ThinkProgress’ LGBT editor can’t deal with Marco Rubio defending gays in Chechnya

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For the past month or so, the Chechen government has been escalating their crackdown againstthe gay and LGBT community, imprisoning, torturing, and reportedly killing gays (or those merely suspected of homosexuality). In a powerful speech, Sen. Marco Rubio condemned the horrific actions of the Chechen government as well as Russia’s inaction and unwillingness to acknowledge […]


15 Issues That Matter To LGBT Australians Beyond Marriage Equality

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Not being able to get married sucks. But it’s just one of many conversations. We asked attendees at Sydney’s annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Fair Day what LGBT issues meant the most to them, with one catch: they couldn’t answer marriage equality. These are the topics people wished got more attention. 1. Queer youth […]


Alabama Supreme Court Orders Temporary Stop To New Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

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“Alabama law allows for ‘marriage’ between only one man and one woman,” the Alabama Supreme Court states, reaching its own conclusion about the constitutionality of the state’s marriage ban. View this image › Angela Channell, right, and Dawn Hicks, left, display their marriage license on Feb. 13, 2015. Robert Sutton / AP WASHINGTON — The […]