stats for wordpress
<% unless FeatureFlag.disable_quantcast? %> <% end %>
 







Are you on Facebook?

Would you please click "like" in the box to your right, or

Visit us on Facebook!


Gay

Discrimination

Look: One Picture At A Time, #FairnessMeans Calls For Non-Discrimination Laws

by J. Rudy Flesher ● 1:04 PM June 19, 2014
Thumbnail image for Look: One Picture At A Time, #FairnessMeans Calls For Non-Discrimination Laws

Making the case for non-discrimination legislation one picture at a time, a diverse group of activists and advocacy groups has launched the #FairnessMeans campaign.

Discrimination

Jon Stewart Slams Rick Perry: ‘Being Gay Is Not A Choice, But Being A Texas Republican Is’

by David Badash ● 9:36 AM June 18, 2014
Thumbnail image for Jon Stewart Slams Rick Perry: ‘Being Gay Is Not A Choice, But Being A Texas Republican Is’

“You know what’s sad? Being gay is not a choice, but being a Texas Republican is,” Jon Stewart says, slamming Rick Perry and the Texas GOP for their anti-gay attacks.

News

Historic Day For Diversity: Senate Confirms Two Judges, Who Are Gay, Black, To Federal Bench

by David Badash ● 1:39 PM June 17, 2014
Thumbnail image for Historic Day For Diversity: Senate Confirms Two Judges, Who Are Gay, Black, To Federal Bench

For the first time in history, the U.S. Senate today confirmed two judges who happen to be openly-gay, and Black, to the federal bench.

Civil Rights

CEO Whose Career Was Destroyed By Fear Of Anti-Gay Bias Writes Gay Business Manifesto

by Thomas Alberts ● 10:09 AM June 16, 2014
Thumbnail image for CEO Whose Career Was Destroyed By Fear Of Anti-Gay Bias Writes Gay Business Manifesto

One of the most powerful and celebrated CEOs in the world at the time became a victim of anti-gay bias in his company even though he was the Chief Executive Officer.

Health

The Grindr Effect? Gay Men Again Battling Increasing STI Rates

by Thomas Alberts ● 12:45 PM June 14, 2014
Thumbnail image for The Grindr Effect? Gay Men Again Battling Increasing STI Rates

In a new study researchers have found that meeting men on smartphone apps can increase the risk of contracting a sexually transmitted infection (STI).

Celebrities

George Takei Posted This Video To UpWorthy You Really Will Want To Watch

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM June 14, 2014
Thumbnail image for George Takei Posted This Video To UpWorthy You Really Will Want To Watch

George Takei is a guest curator on UpWorthy right now, and he posted this video, along with a short note about “the ick factor.” It’s a must-watch!

Celebrities

World Wresting Entertainment Legend Pat Patterson Comes Out – At Age 73

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 1:19 PM June 13, 2014
Thumbnail image for World Wresting Entertainment Legend Pat Patterson Comes Out – At Age 73

“For once in my life I’m going to be me now.” – Pat Patterson, the WWE legend who came out after more than fifty years in the closet.

News

Watch: Best Political Ad Of The Year Features Gay Husbands, Is Absolutely Adorable

by David Badash ● 9:42 AM June 13, 2014
Thumbnail image for Watch: Best Political Ad Of The Year Features Gay Husbands, Is Absolutely Adorable

Progressive Democrat Brett Smiley wants to be the next mayor of Providence, Rhode Island, and his campaign just released what may be the best political ad of the year.

Celebrities

Ellen Page Tweets Rick Perry

by David Badash ● 12:40 PM June 12, 2014
Thumbnail image for Ellen Page Tweets Rick Perry

Ellen Page has a few words for Rick Perry, after the Texas governor last night said that being gay is just like being an alcoholic.

Bigotry Watch

Watch: Rick Perry Compares Being Gay To Being An Alcoholic (Video)

by David Badash ● 12:24 PM June 12, 2014
Thumbnail image for Watch: Rick Perry Compares Being Gay To Being An Alcoholic (Video)

The nation seems abuzz today after Rick Perry’s extraordinarily ignorant and hateful comments about homosexuality. Here’s the video.

Bigotry Watch

Watch: Anderson Cooper Holds Texas GOP Lawmaker Accountable For Supporting ‘Ex-Gay’ Therapy

by David Badash ● 10:19 AM June 12, 2014
Thumbnail image for Watch: Anderson Cooper Holds Texas GOP Lawmaker Accountable For Supporting ‘Ex-Gay’ Therapy

Anderson Cooper last night, with surgical precision, sliced, diced, and effectively demolished a Texas Republican lawmaker’s false claims about so-called “ex-gay” or “reparative” therapy.

News

Nordstrom Beautifully Celebrates Gay Pride Month

by David Badash ● 6:40 PM June 10, 2014
Thumbnail image for Nordstrom Beautifully Celebrates Gay Pride Month

Nordstrom, the upscale multi-billion dollar department store fashion retailer, is celebrating LGBT pride month and to show their support they posted this image to their Instagram account.

News

Democrat Wendy Davis Responds Perfectly To Texas GOP Policy That Gays Need Reparative Therapy

by David Badash ● 4:41 PM June 6, 2014
Thumbnail image for Democrat Wendy Davis Responds Perfectly To Texas GOP Policy That Gays Need Reparative Therapy

Today, in response to the Texas anti-gay platform supporting dangerous ex-gay therapy, Wendy Davis tweeted, “Unlike @TexasGOP, I believe that LGBT Texans #DontNeedFixin.”

Bigotry Watch

Top Anti-Gay Group Calls For Boycott Of All Public Schools After DC Principal Comes Out

by David Badash ● 12:27 PM June 6, 2014
Thumbnail image for Top Anti-Gay Group Calls For Boycott Of All Public Schools After DC Principal Comes Out

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins is calling for all parents to boycott public schools by removing their children from them and placing them in “other alternatives.”

<% unless FeatureFlag.disable_quantcast? %> <% end %>