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


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


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


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


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


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


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