Articles by: Shannon Barber
Shannon Barber is a self- described queer feminist and activist for racial equality, LGBT rights, women’s rights, and secular rights in America. She is a lifelong lover of words, though her educational background is in computer science. She currently writes for 2 liberal websites, and keeps her own humor blog for lesbians. She hopes to change the world, one mind at a time.

Cincinnati Pub Suffers Blowback, Pulls Transphobic Half Taco, Half Hot Dog ‘Bruce Jenner 2.0′ Dish (VIDEO)

Cincinnati Pub Suffers Blowback, Pulls Transphobic Half Taco, Half Hot Dog ‘Bruce Jenner 2.0′ Dish (VIDEO)

People need to learn the difference between “jokes” that are actually funny, and those that are insensitive and offensive. This was definitely the latter.

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Hillary’s Fiery Speech: Religious Beliefs Must Change For Social Justice (VIDEO)

Hillary’s Fiery Speech: Religious Beliefs Must Change For Social Justice (VIDEO)

Hillary is right. Outdated cultural ideas surrounding things like religion must change in order to have true equality.

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Runs To The Koch Brothers To Save His Plummeting Approval Ratings

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Runs To The Koch Brothers To Save His Plummeting Approval Ratings

Can the Koch Brothers rescue Mike Pence from his RFRA damaged approval ratings nightmare? Let’s hope not.

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McGuffey High School Plays The Victim In ‘Anti-Gay Day’ Scandal, Blames Media For ‘Embellishing’

McGuffey High School Plays The Victim In ‘Anti-Gay Day’ Scandal, Blames Media For ‘Embellishing’

This school actually equated that hateful “Anti-Gay Day” event with the love and tolerance promoted by the Day of Silence. They also had the gall to blame the media for their poor judgment.

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Gay Man Called ‘F*ggot’ By McDonald’s Employee, Served Uncooked Meat

Gay Man Called ‘F*ggot’ By McDonald’s Employee, Served Uncooked Meat

Hopefully, there are non-discrimination protections in place, and the food tampering investigation results in prosecution of all involved.

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Fox’s Keith Ablow: Obama Is To Blame For Americans Joining ISIS (VIDEO)

Fox’s Keith Ablow: Obama Is To Blame For Americans Joining ISIS (VIDEO)

These loons have actually found a way to blame President Obama for Americans joining ISIS.

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Right Wing Nut: Go To Gay Weddings Only To Tell The Couples They’ll Burn In Hell (AUDIO)

Right Wing Nut: Go To Gay Weddings Only To Tell The Couples They’ll Burn In Hell (AUDIO)

Once again, a rabidly homophobic Christian proves that god(s) always hate the same people their followers hate.

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WATCH: Senator Obama Once Said ‘Religion Doesn’t Allow For Compromise’ (VIDEO)

WATCH: Senator Obama Once Said ‘Religion Doesn’t Allow For Compromise’ (VIDEO)

What does Barack Obama REALLY think about the Bible? His comments from this 2006 video suggest that the then-senator and current president may not be religious at all.

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Penn. High School Students Hold Peaceful Protest Against Hateful ‘Anti-Gay Day’ (IMAGES/VIDEO)

Penn. High School Students Hold Peaceful Protest Against Hateful ‘Anti-Gay Day’ (IMAGES/VIDEO)

Students who were offended by the LGBTQ-centric Day of Silence organized a hateful “Anti-Gay Day” event. The Day of Silence participants took the high road, and fought hate with love.

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16 Years After Columbine, And America Is More Obsessed With Guns Than Ever

16 Years After Columbine, And America Is More Obsessed With Guns Than Ever

Remember life before Columbine? I do. Perhaps we could get back there if America would just stop this deadly love affair with guns.

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Iowa Republican Holds Up Bill To Take Away Rapists’ Parental Rights, Says It’s ‘Feel Good’ Legislation

Iowa Republican Holds Up Bill To Take Away Rapists’ Parental Rights, Says It’s ‘Feel Good’ Legislation

No war on women? Just another piece of evidence that there certainly is.

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White Cops Use Excessive Force On Black Suspect, Break His Spine, And Now He’s Dead (VIDEO)

White Cops Use Excessive Force On Black Suspect, Break His Spine, And Now He’s Dead (VIDEO)

Another senseless death of a black man at the hands of white cops. Time to, once again, teach these uniformed murderers that this will not be tolerated.

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Fox Host Blasts Misogynist CEO: ‘Completely Backwards’ To Say God Doesn’t Want Female President (VIDEO)

Fox Host Blasts Misogynist CEO: ‘Completely Backwards’ To Say God Doesn’t Want Female President (VIDEO)

This Cheryl Rios should go back to the 1850’s. Then again, she wouldn’t be a CEO then, would she?

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Iranian Cleric Blames Gay Children On Father’s ‘Intercourse Fantasies’

Iranian Cleric Blames Gay Children On Father’s ‘Intercourse Fantasies’

This man’s ideas are not only outrageous, they are also dangerous.

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Right Wing Nut David Barton: The Government Can Outlaw Homosexuality (VIDEO)

Right Wing Nut David Barton: The Government Can Outlaw Homosexuality (VIDEO)

David Barton’s obsession with gay people and gay sex borders on the psychotic.

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CNN Documents: Missouri Nat’l Guard Called Ferguson Protesters ‘Enemy Forces’

CNN Documents: Missouri Nat’l Guard Called Ferguson Protesters ‘Enemy Forces’

This language shows what we already know: Cops no longer serve and protect. They beat-and kill-citizens into submission.

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Vatican Finally Drops Misogynistic Probe Of American Nun Group

Vatican Finally Drops Misogynistic Probe Of American Nun Group

“Anything coming out of the Vatican this morning is nothing other than a fig leaf because they can’t say ‘oops’ in Latin.”

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Gold-Digging Pastor Creflo Dollar Claims Pokemon Made 90’s Kids Gay

Gold-Digging Pastor Creflo Dollar Claims Pokemon Made 90’s Kids Gay

Pastor Creflo Dollar: 1990s youth had “their sexuality warped by Ash and his fruity friends.”

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Log Cabin Republicans Banned From Yet Another Conservative Conference

Image: Mario Piperni on Flickr

Once again, the Log Cabin Republicans prove that they are completely blind to the fact that the GOP does not welcome them.

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Ultra-Othodox Jewish Website Cut Pic Of Kim Kardashian Because She Is A ‘Pornographic Symbol’ (IMAGES)

Ultra-Othodox Jewish Website Cut Pic Of Kim Kardashian Because She Is A ‘Pornographic Symbol’ (IMAGES)

Christians are always going on about the misogyny in Islam. But what about the misogyny in Orthodox Judaism and fundamentalist Christianity?

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