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Why Doesn't Rand Paul Want to Talk About LGBT Equality?

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Apr 11
As Rand Paul jumped into the race for president during a Tuesday rally in Louisville, Kentucky, the senator articulated a vision of a big tent Republican Party, while making clear he has no desire to talk about LGBT rights.

Cruz and Lankford Introduce Resolution of Disapproval to Overturn Council Bill

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Mar 29
Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and James Lankford (R-Okla.) on March 18 introduced a resolution aimed at overturning the Human Rights Amendment Act, a bill passed by the D.C. Council in December 2014.

Inhofe Amendment Brings Religious Liberty Debate to the Senate

NATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Mar 29
One of the Senate's most conservative members is taking the debate over religious freedom and LGBT equality to the national level, with the introduction of an amendment advocates say would undermine marriage equality.

Anti-Gay Idaho Lawmaker's Website Gets Big Gay Makeover

NATIONAL | Mar 26
An Idaho Republican lawmaker's political website has been snapped up by a group claiming to be gay rights activists, decorated with rainbows and replaced with text requesting that the legislature meet with same-sex marriage supporters.

Takei Calls for Boycott of Ind., Gamers Threaten to Leave

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 25
LGBT activist George Takei is calling for a boycott of Indiana and a popular gaming convention has threatened to pack it up if Republican Gov. Mike Pence signs the anti-gay bill currently sitting on his desk.

Indiana Lawmakers Send Religious Objection Bill to Governor

RELIGION | By Tom Davies | Mar 25
A religious objection bill that opponents say could legalize discrimination against gays cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday, positioning the state to become the first to enact such a change this year ahead of an expected SCOTUS ruling on gay marriage

Okla. Amendment Would Require Businesses to Admit 'Religious Bigotry'

POLITICS | By EDGE | Mar 12
An Oklahoma Democrat wants to force religious bigots out of the closet for all of their potential customers to see.

Marshall's Parting Shots :: Virginia Lawmaker Tries to Sneak Two Anti-Gay Amendments into State Budget

POLITICS | By John Riley | Feb 21
If the last week proved anything to Virginia's LGBT community, it's that one always needs to keep an eye on the machinations of the commonwealth's General Assembly, particularly the House of Delegates.

Is Hungary Becoming The New Russia?

INTERNATIONAL | By John McDonald | Feb 7
Sources close to the U.S. State Department are concerned about the rising level of intolerance in Central and Eastern Europe. At the forefront of this situation is Hungary.

Okla. Career Bigot Files 3 Anti-LGBT Measures With State Legislature

POLITICS | By EDGE | Jan 24
An Oklahoma State Representative is looking to score a hat trick of hate with the introduction of three anti-gay bills.

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