Straight Couple Trying to Divorce Over Gay Marriage Can't Legally Do So

It’s been a whole day since we met Nick and Sarah Jensen, tireless advocates for “straight marriage only” and consummate heroes that will literally divorce if gays are allowed equal rights. Unfortunately, you might have to put a hold on that celebratory parade you were planning in their honor. It turns out that they… » 6/11/15 10:15pm 6/11/15 10:15pm

Couple Forced to Divorce Because Gays Are Ruining Their Marriage

Well, the rumors are true: Gay marriage will ruin the sanctity of straight marriage. Need proof? Meet an Australian couple who are threatening to divorce if gays get the right to marry. Nick and Sarah Jensen believe that once those heathen gays can vow everlasting love to each other (and get equal rights), their own… » 6/10/15 2:00pm 6/10/15 2:00pm

Huckabee: I Would Have Pretended to Be Trans to Shower With Girls

It’s been a few days since Mike Huckabee has said anything offensive enough to make me want to jump out a window, so here’s a fresh reminder that he’s one of the worst human beings alive. Huckabee recently called trans-inclusive bathrooms a “social experiment” and once again pointed out that the trans community wants… » 6/02/15 1:50pm 6/02/15 1:50pm

High School Outs Teen, Strips Him of Valedictorian Title for Being Gay

If you’ve ever sat through a valedictorian’s speech (in high school or college), you know that while their five minutes is supposed to be spent discussing things like “the future,” the speeches are also generally fairly personal. At Twin Peaks high school in Colorado, however, a teen was barred from speaking at… » 6/01/15 6:10pm 6/01/15 6:10pm

Nonprofit With 'No Pregnancy in the Workplace' Policy Loses Lawsuit 

Resource technician Shamira Johnson filed a lawsuit against her Houston-based employer United Bible Fellowship Ministries, Inc., a care facility for disabled people, after they fired her for becoming pregnant. According to the EEOC complaint, the nonprofit maintained a “no pregnancy in the workplace” policy that meant… » 5/30/15 2:15pm 5/30/15 2:15pm

Pol Is Against LGBTQ Conference Even Though He Has No Idea What It Is

Meet Iowa State Rep. Greg Heartsill, a politician who’s so worried about gays and lesbians recruiting questioning youth into “the lifestyle” that he will stop at nothing to shut down a youth conference about LGBTQ issues. Two problems: Heartsill has no idea what went on at the conference and doesn’t even know what… » 5/29/15 12:50pm 5/29/15 12:50pm

Bobby Jindal to Issue Executive Order Allowing LGBT+ Discrimination

Bobby Jindal, hater of executive orders passed by anyone else, has decided that the only way that he and the rest of the Louisiana government are going to get through the gay scourge that insists on equal treatment and human decency is by passing an executive order allowing businesses to discriminate against LGBT+… » 5/20/15 12:30pm 5/20/15 12:30pm

Black Women In Missouri 'Wonder' If Their Babies Were Stolen 


In April a viral video showed 50-year-old Melanie Gilmore reunited with her birth mother, 76-year-old Zella Jackson Price. The video, featured by nearly every news organization, showed an emotional reunion between Gilmore, who is deaf, and Price who believed her child had died immediately after birth. But now it looks… » 5/02/15 1:00pm 5/02/15 1:00pm

Here's the Full Complaint in the 'Mattress' Lawsuit Against Columbia

Columbia University senior Paul Nungesser filed suit against the school yesterday, alleging that it refused to protect him from the harassment and hostile learning environment created by fellow student Emma Sulkowicz’s rape allegations against him, and her “Carry that Weight” performance art piece. Nungesser’s… » 4/24/15 11:10am 4/24/15 11:10am

Cab Driver Must Pay $10K For Telling Lesbian Couple To Stop Kissing

Not everyone is down for PDA, which is understandable, but in the case of NYC cab driver Mohammad Dahbi, his aversion to public makeouts came with a $10,000 price. Why? Because he’s a bigoted assholio who told a lesbian couple that they couldn’t kiss in his cab during their ride home. A court ordered Dahbi to pay the… » 4/12/15 5:30pm 4/12/15 5:30pm

Gay Student to Skip Prom After Faculty Refuse to Go If She Wears Tux

Proms used to be so simple: Girls wore dresses and boys wore tuxes and homosexuals cowered in the corner somewhere and hoped no one discovered their dirty secrets. But now that an openly gay student wants to wear a tuxedo to her prom, her school has had quite enough. Either she comes in a dress or there’s no prom for … » 4/06/15 10:30pm 4/06/15 10:30pm

Arkansas Governor Won't Sign Religious Freedom Bill Because It's a Mess

Having witnessed the debacle currently happening in Indiana, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has declined for now to sign the state's own recently passed "Religious Freedom Restoration Act." House Bill 1228 passed on Tuesday, but Hutchinson—while being careful not to anything too supportive of LGBT people—said he… » 4/01/15 3:30pm 4/01/15 3:30pm

Hobby Lobby Made Indiana's Religious Discrimination Bill Possible

Yesterday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed SB 101 into law, a "religious freedom" bill that will allow business owners in the state to discriminate against whoever they please. A dozen other states are considering similar measures, but in the meantime, let's consider how we got here: the Supreme Court's terrible… » 3/27/15 9:50am 3/27/15 9:50am