February 5, 2014

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USOC Sponsors DeVry, Chobani Condemn Russian Homophobia

Filed by John M. Becker | February 05, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Today, DeVry University and yogurt maker Chobani became the latest U.S. Olympic Committee sponsors to denounce Russia's anti-LGBT crackdown.Read More


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Utah Filmmaker Hopes to Tell Story of Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | February 05, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

Utah filmmaker D'Arcy Benincosa hopes to tell the story of America's embrace of marriage equality by telling the love stories of same-sex couples across the country.Read More


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Let These Sexy Models Tell You How to Have Olympic Pride

Filed by John M. Becker | February 05, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Bars, restaurants, and clubs across the United States are turning into Pride Houses this Friday from 9-midnight and donating $1 of every drink sold to the Russia Freedom Fund.Read More


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Skater Ashley Wagner Proudly Breaks Russian Anti-Gay Law

Filed by John M. Becker | February 05, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner proudly defies Russia's ban on "gay propaganda," telling reporters in Sochi: "I believe in equality for all." Read More


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Benedict Cumberbatch on Sesame Street

Filed by Bil Browning | February 05, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

With a little help from the Count, Cumberbatch is able to defeat the "Murray-arity" but only after some of the cutest Sesame Street dialogue in the show's history.Read More


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Billie Jean King Drops Out of Sochi Delegation

Filed by John M. Becker | February 05, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Tennis legend and equality advocate Billie Jean King has pulled out of the Presidential Delegation to the Olympic opening ceremonies in Sochi because her mother is in poor health.Read More


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Catholic Priest Denies Lesbian Communion at Mother's Funeral

Filed by John M. Becker | February 05, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

A Catholic woman in Missouri recently revealed that she and her partner were denied Communion at her mother's funeral because they are non-celibate lesbians.Read More


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Conan O'Brien Discusses Russia's 'Super Gay' Sports

Filed by John M. Becker | February 05, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

According to Conan O'Brien, the Russian name for snowboarding is "Straddling the Wood and Swinging Both Ways."Read More


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Janet Mock: Piers Morgan 'Sensationalized' Me

Filed by John M. Becker | February 05, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

A problematic CNN interview with Piers Morgan and trans advocate Janet Mock has turned into a fierce and bitter flame war.Read More


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VIDEO: Clay Aiken Running for Congress

Filed by John M. Becker | February 05, 2014 | 8:30 AM | comments

After weeks of speculation, Clay Aiken made it official today: he's running for Congress in North Carolina.Read More


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Reid Supports Obama Signing ENDA Executive Order

Filed by John M. Becker | February 05, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

"If the president decides to do it, I'd be in favor of it."Read More