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The National: NY Marriage Bill Fails / Is ENDA Dead This Year? / Uganda...

In the wake of yesterday's bloody defeat of a marriage equality bill in the New York State Senate (and Maine, and California, and a...

NY Marriage Bill, Gov. Paterson’s Hail Mary Go Down In Flames

The New York State Senate has voted down Governor David Paterson's political future - er, I mean, has voted 38-24 against a bill which...

The National: HRC “in the dark” about ENDA; DC stands up to Catholic Church!...

Does the Human Rights Campaign even know what's going on in Congress in the effort to pass ENDA? Prolific gay journalist Rex Wockner...

The National: “Nervous and Weak-Kneed” in NJ; Protect the Sanctity of Marriage: Ban Divorce...

Who says there's no separation of church and state? A day after New Jersey Catholic bishops (whose parishioners make up 40% of the...

Susan Gaertner ranks marriage equality as top priority

While all DFL candidates for Governor support marriage equality, one candidate, Susan Gaertner, told a crowd of DFLers at a debate in Hopkins on...

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,...