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Entities That May Boycott Indiana Over New LGBT Discrimination Law

Businesses and entertainers are vowing to pull events out of Indiana after the governor signed a bill into law that gives business owners the right to refuse to serve gay and lesbian customers. On Thursday, Gov. Mike Pence signed the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act in a private, closed-door ceremony.  Hillary Clinton was among the high profile critics … Continued


Activists Turned An Anti-Gay Politician’s Website Into An LGBT Resource

​Paul Shepherd is an Idaho state representative who wants Congress to impeach any federal judges who allow same sex marriage. Now, the site hosted at the former home of Shepherd’s official website is an LGBT resource center. Dylan Hailey, a 21-year-old college junior, noticed earlier this month that Shepherd’s hold on www.paulshepherdusa.com was expiring, so … Continued


California Proposal To Legalize Killing Gays Hard To Stop

For less than the cost of an Apple iPad, Matt McLaughlin started a statewide legal conversation. An attorney from Huntington Beach, McLaughlin in late February spent $200 to propose a ballot measure that authorizes the killing of gays and lesbians by “bullets to the head,” or “any other convenient method.” McLaughlin’s “Sodomite Suppression Act” now … Continued


The Battle of the Supremes: Alabama State Supreme Court Goes Rogue, Thumbs Its Nose at SCOTUS over Marriage Equality

The Alabama Supreme Court fired a shot across the bow of the U.S. Supreme Court, defiantly challenging that court’s earlier decision to let same-sex marriages proceed in the state. The Tuesday opinion ordered probate judges in that state to stop issuing marriage licenses, setting up a rare legal showdown that pits state power against federal, … Continued


America’s Highest Paid Female CEO is Transgender, but That’s the Least Interesting Fact about Her

Rounding out this year’s top 10 highest paid CEOs is Martine Rothblatt, according to  The New York Times. The next woman on the list is Yahoo President and CEO Marissa A. Mayer, 24 slots below Rothblatt to be exact and earning roughly $13 million less. Only 11 females made the list of top 200 CEOs in … Continued


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