Teen Threatens to 'Kill All the Girls' After Cheerleaders Refuse to Send Him Nude Photos

An Idaho high school went into temporary lockdown Wednesday after a 15-year-old boy reportedly threatened online to bring a gun to school and “kill all the girls” for refusing to send him nude photos. The student has since been arrested and is being charged with telephone harassment and threatening violence at a… »10/08/15 10:10am10/08/15 10:10am


Idaho Chief of Police Mic Drops On Transgender 'Bathroom' Bill Section

The retiring chief of police of Boise, Idaho, Mike Masterson spoke on behalf of a new bill in the state's legislature which would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, specifically citing that the protections should make LGBT individuals feel safer about reporting crimes… »1/28/15 11:08pm1/28/15 11:08pm

Idaho Trans Woman Disrespected After Death; Buried As A 'Man'

Friends of a trans woman from Idaho say they are appalled at the disrespect shown to her by members of her family after she died suddenly on Oct. 9 on the job at age 32, apparently due to an aneurysm. They say they arrived to the funeral to find her hair cut, in a suit, and displayed in an open casket as if she were a… »11/25/14 10:00am11/25/14 10:00am

It's Legal to Breastfeed in Public in Every State But Idaho

Because we live in a country in which many people are completely baffled by the idea that breasts are not filthy sin-pillows, women who breastfeed in public are frequently harassed, chastised and/or asked to leave. Well, sorry, boob-fearers, but it actually turns out that the law explicitly protects breastfeeding… »8/01/14 6:40pm8/01/14 6:40pm

A federal judge struck down Idaho's ban on same-sex marriage on Tuesday.

A federal judge struck down Idaho's ban on same-sex marriage on Tuesday. The ruling clears the way for gay and lesbian couples to get married as soon as Friday, the Idaho Statesman reports. In her decision, U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale said the laws stigmatize same-sex couples and "relegate their families to… »5/13/14 10:13pm5/13/14 10:13pm

Convicted Rapist Lawmaker Loses Concealed Gun License, Goes Apeshit

Meet admitted rapist and Idaho State Rep. Mark Patterson (R-Boise). On Sunday, Patterson received notice that his concealed carry license was being revoked because in 2007 and 2012, he lied on his permit application when he said he hadn't pled guilty to rape (Mark Patterson, in fact, did). Patterson is fighting back,… »11/14/13 2:00pm11/14/13 2:00pm

Hannah Anderson Found Alive After FBI Kills Kidnapping Suspect

The law enforcement search for James Lee DiMaggio, the man accused of kidnapping 16-year-old Hannah Anderson from San Diego County, ended like a scene lifted out of the Manhunter reel yesterday when FBI agents shot and killed DiMaggio in, the LA Times explains with an ominous flourish, “the Idaho wilderness.” … »8/11/13 12:00pm8/11/13 12:00pm

Yay! Two Idaho Cities Pass LGBT Anti-Discrimination Ordinances

It's hard to believe that certain anti-discriminatory LGBT laws are just being passed now — oh, just your basic human rights tenets and stuff like that — but good news nevertheless: the town of Pocatello, Idaho, just voted 4-2 to pass an ordinance that will protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals… »6/08/13 12:30pm6/08/13 12:30pm

Court Rules that Anti-Choice Law Can't Be Used to Prosecute Mother Who Aborted at Home

Jennie Linn McCormack, the Idaho woman whose story of a self-induced abortion that resulted in criminal charges is among the most depressing things you'll ever read, got a big legal win today when a US Circuit Court ruled that her home state couldn't charge her with any crime. Idaho's draconian anti-abortion laws put… »9/11/12 7:00pm9/11/12 7:00pm

Some Public Schools in Idaho Think Single-Sex Classes Are a Great Way to Learn About Cooties

In Idaho, more public schools — as in, schools supported by taxpayers and ostensibly not governed by any pesky religious ideologies — are splitting up boys and girls into single-sex classrooms because education officials in that state have all taken a time machine back to the 18th century, had a look around, and… »7/08/12 4:30pm7/08/12 4:30pm

The Ten Scariest Places to Have Ladyparts in America

With states governments from coast to coast working tirelessly to make sure no woman has sex for pleasure without suffering the consequences of blessed, precious motherhood, it may be tempting to believe that if you have a uterus, the entire country has become hostile territory. Well, we've got good news and bad news:… »4/18/12 1:20pm4/18/12 1:20pm

Silly Ladies Don't Know What Rape Is, Suggests Idaho Legislator

This week, Idaho's state legislature joined the ranks of state lawmaking bodies that have collectively decided that women are evil idiot children who can't be trusted. They're just a whisper away now from passing legislation that would require women seeking abortions to head on over to Crisis Pregnancy Centers and… »3/20/12 7:10pm3/20/12 7:10pm

Idaho Bill Requires Women to Go to Awful Crisis Pregnancy Centers Before Getting Abortions

Were you thinking of fleeing north to escape the draconian reproductive legislation being pushed through in Arizona, Texas, Virginia, and other southern "paradises"? Well, don't bother, because things are getting just as bad for women filthy whores in places like Idaho. Idaho? No, you da ho. Ahem. Anyway, a state… »3/16/12 10:20am3/16/12 10:20am

This Woman's Tale Of Ordering Abortion Drugs On The Internet Is The Most Depressing Story Ever

Last Christmas Eve, a 32 year old Idaho woman took RU-486 in an attempt to terminate an unwanted pregnancy. This January, police found the fetal remains on her property and charged her with inducing her own abortion, a crime in the state. The case was dismissed due to lack of evidence, but not before everyone in town… »12/12/11 4:15pm12/12/11 4:15pm