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Holiday Gift Guide The Ultimate Guide To Gay Gift Giving

What do you get a gay who has everything? Take your pick from these ideas, perfect for LGBT foodies, techies, explorers and more. READ MORE.

Michigan Honoring The Death Of Trans Sisters And Brothers

On Nov. 28, 1998, transgender woman of color Rita Hester was murdered in Allston, Massachusetts. Sixteen years later the LGBT community continues to internationally honor Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) and memorialize those who have been killed as a result of transphobia. READ MORE.

National Study Suggests Genetic Link For Male Homosexuality

CHICAGO (AP) -- A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men's chances of being homosexual, but the results aren't strong enough to prove it. READ MORE.

National Shelter in Kansas City Won't House Gay Couples

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The City Union Mission in Kansas City says it will not allow legally married same-sex couples who are homeless to stay at the shelter. READ MORE.

National Gay Marriage Issue Now Linked To Ohio Senator

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) -- For better or for worse, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman's political future has become tied to same-sex marriage. READ MORE.

Viewpoints All Or Nothing When It Comes To Civil Rights

Last week, a Republican-sponsored bill was introduced that would amend our state's Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to prohibit discrimination against some members of the LGBT community. The proposed bill covers sexual orientation -- but leaves out gender identity and expression. READ MORE.

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BTL EDITORIAL: Bolger And Murray On The Wrong Side Of History

Now Bolger and his allies in the GOP controlled House would like you to think opposition to the sexual orientation only Elliott-Larsen - the so-called "two word solution" - is because of bullying from the left. That's not the case. The fact is, without gender identity and expression covered in Michigan's Elliott-Larsen the entire LGBT community loses. And it is our trans brothers and sisters who will suffer the most with a "two word solution." That exclusion will kill people and cause irreparable harm. READ MORE.

Parting Glances Fundies! Go Fly Ben's Kite!

Tom Paine's second book "The Age of Reason" -- a well-crafted Bible sandblasting -- terrifies Christian fundamentalists who, in their misguided zeal, would have us believe America's founding fathers were gung-ho for making this a Christian Nation. And to hell with separation of church and state. READ MORE.

Creep of the Week: Jase Bolger

In Michigan, where I live, it is perfectly legal to fire someone for being gay. Or for being lesbian, bisexual or transgender, for that matter. READ MORE.

Business Spotlight Marriott Earns Perfect Ranking On Corporate Equality Index

Marriott International, Inc. was recently named among America's top corporations for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality, by earning a perfect 100% score on the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). READ MORE.

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