Mississippi Says Domestic Abuse Is Not Grounds For Divorce, So Fuck That Mess

There are two types of divorce in the United States — no fault divorce and fault divorce – and each comes with its own list of grounds, i.e. the official reasons…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 26, 2016 - 11:46 am

Mississippi Gov. Signs Anti-LGBT Bill Into Law, Declares April “Confederate Heritage Month”

It’s a great week to be a bigot in Mississippi!

Robyn Pennacchia | April 5, 2016 - 2:45 pm

Mississippi Fast Tracks Anti-LGBT Bill In Eager Anticipation Of Legalized Discrimination

Rejoice, bigoted employers who wish to be able to fire a woman for wearing pants!

Robyn Pennacchia | April 1, 2016 - 2:30 pm

Mississippi Bans Sex-Ed Condom Demos, But This Teacher Found A Clever Way Around That

Mississippi, one of the states that prefers abstinence education to comprehensive sex-ed, still believes that the best way to get teenagers to not get pregnant is to simply tell them

Robyn Pennacchia | January 23, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Meet Mississippi’s Christian Abortion Provider

Meet Dr. Willie Parker, a Christian and one of the two providers who travels to Mississippi’s only abortion clinic to terminate unwanted pregnancies. He is, without a doubt, an…

Jessica Wakeman | July 31, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Mississippi Lesbian Tries To Open Gay Bar, Gets Blocked By City Council

Pat Newton, a lesbian who is trying to open a gay bar in Shannon, Mississippi, said there is a discriminatory “conspiracy” in town to prevent her from getting the…

Jessica Wakeman | October 2, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Mississippi Museum Stops Being Douchebags, Allows Lesbian Couple To Hold Commitment Ceremony

A public Mississippi museum that refused to allow two lesbians to hold a commitment ceremony on its grounds has relented. The Mississippi Agriculture and Forest Museum in Jackson had…

Jessica Wakeman | August 9, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Mississippi Museum To Lesbian Couple: You’re Not Welcome Here

A publicly-funded museum in Mississippi refuses to allow a lesbian couple to hold a commitment ceremony on their grounds. The Masonic Hall at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum told…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Judge Keeps Mississippi’s Only Abortion Clinic Open For Now

A federal judge has blocked parts of a law that would effectively force Missisippi’s one remaining abortion clinic to shut down. However, the judge allowed certain restrictions of the MS…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2012 - 1:40 pm
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