October 9, 2013

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Russian Athletes Pose for NOH8 Campaign

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2013 | 5:30 PM | comments

People known to be LGBT in Russia are being bullied, beaten, raped, and murdered - yet for these athletes, speaking out against homophobia is worth the risk.Read More


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Bachmann: We Are in the 'End Times' Because Obama

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2013 | 5:00 PM | comments

Michele Bachmann falsely claimed that President Obama gave arms to terrorists. But she thinks that's just fine, because it means Jesus is coming soon.Read More


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How to Make the Feds Protect Your Family From Meningitis

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

What if there was a way to eradicate bacterial meningitis like we eradicated polio? There is, but so far the government has ignored it. We've made the feds protect our families before - let's do it again.Read More


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The Gay Man Who Saved the United States

Filed by Mark Segal | October 09, 2013 | 1:30 PM | comments

If George Washington was the father of the nation, then Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, a gay man, was the father of the United States military. Read More


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Yet Another Survey Shows Catholics Back Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Yet another poll confirms that on the issue of marriage equality, the Catholic Church's outspokenly homophobic bishops are wildly out of step with the people in the pews.Read More


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Hardline Ex-Gay Group's Hopelessness Isn't Selling Well

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 09, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Two years after they revolted against moderates at Exodus International, hardline ex-gay activists at the "Restored Hope Network" are still grasping for recognition -- apparently with little success.Read More


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Teacher of Murdered Gay Child Sympathizes With Killer

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

In 2008, 14-year-old Brandon McInerney murdered 15-year-old Larry King because he'd asked him to be his Valentine. Who does King's seventh-grade teacher sympathize with? The killer.Read More