Articles by: Shannon Barber
Shannon Barber is a self- described queer feminist and activist for 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.

NC Preacher’s Epic Marriage Equality Meltdown: ‘You Think Ebola Is Bad Now, Just Wait!’ (AUDIO)

Pastor Ron Baity from North Carolina went on one of the most epic anti- LGBT rants we've heard yet, going so far as to blame marriage equality for Ebola and to compare LGBT people to skunks and cows.Image Credit: The Raw Story

Pastor Ron Baity from North Carolina went on one of the most epic anti- LGBT rants we’ve heard yet, going so far as to blame marriage equality for Ebola and to compare LGBT people to skunks and cows.

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’19 Kids And Counting’s’ Jim Bob Dugger Advises On Birth Control, Hopefully Nobody Listens (VIDEO)

’19 Kids And Counting’s’ Jim Bob Dugger Advises On Birth Control, Hopefully Nobody Listens (VIDEO)

Jim Bob Duggar of “19 Kids and Counting” gives out dangerously inaccurate information regarding women’s health, insisting that birth control pills “can be abortive.”

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Conservatives Get A Taste Of Their Own Medicine After Mocking Disabled Wendy Davis Speaker (VIDEO)

The same conservatives who accused Wendy Davis and her campaign of being disrespectful toward people with disabilities turns right around and, you guessed it, disrespected people with disabilities by calling them "human props."Image Credit: The Raw Story

The same conservatives who accused Wendy Davis and her campaign of being disrespectful toward people with disabilities turns right around and, you guessed it, disrespected people with disabilities by calling them “human props.”

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Huckabee Has On-Air Meltdown, Tells Republicans To ‘Grow A Spine’ On Issue Of Marriage Equality (VIDEO)

Mike Huckabee makes a fool of himself on the issue of marriage equality by completely losing it on air regarding the issue and telling fellow Republicans to "grow a spine."Image Credit: The Raw Story

Mike Huckabee makes a fool of himself on the issue of marriage equality by completely losing it on air regarding the issue and telling fellow Republicans to “grow a spine.”

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Texas GOPer Running For Governor Says Marriage Equality Keeps Kids From Being Born In Wedlock

Texas gubernatorial candidate Gregg Abbott has run out of reasons to oppose same-sex marriage, so he turns to the issue of procreation to make his arguments and promptly makes a fool of himself in the process.Image Credit: The Raw Story

Texas gubernatorial candidate Gregg Abbott has run out of reasons to oppose same-sex marriage, so he turns to the issue of procreation to make his arguments and promptly makes a fool of himself in the process.

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Utah GOPer Wants To Call Same-Sex Marriages ‘Pairages,’ Says They Are Not Real Marriages

Utah state Rep. Kraig Powell has created a bill that is nothing more than a desperate attempt to continue discriminating against same-sex couples in the state of Utah.Image Credit: The Raw Story

Utah state Rep. Kraig Powell has created a bill that is nothing more than a desperate attempt to continue discriminating against same-sex couples in the state of Utah.

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MN Dem Calls For Gun Safety: ‘I Don’t Need An Assault Rifle To Shoot A Duck. Maybe You Do.’ (VIDEO)

Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan does a brilliant job of putting his gun nut opponent, Stewart Mills, in his place in Tuesday's debate for Minnesota's 8th district.Image Credit: The Raw Story

Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan does a brilliant job of putting his gun nut opponent, Stewart Mills, in his place in Tuesday’s debate for Minnesota’s 8th district.

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NC GOP Rep. Loses It During Debate, Says US Was ‘Founded On’ Man-Woman Marriage (VIDEO)

NC Rep. Renee Ellmers makes her debate with Clay Aiken about marriage equality and shows how ignorant she is of America's history.Image Credit: The Raw Story

NC Rep. Renee Ellmers makes her debate with Clay Aiken about marriage equality and shows how ignorant she is of America’s history.

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Racist, Sexist Former SC GOP Executive Director Wants To Execute All Ebola Patients

Racist, Sexist Former SC GOP Executive Director Wants To Execute All Ebola Patients

Former SC GOP Executive Director Todd Kincannon’s twitter account continues to get him in trouble, as he reveals how racist, sexist, homophobic, and generally just all around bigoted he is.

