Citing Nonexistent Extra 'Costs,' Trump Announces Ban on Transgender People in the Military

A little over a year ago, then-Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that transgender individuals would be allowed to serve openly in the military. “We can’t allow barriers unrelated to a person’s qualifications prevent us from recruiting and retaining those who can best accomplish the mission,” he said in the…

Man Sues Funeral Home For Discrimination After It Refuses to Cremate His Deceased Husband's Body

Robert Huskey and Jack Zawadski met in California in 1965. Six months into their relationship, they moved in together. In 2015, when the Supreme Court ruled that gay marriage was legal, they had a small ceremony. Soon after, Huskey’s health deteriorated, and he died in 2016. Expecting Huskey’s death, Zawadski’s nephew…

GOP Lawmaker Calls Abe Lincoln the 'Same Sort of Tyrant' As Hitler, Thinks the Civil War Was 'Unnecessary'

North Carolina rep. Larry Pittman was evidently not in great spirits yesterday after his unconstitutional bill to restore a same-sex marriage ban in the state was slapped down by the Republican House Speaker. And what do Republican officials apparently love to do when the going gets tough? Make an extremely offensive…

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