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  • When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same

    “I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.” Although those three...
  • Getting Help For Bullied Gay Teens

    In the past two weeks there have been a series of teen boys who have committed suicide because they were bullied at school because their classmates believed that they were gay. Their names were Seth Walsh, Justin Aaberg, Billy Lucas , and Asher Brown....
  • Coming Out

    Coming Out
  • Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Gays In The Military

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Gays In The Military
  • The last frontier in sexual bigotry: transgender rights

    The last frontier in sexual bigotry: transgender rights
    An especially nasty development this week in transgender rights in Florida raises the question of whether transgender discrimination is the last frontier in sex discrimination, now that gay marriage is winning the fight for legal and social acceptance...
  • G-A-Y is only two letters and five justices' votes away from GOP

    G-A-Y is only two letters and five justices' votes away from GOP
    Early this summer, if the U.S. Supreme Court decides that the whole country will recognize same-sex marriage, it could be delivering a huge gift to the Republicans. Doesn’t seem possible? You’re right; it’s at least counter-intuitive....
  • The lessons of Ferguson

    The lessons of Ferguson
    The Justice Department on Wednesday released a devastating critique of police and city officials in Ferguson, Mo., where an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by an officer last year. Though the department did not find cause to bring a civil rights...
  • Anniversary of Selma march rekindles Ferguson comparisons

    In only a few minutes on national television, the beatings of civil rights marchers by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, dragged the inhumanity of Southern segregation into America's living rooms as never before. The images were...
  • Really, why wouldn't you choose to live like this?

    Really, why wouldn't you choose to live like this?
    Maybe Ben Carson has a point, after all. You know Ben, don't you? The retired West Palm Beach neurosurgeon and Republican presidential hopeful — he has as much chance to win the nomination as your lawn guy Leo, probably less — who really...
  • Things to know about the Utah LGBT anti-discrimination bill

    Utah lawmakers, LGBT activists and officials with the Utah-based Mormon church released a landmark bill this week that blends discrimination protections for gay and transgender people and protections for the religious. Some key questions about the bill:...
  • 50 years after Selma, Biden ties gay rights to civil rights

    Gays and lesbians are fighting for the same equal rights that African-Americans fought for decades ago, Vice President Joe Biden said Friday, on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the historic march in Selma, Alabama. An early supporter of gay marriage,...