Living: January 2014

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Thor & Ivan: Coming Out to a Dachshund

Filed by Bil Browning | January 31, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

What happens when your best friend discovers that you're gay before you've told him?Read More

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Flame & Shame in Sochi

Filed by Norm Kent | January 31, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

If we are going to keep an Olympic flame going, let's make sure it lights the path towards universal equality and singes anyone who stands in our way.Read More

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The Fury of the PrEP Debate & the Facts to Win It

Filed by Mark S. King | January 30, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Here are the most persistent objections to PrEP, and the facts as we know them. Everything old is new again.Read More

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Dear 'Anonymous': You're Racist

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 30, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

To the anonymous author of "I'm Not Racist, I'm Just Not Attracted To Black Men": you're actually a racist.Read More

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Open Letter from Gigi Chao: 'Dear Daddy'

Filed by Bil Browning | January 30, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Gigi Chao has responded to her father's offer of $120 million to any man who can turn his daughter straight.Read More

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NFL Documentary Profiles Closeted Gay Player

Filed by John M. Becker | January 30, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

A new documentary tells the story of Jerry Smith, who played for Washington Redskins between 1965 and 1977. He was one of the best tight ends to play the game, and a closeted gay man.Read More

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Gay for the Stay or Born That Way?

Filed by Davina Kotulski | January 29, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

It's unfortunate that prisons, a place where one's freedoms are taken away, house a disproportionate percentage of lesbians.Read More

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First Active College Football Player Comes Out

Filed by John M. Becker | January 28, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

College football player Conner Mertens came out to his teammates as bisexual last night. The Willamette University freshman kicker is the first active college player to come out publicly.Read More

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Compelling New Video Demands Equality for LGBT Families

Filed by John M. Becker | January 28, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

"Our families have existed forever. We don't ask for your permission to live our lives. We demand a law protecting our families with the respect and dignity they deserve."Read More

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Angry Mob Ransacks LGBT Group HQ in Ivory Coast

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

The headquarters of the most prominent LGBT organization in the west African nation of Ivory Coast was attacked by an angry mob on Saturday.Read More

Yet Another Study Validates Same-Sex Parenting

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

A new study from the Australian government has confirmed what the academic and scientific communities already know: children of same-sex couples do just as well as those of opposite-sex couples.Read More

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Gay Ohio College Student Murdered During Online Hookup

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Funeral services will be held this week for a 22-year-old Ohio gay man who was allegedly murdered last month after responding to an online hookup ad.Read More

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Four-Year-Old Girl to Aussie PM: 'Let Boys Marry Boys'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 26, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

When Sabrina Franco learned that her mom's gay friends had to travel to the U.S. to marry, she picked up her colored pencils and Disney Princess paper and wrote a letter to the Prime Minister.Read More

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Loyal Dog Attends Mass, Waits for Deceased Owner

Filed by John M. Becker | January 26, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Tommy, a German Shepherd in southern Italy, returns every day to the church where his owner's funeral was held, waiting for her to return.Read More

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30or30: Religious Right or Gay Dating Site?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 26, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Would you sign up for a gay dating site that uses techniques reminiscent of the religious right to gain new members?Read More

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A Portrait Of Deceit [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 25, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The reality is that I'm not the guy pictured here, and never will be. Read More

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Maddow: Being Openly Gay in Russia an 'Act of Bravery'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

Rachel Maddow to David Letterman, on LGBT and allied athletes talking about sexual orientation at the Sochi Games: "Being openly gay in Russia is... an act of bravery right now."Read More

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NCLR Petitions MN Vikings to Investigate Kluwe's Claims

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The NCLR is calling on the Minnesota Vikings to make the team an LGBTQA-friendly place after Chris Kluwe's firing; Kluwe discusses his allegations on the David Pakman Show.Read More

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WATCH: Jarring Video Targets Olympic Sponsor Coca-Cola

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

A jarring new video targeting Olympics sponsor Coca-Cola juxtaposes the iconic "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing" commercial with images of anti-LGBT brutality in Russia.Read More

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Hong Kong Billionaire Offers $120M to 'Change' Lesbian Daughter

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

A Hong Kong billionaire playboy is so desperate to find a male husband for his happily married lesbian daughter that he's offering $120 million to any man who can make her straight.Read More

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Puff & Pass: Welcome to the Pot Party

Filed by Norm Kent | January 24, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

America has turned the corner on the possession of marijuana. No one wants it to be a crime anymore. Welcome to the party -- you can now come out of the closet. Read More

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Majority in Non-Marriage States Support Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

A new poll shows that even in states without legal marriage for same-sex couples, a majority of voters support the freedom to marry.Read More

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Two More Methodist Pastors Stand Up for Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Two more pastors in the United Methodist Church are defying church teaching and speaking out for marriage equality, even though it may cost them their credentials and pensions.Read More

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What Would Putin's Grindr Profile Look Like?

