November 20, 2014

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Two in One Day: Country Singer Billy Gilman Comes Out

Filed by John M. Becker | November 20, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Country star Billy Gilman followed his friend and colleague Ty Herndon out of the closet today.Read More


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Country Star Ty Herndon Comes Out as Gay

Filed by John M. Becker | November 20, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Country music star Ty Herndon says the biggest lie he's ever told himself is "that I couldn't be gay in country music."Read More


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Preparing for Injustice vs. Justice in Ferguson

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 20, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

In Ferguson, citizens and activists prepare for injustice, and government and law enforcement prepare for their outraged reaction. But what about preparing for the justice Ferguson -- and America -- really needs?Read More


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More NC Magistrates Resign Over Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | November 20, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

At least ten magistrates in North Carolina have now chosen to resign rather than comply with the law and perform civil marriages for same-sex couples.Read More


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HRC & Victory Fund Co-Founder Charged With Abusing Minor

Filed by John M. Becker | November 20, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Terrence Bean, a major Democratic fundraiser and a co-founder of the Human Rights Campaign and the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, was arrested yesterday in Oregon and charged with the alleged sexual abuse of a minor.Read More


Straight People Embrace Marriage Equality, Reject Gay PDA

Filed by John M. Becker | November 20, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

A new study finds that most straight people say they support marriage for same-sex couples, but they also don't want to see those couples kissing or holding hands in public -- particularly if the lovebirds are men.Read More


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BREAKING: SCOTUS Declines to Stop SC Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | November 20, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

The Supreme Court refused South Carolina's request for an emergency stay of a pro-marriage equality court ruling. Marriages officially begin at noon!Read More


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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2014 [Open Thread]

Filed by John M. Becker | November 20, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Today we observe the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, where we honor and remember victims of anti-trans violence who we've lost in the last year. Who are you remembering today?Read More