President Obama Gives Shout-out to Caitlyn Jenner at 'Trailblazers'

Last night, Logo aired their second annual Trailblazer Honors awards show and President Obama helped kick off the event via video. Orange is the New Black’s Samira Wiley and Jason Collins—NBA’s first openly gay player—introduced the president’s message. “Tonight is a chance to celebrate, not just 10 years of Logo, but… » 6/28/15 4:20pm Sunday 4:20pm

Trans Athlete to Compete On Harvard Men's Swim Team

Schuyler Bailar, a 19-year-old swimmer recruited by Harvard’s women’s swim team won’t be swimming with the rest of the squad come this fall. Instead, Bailar will compete with the men’s team, becoming the first transgender individual on a collegiate swim team in the history of the United States. » 6/24/15 5:50pm 6/24/15 5:50pm

One Million Moms Protests Chobani's Sinful Lesbian Yogurt

If there’s one thing God hates, it’s sin. And if there are two things God hates, it’s sin and yogurt. And if there are three things that grind His gears, it’s sin, yogurt, and steamy, sensual lesbians feeding each other Satan’s own fermented lactobacillus bulgarius. Who, O Lord, will speak for the righteous, hetero,… » 6/17/15 11:10pm 6/17/15 11:10pm

Faked Data In Study About Same-Sex Marriage Is Ruining Lives

The question of whether gay proponents of same-sex marriage have lasting sway with those who are against it has always been interesting. And recently, a study was published in Science that suggested that, yes, canvassers who have a personal stake in a political cause do have an impact. The problem? The data was likely… » 5/26/15 11:10am 5/26/15 11:10am

Texas Mostly Agrees to Comply with Federal Anti-Prison Rape Laws

In a remarkably civil letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said the state would comply with the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act “wherever feasible.” That’s a big step from previous Governor Rick Perry, who called the law “counterproductive” and “unnecessarily cumbersome.” Texas is… » 5/21/15 2:15pm 5/21/15 2:15pm

Why Are Marriage Rights Expanding While Reproductive Rights Contract?

Jill Lepore, ranked #1 in the United States for building arguments so clear as to require no scaffolding whatsoever, wrote a masterful piece in the New Yorker this week about the Supreme Court cases that have shaped the course of reproductive and marriage freedom in America—one path continually embattled and at best… » 5/20/15 12:50pm 5/20/15 12:50pm

Anti-Gay Senator's Wife Says She Was Fired From a Job She Wasn't Offered

Have you ever had a dream about a job interview so realistic that you wake up thinking you’ve gotten an offer? This may be the trickery at work in the case of Leslie Díaz, wife of “conservative Democrat” and anti-gay New York state Senator Rubén Díaz, who says Leslie is now “unemployed” thanks to his political beliefs.
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Horrible Pundits: Amtrak Engineer Crashed Train Because He's Gay

On Tuesday night, an Amtrak train on its way from Washington D.C. to New York derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people and injuring more than 200. It’s a truly tragic and disturbing event, but also, it’s important for terrible people to figure out how to make this about the evils of homosexuality as quickly as… » 5/15/15 3:30pm 5/15/15 3:30pm