Filed by John M. Becker | January 23, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

You know the saying about homophobes: the louder they are, the more likely they are to be gay themselves. And they don't get much louder these days than Vladimir Putin. So...Read More

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Utah Is Ending Homelessness By Giving People Homes

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 23, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

In eight years, Utah has quietly reduced homelessness by 78 percent, and is on track to end homelessness by 2015. Read More

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Goldie Hawn Apologizes After Photo With Nigerian Pres

Filed by John M. Becker | January 23, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

Hollywood actress Goldie Hawn has apologized after tweeting a photo of her meeting Nigerian President and anti-gay tyrant Goodluck Jonathan. Hawn was unaware of Jonathan's human rights violations.Read More


LGBT Advocates Hijack #CheersToSochi Campaign

Filed by John M. Becker | January 22, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

LGBT advocates are hijacking the pro-Olympics #CheersToSochi campaign to draw attention to the persecution of LGBT people in Putin's Russia.Read More


Thriving Chinese 'Ex-Gay' Industry Under Fire

Filed by John M. Becker | January 22, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

While it's sad to see how widespread the discredited and dangerous practice of "ex-gay" therapy is in China, it's heartening to see LGBT advocates there fighting back.Read More

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Obama's '08 Inauguration As Seen From Space

Filed by Bil Browning | January 22, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

President Obama's 2008 inauguration was awe inspiring and mammoth. But did you know you could see it from space?Read More

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Olympic Toilets Encourage Gay Propaganda? [Caption This]

Filed by John M. Becker | January 22, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

If Russia is cracking down on public displays of homosexuality, then why are they building sports facilities with double toilets in the men's bathrooms?Read More


'Ex-Gays' Pretend Christians Still Support Conversion Therapy

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 20, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

"Ex-gay" groups appear determined to misrepresent Christian psychiatric views against conversion therapy.Read More

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Amazing 'Retouched' Video of Female Singer

Filed by Bil Browning | January 20, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

This amazing video of French-Hungarian singer Boggie really shows how expectations of female beauty are unrealistic.Read More

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IL B&B Owner Demands Special Right to Discriminate

Filed by John M. Becker | January 20, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Illinois B&B owner Jim Walder is the latest anti-gay Christian business owner to demand a special right to disobey the law and discriminate against same-sex couples.Read More

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Spain's New Cardinal: Homosexuality is a 'Defect'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 20, 2014 | 12:45 PM | comments

The man Pope Francis chose to be Spain's newest cardinal says homosexuality is a "defect" that can and should be corrected with treatment.Read More

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CNN Report on Russia Undermines Putin's PR Spin

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

Vladimir Putin continues to say that life really isn't so bad for LGBT Russians, but a new, must-watch report from CNN counteracts the president's spin.Read More

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Shepherd: Respect That I Don't Like Your 'Lifestyle'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 19, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

Sorry, Sherri, but there's absolutely nothing respectable about ignorance and prejudice.Read More


Oregon: Anti-Gay Bakers Violated Couple's Rights

Filed by John M. Becker | January 19, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

A defeat for those who think their right to religion-based bigotry trumps everyone's right to equal treatment in the public marketplace, but a sweet victory for the rest of us.Read More

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Rising Above Myself [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 18, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

Personal growth and progress can take many forms. Yesterday, for me it took the form of this photo. Read More

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Cuba Arrests Russian Gay-Basher

Filed by John M. Becker | January 18, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Today, Cuban authorities arrested Russian skinhead and gay-basher Maxim Martsinkevich.Read More


Conservative Protestants Destroy Traditional Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | January 18, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

What's the greatest threat to so-called "traditional" marriage? Conservative Protestantism, according to a new study.Read More

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Young and Gay in Putin's Russia, Continued

Filed by John M. Becker | January 18, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Watch the final three installments of a new documentary about LGBT Russian youth living under that country's "gay propaganda" ban.Read More


Gay Grandfathers: Together 46 Years, Married at Last

Filed by John M. Becker | January 17, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

When Lewis Duckett and Billy Jones met more than 46 years ago, they never dreamed they'd be able to marry one day. But last October, that day came.Read More

