Posts tagged "gay rights"

Girl On Girl: Fostering The T In LGBT

This week is Trans Awareness Week, an event to raise awareness and visibility of transgender and gender nonconforming people leading to today, November 20, the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Coincidentally, just

Morgan Cohn | November 20, 2015 - 11:00 am

Russian Politicians Seeking To Criminalize Being Gay In Public

Russian politicians are stepping up anti-gay legislation, building upon their now-infamous “propaganda” law. The original law criminalized any kind of LGBT-accepting public communications, but now members of the

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 6, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Mike Huckabee To Valiantly Refuse To Eat Doritos, Because Jesus

He previously said that boycotting Chik-Fil-A was akin to economic terrorism.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 5, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Putin Claims He And Russia Support LGBT Rights Despite The Evidence To The Contrary

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview on “60 Minutes” this Sunday that despite all of the evidence to the contrary, Russia is not homophobic and that

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 28, 2015 - 10:30 am

Hillary Clinton Is Pushing For Loan-Free Tuition In Public Universities

Also, Vox Day has gotten involved in the For Such A Time drama, and two gay vloggers in Lisbon walked down the streets holding hands and were treated… with a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 10, 2015 - 4:43 pm

Republicans Will Vote On Resolution About The Terrors Of Pro-Gay Sex Education

The Republican National Committee’s 2016 meeting in Cleveland will include a vote on two pretty outrageous but nonetheless unsurprising anti-gay resolutions, and one mildly not anti-gay resolution as a bonus.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 3, 2015 - 4:30 pm

The NBJC Backs The Equality Act

The National Black Justice Coalition, an advocacy organization for the needs of black members of the LGBT community, has backed the Equality Act, introduced in Congress yesterday.
The Equality Act…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 26, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Despite Threats, Obama Makes A Case For Gay Rights In Kenya

Despite many threats against Obama’s decision to bring up anti-gay discrimination, during his conference with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta while on his African tour, the President went and did it…

Katrin Higher | July 25, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Obama Will Tell African Leaders: “I’m Not A Fan Of Discrimination”

President Obama will support gay rights on his upcoming tour of Africa, Venice is banning books that talk about non-traditional families, it’s possible to segregate the internet, and the Fight…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 24, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Artist Commemorates 63 Most Badass Heroines In Sci-Fi And Fantasy

Scott Park compiles the greatest women of SF/F, a transgender minister has raised bail for a dubiously arrested and detained trans woman, Joshua Feuerstein wants you to fight gay rights…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 20, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Ted Cruz Doesn’t Hate Gay People Enough For Rick Santorum

Ted Cruz does not meet Rick Santorum’s standards for opposing gay rights. …

Robyn Pennacchia | July 13, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Girl On Girl: When Gay Marriage Becomes Marriage

When huge things happen in our world, we always remember where we were when we heard the news. “Where were you when gay marriage was legalized?” will quickly become the…

Morgan Cohn | July 1, 2015 - 12:20 pm

This Anti-Gay Marriage “It Gets Better” Style Video Is Effing Ridiculous

My jaw is literally on the floor right now. …

Robyn Pennacchia | July 1, 2015 - 9:31 am

All Of My Feelings About The SCOTUS Gay Marriage Decision Expressed In GIFs

There are no words to express my feelings, only gifs.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 26, 2015 - 1:30 pm

New Jersey Gay Conversion Therapy Group Charged With Fraud

A New Jersey jury found today that a gay conversion therapy group, JONAH, is guilty of defrauding their patients and may be forced to pay former patients upwards of $25,000…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 25, 2015 - 5:30 pm

UK High Schoolers Invent STI-Detecting Condoms

Also, the US government will require insurance companies to cover transitional medical services for trans* federal employees.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 24, 2015 - 6:30 pm

See Disney Princesses Transformed Into Velociraptors (Because Why Not?)

Also, learn about Baltimore’s amazing new health commissioner and an 87-year-old Hungarian woman looking to set a world chess record.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 22, 2015 - 5:30 pm

GOP Leaders Appear In Completely Insane Anti-Gay Documentary

Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul appear in documentary with the pastor who helped create Uganda’s notorious “Kill The Gays” bill.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 22, 2015 - 4:40 pm

Michigan Will Allow Religious Adoption Agencies To Reject Gay Parents

Also, researchers grew a boob in a lab!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 12, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: Chintzy Indiana Pizzeria Thrilled To Not Make Pizza For Gay Weddings

Although we’re at the point where even freaking NASCAR is denouncing the state of Indiana for their crap “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” and pretty much everyone in the known universe thinks…

Robyn Pennacchia | April 1, 2015 - 12:30 pm
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