March 12, 2014

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Homophobia on the Rise in Kenya

Filed by John M. Becker | March 12, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

A group of Kenyan politicians are demanding to know why the country's colonial-era anti-sodomy law isn't being enforced, and a national political leader is investigating.Read More


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Indiana Sport Clips Store Runs Transphobic Ad

Filed by John M. Becker | March 12, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

An Indiana ad for a national men's haircut chain feeds into ugly anti-trans bathroom stereotypes.Read More


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Michael Sam Tackles NFL Homophobia by Coming Out

Filed by Norm Kent | March 12, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Michael Sam and Jason Collins open doors today to make it easier for many more athletes tomorrow.Read More


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Brooklyn Nets Keeping Jason Collins

Filed by John M. Becker | March 12, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Great news: the Brooklyn Nets have decided to sign gay NBA player Jason Collins for the rest of the season.Read More


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Will HIV Ever Be Safe Enough for You?

Filed by Mark S. King | March 12, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Today, willful ignorance about HIV/AIDS isn't coming from uneducated people in small towns. It's coming from gay men.Read More


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Lorde Owns Radio DJ Over Taylor Swift Lesbian Joke

Filed by Bil Browning | March 12, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Remember when rumors of a lesbian relationship was something to be adamantly denied? When anyone who dared to respond with anything other than "Absolutely NOT!" would be seen as a wink and a nod that yeah, maybe?Read More


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It's Not About the Chromosomes

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | March 12, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

It's amazing how often "because genes" gets used to justify transphobic bigotry.Read More


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The Fox Effect: Marriage Opponents Don't Know They've Lost

Filed by John M. Becker | March 12, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

New surveys show that most marriage equality opponents don't know they're in the minority. This could have negative consequences for the Republican Party.Read More


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School Districts Making Strides in Trans Inclusion

Filed by John M. Becker | March 12, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

New York, New York and Shorewood, Wisconsin are two of the latest communities whose school districts have enacted trans-inclusive policies.Read More


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Will Democratic Republic of the Congo Be the Next Uganda?

Filed by John M. Becker | March 12, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

A homophobic lawmaker in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is hoping his country will follow the lead of Uganda and Nigeria and outlaw LGBT people.Read More


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Hate Spokesman Likens U.S. Christians to Nazi-Era Jews

Filed by John M. Becker | March 12, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Matt Barber: "Pretty soon, Christians are going to have to start wearing a yellow cross."Read More