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Federal Judge Rules for Marriage Equality in Arkansas

The ruling will likely be appealed to a higher court, but same-sex marriages may resume in Arkansas. read more

Right-Wing Group Targets Trans-Friendly Federal Nominee

David Lopez, the current EEOC general counsel awaiting Senate confirmation for his second term, has built a career fighting for the rights of LGBT and disabled workers. Now the Family Research Council wants him to pay for it. read m...

Yet another federal judge accurately notes the crude discrimination within Arkansas' marriage ban

12 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

In a stayed ruling, U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker today struck down one of our more conservative state's discriminatory marriage ban: Federal Judge Overturns Arkansas' Gay Marriage Ban [AP] It is a near-certainty that the state will appeal to the...

James Franco, Zachary Quinto Have A Threeway, Playgirl Model Gets Fired Over Pics, Kirk Cameron’s Scheme Backfires

12 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Wonder what a James Franco and Zachary Quinto sandwich would be like? Up-and-coming actor Charlie Carver knows. E!’s Marc Malkin reports the three have filmed a torrid love scene for their upcoming indie flick Michael, about a former gay activist/magazine publisher “who became an antigay Christian fundamentalist after announcing he was now straight.” LGBT cinema […]

Suze Orman to Leave CNBC After 14 Years

12 hours agoLGBT / Gay :

...and five other things you should know today read more

Arkansas same-sex marriage ban struck down

12 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker

Arkansas marriage ban struck down. The post Arkansas same-sex marriage ban struck down appeared first on Equality On Trial.

NEWS: Ferguson, Nevada, Colton Haynes, Bette Midler

12 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Responses from across America to a grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown. Incredible video shows #Ferguson protesters on the steps of the Supreme Court. Nevada lawmaker is forced from leadership position over incendiary remarks...

BREAKING: Federal Judge Strikes Down Arkansas Marriage Ban, Ruling Stayed

12 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Associated Press: A federal judge has struck down Arkansas' gay marriage ban, which could pave the way for county clerks to eventually resume issuing licenses. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker ruled Tuesday in favor of a pair...Show More Summary

Bill Donohue On Terry Bean

12 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"He likes to hide his camera in the smoke-alarm over his bed, videoing kinky sex with his boyfriends. He is one of the biggest porn kings in American history, making a fortune off of 'barebacking' videos - the kind of unprotected sex that led directly to AIDS. Show More Summary

Houston Trans Woman Beaten, Officials Offer Lukewarm Response

As Houston lawmakers continue to debate the HERO antidiscrimination ordinance, trans resident Thailand Warr says police didn't address her being viciously attacked by seven youths with the seriousness it merits. read more

Licensed Nail Specialist Makes Botched Gay Rape Attempt At ATM Machine

13 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

A Florida man has learned the hard way why it’s really not a good idea to attempt to rape people. 58-year-old Phuc X. Kieu (we swear that’s his real name) was arrested after a bizarre gay-x-rated-fantasy-turned-burglary/gay-rape-attempt gone awry at an ATM machine in Orlando. According to police, Kieu, who works as a licensed nail specialist, had been […]

SYRIA: ISIS Claims To Have Executed Two Gay Men By Stoning Them To Death

13 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via MSNBC: The Islamic State group stoned two men to death in Syria Tuesday after claiming they were gay, a monitor said, in the jihadist organisation's first executions for alleged homosexuality. "The IS today stoned to death a man that it said was gay," the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, adding that the victim was around 20 years old. Show More Summary

Antigay Activist: Buy My 'No Such Thing as Gay' Book

Leading homophobe Linda Harvey is touting Maybe He's Not Gay as the perfect holiday-season gift. read more

GQ: 'Kind, Humane' Pope Francis Is Holy Man of the Year

GQ's Jim Nelson says one of the reasons the pope merits praise is that he doesn't think gays and lesbians are evil. read more

LGBT Community Responds to Ferguson Decision

More than five decades before #Ferguson, out activist James Baldwin knew that 'hatred, which could destroy so much, never failed to destroy the man who hated, and this was an immutable law.' read more

5 James Baldwin Quotes That Foreshadowed Ferguson

Several pundits and publications have referenced the gay and black writer, whose words remain relevant in describing race issues in America. read more

Louisiana Business Faces Backlash After Announcing It's Not A Gay Bar On Facebook

14 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Bar Code, a new bar and grill in Lafayette, Louisiana, bears the same name as a popular gay establishment in Richmond, Virginia — Barcode. Lafayette's Bar Code, which has yet to open, is also using a similar logo (above) to...

MISSOURI: Federal Court Denies Motion To Lift Stay On Same-Sex Marriage

14 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The stay expires on December 9th and no appeal has yet been filed. However Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster declared on the day of the ruling that he will appeal to the Eighth Circuit Court. Marriage licenses continue to be issued in St. Louis only and they are valid statewide. (Via Equality Case Files)

Hunger Games Producer: 'To Be Closeted In Hollywood Is Tantamount to Being a Wimp'

14 hours agoLGBT / Gay :

Nina Jacobson, the producer of Mockingjay, discusses being an out woman in Hollywood, being fired while her wife was in labor, and why female heroes matter read more

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