Family

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Take a look at the tweets and photos from marriages in Michigan

Following a federal judge's ruling, striking down Michigan's ban on marriage equality, a handful of counties have begun issuing licenses to same-sex couples. You can see the magic via Twitter.
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Add a federal judge to list of people who discredit Mark Regnerus

Today, a judge struck down Michigan's ban on marriage equality, which is a victory in itself. But Judge Bernard A. Friedman also completely ripped apart the testimony of one "expert" witness, Mark Regnerus. Regnerus' thoroughly flawed and discredited "parenting study" has not been able to pass courtroom muster.

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Fred Phelps wrote an American horror story; his grandkids are writing legacy

The true legacy of Fred Phelps is playing out through voices that he could not control, no matter how hard he tried: his grandchildren who have left the Westboro Baptist Church in recent years.

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Marcel Neergaard takes a break from anti-bullying advocacy to talk to Fusion

Marcel Neergaard, a 2013 GLAAD Spirit Day Ambassador, was on Alicia Mendez Tonight on Fusion to talk about his personal story and his advocacy for anti-bullying legislation in Tennessee.

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GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis: Bill Donohue, walk and celebrate LGBT Pride with me

Leading anti-LGBT activist and head of the Catholic League, Bill Donohue, has applied to march in the 45th annual NYC LGBT Pride March. His plan was to march with a banner that reads “Straight is Great.”

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Rev. Frank Schaefer appeals his defrocking

Rev. Frank Schaefer, the United Methodist minister who was defrocked in December for officiating the wedding of his son and husband, has appealed the ruling. An appeal will be heard in June of this year.

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