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Houston Mayor Marries Longtime Partner

Filed by John M. Becker | January 17, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Congratulations are in order for Houston Mayor Annise Parker, the first openly LGBT mayor of a major U.S. city, who married her longtime partner yesterday in Palm Springs.Read More


Sharia Enforcement Squads Targeting Nigerian Gays

Filed by John M. Becker | January 17, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

The situation for LGBT people in Nigeria is rapidly deteriorating, both in the predominantly Muslim north and the largely evangelical Christian south.Read More

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Utah Hunger Striker: I'll Single-Handedly Defeat Homosexuality

Filed by John M. Becker | January 16, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Trestin Meacham says his fast to stop marriage equality in Utah illuminated his life's purpose: to fight Teh Gay until his dying day.Read More

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UN Panel Grills Vatican on Priest Sex Abuse Scandal

Filed by John M. Becker | January 16, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Today, for the first time, the Vatican was forced to publicly defend its handling of the worldwide clergy sex abuse scandal before an international body.Read More

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Video Preview: Sean Strub's New Memoir, 'Body Counts'

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

Veteran LGBT and HIV/AIDS activist Sean Strub has just released his new book, "Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival." Watch a video preview here.Read More

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Sochi Aquarium Will Display Captive Orcas at Olympics

Filed by John M. Becker | January 16, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Just in case the Sochi Olympics weren't already giving the world enough to be horrified about, a local aquarium will be putting two captured orcas on display during the Games.Read More

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Fox's Ablow: Trans People Aren't Real

Filed by John M. Becker | January 16, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Fox News's resident psychiatrist isn't content to repeatedly bash trans people on air and on his blog. He's now claiming they don't really exist at all.Read More

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What Would You Do if Someone Hacked Your Camera?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 16, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

What would you do if someone hacked into your webcam and started playing music from it and talking to you?Read More


It's NOT a Choice. Here's Why That Matters.

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 15, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

The choice myth is the clog in the drain that keeps the stagnant waters of anti-gay bigotry in the kitchen sink of politics, religion, and culture.Read More

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Same-Sex Couples Happier Than Straight Couples: Study

Filed by John M. Becker | January 15, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

New study from the U.K.'s Open University: "LGBQ participants (lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer) are more generally positive about and happier with the quality of their relationship and the relationship which they have with their partner."Read More

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Nigerian Televangelist Claims to Cure AIDS, Bring Wealth

Filed by John M. Becker | January 15, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

TB Joshua, a Nigerian "faith healer" widely believed to be Africa's most popular televangelist, claims he can zap AIDS right out of people with the power of prayer.Read More

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BREAKING: US Judge Rules OK Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Filed by John M. Becker | January 14, 2014 | 5:25 PM | comments

A federal district court judge in the blood-red state of Oklahoma has just ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.Read More

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Second-Class Citizens: Women & LGBTs Under the Third Reich

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 14, 2014 | 3:45 PM | comments

The common thread running through Nazi ideology regarding gender, gender expression, and sexuality was an effort to control individuals' and communities' bodies, in the attempt to control their minds. Read More

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What's It Like to be Young And Gay in Putin's Russia?

Filed by John M. Becker | January 14, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

A new documentary being released this week aims to tell the story of LGBT Russian youth following passage of the country's "gay propaganda" ban.Read More

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CeCe McDonald Freed From Prison Early

Filed by John M. Becker | January 14, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

CeCe McDonald, a trans woman of color who was jailed for fatally stabbing a man as he attacked her in a hate crime, was released from prison early yesterday.Read More

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What Should I Do with the Unsmiling Woman?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 14, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Last month I was browsing in one of my favorite thrift stores when I came across a handful of photos from the early 70s of a mysterious woman who fascinated me.Read More


Support for Marriage Equality Rises Dramatically in Utah

Filed by John M. Becker | January 14, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Utahns' views on marriage equality and same-sex relationship recognition have shifted dramatically since 2004, when voters overwhelmingly approved a marriage discrimination amendment.Read More

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Catholic School Fires Gay Music Teacher for Getting Engaged

Filed by John M. Becker | January 14, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

It's happened again: a Catholic school in Ohio forced out a gay teacher after learning he got engaged to his boyfriend.Read More


Nigeria Rounding Up 'Dozens' of Gay Men Under New Law

Filed by John M. Becker | January 14, 2014 | 10:15 AM | comments

Just one day after the world learned that Nigeria had enacted a sweeping and draconian anti-gay law, reports are emerging that "dozens" of gay men have already been arrested.Read More

