Posts tagged "hypocrisy"

Georgia Florist Won’t Do Gay Weddings, Totes Cool With Adulterers Though

CNN's Gary Tuchman took a trip to Georgia to interview some florists about how they feel about providing flowers to same-sex weddings, and whether or not they would support something like Indiana's unpopular Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Unsurprisingly, they all said they would support it, and explained all about how their religion prohibited them from…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 3, 2015

Frisky Rant: On Whole Foods & Conspicuous Consumption Masquerading As Politics

When a Whole Foods opened at the end of my block, I couldn’t have been more excited. For months, I watched in anticipation as they converted what was once an old hospital into the superfoods superstore. I was excited—and then I was irritated, when I posted a status on Facebook celebrating opening day and the…

By: Melissa Petro / March 23, 2015

Gay Alabama Legislator Threatens To “Out” Adulterous Anti-Gay Officials

Alabama State Rep. Patricia Todd was totally psyched when a federal judge overturned her state's outdated ban on gay marriage. She was less impressed, however, by the way some officials reacted to it. Specifically, House Speaker Mike Hubbard said that it was "outrageous when a single unelected and unaccountable federal judge can overturn the will…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / January 27, 2015

Evening Quickies: Dallas TV Host Amy Kushnir Doesn’t Want To See Michael Sam Kiss His Boyfriend, But She Does Want You To See Her Hang With Erotic Dancers

Remember the homophobic Texas morning news host who flounced off set because she was so offended by Michael Sam's gay kiss airing on ESPN? A gay couple's loving celebration is too much, but hanging with male erotic dancers on morning television is a-okay in her book! [Twitter] Speaking of Michael Sam, the newly drafted player…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 15, 2014

Theater Critic Fired After “Private, Personal” Photos Taken 22 Years Ago Are Posted On Gay Web Site

Mark Shenton, a theater critic for nearly 12 years at UK's Sunday Express, announced in a post on today's web site he was fired. What did Shenton do? Twenty-two years ago, he appeared in some "private, personal (but entirely legal)" photographs taken by a friend in San Francisco. Recently, those images were posted by someone else…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 5, 2013

Anti-Abortion Legislator Encouraged His Mistress To Have … An Abortion

Slutty slut sluts should keep their legs closed if they aren't prepared for an unwanted pregnancy resulting from sex. But the rules are a little different, obviously, if you are a conservative lawmaker. Fret not if you co-sponsored the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, the Life at Conception Act, and numerous other pieces of anti-abortio…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 10, 2012

Is Jessica Simpson The Best Person To Lead A Conversation About Unrealistic Beauty Standards?

When I heard a few months ago that pop star Jessica Simpson was considering a reality TV show about "real beauty," I was thrilled. Finally! A celeb who sought to use the negative press attention towards her and spin it a positive way! In the wake of the offensive tabloid lynch mob over Simpson's "mom…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 23, 2009