Empire's Gay Black Son to 'Blow Lid Off Homophobia'

I remember David's black boyfriend, Keith, in Six Feet Under. And of course gahmotherfuckingbless Omar Little, the baddest dude up in The Wire. Oh and Deadline says that HBO is developing a series called Bros about a group of brothers, one of whom is gay. Other than them though, we all gotta be real honest with… » 1/18/15 5:00pm 1/18/15 5:00pm

This Response to Homophobic Bigots Is So On Point It Bleeds

As we all know, the holidays are an excellent time for people to express their feelings for one another and become closer with friends old and new. For some people, however, that's difficult and they choose to be destructive dicks. This response to such fuckery, though, is the perfect way to shut down any homophobic… » 12/25/14 5:30pm 12/25/14 5:30pm

Keira Knightley Took A Girl To Prom, Called Disgusting For Kissing Her

Actress Keira Knightley took her best friend, another girl, as her date to prom, but was met with some pretty serious homophobia from teachers, including being called "disgusting" for kissing her date and having their prom pictures secreted away for being inappropriate. » 10/27/14 10:01pm 10/27/14 10:01pm

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

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