-Massachusetts Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker selects an openly gay running mate.

-Hate crimes on the basis of sexual orientation continue to rise, according to the FBI’s latest statistics.

-An evangelical church in Denver adopts a gay-affirming stance.

-Good Morning America cancels a concert featuring Adam Lambert following his controversial performance at the American Music Awards.

-The National Organization for Marriage launches a $500,000 ad campaign in New Jersey.

-The Charleston, SC city council passes a non-discrimination ordinance.

-Lambda Legal files a lawsuit against the city of Atlanta following a police raid on a local gay bar.

-The Catholic Archbishop and Anglican Bishop of Liverpool, England issue a joint statement condemning homophobia. Ex-Gay Watch’s Dave Rattigan writes a commentary for The Guardian.

-Nathaniel Frank responds to the anti-gay Manhattan Declaration.

-Author Jeff Sharlet follows the money trail between the secretive religious right group The Family and Uganda.

-A gay man in Istanbul is the victim of an “honor killing” carried out by his father.

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