservative Spanish senator is drawing widespread condemnation for remarks blaming the country's $1.3 trillion national debt on "subsidies offered to homosexuals."Read More


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Catholic Bishop: Italian Anti-Homophobia Law Evokes Fascism

Filed by John M. Becker | August 21, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

An Italian Catholic bishop wants people to believe that a proposed law cracking down on homophobia hate speech will send the country back down the slippery slope to fascism.Read More