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Ala Judges Weighing Whether to Perform Same-Sex Weddings

By Jay Reeves | Jan 31
Fred Hamic is a marrying judge: He's performed about 1,000 weddings during seven years as Geneva County's probate judge and considers the ceremonies a highlight of his job.

Imagine Dragons' Bassist: Don't Make Seahawks The Hero

By Anthony McCartney | Jan 31
Imagine Dragons bassist Ben McKee has a simple reason he wants the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl - he doesn't want to see the Seattle Seahawks made into heroes.

Mary Cheney Compares Blackface to Drag

By EDGE | Jan 31
Mary Cheney wants to know why it isn't "socially acceptable" for a white person to "put on blackface and act out offensive stereotypes of African-Americans" if drags queens are allowed to imitate female stereotypes?

Exxon Mobil Updates Anti-Discrimination Employment Policy

Jan 31
Exxon Mobil Corp. has updated its corporate policies to protect employees from discrimination for sexual orientation or gender identity.

Cumberbatch, Fry, Others Urge UK To Pardon Gay Men

Jan 31
Oscar-nominated actor Benedict Cumberbatch has joined others in calling for the British government to pardon gay and bisexual men convicted in the past under the defunct "gross indecency" law.

Gay Choking Death Convict Suspected of Castro Arson

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 31
A San Francisco man convicted of accidentally choking to death his sexual partner in 2011 pleaded not guilty this week in a case that involves at least one recent fire in the Castro.

Gay-Murdering ISIS Penal Code Includes Stoning, Crucifixion

By Rhuaridh Marr | Jan 31
The full penal code, The Independent reports, includes brutal punishments including lashings, cutting off hands and legs for theft, exile for unmarried adulterers and death sentences which include crucifixion and stoning.

What Happened to that Gay Cop Fired for Doing Porn?

By Christiana Lilly | Jan 31
Five years ago, Verdugo's name was splashed among local and national publications as the gay police officer fighting to keep his job because of one day in his early 20s. Where is he now?

Ball Busting :: Fun and Philanthropy at Stonewall Dodgeball

By John Riley | Jan 31
Stonewall Dodgeball boasts 253 players. The league has grown by an average of 20 percent with each successive season. The league doubles as a nonprofit that uses the funds it raises from dues to give back to the community.

Death Threats for Lesbian Lawmaker Who Threatens to Expose Affairs

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 30
An openly lesbian legislator has been receiving death threats in the past few days, after she threatened to expose the extramarital affairs of her colleagues who opposed gay marriage.

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