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Anti-gay teachers on leave

The Star Tribune reports that Dianne Cleveland and Walter Filison, two teachers at Anoka-Hennepin's STEP school who are accused of repeatedly mocking a straight...

Marry My Ice Cream

At midnight this morning, Vermont's historic legislature-driven law opening marriage up to same-sex partners came into effect. Most similar moves have been driven...

Utah Gov: LGBTQ people shouldn’t be protected by law

What a way to make an entrance. In statements that seem like a trip back in time, Utah's new Governor Gary Herbert said...

Anti-DOMA Lawsuit Thrown Out

After five years suing the state of California and the US government to recognize their marriage and overturn the federal Defense of Marriage Act...

Gold Medal for Bombing Victim

It's a fitting epilogue to a frightening event that Danish prosecutors are calling a hate crime - Dean Koga, the Seattle runner hit by...

No repeal of DADT, Sen. Gillibrand to push for hearings

The Daily Beast's Jason Bellini is reporting that Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has decided she does not have enough support in the Senate to...

U of M moves to protect Trans rights

Three weeks ago, the University of Minnesota's Board of Regents approved a little-noticed change in the University's Diversity, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy,...

Well-Known Harvard Professor Arrested

Famed historian Henry Louis Gates, Jr. arrested by police in what Gates is calling a case of racial profiling.

Appology for Ft. Worth Bar Raid

Head of Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission says agents used excessive force, didn't "follow the damn policy"

Harry Reid: Repeal DADT for good, but HRC urges caution

A brewing fight over the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy towards LGBT servicemembers