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The National: Fellatio, The Swiss Army Knife of Bat Sex?

Hard to believe, right? New research out of China shows Fruit Bats are one of the few mammalian species to engage in oral...

The National: Joe Solmonese, Are You Saying A Hate Crimes Law Isn’t The Pinnacle...

Yesterday, President Barack Obama signed the Matthew Shepherd and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Act into law, adding disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity...

Where Are You Safe? Know Your Local Hate Crimes Laws

National Public Radio has a great interactive map showing which states have hate crimes legislation based on race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, or...

President Obama Signs Hate Crimes Legislation

Thirteen years in the making, Matthew Shepherd and James Byrd finally get their due. In a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday...

The National: Arlen Spector Flips on DOMA. David Beckham Flips, Too?

In an editorial in the Huffington Post, ex-Republican Arlen Spector (D-PA) declares the federal Defense of Marriage Act "a relic of a more tradition-bound...

The National: A “Pretty Normal” Homecomming in Virginia

The students of the College of William and Mary in Virginia made a little local history a few days ago when they elected their...

District 202 Names New Executive Director

Curt Prins, formerly the Board Chair of Minneapolis' LGBTQ youth organization District 202 has been named its new Executive Director. The organization closed its...

Hate crimes bill passes Senate, waits for Obama’s signature

After a decade of efforts, the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Act passed the U.S. Senate by a vote of 68 to 29 on Thursday....

Project 515’s Smidzik to resign

Laura Smidzik, executive director of Project 515, an organization whose mission is to ensure that same sex couples and their families have equal rights...

The National: The Feds Attack Housing Discrimination

It looks like a victory from the Obama administration - the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development is issuing guidelines in an attempt...