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Alec Fischer has started a Change.org petition, calling on the Minnesota Governor, Mark Dayton, as well as state legislators, to pass a ban on "ex-gay" therapy. So far, over 35,000 people have signed on. Add your name.
The Pacific Justice Institute has been making headlines recently with their ant-transgender campaign of deception, including fighting legal protections of children in California and even pushing one young trans girl in Colorado to the brink of suicide with PJI's slander. Now, TransAdvocate is saying, "enough is enough."
Chicago's La Raza newspaper did a great job covering marriage equality with a story that appropriately emphasized the joy felt by the LGBT Latino/a community.
Methodist minister Rev. Frank Schaefer, who was convicted under church law by a jury of Methodist pastors of officiating at his son's marriage to another man, was suspended for thirty days and told he will lose his credentials if he violates any of the church's laws during his suspension.
Testimony against marriage equality in Michigan includes "scholars" whose biases carry more weight than their research
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed the states Marriage Equality Bill into law.