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  One day after a Virginia man is alleged to have shot a security guard at the D.C. headquarters of the anti-gay Family Research Council, the organization's president, Tony Perkins, held a press conference to blame the shooting on the Southern Poverty Law Center -- the group that in 2010 named FRC a "hate group" based on the SPLC's documentation ... [Read]

[See Metro Weekly's full report from Chris Geidner: "King and Spalding Files Motion to Withdraw From DOMA Defense, Prompting Clement's Resignation."] King and Spalding, the international law firm that had contracted with the House of Representatives Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group (BLAG) to defend Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in court challenges, announced this morning that the ... [Read]

Today's White House conference on bullying is underway. First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama opened the conference this morning, addressing an audience of activists, politicians and others committed to combatting bullying in schools, including bullying based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Metro Weekly senior political writer Chris Geidner is at the White House for the conference and ... [Read]

It hasn't been that long since anti-gay activist George Rekers put "lifting my luggage" into the American dictionary of hypocritical sexual innuendo by taking a European vacation with a young man from But Truth Wins Out today went public with accusations of another closeted hypocrite -- although this case is more disturbing because of the claims of sexual abuse. ... [Read]