April 3, 2014

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Jury Convicts Mom Who Killed Toddler Because She Thought He Was Gay

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 8:00 PM | comments

Jessica Dutro, a 25-year-old Oregon woman who savagely beat her three-year-old son to death because she suspected he might be gay, was found guilty last evening of all seven charges against her.Read More


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MS Governor Signs 'Right to Discriminate' Bill Into Law

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

As promised, this afternoon Mississippi's Republican Governor Phil Bryant signed into law a bill that creates the "right" for people and businesses to discriminate against LGBT people and other minorities, as long as they claim they're doing so for religious reasons.Read More


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Anti-Gay Scouting Group Also Excludes Jews

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Turns out that Trail Life USA, the anti-gay splinter group that formed after the Boy Scouts of America dropped their longstanding ban on openly gay scouts, isn't too keen on Jews either.Read More


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Russian LGBTs Defy Law, Speak Out Against Bigotry

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

This week, in defiance of Putin's "gay propaganda" ban, Russian LGBT activists are holding a series of events - including public ones - to combat bigotry and call attention to LGBT rights violations.Read More


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BREAKING: Mozilla CEO Steps Down Over Prop 8 Support

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 3:10 PM | comments

Mozilla has just announced that Brendan Eich, their new pro-Proposition 8 CEO, is resigning.Read More


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In GOP's 'ConservaCare,' the Bugs Are Actually Features

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 03, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

The "features" of the Republican alternatives to Obamacare are actually the bugs voters have repeatedly squashed at the polls because they'd leave millions vulnerable.Read More


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Arizona Senator to Newly Out Colleague: 'Act More Gay'

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Olivia Cajero Bedford, a Democratic Arizona state senator, shocked colleagues this week when she demanded a newly-out state senator "act more gay."Read More


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WATCH: Honey Maid's Response to Anti-Gay Haters Is Absolutely Beautiful

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Honey Maid received a lot of angry, hateful messages in response to their LGBT-inclusive 'This Is Wholesome' campaign. They issued a response today that's absolutely beautiful.Read More


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Dixie Chicks Cover Miley Cyrus Hit 'Wrecking Ball'

Filed by Bil Browning | April 03, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Miley Cyrus performed a fantastic cover of the Dixie Chicks' hit "Landslide" a few weeks ago, but now the Chicks have returned the favor by covering "Wrecking Ball."Read More


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India Supreme Court May Reconsider Anti-Gay Ruling

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

The India Supreme Court has agreed to consider a petition by LGBT advocates to overturn their decision late last year that reinstated the country's colonial-era sodomy ban.Read More


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BREAKING: Married Same-Sex Couples Now Qualify for Medicare

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 11:55 AM | comments

Huge news for married LGBT seniors: Obama administration has just announced that married same-sex couples now qualify for Medicare hospital and physician benefits.Read More


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Irish Gaelic Football Star Makes Gay-for-Pay Porn Videos

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Cathal McCarron, a 25-year-old Irish Gaelic football star, is facing a torrent of anti-gay harassment after he allegedly appeared in two gay-for-pay porn videos posted to an adult pay-per-view website.Read More


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AL House Demands Federal Anti-Marriage Amendment

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

The Alabama House of Representatives, who apparently woke up yesterday morning in 1994 rather than 2014, passed a resolution calling for a constitutional convention to add a marriage discrimination amendment to the United States Constitution.Read More


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Mississippi Governor Will Sign 'Turn Away the Gays' Bill

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Phil Bryant, Mississippi's far-right Republican governor, announced that he plans to sign an Arizona-style "right to discriminate" bill that would allow individuals and businesses to refuse to serve LGBT people and others in the name of "religious freedom."Read More


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Bryan Fischer: Punish Adultery With 15 Years in Prison

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

""I will be honest with you, I'm absolutely fine with a fifteen-year incarceration for the crime of adultery. It is a crime!"Read More


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Tom Daley: 'I Am a Gay Man Now'

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

British diver Tom Daley told the world last night that he doesn't identify as bisexual, but as gay.Read More