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


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


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


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


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