UK Christian Counselors Reject 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Filed by John M. Becker | January 14, 2014 | 9:45 AM | comments

The UK's largest organization of Christian counselors is instructing its members to stop offering discredited "ex-gay" therapy "in the interests of public safety."Read More

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Minister Expels Gay Choir Director; Most Members Leave

Filed by John M. Becker | January 13, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

When the new interim minister of a small-town Indiana church forced out a gay choir director, nearly 80% of the congregation left in protest.Read More

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Whoops! TV Interview Accidentally Captures Nude Hockey Player

Filed by John M. Becker | January 13, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

What appears to have started out as a routine postgame interview quickly took an embarrassing (or awesome) turn.Read More

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Cameroon Man Jailed for Gay Text Message Dies

Filed by John M. Becker | January 13, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

A 34-year-old man in Cameroon who was jailed in 2011 for sending a text message that said "I am very much in love with you" to another man has died.Read More

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Israel Unveils Gay Holocaust Memorial: Photos, Video

Filed by John M. Becker | January 13, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

On Friday, Tel Aviv became one of only five cities around the world with a monument dedicated specifically to gay victims of the Holocaust.Read More

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This 1986 NYT Article Will Make You Glad It's 2014

Filed by John M. Becker | January 12, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

According to a New York Times article from December 1986, parental discouragement of "girlish" behavior reduced homosexuality. Aren't you glad science has evolved since?Read More

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Westboro Baptist Has Awkwardly Funny Vines

Filed by John M. Becker | January 12, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Westboro Baptist Church has taken its hateful bigotry to Vine, but the results are so absurd that one wonders if they've decided to embrace the fact that they're a joke.Read More

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What Is a Cisgender Person?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 12, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Whenever the word "cisgender" is used to describe a non-transgender person, there's always someone who claims that it is a derogatory word. It's not, but that's never stopped a good case of the vapors.Read More

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12-Year-Old Boy Speaks Out for Marriage in Utah

Filed by John M. Becker | January 12, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

At a marriage equality rally on Friday in the Utah State Capitol, 12-year-old Riley Hackford-Peer spoke out for his moms and his family.Read More

Robin Roberts Loosens the Grip of Black Homophobia

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | January 11, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

High-profile coming-out moments in the African-American community helps loosen black homophobia's persistent hold.Read More

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10 Things We've Learned From Marcus Bachmann's Facebook

Filed by John M. Becker | January 10, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

What has Marcus Bachmann been up to since his clinic was busted for offering discredited "ex-gay" therapy? Turns out, a lot.Read More

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U.S. Government Issues LGBT Travel Alert For Olympics

Filed by John M. Becker | January 10, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

If it weren't already clear: LGBT people travel to the Sochi Games at their own risk.Read More

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Russian Gay Basher Flees to Cuba

Filed by Bil Browning | January 10, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Maxim "The Cleaver" Martsinkevich, a Russian fascist who's spent months torturing gay men and uploading video of his attacks on the internet, has fled the country and is currently in Cuba.Read More

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Gay Teen Comes Out By Baking 'I Love Penis' Cake

Filed by John M. Becker | January 10, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Gay teen Keanu William wanted his coming-out to be unique. So, like you do, he baked a cake that said "I love penis," presented it to his parents, and captured their reaction on video.Read More

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Dude Swears The '700 Club' Healed Toothache Over TV

Filed by John M. Becker | January 09, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Dentists couldn't do it, but Terry Meeuwsen and Pat Robertson of the "700 Club" sure could!Read More

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U.S. Policies Fail LGBT Asylum-Seekers

Filed by John M. Becker | January 09, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

LGBT people who flee to the United States from persecution in their home countries often find that their situation here isn't much better.Read More

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Polar Vortex Leaves Snow Shark In Its Wake

Filed by John M. Becker | January 08, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The polar vortex may be on its way out, but thanks to two Minnesota brothers, it left a 10-foot-tall snow shark in its wake.Read More


Uganda's Anti-Gay Bill: What the West Should Know

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 08, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

The homophobia and transphobia that exist in Uganda today stem from the same oppressive systems that have been in place since the colonial era.Read More

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German Soccer Star Thomas Hitzlsperger Comes Out

Filed by John M. Becker | January 08, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Retired German soccer player Thomas Hitzlsperger announced today that he is gay, becoming the highest-profile footballer to come out of the closet.Read More

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Watch Two Trans Advocates Take Katie Couric To School

