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

A Chat with Alexandra Billings, Trans Activist & Transparent Actress

I feel bad, calling to reschedule my interview with Alexandra Billings, the trans activist and actress who plays Davina, wise and warm friend/mentor/Trans Got Talent duet partner to Jeffrey Tambor's Maura in Transparent. The show, whose first season saw Maura coming out as a woman to her three grown children and… » 1/06/15 2:40pm 1/06/15 2:40pm

Mom on Suicide of Trans Teen Leelah Alcorn: 'I Loved My Son' 

The mother of Leelah Alcorn, an Ohio teen who committed suicide earlier this week has spoken out about her child's death and she wants to make one thing clear: That she loved her son but that religiously she just couldn't support his choices. That obviously included the fact that Leelah was her daughter. » 1/01/15 3:30pm 1/01/15 3:30pm

Egyptian Court Reduces Sentences For Men in Gay Wedding Video

Last month, eight men were convicted and sentenced to three years after appearing in a video online that allegedly showed a wedding between two men, one of the most high-profile LGBT-related prosecutions in Egypt in over than a decade. Yesterday, an Egyptian appeals court reduced their sentences to one year. » 12/28/14 12:00pm 12/28/14 12:00pm

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