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371546 07: U.S. Senate candidate and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, in black, waves to the crowd during the annual Gay Pride parade June 25, 2000 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Hillary Clinton’s Real Record On LGBT Rights

Yes, she was late in accepting marriage equality, but since then, she is really walking the walk.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Hate Group Leader Claims Gay People Are Imposing Islamic Tax On American Christians (AUDIO)

Hate Group Leader Claims Gay People Are Imposing Islamic Tax On American Christians (AUDIO)

It was only a matter of time before homophobes started comparing gay people to militant Muslims.

Bernie Sanders Takes Shot At Clinton On DOMA To Maddow: ‘That Just Wasn’t True’ (VIDEO)

Bernie Sanders Takes Shot At Clinton On DOMA To Maddow: ‘That Just Wasn’t True’ (VIDEO)

“It bothered me to hear Secretary Clinton saying ‘Well, what DOMA was about was to prevent something even worse.’ That just wasn’t true.”

by Sarah Burris· · News
Joe Biden Just Called Out The GOP On Their Homophobia (VIDEO)

Joe Biden Just Called Out The GOP On Their Homophobia (VIDEO)

In one of the top speeches of Biden’s tenure, the Vice President sounded like he was ready to run tonight.

by Sarah Burris· · Current Issues, News
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Hillary Clinton Campaign Video Takes A Strong Stand For Marriage Equality (VIDEO)

Just beautiful!

by Elizabeth· · Current Issues
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Farewell To The Great Eric Holder: Loretta Lynch Has Big Shoes To Fill

From protecting LGBT rights, voting rights and immigration rights to taking on America’s systemic racism in the justice system, Attorney General Eric Holder has always done what was best for the American people, and he will certainly be missed.

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Definition Of Obtuse: GOP Rep. Proposes Legalizing Discrimination AGAIN

It’s only judicial activism when the courts make decisions these people don’t like (like outlawing discrimination). If the decision goes their way, the courts are merely doing their job.

by Rika Christensen· · Current Issues, News
Chick-Fil-A CEO ‘Regrets’ Getting His Company Involved In The Marriage Equality Debate

Chick-Fil-A CEO ‘Regrets’ Getting His Company Involved In The Marriage Equality Debate

Chick-Fil-A’s position on marriage equality, which rang out so loudly two years ago, hasn’t changed. However, CEO Dan Cathy regrets getting his company involved in the controversy. He specifically said that Chick-Fil-A has no place in the “culture wars” surrounding marriage equality. Not the first time they’ve tried to get […]

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Another Victory For Marriage Equality As Federal Judge Rules Texas’ Gay Marriage Ban Illegal

Texas’ marriage discrimination law has been struck down by a federal judge. This is the 6th state were such laws have been struck down.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Disney Channel Features First Gay Couple: Right Wing Goes Ballistic (VIDEO)

Disney has been gay-friendly for years, and the Right has never liked it. Now, a gay couple with a child on the Disney Channel is making them crazy!

by T. Steelman· · News
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OK Lawmaker Would Ban All Marriage To Prevent Gay Marriage

An Oklahoma state representative is ready to outlaw all marriages in an effort to stop marriage equality from becoming a reality. What a bigot.

by Curtis F· · News
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Louie Gohmert On Same-Sex Marriage: Judges Need Plumbing Lessons (VIDEO)

Judges who overturn bans against same-sex marriage need plumbing lessons, along with courses in biblical law and natural law, according to Louie Gohmert.

by Rika Christensen· · News
A list of people who were just too stupid this year. Some you may guess, some might surprise you but all are worthy of being Dumbest Person of 2013.

The 10 Dumbest Public Figures In 2013

2013 was a very stupid year. This past year has been rich with the stupid. From crazy right-wing preachers whining about how “Christians” are being persecuted to dumb politicians who just can’t STFU, we have a stellar list of people who made America’s collective IQ take a dip in 2013. […]

by T. Steelman· · News
Bigots Protest Gay Wedding To Take Place During Tournament Of Roses

Bigots Protest Gay Wedding To Take Place During Tournament Of Roses

Apparently, a wedding between two men is too much for some in California to swallow. In the 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s float will feature Aubrey Loots and Danny Leclaire saying their vows and marrying each other, in front of lords, gods, minor deities, and everyone. […]

by Rika Christensen· · News
One Woman’s Electrifying Response To Haters Of Her Rainbow Flag

One Woman’s Electrifying Response To Haters Of Her Rainbow Flag

Neighbors are upset by Dr. Mary Pham’s rainbow flag, which shows her support for LGBT rights. Reading their hateful comments inspired her to step it up.

by T. Steelman· · News
What does the right to 'regulate sexual relationships' even mean? Will the State of Michigan will start requiring permits for authorized activities?

State of Michigan Incredibly Claims It Has The Right To ‘Regulate Sexual Relationships’

What does the right to ‘regulate sexual relationships’ even mean? Will the State of Michigan will start requiring permits for authorized sexual activities?

by Randa Morris· · News
Phony Martyrdom Claim: Not Being Allowed To Discriminate Will Force ‘Christians’ To Starve To Death

Phony Martyrdom Claim: Not Being Allowed To Discriminate Will Force ‘Christians’ To Starve To Death

A potential new law prevents discrimination against LGBT people in the workplace. AM Hate Radio host Dr. “Chaps” Gordon Klingenschmitt says it will force “real” Christians to go out of business and starve. Boo. Hoo.

by T. Steelman· · News
Same-Sex Couples Now File Joint Returns, Receive Medicare Benefits: IRS, HHS Announce New Policy

Same-Sex Couples Now File Joint Returns, Receive Medicare Benefits: IRS, HHS Announce New Policy

This is tantamount to a declaration – the federal government is making it very clear that a marriage is a marriage as far as they are concerned.

by T. Steelman· · News
Despite belief that government should 'tread lightly in this area,' Christie did what few GOP do - let science guide his decision on gay conversion therapy. Image @ Salon

LGBT Youth CANNOT Be Forced Into Gay Conversion Therapy; NJ Gov. Chris Christie Signs Ban

Despite belief that government should ‘tread lightly in this area,’ Christie did what few GOP do – let science guide his decision on gay conversion therapy.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
By filing the brief on DOMA yesterday, House Republicans have given up their battle to systematically discriminate against a large portion of our society. Image#DOMA/Twitter

House GOP Concedes Victory And Announce They Will No Longer Defend DOMA

By filing the brief on DOMA yesterday, House Republicans have given up their battle to systematically discriminate against a large portion of our society.

by Shannon Argueta· · News