Being Wrong About Bruce Jenner Was Still The Right Thing To Do

A group of LGBT commentators called for restraint when news first started breaking about Bruce Jenner’s potential transition plans. He initially called the transition rumors ridiculous, and along with others, I said we should believe what he told us and that I didn’t believe he was transitioning. We were wrong about… » 4/26/15 11:07pm Sunday 11:07pm

Homophobic Bakers Blame Satan For Canceled GoFundMe Campaign

Remember Melissa Klein? She’s the baker who loves making wedding cakes so much that she just couldn’t allow herself to disrespect her fondant and piping bag by baking a cake for a gay couple. And then, when a judge ruled that all that was actually illegal, she and her husband blamed Satan for not being allowed to… » 4/26/15 2:23pm Sunday 2:23pm

Bruce Jenner: 'Do You Have Any Idea What I've Been Going Through?'

In a feverishly anticipated two-hour interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC, Bruce Jenner confirmed tonight that he is a transgender woman. But Jenner made it clear that his transition is not yet completed and that when the interview was filmed, he still preferred the “he” pronoun. He told Sawyer it was the last interview… » 4/25/15 12:20am Saturday 12:20am

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

Florida Bakery Receives Threats For Refusing to Make Anti-Gay Cake

After a bakery in Casselberry, Florida, refused to decorate a cake with the message "I Hate Gays," they started to receive hundreds of hateful, threatening calls. The house has stopped taking bets on whether some of the people issuing these threats also recently donated to Memories Pizza in Indiana. » 4/04/15 8:04pm 4/04/15 8:04pm

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

Professional Hatemonger Bryan Fischer Is Very Worried About 'Big Gay'

The internet was given a glorious gift yesterday by talk radio host Bryan Fischer, the former "issues director" for the American Family Association and and a complete loon who believes — literally — that America is controlled by a vast, shadowy cabal of glittery and terrifying homosexuals. Monday afternoon, he tweeted… » 4/01/15 11:30am 4/01/15 11:30am

Aisha Moodie-Mills Becomes First Black Woman to Head the Victory Fund

Aisha Moodie-Mills is the new president and CEO of the Victory Fund and Institute, a leading LGBT political organization, and the first black woman hold the position. A mainstay on MSNBC's circle of commentators, she was previously a Senior Fellow and Director of the FIRE Initiative at the Center for American… » 3/26/15 6:30pm 3/26/15 6:30pm

Kerry Washington Gave a Speech That Will Give You All The Feelings

Kerry Washington - one of last night's winners at the GLAAD Media Awards for her work as an ally - gave a compelling acceptance speech emphasizing the need for marginalized groups to come together across difference (an especially salient point in the wake of Patricia Arquette's unfortunate comments on women's rights). » 3/22/15 4:30pm 3/22/15 4:30pm

Zoe Saldana Won't Boycott Dolce & Gabbana, is Super Casual About Hate

Fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana made some awfully regressive comments about lifestyles, babies, and sexuality in a recent interview. "We oppose gay adoptions," was one such comment. Another, made by Dolce: "You are born to be a mother and a father. Or at least that's how it should be. I call children of chemistry,… » 3/22/15 3:15pm 3/22/15 3:15pm

Father Stabs His Trans Child to Death, Tells Police It Was a Cult

An Ohio man's been arrested for the death of his 22-year-old child, Bri Golec, whom he murdered for being transgender. Kevin Golec, who continues identifying Bri as "his son" told police that Bri had been murdered by a cult. The cult he may have been referring to was the trans community, of which Bri had, at least at… » 2/17/15 1:15pm 2/17/15 1:15pm

Bruce Jenner Is On The Verge Of Another Sports Milestone 

In the summer of 1976, Bruce Jenner was just about the biggest athlete in America. He had just returned from the Montreal Olympics, where he had won gold in men's decathlon, setting a new world record in the process. He was the AP's Athlete of the Year. He was on the front cover of the Wheaties box, when being on the… » 2/06/15 9:44am 2/06/15 9:44am

Jindal 'Not For Discrimination' But Supports Ban On Same-Sex Marriage 

What if the US Supreme Court rules that gay marriage must be legal in all states? Well, Sunday morning Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal went on ABC's "This Week" and told host George Stephanopoulos that if that should that happen he supports a constitutional amendment that would let state legislatures outlaw same-sex… » 1/25/15 3:45pm 1/25/15 3:45pm