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… More »
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 »
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… More »
Ted Cruz does not meet Rick Santorum’s standards for opposing gay rights. More »
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. An… More »
My jaw is literally on the floor right now. More »
Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul appear in documentary with the pastor who helped create Uganda’s notorious “Kill The Gays” bill. More »
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… More »
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… More »
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… More »
BEHOLD, her handwritten lawsuit! More »
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” More »
Girl Scout cookies are damn delicious, and who doesn’t like supporting a bunch of girls who are trying to earn merit badges and do good things? Apparently, a whole bunch of folks. More »
VICE has finished up its three-part series on gay conversion therapy. [VICE]
Erskine College in South Carolina has issued a statement that it is officially anti-gay, after two volleyball players came out at the college. [RawStory]
The U.S. Department of Education has found the New York Public Schools in violation of Title… More »
Are you familiar with the ridiculousness that is Peter LaBarbera? He is the president of a Southern Poverty Law Center-designated hate group that hilariously calls themselves “Americans For Truth About Homosexuality.” I use the term “group” loosely, because I strongly suspect he may also be the only member.
ANYWAY, Peter LaBarbera… More »
The recession widened the employment gap between Blacks and Whites. [The Atlantic]
If the NYPD is willing to disrespect their boss in public, what do they do when no one’s looking? [The Grio]
Ezell Ford’s autopsy found that the unarmed Black man was shot in the back by the LAPD. [The Root]… More »
On today’s edition of the “700 Club,” Pat Robertson received a phone call from a viewer asking him to weigh in on her church’s policy of forbidding members from dating or marrying anybody, which has made said members very frustrated because they are all getting older and would prefer not to die alone.
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Shonda Rhimes shut down homophobes on Twitter like a badass after haters criticized the love scenes in her shows that feature gay characters. When one viewer tweeted that the “gay scenes in ‘Scandal’ and ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ are too much,” she fired back with, “There are no GAY scenes. There are… More »
President Obama issued a proclamation at the end of May stating that June is officially Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, but June has unofficially been Pride Month for the LGBT community for decades. We place it in June, and our pride parades at the end of June, to mark the anniversary of the… More »