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Gay Rights

  1. memes
    A Brief History of Saying ‘Gay Rights!’ OnlineA viral clip from stars of The Favourite has a tangled past.
  2. tv
    After All These Years, Family Guy Is Trying to Dial Down the Gay Jokes“Some of the things we felt comfortable saying and joking about back then, we now understand is not acceptable.”
  3. victories
    India Finally Lifts Its Ban on Gay SexThe Supreme Court has reversed a repressive law imposed by British colonizers.
  4. GOP Congressman: Refusing to Sell Your House to a Gay Person Is a RightDana Rohrabacher suggests that Christians have a right to know that the people buying their house will never engage in sexual activity they dislike.
  5. Andrew Sullivan: Let Him Have His CakeLet’s live and let live.
  6. Jeff Sessions Takes a Stand Against Protecting Gay WorkersThe Dept. of Justice’s new position is that federal civil-rights law doesn’t cover employees targeted by anti-gay bias
  7. gay rights
    Federal Court Says LGBT Workers Are Protected Under the 1964 Civil Rights ActThe ruling is a major victory for gay rights, though the question will probably end up before the Supreme Court.
  8. Federal Court Says LGBT Workers Are Protected Under the 1964 Civil Rights ActThe ruling is a major victory for gay rights, though the question will probably end up before the Supreme Court.
  9. Grace Slick Licenses Starship Song to Chick-fil-A, Donates Fees to LGBTQ CharityGrace Slick let “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” appear in an ad, then gave the licensing fee to Lambda Legal.
  10. feed your head
    Musician Licenses Song to Chick-fil-A, Immediately Donates Money to LGBT CharityGrace Slick let “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” appear in an ad, then gave the licensing fee to Lambda Legal.
  11. a long talk
    Lance Bass on Hosting Finding Prince Charming“It’s officially Thursgays now — just a back-to-back punch of amazing gayness.”
  12. Obama to Name Stonewall Inn First-Ever National Monument for Gay RightsJust in time for Pride Month.
  13. Gay Rights
    Restaurant Bans Alligator to Protest Mississippi’s Anti-LGBT LawA Utah deli says it won’t use any ingredients from the Magnolia State.
  14. Pope Calls for More Tolerance for Divorced, GaysHe also leaves open the possibility of divorced people being able to take Communion.
  15. Gay Rights
    MS Restaurants Plan ‘Welcome’ Signs for GaysThe state’s hospitality group is also compiling an online directory of participating restaurants.
  16. identity
    10 Celebrities on Taking the T Out of LGBTAsking about the Change.org petition at this year’s OUT100 Celebration.
  17. Change.org Petition Wants to Take the T Out of LGBTOne anonymous gay man’s fight against supposed transgender tyranny.
  18. Mormon Church More or Less Bans Same-Sex Couples and Their KidsThe Church of Latter-day Saints doubles down on discrimination.
  19. Discrimination
    A Restaurant Allegedly Booted a Gay Couple on Their Anniversary forCustomers reportedly complained that their hand-holding was “disgusting.”
  20. Trinity Church on Wall Street to Host ‘Gay Blood’ ArtworkArtist protests the FDA’s ban on gay men donating blood if they haven’t been celibate for a year.
  21. marriage equality
    The Unexpected Personal Connection Behind the DOMA DecisionIn an excerpt from her new memoir, lawyer Roberta Kaplan describes how she first crossed paths with Edie Windsor and Thea Spyer.
  22. Mormon Church Won’t Leave Boy Scouts Over Gay Leaders Because local chapters are still allowed to exclude gay people.
  23. Boy Scouts End Ban on Gay Leaders, Face New BacklashThe Mormon Church is “deeply troubled” and is mulling an exit, along with other religious groups.
  24. Boy Scouts to Relax Ban on Gay LeadersThe organizational ban will end, but individual Scout groups will still be able to reject gay adults.
  25. weddings!
    Issues You Can Still Use to Postpone Your MarriageNow that “we won’t get married until everyone can get married” is obsolete.
  26. gay rights
    Jury Finds That Gay ‘Conversion Therapy’ Is FraudThe court ruled that claims of the treatment’s success and scientific basis are fraudulent.
  27. Where Will SCOTUS Fall on Gay Marriage?Trying to decipher the oral arguments to see how the justices might rule. 
  28. gay rights
    Where the States Stand in the Fight to Ban Gay Conversion TherapyObama called for an end to the practice with bans already pending in 15 states.
  29. Jeb Bush, Chris Christie Shoot for More Ambiguous RFRA StanceRepublican 2016 candidates were quick to back the law, but now that seems less smart.
  30. Anti-Gay Indiana Pizzeria Closes Because of Threats, Excessive TrollingAnd Fox News eats it up.
  31. gay rights
    Gap and Levi’s Speak Out on Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law “These laws turn back the clock on equality.”
  32. Why Arkansas Lawmakers Claim They Need a Religious-Freedom LawThey say it has nothing to do with LGBT discrimination, but that’s not what they said two months ago.
  33. Poor, Misunderstood Mike Pence Forced to Amend Religious-Freedom LawHoosier daddy, Mike Pence? That’s right.
  34. Why Indiana’s Religious-Freedom Law Is BackfiringFacing a nationwide backlash, state legislators say they will “clarify” that the bill is not anti-gay.
  35. Did Indiana Just Legalize LGBT Discrimination? Governor Pence Can’t SayBecause no one really knows.
  36. Potential 2016 Candidate Has Questions About Why People Are GayBecause a lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight — and when they come out, they’re gay.”
  37. Visiting Stonewall and Broadway With Retired Gay Bishop Gene RobinsonEven harder than being a gay icon, perhaps, is figuring out how to live as a gay icon emeritus.
  38. Closings
    Boots & Saddle Will Close After 40 Years on Christopher StreetIts owners are searching for another space in the neighborhood.
  39. Where the Gay Rights Movement Stands, 1 Year After the Repeal of DOMANineteen states have gay marriage, but there are many battles ahead.
  40. Lowlights of Government’s Old Anti-Gay PolicyA depressing reminder that the homosexuals were officially barred from federal jobs until 1977.
  41. Watch Michael Sam’s Emotional Reaction to Being Drafted by the RamsHe’s the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL.
  42. online dating
    OKCupid Wants You to Spurn FirefoxBecause of their new CEO’s stance on gay marriage.
  43. Same-Sex Marriage Is Now a Reality in England and WalesThe first couples tied the knot right after midnight on Friday.
  44. Guinness Pulls Out of St. Patrick’s Day Parade Over Exclusion of GaysJoining Sam Adams and Heineken.
  45. De Blasio Finds a St. Patrick’s Day Parade He Can March InBut confuses which boroughs are discriminating against gays.
  46. Jan Brewer Vetoes Arizona’s Anti-Gay BillReligious liberty is a core American and Arizona value; so is non-discrimination.”
  47. Gay Rights Activist Detained Twice in 48 Hours in SochiAfter shouting “It’s okay to be gay!” in the Olympic Park.
  48. How Allowing Gay Boy Scouts Is Like Y2KHuh?
  49. Eat it Too
    Court Rules Bakeries Cannot Refuse Wedding Cakes to Same-Sex CouplesIt’s not really a free-speech issue, the judge says.
  50. Senate Advances Bill Banning Workplace Discrimination Against GaysToo bad Boehner plans to kill it.
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