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.

Kelly Kanayama | June 27, 2016 - 1:17 pm

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…

Marissa Miller | June 17, 2016 - 8:45 am

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…

Katrin Higher | April 3, 2016 - 1:30 pm

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…

Katrin Higher | March 12, 2016 - 4:00 pm

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.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 16, 2016 - 11:30 am

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…

Katrin Higher | February 13, 2016 - 6:34 pm

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
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