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Brunei's Sharia law will be rewarded by Obama's fast-track trade deal

Boycotts and protests of the famed Beverly Hills Hotel have shined a bright light on the oil-rich nation of Brunei's recent imposition of Sharia law, a brutal criminal code that now includes amputations and floggings for some offenses and the stoning to death of known LGBT people and others, as homosexuality and adultery are now considered crimes that should be punished by a torturous execution.

Letter to the community: Local official comes forward to repudiate lie by HRC's Fred Sainz

There are many within the Republican Party who supported Prop 8, and there are others like Carl DeMaio who are willing to take on their own Party on this issue. Regardless of the reader’s position on Prop 8, this is about accuracy and telling the truth about what really transpired in 2007.

Rep. Scott Peters scrubs website, removes blog with gay slur

"Make no mistake, were it not for Log Cabin Republicans holding Congressman Peters' feet to the fire today, the offensive story that was allowed to linger on his website's front page for days would still be there, and this apology would not have been forthcoming," Log Cabin Republicans Executive Director Gregory T. Angelo stated.

LGBT blogger condemns NOM attack on Carl DeMaio

LGBT blogger David Cary Hart reacts to this week’s anti-gay attack on congressional candidate Carl DeMaio of San Diego by the anti-gay hate group the National Organization for Marriage with this piece titled “Carl DeMaio scares the crap out of NOM – and for good cause.” Here is his blog.

Oregon's next export? Discrimination, via an anti-gay ballot measure

At a time when we should be celebrating the imminent end of discrimination against same-sex couples, we're gearing up to fight another effort to discriminate against people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender. Oregon, once again, is the state where the opposition is focusing its efforts.

Letter to the community: Help close discrimination loopholes

Tell the California Supreme Court that judges should be banned from belonging to groups that discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion and sexual orientation.