Filed by John M. Becker | January 07, 2014 | 4:45 PM | comments

Trans trailblazers Laverne Cox and Carmen Carrera turned a potentially awkward, body-obsessed daytime TV interview into a masterful discussion about trans people and issues.Read More

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Noah's Ark Theme Park Can't Stay Afloat

Filed by John M. Becker | January 07, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Even generous taxpayer subsidies aren't enough to keep this evangelical theme park afloat.Read More

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Israel's Pink Triangle Monument Opens Friday

Filed by John M. Becker | January 07, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Israel's first monument to gay victims of the Holocaust will be dedicated this week in the worldwide gay capital of Tel Aviv.Read More

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Another Seattle Catholic School Teacher Comes Out

Filed by Bil Browning | January 07, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Another Eastside Catholic School teacher is showing solidarity with fired gay Vice Principal Mark Zmuda, by coming out on a local radio station and announcing she's engaged.Read More


WA Catholic School to Gay Admin: Get A Divorce & We'll Re-Hire You

Filed by John M. Becker | January 06, 2014 | 4:45 PM | comments

The president of a Washington Catholic school offered former vice principal Mark Zmuda a sickening choice: he could divorce his husband or lose his job.Read More

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This Is How Cold It Is In Wisconsin Right Now

Filed by John M. Becker | January 06, 2014 | 2:45 PM | comments

It's so cold in Wisconsin that boiling water instantly turns to ice when thrown into the air.Read More

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To My Childhood Dentist

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 06, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Whatever attempts you made to calm me didn't work. Neither did ordering me to quiet down. I was in full panic mode at that point. That's when it happened.Read More

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Pope Francis Allegedly Doubles Down On Anti-Gay Comment

Filed by John M. Becker | January 05, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

A Maltese bishop and former top Vatican official says Pope Francis recently doubled down on his 2010 claim that same-sex marriage is an "anthropological regression."Read More

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Aaron Schock Gay Rumors: Fact or Fiction?

Filed by Viktor Kerney | January 05, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

This type of high school drama is truly beneath us. What good does it do for the movement or our community?Read More

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Protect Your Eggs With French Underwear

Filed by Bil Browning | January 05, 2014 | 10:45 AM | comments

Nothing says "protection" like a pair of cotton undies.Read More

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New Year Expectations [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 04, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Although I didn't meet the vast majority of my goals for 2013, mostly due to my health, there was one hope I went into the year with that came through for me, and it's quite relevant to today's post.Read More

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President Obama: Help Ugandan Gays [Open Letter]

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 04, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Special visa and asylum provisions must be made for Ugandan LGBTIs who seek to leave the country prior to the finalization of the "Kill the Gays" Bill. Time is of the essence.Read More

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Brian Boitano Explains Decision To Come Out

Filed by John M. Becker | January 03, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

"When the President named the delegation... I knew I had to go past my comfort zone and reveal a private side of my life."Read More

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Priefer, Dibble, Ayanbadejo Respond To Kluwe's Claims

Filed by John M. Becker | January 03, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Forget winter storm Hercules -- Minnesota and the NFL are being buffeted by a storm of controversy around allegations by former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe.Read More

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Man With Two Penises Answers Your Questions

Filed by John M. Becker | January 02, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Ever wonder what it'd be like to have two cocks? Wonder no more.Read More


Chris Kluwe: Vikings Fired Me For My Pro-LGBT Activism

Filed by John M. Becker | January 02, 2014 | 2:15 PM | comments

Former NFL star and outspoken marriage equality supporter Chris Kluwe says he was fired from the Minnesota Vikings by "two cowards and a bigot" for his pro-LGBT activism.Read More

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'Duck Dynasty' Dude Advises Men To Marry 15-Year-Old Girls

Filed by John M. Becker | January 02, 2014 | 12:45 PM | comments

'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson: "You got to marry these girls when they [are] about 15 or 16..."Read More

A Different World: Coming Out Forty Years Ago

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | January 02, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Coming out as LGBT in 1973 took courage and determination.Read More

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New Year's Eve Arson Attempt at Packed Seattle Gay Club

Filed by John M. Becker | January 02, 2014 | 10:45 AM | comments

Just minutes after midnight yesterday, someone tried to burn down a packed Seattle gay nightclub with over 750 New Year's Eve revelers inside.Read More


What's Your New Year's Resolution? [Open Thread]

Filed by John M. Becker | January 01, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Do you do New Year's resolutions? I don't usually, but decided to try this year. What are yours?Read More