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Gay Rights

  1. gay rights
    Chloe x Halle Serve Spice Girls Realness in ‘Do It’ GLAAD Award PerformanceAll star queens Naomi Smalls, Mayhem Miller, and Miss Vanjie rounded out Chloe x Halle’s melanated spin on the girl group.
  2. betty who?
    Taylor Swift’s Songs Can Be As Gay As You Want Them to BeThat’s the savviness of her songwriting, fully realized on folklore.
  3. way too close reads
    Taylor Swift’s ‘betty’ Is Queer Canon. I Don’t Make the Rules.Longing. Unrequited love. Skateboards. Gender bending. Rumors. A harmonica! Everything about this song screams queer.
  4. the law
    The Supreme Court’s Unlikely IntersectionalityGorsuch and Roberts may never admit it, but with today’s ruling they rejected the pitting of historically marginalized groups against each other.
  5. gay rights!
    Let Portrait of a Lady on Fire Be Your Social Distancing GuideU-Haul lesbians, this is our moment.
  6. gay rights
    Dan Levy Has Joined the Kristen Stewart Gay Rom-Com Happiest SeasonAlong with Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, and more!
  7. lgbtq rights
    Taiwan Just Passed Asia’s First Same-Sex Marriage Law“We took a big step towards true equality, and made Taiwan a better country.”
  8. gay rights
    Jennifer Lawrence Tackled Adele at an NYC Gay BarThe pair tore it up at Pieces Friday night.
  9. religion
    ‘Where Would I Go? This Is My Home’: Queer United Methodists’ Uncertain FutureAfter a vote against LGBT clergy and same-sex marriage, the church faces a possible split and queer members are agonizing over whether to stay or go.
  10. memes
    A Brief History of Saying ‘Gay Rights!’ OnlineA viral clip from stars of The Favourite has a tangled past.
  11. 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.”
  12. victories
    India Finally Lifts Its Ban on Gay SexThe Supreme Court has reversed a repressive law imposed by British colonizers.
  13. 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.
  14. Andrew Sullivan: Let Him Have His CakeLet’s live and let live.
  15. 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
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. a long talk
    Lance Bass on Hosting Finding Prince Charming“It’s officially Thursgays now — just a back-to-back punch of amazing gayness.”
  19. lgbt rights
    Obama to Name Stonewall Inn First-Ever National Monument for Gay RightsJust in time for Pride Month.
  20. 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.
  21. Gay Rights
    MS Restaurants Plan ‘Welcome’ Signs for GaysThe state’s hospitality group is also compiling an online directory of participating restaurants.
  22. identity
    10 Celebrities on Taking the T Out of LGBTAsking about the Change.org petition at this year’s OUT100 Celebration.
  23. identity
    Change.org Petition Wants to Take the T Out of LGBTOne anonymous gay man’s fight against supposed transgender tyranny.
  24. Mormon Church More or Less Bans Same-Sex Couples and Their KidsThe Church of Latter-day Saints doubles down on discrimination.
  25. Discrimination
    A Restaurant Allegedly Booted a Gay Couple on Their Anniversary forCustomers reportedly complained that their hand-holding was “disgusting.”
  26. equal rights
    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.
  27. 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.
  28. gay rights
    Chinese Censors Approve First Gay Love Story in a MovieWang Chao’s Seek McCartney will open in theaters.
  29. gay rights
    Mormon Church Won’t Leave Boy Scouts Over Gay Leaders Because local chapters are still allowed to exclude gay people.
  30. gay rights
    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.
  31. Boy Scouts to Relax Ban on Gay LeadersThe organizational ban will end, but individual Scout groups will still be able to reject gay adults.
  32. weddings!
    Issues You Can Still Use to Postpone Your MarriageNow that “we won’t get married until everyone can get married” is obsolete.
  33. gay rights
    Jury Finds That Gay ‘Conversion Therapy’ Is FraudThe court ruled that claims of the treatment’s success and scientific basis are fraudulent.
  34. merch
    Tyler’s New Tees Use Nazi Images for Gay RightsTyler, the Creator is stirring up more controversy.
  35. scotus
    Where Will SCOTUS Fall on Gay Marriage?Trying to decipher the oral arguments to see how the justices might rule. 
  36. 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.
  37. Jeb Bush, Chris Christie Shoot for More Ambiguous RFRA StanceRepublican 2016 candidates were quick to back the law, but now that seems less smart.
  38. indiana
    Anti-Gay Indiana Pizzeria Closes Because of Threats, Excessive TrollingAnd Fox News eats it up.
  39. gay rights
    Gap and Levi’s Speak Out on Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law “These laws turn back the clock on equality.”
  40. gay rights
    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.
  41. the national interest
    Poor, Misunderstood Mike Pence Forced to Amend Religious-Freedom LawHoosier daddy, Mike Pence? That’s right.
  42. gay rights
    Why Indiana’s Religious-Freedom Law Is BackfiringFacing a nationwide backlash, state legislators say they will “clarify” that the bill is not anti-gay.
  43. early and awkward
    Did Indiana Just Legalize LGBT Discrimination? Governor Pence Can’t SayBecause no one really knows.
  44. 2016
    Potential 2016 Candidate Has Questions About Why People Are Gay“Because a lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight — and when they come out, they’re gay.”
  45. encounter
    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.
  46. Closings
    Boots & Saddle Will Close After 40 Years on Christopher StreetIts owners are searching for another space in the neighborhood.
  47. equal rites
    Where the Gay Rights Movement Stands, 1 Year After the Repeal of DOMANineteen states have gay marriage, but there are many battles ahead.
  48. John Oliver Talks Uganda’s Harsh Anti-Gay Laws with LGBT Activist Pepe […]Here’s a segment from last night’s Last Week Tonight, in which John Oliver explores the recent rise of persecution against homosexuals in […]
  49. history
    Lowlights of Government’s Old Anti-Gay PolicyA depressing reminder that the homosexuals were officially barred from federal jobs until 1977.
  50. equal rites
    Watch Michael Sam’s Emotional Reaction to Being Drafted by the RamsHe’s the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL.
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