Kim Davis's Lone Gay Friend: We're Not Actually Friends

For once, Kim Davis was telling the truth! Kinda! The embattled Rowan County Clerk, who’s desperately trying to maintain her fifteen minutes of fame, recently told interviewers that she had “gay friends” who respect her decisions. Turns out she does have gay friends. One gay friend. And he doesn’t even like her that… »9/25/15 2:35pm9/25/15 2:35pm

I Talked to the People Who Compare Gay Marriage to Bestiality on Twitter

A slippery slope is an inviting prospect: as seductive, oily and simple as the logic that drives it. If we even begin to slither down this road, goes the argument, how could we ever dig ourselves to a standstill before the bottom? How can we condemn sex with a dead pig, they ask, when sex between two men is now legal?
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Kim Davis Thinks It's Sad That Marriage Matters So Much to Gays

Kim Davis has only been back at work for a week, but she’s found a way to keep her spotlight. Not only has she had another complaint filed against her for interfering with her deputies’ issuing of marriage licenses, but she also gave her first big interview to ABC, in which she made it clear that she has zero respect… »9/22/15 11:40am9/22/15 11:40am

Failed Senate Contender Suffers Psychotic Break While Ranting Against Gay Rights, Waves Tampon 

Kathleen Tonn is many things: She’s a failed Senate contender, she’s a fan of slouchy hats, she’s a prop enthusiast, and she’s also completely and irrevocably mad, as can be seen from her wonderful testimony at an an assembly meeting in Anchorage, Alaska, during which she vehemently protested non-discrimination. No… »9/16/15 7:20pm9/16/15 7:20pm

Kim Davis's Kentucky Is for Lovers: I Got Gay Married in Morehead 

Less than a mile from the Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk’s office, where Kim Davis had made her last stand against gay marriage, my partner and I picked out wedding cupcakes at Artsy Tartsy, a bakery that also happens to sell home decor and children’s dresses. On the table in front of us, still in its protective brown… »9/16/15 11:20am9/16/15 11:20am

Kentucky Woman Announces Continued Plans to Not Do Her Job 

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis returned to work Monday morning after six days in county jail for contempt of court and a long weekend just because. She told a gaggle of reporters that she will still refuse to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but “won’t interefere” if her deputy clerks do grant them. »9/14/15 9:00am9/14/15 9:00am

Unclear on How Jail Works, Huckabee Offers to Go in Kim Davis's Place

Kim Davis was released from jail Tuesday morning, with instructions not to interfere with her office handing out marriage licenses to legally eligible couples. Unwilling to let his opportunity for publicity-friendly faux martyrdom slip away that easily, Mike Huckabee offered this afternoon to go to jail “in her place.” »9/08/15 3:32pm9/08/15 3:32pm

Report: Chris Brown Refused to Appear at Gay Pride Event Because Gay Men Were There [UPDATED]

This is... odd but not unbelievable: the Georgia Voice, an LGBT community paper, is reporting that Chris Brown bailed on a scheduled appearance at an Atlanta Black Gay Pride Weekend event. The supposed reason? The event, billed as “the biggest girl party in the country,” also had a handful of gay men in attendance. »9/07/15 3:45pm9/07/15 3:45pm

Cool Pope Not So Cool When It Comes to Transgender Godparents 

The current pope has been celebrated far and wide for being very chill (and telling people not to breed like rabbits), but here’s a gentle reminder that he’s not at all as progressive as he world likes to think: He’s just clarified that transgender individuals can’t become godparents. Sorry, the world still sucks. »9/04/15 7:01pm9/04/15 7:01pm

Thrice-Divorced Kentucky Homophobe Must Explain to a Judge Why She Shouldn't Be Held in Contempt

The saga of Kim Davis continues. The bigoted county clerk (who found Jesus only four years ago and is making up for lost time) will have to face District Judge David Bunning this week to explain exactly why her refusal to issue marriage licenses shouldn’t land her in jail or with a massive fine. And “fear of going to… »9/02/15 12:15pm9/02/15 12:15pm

No One's Ever Been Dedicated to Not Doing Their Job Quite Like County Clerk Kim Davis 

Kim Davis, the county clerk who’s been married four times but has steadfastly refused to allow same-sex couples marriage licenses because “that searing act of validation would forever echo in her conscience,” has once again been told to STFU and do the job she was elected to do. And, once again, she is refusing. »9/01/15 12:00pm9/01/15 12:00pm

KY Clerk Refusing to Issue Gay Marriage Licenses Will Take Case to Supreme Court

Kim Davis, the Kentucky County Court clerk who has persistently refused to issue gay marriage licenses, has asked the Supreme Court to hear her case. Davis, an Apostolic Christian, has refused to issue the licenses for religious reasons, claiming that to do so would undermine her First Amendment freedoms. »8/29/15 11:15am8/29/15 11:15am

Chill Pope Totally Supports Banned Book About Gay Parents

Look, you can say whatever you want about our reigning Pope, but you can’t deny that the dude is a little more chill than his predecessors (especially the last one). This has been made even more evident by the fact that the last authority on anything Catholic has taken up as a supporter of a controversial children’s… »8/28/15 10:55am8/28/15 10:55am

KY County Clerk Ordered to Issue Marriage Licenses Again, Still Refusing to Do So

If there’s one thing that can be said about Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis, it’s that she’s really committed to wearing ankle-length denim skirts in public. Also, she’s also a tireless bigot who continues to refuse gay and lesbian women marriage licenses even though the courts have ordered her to do it twice. »8/27/15 12:07pm8/27/15 12:07pm

Kentucky High School Leaves Out Openly Gay Basketball Player From Yearbook

Dalton Maldonado was the starting point guard for Betsy Layne High School in Kentucky. But even though that’s an important position, Maldonado was omitted from the school’s two-page spread devoted to the basketball team. Why? Because he had come out as gay during his senior year. »8/13/15 2:58pm8/13/15 2:58pm

Judge Tells Kentucky Clerk She Has to Issue Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

Dear elected officials of America: please do your fucking jobs. It’s understandable that having your right to bigotry taken away has caused some hardship, but if a court says you have to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, then you do just that. Especially if your name is Kim Davis and you’ve happily been denying… »8/13/15 11:08am8/13/15 11:08am