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The National: Healthcare Passes Senate – What’s In It For Us? / Uganda’s President...

Early today, the Senate voted to suspend debate on the hotly-contested healthcare bill, paving the way for a final vote expected later this week....

Minneapolis’ City Council Protests Ugandan Legislation

Taking a brave stand against the forces of homophobia, Minneapolis' City Council passed a resolution condemning the "Kill Gays" bill currently before the Ugandan...

The National: BBC “Sorry” for Poll Headline, Sorta / Porn Workers’ Rights in California?

Peter Horrocks, Editor of the BBC World Service, posted an apology on his blog for headlining yesterday's "Africa Have Your Say" discussion poll with...

The National: BBC Wants You To Have Your Say: Should Gays Be Killed?

That's basically the headline on a new BBC discussion forum, "Should Homosexuals Face Execution?" Many folks respond to the plain-old WTF factor in...

Former Northfield Pastor Committed For Decade-Old Sexual Assault

Grant Junior Grayson, a former pastor at Northfield, Minnesota's Northfield Alliance Church (now called the Cornerstone Community Church) was committed to a mental hospital...

The National: Trans Rights in NY / Rick Warren in Rwanda

While Rick Warren may have condemned the Ugandan "kill gays" bill, allies of the conservative pastor in Rwanda are attempting to criminalize both homosexuality...

The National: If the UN can use AIDS funding to threaten Uganda, why isn’t...

While the US government condemns the Ugandan "kill gays" bill, it won't let on about any specific actions against the bill. Meanwhile, the...

The National: Uganda’s Bhati Still Wants to Kill Gays; Why Did Obama Wait To...

A big part of me was disappointed when Bloomberg reported that Ugandan MP David Bahati, the man behind the notorious "kill gays" bill currently...

The National: Marriage Stalls in NJ, Again / Sherrifs Cover Up Brutal Hate Crime...

The slow death of New Jersey's marriage equality legislation grinds on - the lower house of the New Jersey legislature may decline to...

Patron says Otter Stop very gay-friendly

Brian Finstad posted his experiences at the U Otter Stop Inn to the Minneapolis Issues List and it reflects my own experiences there as...