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Ex-Gay Leader Found To Be Convicted Fraudster

By John McDonald | Jan 30
In 2010, shortly after the newspaper launched, a joint investigation with the organization Truth Wins Out revealed the frontman for an "ex-gay" Jewish organization was indeed a con man and convicted felon. Here's the followup.

Montana Lawmakers Consider Deleting Law Banning Gay Marriage

By Allison Noon | Jan 30
Lawmakers are weighing whether to strike a voter-enacted ban on gay marriage from the Montana Constitution.

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.

Seven Tips for Surviving the Superbowl

By EDGE | Jan 30
Hot wings, chili, pigs in a blanket, and chips and dips and dips and dips! Superbowl Sunday is here, and we've got tips to help you survive the brutal hits -- to your waistline!

SPLC President Spars With AFA Over the Hate Group's Non-Apology

By Bobby McGuire | Jan 30
In the wake of the recent dismissal of Bryan Fischer as their official mouthpiece, the AFA wrote to the SPLC to renounce a series of outrageous anti-gay, racist and Islamaphobic statements made by Fischer. But the SPLC is not buying it.

Six in Washington Go Blind From Ocular Syphilis

By EDGE | Jan 30
Six people in Washington State have been infected with ocular syphilis in the past two months -- including two who have gone blind.

Louisiana Supreme Court Urged to Rule in Same-Sex Marriage

By Kevin McGill | Jan 30
Lawyers on both sides of a same-sex marriage case urged Louisiana's Supreme Court on Thursday to rule soon on the matter even though the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to do so by late June.

Federal Judge Won't Delay Nebraska Gay Marriage Case

Jan 30
A federal judge won't delay a lawsuit challenging Nebraska's gay marriage ban while the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the issue for the country.

Rod McKuen, Mega-Selling Poet and Performer, Dies at 81

By Hillel Italie | Jan 30
Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose avalanche of music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s overwhelmed critical mockery and made him an Oscar-nominated songwriter and one of the best-selling poets in history, has died.

Virginia to pay $520K to Lawyers in Same-Sex Marriage Case

Jan 30
Virginia will pay $520,000 to the lawyers for two same-sex couples who successfully challenged the state's same-sex marriage ban.

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