February 18, 2014

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Hundreds Swarm Idaho Capitol Demanding LGBT Protections

Filed by John M. Becker | February 18, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Hundreds of equality advocates swarmed the Idaho state capitol yesterday to demand that LGBT people be added to the state's Human Rights Act.Read More

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Kansas Bill Would Allow Teachers to Leave Welts on Kids' Backsides

Filed by John M. Becker | February 18, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

A Kansas Democrat is proposing a bill that would allow parents, teachers, and childcare providers to spank children so hard it leaves welts and bruises.Read More


Uganda Cracks Down Further on Gays, Women

Filed by John M. Becker | February 18, 2014 | 4:45 PM | comments

Uganda intends to crack down further on gays with a proposal that would deny bail to anyone accused of homosexuality. The country also just criminalized miniskirts.Read More

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Watch: Elaine Stritch Drops the F-Bomb on Live TV

Filed by John M. Becker | February 18, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Broadway legend Elaine Stritch dropped by the Today Show this morning to promote her new documentary, "Shoot Me." She gave the hosts more than they'd bargained for.Read More

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Anti-Gay Horrors Continue in Nigeria

Filed by John M. Becker | February 18, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Angry mobs are terrorizing gay men in Nigeria, hauling them out of their homes in the middle of the night and savagely beating them in public.Read More

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America's Sexiest Olympian Gets Even Cuter

Filed by Bil Browning | February 18, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Not only does freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy look hot in or out of his parka, now he's melting the hearts of animal lovers worldwide.Read More


Charles Barkley: Locker Room Fears 'An Insult to All Gay Men'

Filed by John M. Becker | February 18, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Retired NBA legend and LGBT rights advocate Charles Barkley has no patience for anti-gay locker room fears.Read More

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Italians Stage Base Jumping Fashion Show

Filed by Bil Browning | February 18, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Leave it to the Italians to take base jumping and turn it into a high fashion catwalk in the sky.Read More

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The Fog of a Thousand Years

Filed by Mark S. King | February 18, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

We select the bits and pieces to remember, and the truth fades. It becomes lost in the fog of a thousand years.Read More


Que(e)rying Michael Sam's Coming-Out

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | February 18, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

If no team signs Michael Sam, the NFL will be sending the message that no time is the right time to be out in football.Read More

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Pussy Riot Members Arrested in Sochi

Filed by John M. Becker | February 18, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

Two members of the internationally famous punk rock band Pussy Riot were arrested today in Sochi as they walked down the street.Read More

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New Olympic Pride Flag Tells Russia: The World is Watching

Filed by John M. Becker | February 18, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

Check out a new pride flag from the Gettysburg Flag Words that's designed to send a message to Vladimir Putin about his anti-LGBT crackdown in Russia: the world is watching.Read More