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The National: Atlanta Mayoral Candidates Want to “Prove Who’s Gayer”; China Gov’t. Opens Gay...

In Atlanta, Georgia, the mayoral race is heating up, with candidates vying for the title of "gayest candidate eh-verr!" According to the LA...

The National: About 498,500 More People Were Offended By Janet Jackson; NJ Equality Update

Adam Lambert's clownish, BDSM-lite performance at the American Music Awards last weekend twisted the nickers of roughly 1,500 people enough that they've called in...

The National: GOP ‘Mo for MA Lt. Gov, and Why Were Hate Crimes Up...

The FBI has just released national hate crime statistics for 2008. 1,617 sexuality-based hate crimes were reported last year (the FBI does not...

The National: Gay Kid Beaten With Metal Pipe; Mick Foley to Protect Will Phillips

Completely preventable. Yup. The many-minute beating of a gay Houston teen that only ended when a neighbor whipped out his shotgun could...

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today is the Transgender Day of Remembrance, a time to remember those who were murdered around the world due to anti-transgender violence. In 2009,...

The National: Should you out a gay priest? Plus, Texas’ straight marriages in doubt

What do you do with an LGBT member of an organization that spews hate for this community? A DC activist says "shame 'em!" ...

The National: Suspect in Puerto Rico Murder Claims “Gay Panic” and “Self-Defense”

Juan Antonio Martinez Matos, the man arrested two days ago for the gruesome murder and subsequent decapitation, dismemberment, and burning of 19-year-old Jorge Steven...

Queer Protest Protested — By Queers

An LGBT rights march on Sunday was protested by Bash Back! Twin Cities, an anarchist-leaning queer group who are probably best-known, locally, for picketing...

The National: SoVo, Washington Blade, Others Killed; Arrests Made in Brutal Murder in PR

The owners of the Southern Voice and the Washington Blade abruptly announced the closure of both papers yesterday morning, along with four other big-name...

The National: WWJD? Kill the Homeless to Stop Gay Marriage, Apparently

As the Washington, D.C. City Council gets ready to vote on whether to allow same-gender marriage, the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington issued an ultimatum...