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Same Sex Marriage Ban Overturned In Michigan? Not So Fast

Image is the logo for Equality Michigan, which is 'Michigan's only statewide anti-violence and advocacy organization working primarily for Michigan's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities.' You can find their site here.

On Friday, March 21, 2014, just before 5 pm, a federal judge found Michigan’s ban on same sex marriage unconstitutional. Less then 24 hours later, over 300 marriage licenses had been issued to same sex couples, in just four of Michigan’s counties. On Saturday, March 21, the Detroit News reported that […]

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Same-Sex Marriage Bans Are Unconstitutional, And This Latest Ruling Proves That

Image is the logo for Equality Michigan, which is 'Michigan's only statewide anti-violence and advocacy organization working primarily for Michigan's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities.' You can find their site here.

Same-sex marriage bans are weakening ever more. Michigan’s ban is the latest to fall, with the judge’s remarks targeting the “will of the people” argument. Michigan has joined the growing list of states whose same-sex marriage bans have been struck down. Judge Bernard Friedman issued an opinion that’s painful for […]

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Evangelical Leader Says ‘Putin Is Right On These Issues’ During Ukraine Invasion

Franklin Graham, son of Evangelical leader Billy Graham made news when he said, “In my opinion, Putin is right on these issues." Image: Paul Walsh

Franklin Graham, son of Evangelical leader Billy Graham made news when he said, “In my opinion, Putin is right on these issues.”

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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 […]

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Anti-Gay Bigots Explain Why Stopping LGBT Rights Is Central To Peace In Ukraine

Don Feder, of the World Congress on Families, and other anti-gay bigots, explain why stopping LGBT rights are at the center of the Ukrainian conflict.

Don Feder, of the World Congress on Families, and other anti-gay bigots, explain why stopping LGBT rights are at the center of the Ukrainian conflict.

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New Poll Reveals Surprising Truth About Arizona And That Awful Anti-Gay Bill

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Thankfully, Arizona’s anti-gay bill not only failed, it may have actually spurred increased support for marriage equality for same-sex couples.

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Rep. Steve King Thinks Protecting Gays Means Straights Will Fake Being Gay So They Can Sue

Rep. Steve King opposes equal rights for the LGBT community so much that he says straight people will fake being gay so they can sue over discrimination.

LGBT community so much that he says straight people will fake being gay so they can sue over discrimination.

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Watch Out! Top 10 Signs Your Religious Freedoms Are Under Attack

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Gay marriage is wrecking the country! Christians are under attack! How worried should you be? Here are 10 signs that your religious freedom is at risk.

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WATCH: ‘You Don’t Own Marriage,’ Feisty CNN Host Tells Anti-Gay Catholic Activist

WATCH: ‘You Don’t Own Marriage,’ Feisty CNN Host Tells Anti-Gay Catholic Activist

Catholic League President Bill Donohue went at it with CNN’s Chris Cuomo about marriage. Cuomo schooled him, saying that the church doesn’t own marriage.

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Phallic Wedding Cakes And Gay Tyranny Enslaving Arizona, Shrieks Hysterical Teabagger Pundit

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Judson Phillips thinks that Gov. Brewer’s veto of SB 1062 will mean Christian bakers will be required to bake phallic cakes for gay weddings.

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WATCH: Pastor Of Disaster Rants About Marriage Equality And America’s Impending Doom

Pastor Robert Jeffress said the U.S. can't survive without following God's law. He thinks that allowing same-sex marriage will cause the fall of the U.S. Image: Screen shot

Pastor Robert Jeffress said the U.S. can’t survive without following God’s law. He thinks that allowing same-sex marriage will cause the fall of the U.S.

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Another Victory For Marriage Equality As Federal Judge Rules Texas’ Gay Marriage Ban Illegal

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

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Facebook Meme Claims Straight People Are Being ‘Viciously Attacked’ For Being Straight

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The people who posted this meme claim they’ve been ‘viciously attacked’ for being straight. Is this happening to you? Here are seven ways you can tell.

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Republican Lawmakers Derail Indiana’s Anti-Gay Amendment To Constitution

Indiana is the latest state to change course on same-sex marriage. Republican legislators just derailed an anti-gay amendment to the constitution. Image: Fibonacci Blue

Indiana is the latest state to change course on same-sex marriage. Republican legislators just derailed an anti-gay amendment to the constitution.

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Is Google Mocking Gay Rights With Its Daily Banner, Or Is There More To It?

Is Google Mocking Gay Rights With Its Daily Banner, Or Is There More To It?

Today, Google celebrates the opening of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games. They also celebrate equality, human rights, and non-discriminatory understanding. How can they do that at the same time? A rainbow colored banner with a quote from the Olympic Charter adorns the search engine’s page. “The practice of sport is […]

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Watch: Human Rights Group Exposes LGBT Terror In Russia Before Olympics (Graphic)

Photo screen captured from Human Rights Watch's video showing footage from attacks on members of the GLBT community in Russia.

Prior to the opening ceremonies in Socchi, a human rights group released a graphic video of attacks on the LGBT community. So why do we watch the Olympics?

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Where Men And Dinosaurs Collide: Evolution And Creationism Go Head To Head In Big Debate (VIDEOS)

Bill Nye the science guy vs creation museum CEO Ken Ham

Bill Nye (the ‘Science Guy’) went head to head against Ken Ham (CEO of Creationist Museum) to debate evolution vs. creationism.

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OK Lawmaker Would Ban All Marriage To Prevent Gay Marriage

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

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Louie Gohmert On Same-Sex Marriage: Judges Need Plumbing Lessons (VIDEO)

Photo of Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rON40gsyojs

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

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Anti-Gay Bigots Earn Open Laughter In Indiana State House Chamber (VIDEO)

Photo of anti-gay Atty. James Bopp screen captured from video on Raw Story. http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/01/13/indiana-house-chamber-bursts-into-laughter-after-speaker-calls-lgbt-people-intolerant/

When those in favor of a same-sex marriage ban in the state called their opponents “intolerant,” those in the House chambers couldn’t help but laugh.

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