January 11, 2015

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Starkville Mayor Vetoes Anti-LGBT Repeal Vote

Filed by John M. Becker | January 11, 2015 | 6:00 PM | comments

Parker Wiseman, the mayor of the eastern Mississippi city of Starkville, vetoed the city council's attempt to repeal Starkville's historic anti-discrimination resolution and end domestic partner health insurance coverage for city employees.Read More

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Irish Priest Comes Out at Mass, Gets Standing Ovation

Filed by John M. Becker | January 11, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

A Catholic priest in Dublin, Ireland came out as gay to his parishioners at Mass, declared his support for marriage equality, and urged them to vote for the freedom to marry.Read More


Frank Bruni Slams Right's 'Religious Liberty' Trope

Filed by John M. Becker | January 11, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

"I support the right of people to believe what they do and say what they wish -- in their pews, homes and hearts. But outside of those places? You must put up with me, just as I put up with you."Read More