5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 17

1. Same ol' same ol'. "I think we were struck by how, frankly, it's the same old arguments they've been using all along that have been so unsuccessful," said Sharon Baldwin, plaintiff in the Oklahoma case chall...

5 LGBT things you need to know about today

1. Say "I do" immediately in Illinois! A federal court ordered today the Cook County Clerk’s office to provide marriage licenses immediately to same-sex couples , according to a press release from Lambda Legal....

Celebs sport t-shirts protesting Russia’s anti-gay law


The Human Rights Campaign kicked off a popular campaign protesting Russia's anti-gay law with a Russian-language "Love Conquers Hate" t-shirt being sported by such gay celebs as Ricky Martin, Tim Gunn, NBA basketball player Jason Collins and soccer player Megan Rapinoe.

"We stand with Russia's LGBT community and their allies," HRC President Chad Griffin said. "We are committed to doing as much as we possibly can to support their efforts to repeal this heinous law."

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Feminist Charis Books & More slammed with anti-gay graffiti



One of the oldest feminist bookstores in the nation was hit with anti-gay graffiti the night it held a standing room only literary event as part of its "Stride into Pride" for Atlanta Pride activities.

Lesbian-owned Charis Books & More, which turns 39 in November and is one of the last remaining feminist bookstores in North America, had anti-gay and anti-women graffiti spray painted on the side of its building Thursday night after a successful literary event, "Stride Into Pride: Atlanta Literary All Star Showcase."