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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.
Michigan's ban on marriage for same-sex couples has been ruled unconstitutional by a judge in the state.
Earlier this week, Bill Donahue emailed NYC Pride and asked to participate in the 44th annual NYC LGBT Pride March with a banner that reads “Straight is Great." Further countering Bill's intended message, Michael O'Laughlin wrote an op-ed for The Advocate yesterday, called "Gay and Faithful Aren't Mutually Exclusive."
Out lesbian Facebook user Jennifer Louise Lopez posted a video to Facebook in which she challenges an employee at Harlem's ATLAH church to stone her.
Parkersburg South High School in Parkersburg, West Virginia, science teacher David Foggin came into spotlight after posting a picture on Facebook of a poster advertising meetings for the PSHS GSA club, making fun of the organization and students.
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.
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.”