Post Tagged with: "gay rights"

Salem Mayor Vows To Donate $5 To LGBT Charity For Every Anti-Gay Phone Call She Gets

Salem Mayor Vows To Donate $5 To LGBT Charity For Every Anti-Gay Phone Call She Gets

After the city of Salem, Massachusetts decided to cut ties to a Christian university which is suing the federal government for the right to discriminate against LGBT employees, Mayor Kimberly Driscoll began receiving dozens of angry phone calls from conservatives demanding that she be kicked out of office. Rather than […]

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Obama’s Now-Iconic Fist Bump Was Actually For Gay Rights (IMAGE)

Obama’s Now-Iconic Fist Bump Was Actually For Gay Rights (IMAGE)

With all the infighting and polarization, it’s easy to forget that regardless of where you stand politically, President Obama just seems like a pretty decent guy. Here’s a great reminder. You’ve probably seen the picture: President Obama smiling in mid-fist bump with a totally excited cashier at a local BBQ […]

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Famed Comic Star Archie Dies In Two Days Over Gun Control (VIDEO)

(Photo courtesy of rollingstone.com.)

Comic books are taking a political turn toward the serious. In two days, comic book star of “Life With Archie,” Archie Andrews, is going to die. Wednesday, the freckled hero will be shot down thwarting an assassination attempt on his best friend, newly elected Sen. Kevin Keller, over the gun rights issue.

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Study: Children Raised By Same-Sex Couples Tend To Be Happier, Healthier

Study: Children Raised By Same-Sex Couples Tend To Be Happier, Healthier

The results of what researchers are billing as the “largest study of its type in the world” show that children who grow up with same-sex parents score markedly higher on levels of health and wellbeing than their peers from traditional family units. University of Melbourne researcher Simon Crouch and his […]

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HGTV’s Homophobic Brothers Say Christians ‘Must Be Willing To Die’ To Prevent Gay Marriage (VIDEO)

HGTV’s Homophobic Brothers Say Christians ‘Must Be Willing To Die’ To Prevent Gay Marriage (VIDEO)

Outspoken gay marriage opponents and former HGTV hosts, David and Jason Benham, decided to crank up the rhetoric and are now telling fellow Christians that they should be “willing to die” in their efforts to stop gay marriage from being legalized. Until recently, the Benham brothers were rising stars on […]

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PA Principal Cancels School Production Of ‘Spamalot’ For Being Too Gay

PA Principal Cancels School Production Of ‘Spamalot’ For Being Too Gay

A high school in northern Pennsylvania will no longer be staging a production of Monty Python’s Spamalot this coming year because the principal felt it was promoting homosexuality. The Tony award-winning Broadway musical is based on the cult film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The irreverent plot revolves around King Arthur […]

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San Francisco Burger King Releases ‘Proud Whopper’ In Honor Of LGBT Pride Week (Video)

San Francisco Burger King Releases ‘Proud Whopper’ In Honor Of LGBT Pride Week (Video)

Aside from its appearance, what’s the difference between a regular Burger King Whopper and a new Proud Whopper? Nothing. That’s the point. A San Francisco Burger King has revealed the colorful design for their new Whopper in honor of LGBT pride week. Donning the colors of the rainbow, the packaging […]

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13 Signs That Make The Best Case For Marriage Equality

13 Signs That Make The Best Case For Marriage Equality

Currently, there are nineteen states within the U.S. that have legalized gay marriage, and twelve states where judges have issued rulings in favor of the freedom to marry. Although the struggle for the legalization of gay marriage across the board still exists, it’s been a crucial year for gay rights – […]

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Republicans Kiss the Gays Goodbye as GOProud Closes Up Shop

Republicans Kiss the Gays Goodbye as GOProud Closes Up Shop

The GOP LGBT organization GOProud, is shutting down, its members leaving the organization, and in many cases, the party itself.

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Right-Wing Media Group Wants You To Be Terrified Of Porn (VIDEO)

(Photo courtesy of WikiMedia.)

And now for the latest in right-wing attempts to regulate your sex life… a two-day summit this weekend labeling pornography a “major public health crisis” that should be in the same category as drunk driving and teen smoking.

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Anti-Gay Mother’s Day Protester Dive Bombed With Slushie (VIDEO)

Photo courtesy WoodTV

Dueling protests on Mother’s Day got out of hand, resulting in one woman with a face full of frozen beverage.

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Ed Farrell, Arizona Vice Mayor, Mistakenly Uses Onion Article To Praise Fred Phelps

In addition to Googling 'satire', perhaps Ed Farrell should also Google 'Stonewall' and 'rights of gays in the past'.

In addition to Googling ‘satire’, perhaps Ed Farrell should also Google ‘Stonewall’ and ‘rights of gays in the past’.

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Evangelical Leader Says ‘Putin Is Right On These Issues’ During Ukraine Invasion

Franklin Graham, son of Evangelical leader Billy Graham made news when he said, “In my opinion, Putin is right on these issues." Image: Paul Walsh

Franklin Graham, son of Evangelical leader Billy Graham made news when he said, “In my opinion, Putin is right on these issues.”

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AZ ‘Turn Away The Gays’ Veto Reveals GOP’s Sharp Divide

Image from @GovBrewer: Moments ago, I vetoed #SB1062. pic.twitter.com/gdQn0dG2vB

The divide in the GOP was thrown into sharp relief through the reactions of pols and pundits to Gov. Brewer’s veto of SB 1062. Grab the popcorn and enjoy.

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Facebook Meme Claims Straight People Are Being ‘Viciously Attacked’ For Being Straight

'Straight Pride' Image from 'Politically Correctness Gone Wild' Facebook page.[/caption]

The people who posted this meme claim they’ve been ‘viciously attacked’ for being straight. Is this happening to you? Here are seven ways you can tell.

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WATCH: Dallas SWAT’s Overwhelming Use Of Force On Empty Apartment

Dallas SWAT's acceptable use of force. Countless taxpayer dollars, 40 officers, 22 vehicles, 6 hours of stand-off, ONE empty apartment and zero suspects. Image: screen shot

Dallas SWAT’s acceptable use of force. Countless taxpayer dollars, 40 officers, 22 vehicles, 6 hours of stand-off, ONE empty apartment and zero suspects.

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WATCH: This Pro-LGBT Olympics Commercial From Norway Is Awesome

Photo screen-captured from XXL 'Airport Love' ad. http://youtu.be/y5pzhmGX1sk

Some of Sweden’s biggest athletes came together to make this XXL commercial, and send an important message of support to Russia’s oppressed LGBT community

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Is Google Mocking Gay Rights With Its Daily Banner, Or Is There More To It?

Is Google Mocking Gay Rights With Its Daily Banner, Or Is There More To It?

Today, Google celebrates the opening of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games. They also celebrate equality, human rights, and non-discriminatory understanding. How can they do that at the same time? A rainbow colored banner with a quote from the Olympic Charter adorns the search engine’s page. “The practice of sport is […]

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Watch: Human Rights Group Exposes LGBT Terror In Russia Before Olympics (Graphic)

Photo screen captured from Human Rights Watch's video showing footage from attacks on members of the GLBT community in Russia.

Prior to the opening ceremonies in Socchi, a human rights group released a graphic video of attacks on the LGBT community. So why do we watch the Olympics?

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Where Men And Dinosaurs Collide: Evolution And Creationism Go Head To Head In Big Debate (VIDEOS)

Bill Nye the science guy vs creation museum CEO Ken Ham

Bill Nye (the ‘Science Guy’) went head to head against Ken Ham (CEO of Creationist Museum) to debate evolution vs. creationism.

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