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Texas AG Ken Paxton 'Willing and Able' to Defend Sodomy Law

The statement is totally in keeping with Paxton's anti-LGBTQ+ record.

Clarence Thomas Ready to Strike Down Marriage Equality Following Dobbs

The reasoning in today's decision overruling Roe v. Wade shows that rulings on marriage equality, consensual sex, and contraception were erroneous, he says.

After Roe: Here's the GOP Plan Kill to Marriage Equality, LGBTQ Rights

Barring some highly improbable miracle, marriage equality will probably not exist nationally by 2024 -- possibly 2025 at the latest.

Texas Abortion Ban Creator Takes Aim at Marriage Equality in New Brief

In a brief to the Supreme Court, Jonathan Mitchell argues that the rulings for marriage equality and against sodomy bans were "lawless."

Why June 26 Is a Momentous Day for LGBT Equality

With today's Arkansas ruling, there have now been five pro-equality Supreme Court decisions issued on this date.

Michigan Lawmakers Link Sodomy to Animal Cruelty

The Michigan measure refers to sodomy as "the abominable and detestible crime against nature," punishable as a felony. 


The Most Extreme Antigay Candidate This Political Season

A candidate for mayor of Kings Mountain, N.C., cites Kim Davis and asks "What's wrong with eradicating homosexuals?"

Justice Scalia's Greatest Fits

Invoking 'Kulturkampf,' 'legalistic argle-bargle,' and 'the black-robed supremacy,' Justice Scalia expresses his opposition to LGBT rights in a colorful manner. Just ask the nearest hippie.

Santorum: Marriage Ruling Proves My Polygamy Warnings

'If you have the right to consensual sexual activity ... then it opens the door to a variety of different things,' says the right-wing presidential hopeful.

Alabama Sodomy Law Struck Down – Finally

Such laws were already found unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court, notes an Alabama appeals court.

La. Legislators Refuse to Repeal Sodomy Ban

The state's House of Representatives, facing pressure from the Christian right, votes down a repeal of the unconstitutional, unenforceable law that has nonetheless continued to be used as grounds for arrest.

Maddow: SCOTUS Dismisses Cuccinelli's Sodomy Ban

Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli's campaign suffered another setback after the Supreme Court dismissed the Republican gubernatorial candidate's appeal to reinstate Virginia's sodomy law.