Reagan Aide Wants South To Secede, Form Anti-Gay Nation Named Reagan

That's it conservatives. You've reached peak level for Reagan references. There's no more out there which can top this. Just give up. Don't bother with drill, baby drill. Reagan has just stopped being a renewable resource. Former Reagan aide Douglas MacKinnon wants a neo-confederacy—named Reagan. » 10/22/14 11:15pm 10/22/14 11:15pm

Beaten Teen Charged With Assault After Defense Against Anti-Gay Bullies

A Virginia teen has been slapped with assault charges despite being brutally beaten in an altercation at his high school. Eric Martin spent nine days in the hospital after a fight at Highland Springs High School in Henrico, Virginia. His story is far too familiar for LGBT+ youth and even those merely perceived to be… » 10/01/14 10:55pm 10/01/14 10:55pm

'Gay' or 'Trans Panic' Defenses Are Crap And Now Illegal In California

Hard to believe this isn't already illegal in ALL THE PLACES, but kudos to California's legislature and Governor Jerry Brown for making California the first state in the union to ban the use of the so-called "gay panic" or "trans panic" defense. Since, you know, your phobia of LGBT+ people is not justification for… » 9/30/14 11:03pm 9/30/14 11:03pm

'Girl on Girl Movies' Are Totally Making You Gay, Young Ladies

Are you a young woman who sometimes watches movies with lesbian relationships? Do you consider yourself lesbian or bisexual? Well, let me tell you, you might be wrong. It's probably just the "girl on girl movies," you've been watching. At least if you believe Pat Robertson, America's creepy old uncle everyone wishes… » 9/13/14 12:30pm 9/13/14 12:30pm

Crimea Doesn't Need Gay People, Says De Facto Crimean Leader

Joining the ranks of other despotic leaders, the Kremlin's man on the Crimean peninsula has basically informed sexual minorities in Crimea they are "not needed," have "no chance" of being themselves and any public gathering by the queer community will be put down with police and military force. » 9/02/14 11:20pm 9/02/14 11:20pm

Look At This Awful 1969 New York Daily News Stonewall Riots Report

When I came across the original coverage of the Stonewall Riots, I expected it all to be absolutely terrible. Utterly horrendous. And it pretty much is. The New York Daily News piece isn't nearly as bad as I thought it would be, and surprisingly, isn't terribly worse than many pieces I report on now in 2014. That says… » 8/31/14 11:28pm 8/31/14 11:28pm

St. Louis Police Officer Suspended For Sexist, 'Sodomites' Rant

We've all come to realise over the last few weeks just how much is wrong in the St. Louis County, Missouri police force. It should come as no surprise, then, that a member of the force has been suspended after a video came to light of the officer ranting about "sickening sodomites." » 8/24/14 3:49pm 8/24/14 3:49pm

Bigots Use Robin Williams to Support 'Ex-Gay Conversion Therapy'

As if we haven't had enough of the Family Research Council's bigotry, they're at it again in a new essay horrifically connecting actor Robin Williams' history of overcoming alcohol and substance abuse through rehabilitation to the need for "sexuality reorientation," or, you know, that "conversion therapy" shit we know… » 8/21/14 2:01pm 8/21/14 2:01pm

Today In Irony: Anti-Gay Lobbyist's Wife Left Him For A Woman

Jonathan Saenz, president of Texas Values, a steadfast anti-LGBT non-profit has been a busy man, endorsing gay conversion therapy and siding against LGBT bullying victims. Recently, court documents have surfaced providing details of a rather acrimonious two-year divorce and the revelation that Saenz's ex-wife is a… » 8/13/14 6:45pm 8/13/14 6:45pm

Awful Religious Exemptions Bill Would Prevent Gays From Adopting

Religious exemptions, religious exemptions everywhere! Religious exemptions for everything! If SCOTUS's Hobby Lobby ruling and latest version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act weren't enough, a newly proposed bill from two GOP Senators would allow faith-based adoption agencies opposed to marriage equality to… » 8/10/14 12:34pm 8/10/14 12:34pm