April 19, 2012

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Louisiana Lawmakers Shelve Bullying Bill

Filed by Bil Browning | April 19, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

You'd think that something as simple as legislation to prevent bullying would be an easy lift for politicians on both sides of the aisle, but the religious right has managed to interject bullshit into the conversation yet again.Read More


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The Back of the Bus Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by James Holmes | April 19, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Bad Timing? The White House tweeted a photo yesterday that should be iconic, but instead is mostly ironic. Read More


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Iowa Teen Kenneth Weishuhn Committs Suicide After Bullying

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 19, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

Fourteen year old Kenneth Weishuhn Jr. took his own life after suffering repeated anti-gay bullying at his school.Read More


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A Down Payment on ENDA

Filed by Bil Browning | April 19, 2012 | 3:38 PM | comments

"While we applaud the President's support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, that piece of legislation likely won't see the light of day in a Boehner-led House of Representatives. ENDA should have passed in 2010 when Democrats held the House and...Read More


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From Bullying to Genocides: From Micro to Macro

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 19, 2012 | 3:15 PM | comments

As we approach Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day, guest blogger Warren Blumenfeld reflects on his familial history: two scenarios with somewhat varied outcomes. Read More


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Homophobia: The New 'Hate Word'

Filed by Mercedes Allen | April 19, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Increasingly, the Canadian far right has not merely imported rhetoric from south of the border, it has also refined and exported it as well.Read More


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Scissor Sisters Release New Video: 'Only The Horses'

Filed by James Holmes | April 19, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

While the horses are pretty and the song is okay, I can't help but notice something missing that I have grown to love about the Scissor Sisters - a scantily clad Jake Shears. I guess I'll just have to learn to appreciate the music. Read More


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Unbelievable: Woke Up Gay

Filed by Bil Browning | April 19, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

So what do you think? This Welsh former rugby player claims that he "woke up gay" after having a stroke. Now he's "on a quest" to find out why he's decided to become every gay stereotype possible.Read More


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The Band's Levon Helm Near Death

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 19, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Levon Helm, 71, drummer and singer with the legendary group The Band is in the final stages of his battle with cancer.Read More


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Obama & Romney Can't Fence Sit on Marriage Equality

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | April 19, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Simply put: In the last presidential election it would have been political suicide to support marriage equality. This November it may be a risk not to.Read More