October 23, 2014

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U.S. Marine Suspected in Trans Woman's Murder Detained

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

A U.S. Marine may face murder charges in the Philippines in the strangling death of Jennifer Laude, a 26-year-old transgender woman.Read More


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NC GOP Wants to Create Special Opt-Out Rights for Anti-Gay Officials

Filed by John M. Becker | October 23, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

North Carolina's Senate Majority Leader plans to introduce a bill creating a special right for anti-gay state officials to opt out of performing civil same-sex marriages.Read More


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Gays in Liberia Blamed for Ebola, Now Facing Violence

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

Christian churches in Liberia are blaming the country's Ebola epidemic on gay people, and gays are being attacked as a result.Read More


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O, Dem Golden Slippers: Gender Variance & the Mummers Parade

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 23, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

For over a century, hundreds of men used the all-male bastion of the Philadelphia Mummers' New Year's Day Parade to create a space in which they could publicly defy expectations about gender.Read More


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Alaska Still Fighting Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | October 23, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

The state of Alaska is still fighting marriage equality, asking a larger panel of judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court to rehear the state's same-sex marriage case.Read More


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Kooky Straight Couple Claims Same-Sex Couples Want to Steal Their Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | October 23, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

No, seriously, this is an argument made in a legal motion by a straight couple seeking to intervene in the ACLU's federal marriage equality case in Kansas.Read More


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Lisa Kudrow: Gay Men Are 'Superhuman'

Filed by John M. Becker | October 23, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

"I don't know who I'm going to offend by leaving them out, but I need to say that I think gay men are superior beings in my mind."Read More