'Gay' or 'Trans Panic' Defenses Are Crap And Now Illegal In California

Hard to believe this isn't already illegal in ALL THE PLACES, but kudos to California's legislature and Governor Jerry Brown for making California the first state in the union to ban the use of the so-called "gay panic" or "trans panic" defense. Since, you know, your phobia of LGBT+ people is not justification for… » 9/30/14 11:03pm Yesterday 11:03pm

Conservatives Are Lying About Minnesota Transgender Athlete Policy

Conservative groups in Minnesota, including misleadingly named "Child Protection League," have spouted complete and utter crap about a new proposed transgender student-athlete policy from the Minnesota State High School League. The CPL has even taken out a full page transphobic ad in a major state newspaper. » 9/29/14 10:59pm Monday 10:59pm

US Government Files First Transgender Employment Discrimination Suits

Following decisions by the U.S. Department of Labor and other federal agencies that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to transgender individuals, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed its first two transgender discrimination lawsuits on Thursday. » 9/26/14 12:20pm Friday 12:20pm

Bisexual Youth Mostly Female, Worse Off Than Lesbian or Gay Peers

It's Bisexual Visibility Day in the western hemisphere, which should be cause for celebration and pride. Unfortunately, a new report from the Human Rights Campaign says that bi youth in the United States receive more harassment and less support than their lesbian and gay peers. » 9/23/14 10:31pm 9/23/14 10:31pm

One of t.A.T.u's Fake Lesbians Is Actually A Raging Homophobe

In a move that really should surprise no one, one half of the duo of Russian pop sensation t.A.T.u, Yulia Volkova, who made her own career by faking her homosexuality, says she would "condemn" her son for being gay—because being gay isn't manly enough, and because of baby-making, and REAL MEN GRAWR. » 9/18/14 11:28pm 9/18/14 11:28pm

'Girl on Girl Movies' Are Totally Making You Gay, Young Ladies

Are you a young woman who sometimes watches movies with lesbian relationships? Do you consider yourself lesbian or bisexual? Well, let me tell you, you might be wrong. It's probably just the "girl on girl movies," you've been watching. At least if you believe Pat Robertson, America's creepy old uncle everyone wishes… » 9/13/14 12:30pm 9/13/14 12:30pm

Straight Dudes Marry In New Zealand For Trip to Rugby World Cup

Two heterosexual men in New Zealand are getting married. For love? No. For building a life with one's best friend? No. In order to show solidarity for the LGBT+ community? Not in the least. So why? Because a radio station has offered them a chance at a free trip to the Rugby World Cup. » 9/10/14 9:59pm 9/10/14 9:59pm

Trans Women Offer Women's Colleges A New Way To Support An Old Mission

Recently, Mills College in California and Mount Holyoke in Massachusetts modified admission policies to include transgender women regardless of the gender listed on official documents or completed medical procedures. The pressure is now on other women's colleges to produce comprehensive admission policies for trans… » 9/09/14 3:22pm 9/09/14 3:22pm

Harry Potter's JK Rowling Tells Off 'Fan' Angry Dumbledore Was Gay

Harry Potter series author JK Rowling has hit back at an angry "fan" on social media site Twitter after the user chided her for revealing Dumbledore is gay. Rowling's writing is being discussed in relation to her recent donation of £1 million ($1.6 million) to the "Better Together" campaign opposing Scottish… » 9/07/14 11:25pm 9/07/14 11:25pm

Scientists Would Like to Remind Us Being LGBT Is Not A Mental Disorder

The World Health Organisation released a report this week detailing the extent with which sexual orientation and gender expression/gender identity are pathologised in The International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. The conclusion: being LGBT+ is perfectly normal, and the current reporting… » 9/04/14 10:56pm 9/04/14 10:56pm

Crimea Doesn't Need Gay People, Says De Facto Crimean Leader

Joining the ranks of other despotic leaders, the Kremlin's man on the Crimean peninsula has basically informed sexual minorities in Crimea they are "not needed," have "no chance" of being themselves and any public gathering by the queer community will be put down with police and military force. » 9/02/14 11:20pm 9/02/14 11:20pm