December 16, 2014

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Philly Gay-Bashing Suspects Will Stand Trial

Filed by John M. Becker | December 16, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

The three suspects accused in a savage, hate-motivated beating of a Philadelphia gay couple in September will stand trial after a judge ruled today that there was enough evidence to proceed.Read More


Marriage Equality Comes to Scotland

Filed by John M. Becker | December 16, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Scotland's marriage equality law, which was passed by that country's parliament in February and approved by Queen Elizabeth II in March, took effect today. Read More

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F*ck the Cleveland Police

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 16, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

F*ck the Cleveland police, and any apology they think they are owed.Read More

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Murder Charges Recommended for U.S. Marine in Strangling of Trans Woman

Filed by John M. Becker | December 16, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Prosecutors in the Philippines are recommending murder charges for Pfc. Scott Pemberton, a United States Marine accused in the brutal October strangling death of Jennifer Laude, a 26-year-old transgender woman.Read More

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Report: Russia Turns a Blind Eye to Anti-LGBT Violence

Filed by John M. Becker | December 16, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

A major new report from Human Rights Watch documents an alarming surge in homophobic violence and harassment in Russia following that country's passage of its infamous "gay propaganda" ban.Read More