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Cleveland Plain Dealer admits ignorance on trans issues

May 6, 2013

Cleveland Plain Dealer Reader Representative Ted Diadiun wrote a column this week talking about the controversy that erupted over the paper's disrespectful mis-handling of a story that involves a transgender woman.

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Peter Sprigg claims Christians are 'hated minority' and CNN lets him get away with it

The CNN Belief Blog ran a report entitled "When Christians become a 'hated minority'" that gave a platform for falsehoods spread by anti-gay activists, including Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council, while claiming the false identity of victim.

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George Takei, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Brad Goreski Team Up for Funny or Die's "Gays Beware" Mock-PSA

Funny or Die today released a new mock public service announcement, "Gays Beware," narrated by George Takei and starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Brad Goreski, about the "dangerous individuals that oppose marriage equality" that may be living in your neighborhood.Read More

May 6, 2013

Former Boy Scouts bike 1,800 miles to end ban on gay members

David "Old Scout" McGrath and his son Joe will be biking 1,800 miles from their home to the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) headquarters to urge the Boy Scouts to support a non-discriminatory policy for gay members and leaders. They have launched a new Kickstarter campaign to raise funds so they can document the process.

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What to Watch Monday 5/6: RuPaul's Drag Race season finale

Tonight catch the season finale of RuPaul's Drag Race, the series premiere of Newlyweds: The First Year and playoff rounds begin on a new episode of The Voice.

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Gay Catholics in NYC barred from entry to mass, threatened with arrest

A group of gay and allied Catholics gathered to worship together at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City with dirty hands in response to comments made by Cardinal Timothy Dolan. However, even as they were gathering, they were told by the police that they would be barred from entering the Cathedral unless they washed their hands. Read More