March 17, 2014

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Arkansas High School Blocks Gay Student's Yearbook Profile

Filed by John M. Becker | March 17, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Administrators at Sheridan High School in Sheridan, Arkansas are in hot water today after they refused to publish a profile about a gay student in this year's yearbook.Read More

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Report: Westboro Excommunicated Phelps for Being Too Nice

Filed by John M. Becker | March 17, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

The Fred Phelps story just keeps getting weirder: remember the bit about him being excommunicated from Westboro Baptist Church? Turns out it happened in a coup last summer. Read More

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NC School Punishes 9-Year-Old Victim, Not His Bullies

Filed by John M. Becker | March 17, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Nine-year-old Grayson Bruce of North Carolina was bullied by his classmates for bringing a "My Little Pony" backpack to school. But school officials aren't punishing the bullies, they're punishing him.Read More


Nets Make it Official: They're Keeping Jason Collins

Filed by John M. Becker | March 17, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Last weekend, the Brooklyn Nets confirmed that they're keeping Jason Collins, the first openly gay active player in NBA history, for the remainder of the season.Read More

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Obama Sanctions Author of Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | March 17, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Among the 11 Russian officials sanctioned by the U.S. and E.U. today is Yelena Mizulina, the author of Russia's infamous "gay propaganda" ban.Read More

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New Jersey's Bridgegate & the Trans Connection

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 17, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Was the real reason for the order to close lanes on the world's busiest bridge a move against Christie's longtime political nemesis, State Senator Loretta Weinberg, a 78-year-old Jewish grandmother considered the state transgender community's political godmother?Read More

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A Game About Having Sex With Your Friends

Filed by Bil Browning | March 17, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Are you a fan of Cards Against Humanity?Read More

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Watch: LA Earthquake Hits During TV Morning Shows

Filed by John M. Becker | March 17, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

When a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck the Los Angeles area this morning, news cameras on local morning shows were rolling.Read More


Scott Lively Proudly Marches in Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade

Filed by John M. Becker | March 17, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Hate group leader Scott Lively marched in Boston's exclusionary St. Patrick's Day Parade, whining about "LGBT bullies" all the way.Read More


Guinness Drops St. Pat's Day Parade Over LGBT Rights

Filed by John M. Becker | March 17, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

Last night, after coming under heavy pressure, Guinness dropped its sponsorship of the NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade.Read More