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.

This Week In Right-Wing Racism: Racist GoFundMe Accounts, Threats To Black Female Preachers

This Week In Right-Wing Racism: Racist GoFundMe Accounts, Threats To Black Female Preachers

Hopefully your Fourth of July celebration wasn’t ruined by a right-wing racism-denying relative. If it was, email them these examples.

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Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof’s Sister Sets Up GoFundMe Page For Cancelled Wedding

Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof’s Sister Sets Up GoFundMe Page For Cancelled Wedding

Well, of course the white supremacist’s sister has set up a GoFundMe account. It’s the way of things go when racists murder black people.

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Fox Analyst: People Who Fight Against Racism Are ‘Cultural Cousins’ Of Racist Shooter (VIDEO)

Fox Analyst: People Who Fight Against Racism Are ‘Cultural Cousins’ Of Racist Shooter (VIDEO)

It’s the rhetoric of people like Fox’s Peter Johnson who CREATE the Dylann Roofs of the world. Yet he, in his clueless racism, can’t see it.

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Marriage Equality Ruling Sparks Rise In Anti-LGBT Violence (VIDEO)

Marriage Equality Ruling Sparks Rise In Anti-LGBT Violence (VIDEO)

In our delight over marriage equality, we have to remember that many people would harm us, so we must continue to be vigilant.

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Fox Host: Eliminating The Gender Pay Inequality Isn’t Fair To Men (VIDEO)

Fox Host: Eliminating The Gender Pay Inequality Isn’t Fair To Men (VIDEO)

A Cornell University professor had the NERVE to point out gender bias. Fox host Tucker Carlson said women are a “biological accident” in response.

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26,000,000 People Turn Facebook Rainbow For Marriage Equality (IMAGE)

26,000,000 People Turn Facebook Rainbow For Marriage Equality (IMAGE)

26,000,000 million people around the world did an amazing thing and turned Facebook rainbow in support of marriage equality.

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N.C. KKK Group To March In S.C. To Support Confederate Flag

N.C. KKK Group To March In S.C. To Support Confederate Flag

Black people being massacred. Black churches burning. The Klan marching. You’re not dreaming. Yes, it’s still 2015.

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NYPD Officer Gets Fabulous Instead Of Furious At Gay Pride Parade (VIDEO)

NYPD Officer Gets Fabulous Instead Of Furious At Gay Pride Parade (VIDEO)

Any New York Pride-goers know who this dancing mystery cop is? Help us find him!

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Bigoted Public Official: States Will Stop ALL Marriages Before Allowing Gay Marriage (IMAGE)

Bigoted Public Official: States Will Stop ALL Marriages Before Allowing Gay Marriage (IMAGE)

This man’s bigoted rant on an official government page really should get him removed from office.

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Iconic Stonewall Inn Gay Bar Will Finally Become Official Landmark

Iconic Stonewall Inn Gay Bar Will Finally Become Official Landmark

It’s about time. We wouldn’t be where we are today without Stonewall. This is definitely a sacred piece of history.

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This Week In Right-Wing Racism: Confederate Flags, Church Burnings, And Racism Denial

This Week In Right-Wing Racism: Confederate Flags, Church Burnings, And Racism Denial

Next time your right-wing relatives and friends tell you we have no problem with racism in America, just show them this list.

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White House Alight In Beautiful Rainbow To Celebrate Marriage Equality

White House Alight In Beautiful Rainbow To Celebrate Marriage Equality

This was already an amazingly glorious day, and this beautiful display of support from the Obama White House just made it better.

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We’ve Come A Long Way, Baby: 1969 Article Shows What Gay Life Was Once Like

We’ve Come A Long Way, Baby: 1969 Article Shows What Gay Life Was Once Like

Yes, we still have a long way to go, my LGBT brothers and sisters. But boy, this should remind you of how far we’ve come.

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Gov. Jindal Goes On ‘Religious Liberty’ Tirade After SCOTUS Marriage Ruling (TWEETS)

Gov. Jindal Goes On ‘Religious Liberty’ Tirade After SCOTUS Marriage Ruling (TWEETS)

With today’s ruling on marriage from SCOTUS, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal just had to throw a twitter tantrum. Boo hoo.

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VICTORY! SCOTUS Rules In Favor Of Love, Legalizes Marriage Equality Nationwide

Arguments at the United States Supreme Court for Same-Sex Marriage on April 28, 2015

It’s official: Love wins. SCOTUS has just ruled that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry.

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Uncle Tom: Confederate Flag Never Called Me ‘N*gger,’ Blacks And Liberals Did

Uncle Tom: Confederate Flag Never Called Me ‘N*gger,’ Blacks And Liberals Did

It was only a matter of time before a token black man came out of the woodwork to support the confederate flag.

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Calif. Judge Rules That Religious Nut’s ‘Kill The Gays’ Ballot Measure Can Be Refused

Calif. Judge Rules That Religious Nut’s ‘Kill The Gays’ Ballot Measure Can Be Refused

This man actually put forth an official measure to make it legal to execute gays and lesbians. Luckily, a judge ruled against his insane proposal.

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Reddit’s ‘CoonTown’ May Be The Most Racist Space Online, Remains In Wake Of S.C. Shooting (IMAGES)

Reddit’s ‘CoonTown’ May Be The Most Racist Space Online, Remains In Wake Of S.C. Shooting (IMAGES)

Dylann Roof is proof that people with hateful ideologies can become radicalized online. /r/Coontown and communities like it are dangerous.

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S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley: It’s Time To Remove Confederate Flag From Statehouse Grounds (VIDEO)

S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley: It’s Time To Remove Confederate Flag From Statehouse Grounds (VIDEO)

Nikki Haley made history with and impassioned speech about just why the confederate battle flag must be removed from the S.C. statehouse grounds.

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White Activists March On Charleston Confederate Museum, Chant ‘Black Lives Matter’

White Activists March On Charleston Confederate Museum, Chant ‘Black Lives Matter’

The significance of the march on the Confederate museum should not be lost. The Confederacy in and of itself was built on racial terrorism.

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