September 17, 2014

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ACLU Sues to Force WI to Recognize Its Own Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

The ACLU is suing the state of Wisconsin in federal court, seeking to compel the state to recognize hundreds of legal same-sex marriages performed in June.Read More


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Mary Bonauto, Alison Bechdel Win MacArthur Genius Grants

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Legendary marriage equality warrior Mary Bonauto and "Dykes to Watch Out For" cartoonist Alison Bechdel have received the prestigious MacArthur "Genius Grant."Read More


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Polis Files ENDA Discharge Petition With Narrowed Exemption

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Today, openly gay U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado) filed a discharge petition seeking to force a vote on a version of ENDA that contains a narrowed religious exemption.Read More


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Suddenly I Feel Like Exercising!

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Normally my idea of exercise is walking to the 7-11 for a soda and pack of smokes. But personal trainer Christian Cabrera has me really pumped about whatever it is he's doing.Read More


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Wingnut Pastor: NASA Probe Proves That Universe 'Rebukes' Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Rev. Dr. James Manning, the wingnut pastor of Harlem's ATLAH World Missionary Church, claimed in a rambling YouTube message that NASA's Voyager spacecraft proves that homosexuality and marriage equality offend the universe.Read More


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WI GOP Candidate Drops Out After Anti-Gay, Racist Comments

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Jacob Dorsey, a 19-year-old Republican state assembly candidate in Wisconsin who railed against 'fags' on Twitter, dropped out of the race yesterday after additional homophobic and racist comments surfaced.Read More


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Ginsburg: For Clues on Marriage Timing, Watch 6th Circuit

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Justice Ginsburg told an audience in Minnesota last night to watch the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals for clues about how soon SCOTUS will take up marriage equality.Read More


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Philly Gay-Bashing Suspects Surrender After Being ID'd on Twitter

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 10:45 AM | comments

A group of people who violently attacked a gay couple last week in Philadelphia were quickly identified after police released video of the suspects last night and it spread like wildfire over social media.Read More


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Facebook Picks a Fight With Drag Queens

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

A new Facebook policy that requires users to use their real names on personal profile pages has drawn the ire of a community that the social media company should know better than to piss off: drag queens.Read More


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This Graphic of Obama Shooting Rainbows & Riding a Unicorn is Everything

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

A "pro-family" group in Croatia made a ridiculous graphic to depict President Obama's alleged "attack on the definition of family" at the United Nations.Read More