January 12, 2015

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BREAKING: South Dakota Marriage Ban Struck Down

Filed by John M. Becker | January 12, 2015 | 3:45 PM | comments

A federal judge has just struck down South Dakota's marriage discrimination amendment. The ruling has been stayed.Read More


'Transparent' Creator Dedicates Golden Globe to Leelah Alcorn

Filed by John M. Becker | January 12, 2015 | 3:00 PM | comments

"This award is dedicated to the memory of Leelah Alcorn, and too many trans people who die too young."Read More

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Wingnut Week in Review: Wingnuts in Paris

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 12, 2015 | 1:30 PM | comments

Wingnuts wasted no time last week scoring political points in the wake of the deadly terrorist attack on the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper.Read More

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The Smithsonian's Newest LGBT History Acquisition

Filed by Bil Browning | January 12, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

The road to the Smithsonian's National Archives Collection #1334, "The Bil Browning and Jerame Davis Papers," and our joint activism for LGBT rights started, as most good stories do, simply enough.Read More

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Former Exodus Leader Randy Thomas Comes Out

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

Randy Thomas -- a former "ex-gay" spokesman who served as executive vice president of Exodus International until it folded in 2013 -- is coming out of the closet.Read More

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BREAKING: SCOTUS Takes No Action on 6th Circuit Marriage Cases

Filed by John M. Becker | January 12, 2015 | 9:40 AM | comments

The U.S. Supreme Court did not include any of the 6th Circuit marriage equality cases on its orders list this morning, so the wait continues to see whether or not the justices will take up a freedom-to-marry case this term.Read More