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Audio: Peter LaBarbera attempts to deny 'hate' by repeating his extremely hateful quote

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Good As You

When the professional anti-LGBT activists attempt to argue against a "hate" charge, they typically focus on milder parts of their work life so that they can distract the casual observer with more loving acts and phrases rather than some of...

Editorial Of The Day

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

From the Des Moines Register editorial board: At a press conference last week, Gov. Terry Branstad reiterated his long-held belief that Iowans should be allowed to vote on a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages. "It has been blocked in the Senate by the Senate leader," the governor observed. Show More Summary

E.W. Jackson: 'God Ordained' That 1,000 Years From Now Same-Sex Marriage Will Not Exist - VIDEO

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Failed 2013 Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia E.W. Jackson lashed out against same-sex marriage at the closing of the Values Voter Summit last Friday

John Oliver Zeroes In On America's Growing Drone Situation: VIDEO

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

According to Oliver, drone strikes will be as much a characteristic of the Obama presidency as Obamacare or receiving racist email forwards from distant relatives. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP... And if you missed the news of Facebook's plans for the...

SERBIA: First Pride March In Four Years Takes Place Under Riot Police Protection

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Serbia's first pride march since 2010 took place in the capital city of Belgrade this weekend as an estimated 7000 riot police with tanks blocked thousands of counter-protesters from disrupting the parade. Pride parades had been banned due to mob violence led by neo-Nazis and members of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Show More Summary

Hiker Captures Dramatic Footage of Enveloping Ash Cloud During Japanese Volcano Eruption: WATCH

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Dramatic footage from the the Mount Ontake volcanic eruption in central Japan over the weekend, as hiker Kuroda Terutoshi and his party race to find safety from the ash cloud chasing after them. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP... The Guardian reports...

UTAH: 49% Back Same-Sex Marriage

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Freedom To Marry reports on a just-released poll they commissioned in Utah: A plurality of Utahns – 49% to 48% – agree that same sex-couples should be allowed to get a state-issued marriage license. Moreover, 61% believe legalizing marriage for same-sex couples in Utah is inevitable and will happen in the state within the next five years. Show More Summary

Photos: Pocket Gay Nelson Marin Is Underwear Model Of The Week

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Queerty

At 5’5 Nelson Marin has the star quality of pocket gays. He was discovered at the same time as his boyfriend, last week’s “Model of the Week” Marvin Garcia, by Baskit underwear photographer Rich Mackey. Nelson isn’t as green to the game as Marvin, he use to figure model — yes, pose for art school students […]

PHOTOS: Whether You’re Gay Or Straight, These Lustful Gladiators Will Save Your Life Then Get You Off

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Queerty

“I never set out to portray the male as gay, but to capture male beauty in its diverse splendor, as art, for everyone to enjoy,” says Australian photographer Paul Freeman. Freeman’s contemporary male nudes have been showcased around the world, as well as featured in numerous books, including his most recent Outback Dusk, the fifth in a series […]

Gay Marriage News Watch: SCOTUS, LA, TX, and MO - VIDEO

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

AFER's Matt Baume reports on the Supreme Court's meeting today to decide whether to take up a gay marriage case, a state judge overturning Louisiana's gay marriage ban, updates from the Fifth Circuit, Missouri's ban being challenged in court, new...

The Enduring Love and Exquisite Observations of Don Bachardy

On the occasion of the publication of his new monograph, Hollywood, we talk with Don Bachardy on the rigors of observing people and of the creation of self. read more

TODAY: SCOTUS Conference On Marriage

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A reminder from Lambda Legal: On September 29, the Supreme Court will assemble for a private conference where they will take their first look at potentially hearing one or more of the pending cases. All of the marriage cases decided by the federal courts of appeal since the DOMA ruling are scheduled for this conference. Show More Summary

Three Arrested In Connection with Anti-Gay Attack, Shooting In Brooklyn: VIDEO

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Police in New York have arrested and charged two men and a teenage boy with menacing, third-degree hate crime and assault in the first degree after they chased and shot at a man in Brooklyn on Saturday night

Welcome to Night Vale: Where Queer Is Normal and Normal Is Bizarre

One of the most downloaded podcasts on iTunes features people of all genders, ethnicities, and physical forms. read more

Duggars promote discriminatory bakers, improper pluralization

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Aaron and Melissa Klein are the proprietors of the now-closed Sweet Cakes by Melissa, the Oregon bakery that caught national attention for unlawfully denying a lesbian couple who sought their business. The Kleins have admitted that they discriminated because they...

AFA's Fischer links 'raping puppy' headline to sexual orientation, 'born this way' arguments

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Good As You

The link within his tweet points to this headline: [shar.es/1ayXEe] The tweet itself, which is a clear attempt by the rabidly anti-gay American Family Association senior analyst to like bestiality to homosexuality, reads like so: [AFA's Fischer] Because that's what...

Op-ed: Tech's Wake-Up Call From Your Transgender Coworker

I thought tech would be a progressive place to work as a trans woman. It isn't — but it doesn't have to stay this way. read more

Photos: Scientifically-discredited, deeply offensive junk science presented as truth as #VVS14

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Good As You

The Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit is probably the most anti-LGBT political conference on the calendar. That is not news. Everyone who knows politics knows how exceedingly hostile this annual conference is; anyone who suggests otherwise is being willfully...

Mike Michaud Could Be The First Gay Man Elected Governor. Why Aren’t We Supporting Him?

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Mike Michaud has a good chance to become the first openly gay governor elected to office in the U.S. The Democrat and U.S. Representative came out a year ago, in part to preempt a whispering campaign about his sexuality. You’d think that gay donors would be falling all over themselves to help Michaud make history, […]

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