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Paulsen reverses course, votes for hate crimes bill

The Matthew Shepard Act, a bill that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the 1969 federal hate crimes law passed the House...

The National: Just What Did He Promise?

Since we don't really publish on weekends, we missed much of the big news around the National Equality March. The short story: Obama...

Mini-Equality March

From noon to 1pm this Sunday, there will be a rally in solidarity with the National Equality March, going on in Washington D.C. on...

The National: Search For “Village of Lesbians” Breaks Sweden’s Internet

Ok, so I'm breaking the rule about this being a national news round-up, but how can you not pass on a story like this?...

Pres. Obama to Speak at HRC Gala

Like it or not, the Human Rights Campaign is the biggest gay game in D.C., so it would make sense for President Barack Obama...

AIDS Funding Bill Advances, Despite Procrastination

It's an open secret that Congress has bigger priorities than re-authorizing federal funding for the nation-wide network of organizations that provide services to HIV-positive...

Iowa Activist Accused of Stealing for the Cause

Prominent Iowa LGBT activist Phyliss Stevens has just been arrested and charged with embezzling $5.9 million from her insurance company employer over the last...

Maine Catholic Churches Collecting to Fight Marriage Equality

When is politics not politics? When the Catholic Bishop of Maine is asking for money to help the Church wade into the political marriage...

Not Enough Money to Keep Kids Safe?

Are some school districts too poor to protect their LGBTQ students from harassment? By now, everyone knows the story of Alex Merritt, the...

Gov. Pawlenty slams gay marriage at religious right summit

Gov. Tim Pawlenty's whirlwind pre-presidential tour continued last weekend when the evangelical governor stumped at the Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C. His rousing...