Media: April 2015

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Powerful Hallmark Mother's Day Ad Features Trans Man

Filed by John M. Becker | April 30, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Hallmark's #PutYourHeartToPaper campaign has released a poignant new Mother's Day ad featuring Alex, a transgender man, talking about his mother Pam and the unconditional love she gives him.Read More

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Right Blames Everyone But Police for Baltimore Unrest

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 30, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

Right-wingers were quick to blame the Baltimore protestors, their parents, and even the President -- everyone but the police -- for the conditions that fueled the unrest.Read More

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PBS on Today's Kentucky Marriage Equality Case

Filed by Bil Browning | April 28, 2015 | 11:30 AM | comments

PBS has an excellent report out of Kentucky about two families - one supports marriage equality and the other doesn't - and how they both set up today's court battle.Read More

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Kim Kardashian Speaks About Bruce Jenner's Transition

Filed by John M. Becker | April 27, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

"He has waited almost 65 years to make this decision... I think when you are finally ready to be your true self then you're prepared for anything."Read More

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CBS Host Calls Out Tony Perkins for Leading a Hate Group

Filed by John M. Becker | April 26, 2015 | 5:00 PM | comments

CBS "Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer rightly called out telegenic spokesbigot Tony Perkins on live TV for leading a hate group. But this shouldn't be an uncommon occurrence. Read More

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Freedom to Marry's Closing Argument

Filed by John M. Becker | April 26, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

Ahead of Supreme Court oral arguments on Tuesday, the national marriage-equality group Freedom to Marry released a new 30-second ad spot outlining what Evan Wolfson, the group's founder, calls its "closing argument."Read More

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WATCH: Irish Kids Say 'Yes' to Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

Here's your "awwww" moment of the day: a heartwarming new PSA featuring Irish kids talking about different kinds of families and asking for a "yes" vote on marriage equality.Read More


Trans Man Leads Vote in 'Men's Health' Cover Contest

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

"Men's Health" magazine is running a contest to find its cover model for the November 2015 issue, and video blogger Aydian Dowling, a trans man, is leading the popular vote.Read More

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Bill O'Reilly Declares 'Open Season' on Reality

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 16, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly thinks that "If you are a Christian or a white man in the USA, it's open season on you." Here on earth, two more unarmed black men were killed by law enforcement officers.Read More


Pat Robertson: Gays Will Force You to Like Bestiality

Filed by John M. Becker | April 02, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Right-wing crackpot televangelist Pat Robertson treated "700 Club" viewers to a particularly epic case of delusional word vomit this morning, claiming that gays will force everyone to enjoy anal sex, oral sex, and bestiality.Read More

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Honey Maid on Indiana RFRA: 'We Serve Everyone'

Filed by John M. Becker | April 01, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

Iconic graham cracker brand Honey Maid is once again speaking out for LGBT human rights in response to Indiana's new so-called "religious freedom" law, which sanctions religiously-motivated discrimination against LGBT people and other minority groups.Read More