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A Gay Guide to the Republican Presidential Debate

Fox News revealed their roster for the first Republican Presidential Debate this Thursday, and the crew includes Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Mike Huckabee, Ben […]

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Jeb Bush on Gay Rights

While the Donald is off running his mouth about how much money he is worth and the other Republican Tea Party Presidential candidates openly espouse […]

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Here’s How Ted Cruz and Rand Paul Stack Up Against Gay Rights

As of the date of this publication, two Republicans—Ted Cruz and Rand Paul—have officially announced their 2016 Presidential ambitions. It shouldn’t come as a shock […]

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Ginsburg: As Gay Rights Gain Traction, SCOTUS Record on Women Worsens

From 2006 to 2009, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 81, was the sole woman on the U.S. Supreme Court. Nominated in 1993 by President Bill Clinton, […]

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Third Circuit Court Rejects Appeal of PA Gay Marriage Equality Ruling

It’s official: We can say goodbye to any attempt to overturn Pennsylvania’s marriage equality ruling. Today, a Third Circuit Court rejected Schuylkill County Register of […]

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Religious Leaders Use Hobby Lobby Case Against LGBT Community

When Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote in her dissent on the much-publicized Hobby Lobby case that the court’s decision”ventured into a minefield,” she wasn’t […]

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John Dehlin, a Mormon Gay-Rights Advocate, Faces Excommunication

It’s no surprise that the Mormon church doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to LGBTQ rights.  However, one of the church’s most […]

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Gay Rights Activist John Abdallah Wambere on Ugandan Crisis

John Abdallah Wambere left Uganda to visit Boston in February 2014 on a simple mission: to spread information that his home country was persecuting LGBTQ […]

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U.S. District Judge to Hear Gay Marriage Case in Philly Tomorrow

Tomorrow, at the U.S. Courthouse on Market Street, United States District Judge Mary McLaughlin will hear oral arguments in the case of Palladino v. Corbett. The federal […]

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MONDAY KICKSTARTER: A Play-by-Play of Michigan’s Whirlwind Marriage Equality Weekend

One of the first gay marriages took place in Muskegon Co. SEQUENCE OF EVENTS IN MICHIGAN Federal judge strikes down Michigan ban on same-sex marriage! […]

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Fred Phelps Will Likely Die Soon. He Will Not Be Missed.

UPDATE [3/20]: Fred Phelps has passed ORIGINAL: I talked to Fred Phelps just once in my career. The Anti-Defamation League in 2000 had released a […]

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MONDAY KICKSTARTER: College Football Star Michael Sam Comes Out, Could Be NFL’s First Out Player

I trolled the web for LGBT headlines all weekend so you wouldn’t have to. Here’s what I came up with: PROGRESS REPORT College football star […]

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4 Important Gay Rights Cases You Should Know About

A lot’s been happening on the national gay-marriage front this year, and on first appearance it may not all seem completely rosy. First, the Supreme […]

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Live Feed of Brian Sims and Mike Schlossberg’s Twitter Town Hall on LGBT Equality

Starting at 7 p.m. tonight, State Reps. Mike Schlossberg and Brian Sims will host a “Twitter Town Hall” on LGBT equality in Pennsylvania. You can […]

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How Penn Law Became One of the Nation’s Most Gay-Friendly Schools

THE STORY HAS become something of a legend, told around the table every year at an annual chili supper for Penn Law’s gay and lesbian population […]