Posts tagged "homophobia"

Vatican Fires Priest For Coming Out As Gay

Pope Francis may be the most “liberal” Pope there ever was, but the Vatican still isn’t.
The Polish Monsignor Krysztof Olaf Charamsa held a press conference on Saturday in Rome, calling on Pope Francis to revise the Catholic stance on homosexuality, so that it is no longer a “sin.”
Charamsa told reporters with his partner…

Katrin Higher / October 4, 2015

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, I believe, without

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 28, 2015

Neither The Democratic Party Nor Kim Davis’s One Gay Friend Will Miss Her Much

Kim Davis claimed in an interview with “Good Morning America” that she does, in fact, have gay friends — whose application for a marriage license she turned down — but it’s looking like maybe she doesn’t have any gay friends anymore. The Daily Beast caught up with Dallas Black, a gay Morehead, KY, resident who

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 25, 2015

Kim Davis’ Husband Gives Speech, Remains Committed To This Whole Overalls Bit

Do you think his closet is just, like, all overalls?

Robyn Pennacchia / September 17, 2015

Homophobes Are Basically Nuts, Says Science

Let’s just hope that these people get the help they need, rather than going around and trying to hurt others. 

Robyn Pennacchia / September 11, 2015

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Has Been Taken Into Custody, Will Remain There Until She Agrees To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who hates gay marriage even more than she loves layering short sleeve and long sleeve t-shirts, has been taken into custody and held in contempt of court for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. Judge David Bunning held off on fining Davis for her defiance, saying he didn’t think it…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 3, 2015

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, endorsed Russia’…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 3, 2015

An Open Letter To The Anti-Gay Minister Who Thanked LGBTs For Making Him More Anti-Gay

Dear Kevin Shrum,
I made my way through your boring-ass post-SCOTUS letter to the LGBT community, thanking us for making you more anti-gay. It’s boring, by the way, because you have literally nothing to say to us that we haven’t heard like five million times: every time we congregate publicly, most of the times that…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 30, 2015

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

The Soapbox: How Fox News Helped Turn My Conservative Dad Into A Gay Marriage-Loving Liberal

Last Friday, the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, ruled that same sex couples have the right to marry. What an incredible day in American history. It’s a victory I’m happy to share with my dad. No, my dad isn’t gay, but he his opinion on gay marriage has made a lot of progress. A…

Sydney Leathers / July 3, 2015

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

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

Watch: Larry Wilmore Lets Gay Student Give Banned Valedictorian Speech On-Air

Larry Wilmore, host of Comedy Central’s late night show, The Nightly Show, read about the gay Colorado valedictorian being banned from giving his speech at graduation and decided to allow him to give the speech on his show instead. Take that bigots of Twin Peaks Charter Academy High School!
Watch this beautiful speech give…

Katrin Higher / June 6, 2015

Zara Gets Slapped With A $40 Million Anti-Gay And Anti-Semitic Discrimination Suit

Zara, your one-stop shop for those really cute sandals and children’s shirts that look like concentration camp uniforms, is being sued by their former corporate attorney, Ian Jack Miller. He claims that he was fired from his role as the first and only in-house counsel for the U.S. and Canada because he’s American, Jewish and…

Megan Reynolds / June 4, 2015

25 Percent Of Harvard Seniors Never Had Sex During College, And Other Interesting Factoids

The Harvard Crimson published results from its annual survey of Harvard’s graduating class, with some pretty interesting data points, like:

24% of Harvard seniors reported that they never had sex during their student tenure
43% of seniors said they always used a condom but 31% said they rarely or never used condoms (I THOUGHT…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 28, 2015

Random Lady Sues ALL The Gays, On Behalf Of Jesus

BEHOLD, her handwritten lawsuit!

Robyn Pennacchia / May 5, 2015

Indiana Pizzeria Owners In Hiding After Anti-Gay Comments

Indiana’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act has thankfully been amended to specify that discrimination will not be protected, but the damage has been done. That pizzeria-owning couple, Kevin and Crystal O’Conners — who vowed, “If a gay couple came in and wanted us to provide pizzas for their wedding, we would have to say no”…

Katrin Higher / April 4, 2015
1 2 3 4 ...