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Head Of TN School Board Steps Down Over Misogynist ‘ButtleOpener’ Invention (VIDEO)

The chairman of a school board in Tennessee has stepped down from his position over an outrageously sexist invention he calls the "ButtleOpener," which is a bottle opener shaped like a female backside.Image Credit: The Raw Story

The chairman of a school board in Tennessee has stepped down from his position over an outrageously sexist invention he calls the “ButtleOpener,” which is a bottle opener shaped like a female backside.

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American Unemployment Rate Hits Six Year Low, 248,000 Jobs Created

The American unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest in six years. However, we still need to raise the minimum wage to continue economic growth.Image Credit: The Raw Story

The American unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest in six years. However, we still need to raise the minimum wage to continue economic growth.

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Benham Twins Compare Having A Reality Show Cancelled To Being Victims Of ISIS (VIDEO)

The Benham twins stoop to a new low as they compare losing a reality show because of their bigoted views to being targeted by ISIS.

The Benham twins stoop to a new low as they compare losing a reality show because of their bigoted views to being targeted by ISIS.

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MN Man Facing Charges For Shooting Gay Couple With A BB Gun For Holding Hands (VIDEO)

A religiously crazed Minnesota man is currently in jail for shooting a gay couple with a CO2 powered BB gun for holding hands in a Minneapolis gay bar.Image Credit: The Raw Story

A religiously crazed Minnesota man is currently in jail for shooting a gay couple with a CO2 powered BB gun for holding hands in a Minneapolis gay bar.

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Louisiana Church Kicks AA Group Out Because They Are Afraid Of Gay Marriage (VIDEO)

In a rather bizarre move, a Louisiana church has kicked an Alcoholics Anonymous group out for fear of no longer being allowed to discriminate against the LGBT community.Image Credit: The Raw Story

In a rather bizarre move, a Louisiana church has kicked an Alcoholics Anonymous group out for fear of no longer being allowed to discriminate against the LGBT community.

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CA’s ‘Yes Means Yes’ Campus Sexual Assault Bill Becomes Law

In a landmark move, California's Governor Jerry Brown signs "affirmative consent" bill into law to help stop campus sexual assault.Image Credit: Latin Post

In a landmark move, California’s Governor Jerry Brown signs “affirmative consent” bill into law to help stop campus sexual assault.

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Bill Maher Tells Cops To Stop ‘Going Mental For No Reason’ (VIDEO)

Bill Maher nails it once more, this time taking America's overzealous, abusive police forces to task.Image Credit: The Raw Story

Bill Maher nails it once more, this time taking America’s overzealous, abusive police forces to task.

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Fox Host Tells Ben Carson That His Becoming President Would Be Like A Politician Doing Brain Surgery (VIDEO)

Dr. Ben Carson gets a smack down from his own network when he tries to make a case for his running for president.Image Credit: The Raw Story

Dr. Ben Carson gets a smack down from his own network when he tries to make a case for his running for president.

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Unrest Continues In Ferguson, Unnamed Police Officer Shot (VIDEO)

Racial tensions continue to flare in Ferguson, MO. An unnamed police officer was shot there Saturday evening.Image Credit: ABC

Racial tensions continue to flare in Ferguson, MO. An unnamed police officer was shot there Saturday evening.

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Racist, Homophobic Open Carry Nut Threatens Moms Demand Action On Facebook

A nutty open carry advocate threatens Moms Demand Action, tells them to 'get back in the kitchen.'Image Credit: The Raw Story

Open carry nut Tyler Lance Craddock has threatened the gun control group Moms Demand Action, telling them to ‘get back in the kitchen.’

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Fox Hosts Say Frat Rapes Are The Fault Of Drunk Women (VIDEO)

The hosts of the Fox show "Outnumbered" demonstrate rape culture at work by blaming drunk women for the frat house rape problem.Image Credit: The Raw Story

The hosts of the Fox show “Outnumbered” demonstrate rape culture at work by blaming drunk women for the frat house rape problem.

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