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Lawmaker Calls LGBTs 'Intolerant,' Legislators Laugh

Tue, 2014/01/14 - 2:00pm

A conservative Indiana lawmaker sent the House Judiciary Committee into fits of paroxysm when he accused those of supporting marriage equality "intolerant."

Christie Named By Hate Group As Co-Defendant In Appeal On Conversion Ban Decision

Tue, 2014/01/14 - 2:00pm

It's not Chris Christie's week. With the "Bridgegate" scandal barely behind him, the New Jersey governor and 2016 GOP presidential hopeful has been named as a co-defendant in an appeal filed by Southern Poverty Law Center designated hate group Liberty Counsel to overturn the states recent ban on gay conversion therapy signed into law by Christie in ... (more)

MegaChurch Pastor Joel Osteen: 'Bible Says Homosexuality a Sin But I Won't Preach It'

Tue, 2014/01/14 - 11:55am

Televangelist Joel Osteen stopped by "Larry King Now" recently and opened up about his views on homosexuality, the Huffington Post reports.

GOProud Co-Founder Quits GOP, Cites 'Tolerance of Bigotry'

Tue, 2014/01/14 - 9:50am

Citing dissatisfaction with big-government conservatives and bigots within the Republican Party, Jimmy LaSalvia, co-founder of arch-conservative Republican gay organization GOProud, announced that he has changed his voter registration to independent.

Westboro Baptist Church brings its anti-gay message to El Segundo

Tue, 2014/01/14 - 5:35am

Fresh from protesting outside the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, seven members of the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church brought their message to El Segundo High School on Monday, saying the nation was “hurtling toward destruction” and the students needed some teaching.

Affordable housing for gay seniors opens in Pa.

Tue, 2014/01/14 - 1:25am

No matter that he's 70 years old. Zeft had landed a coveted spot in a new affordable housing complex for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors in the heart of downtown Philadelphia.

Nigeria's 'Jail The Gays' Bill Signed Into Law

Mon, 2014/01/13 - 10:16pm

A controversial bill that sparked international condemnation has been approved by Nigeria's president Goodluck Jonathan Monday, according to a spokesman for the president.

Tenn. Chick-fil-A Vandalized With Pro-Gay Message

Mon, 2014/01/13 - 6:11pm

Employees of a Chick-Fil-A in Cookeville, Tenn., discovered last Thursday that the fast food restaurant had been vandalized with a pro-gay message, Nashville's ABC-affiliate station WKRN-TV reports .

Miley Cyrus Responds to Being Called 'Ugly Lesbian'

Mon, 2014/01/13 - 5:11pm

Superstar Miley Cyrus took to Twitter this weekend to respond to being called an anti-gay insult a number of times.

ACT-UP Co-Founder Carl Goodman Commits Suicide

Mon, 2014/01/13 - 5:11pm

Carl Goodman, a longtime AIDS activist and co-founder of AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power , which held protests against government inaction in the 80s, took his own life on Jan. 5. He was 58. Michael Petrelis, blogger and LGBT activist, who was also one of the co-founders of ACT-UP, broke the news on his blog on Jan. 6. Goodman reportedly committed ... (more)

Indiana House Panel Delays Vote on Gay Marriage Ban

Mon, 2014/01/13 - 5:11pm

The House Judiciary Committee has delayed a vote on a proposal to amend Indiana's constitution to ban gay marriage.

Mich. RNC Official: Russia's Anti-Gay Law is 'Common Sense'

Mon, 2014/01/13 - 1:56pm

The Michigan Republican National Committeeman who made headlines last year for saying gay men seek free health care benefits because they are afraid contracting AIDS is in making waves again for lauding Russia's highly controversial anti-gay law.

VA Democrats Pledge Push For Gay-Friendly Laws

Mon, 2014/01/13 - 1:56pm

Democratic lawmakers have pledged to try and make gay marriage legal in Virginia.

Wells Fargo Installs LGBT Mural in Chelsea, Donates to ASOs

Mon, 2014/01/13 - 1:56pm

Banking giant Wells Fargo knows just what it takes to get a return on its investments.

Nigerian president signs law banning gay marriage, groups, meetings; up to 14 years in jail

Mon, 2014/01/13 - 12:51pm

Nigeria's president has signed a law that bans same-sex marriage and criminalizes homosexual associations, societies and meetings, with penalties of up to 14 years in jail.

NM County Clerk Gives To Gay Marriage Campaign

Mon, 2014/01/13 - 9:47am

A southern New Mexico county clerk who faced a lawsuit for issuing same-sex marriage licenses is donating the rest of his defense fund to a pro-gay marriage campaign.

Swedish minister snubs Sochi opening ceremony

Mon, 2014/01/13 - 6:42am

In an interview with state broadcaster SVT, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth says human rights are important and her decision to skip the Feb. 7 ceremony should be seen as a "political marker."