gay rights

Pope Francis Says The Church Should Apologize To LGBTQ People And Women

But don’t expect the Pope to fully support LGBTQ people’s rights in the church anytime soon. More »


Republican Leaders Block LGBTQ Legislation Days After The Orlando Tragedy

If you’re going to identify as an ally, at least walk the walk as far as legislation goes. That’s why it’s total horse shit that Republicans offered saccharine solidarity to victims of this week’s mass shooting in an Orlando gay nightclub, only for them to prove otherwise in Congress. Mere days after the attack, House of Representative… More »


Smithers Finally Comes Out As Gay In Episode Of ‘The Simpsons’, Inspired By Writer’s Gay Son

Smithers’s sexuality has been an open secret on The Simpsons for a long time. The character is Mr. Burns’s assistant and has been in love with his boss since the beginning. Voiced by Harry Shearer, Smithers has had many episodes showing him fantasizing about being coupled with Mr. Burns and other obvious “hints.”

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Taiwanese McDonald’s Is Boycotted After Ad of Son Coming Out to His Dad Is Released

A new McDonald’s commercial in Taiwan called “Acceptance” has rocked some homophobic customers who can’t handle the sweet message of a young man coming out as gay to his father inside of a McDonald’s McCafe.

The young man writes on a McCafe cup “I like boys” after which his father slams his fist… More »


Manny Pacquiao Claims Gays Are “Worse Than Animals,” Then Backpedals

Boxing legend and Philippine senatorial candidate Manny Pacquiao has offended and apologized for offending Filipinos by claiming that gays are “worse than animals” during an interview, as of this morning.

Let’s be real, though: all humans are worse than animals. Have you met a dog? I don’t know anyone who’sMore »


Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Is Confirmed Dead At 79, Left Rejoices

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has been pronounced dead in Texas while on a hunting trip on Saturday according to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.

Wildly unpopular among the liberal left, and to anyone who believes in gay rights, women’s rights and well, human rights in general, Scalia’s death hasn’t been mourned too much… More »


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 a few days before the week began, someone started a petition to “Drop the T” and exclude transgender people from the LGBT platform. It’s easyMore »


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 country’s Communist party have drafted legislation that would make it illegal to engage in any kind of activity that signals that you’re gay in public.More »


Mike Huckabee To Valiantly Refuse To Eat Doritos, Because Jesus

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


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 he supports LGBT rights.

“The problem of sexual minorities in Russia had been deliberately exaggerated from the outside for political reasons, IMore »


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 lot of respect, actually. More »


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.

The first of the two anti-gay resolutions was introduced by Dave Agema, a Michigan State House representative who has posted Islamophobic Facebook updates,… More »


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 seeks to extend protections for members of the LGBT community under civil rights law. The EEOC recently ruled that sexual orientation discrimination at… More »


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 anyway because that’s just who he is.

In a discussion with President Kenyatta on Saturday, Obama exclaimed:

“If somebody is a… More »


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 for $15 has moved to the campaign trail. More »


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 with assault rifles, and there’s an 84-year-old infamous jewel thief, just so you know. More »


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

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


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 new “Where were you when the Beyonce album dropped?” As for me, I had just gotten off of the subway and was at a crosswalk… More »


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

My jaw is literally on the floor right now. More »


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

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


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