If you thought the fight for LGBT equality was over, there are 29 states where you can still be legally fired from your job simply for being gay.
Sarah Palin thinks the answer to California’s drought crisis is as simple as more reservoirs and drinking sea water. You betcha!
Humans of New York posted a picture of a little boy with his quote, “I’m homosexual and I’m afraid about what my future will be and that people won’t like me.” Hillary Clinton stepped in and told him his life was going to be amazing. (BTW, this has “internet hoax” written all over it, but Hillary’s comment is still great.)
And finally, Frangela started following me on Twitter last night. I know this doesn’t mean much to the rest of you, but it made me really happy.
As America celebrates its birthday today, I offer this gentle reminder of gay soldiers of yesteryear that could never have even imagined serving openly, let alone that they might one day have the right to marry. Be sure to have some tissues on hand.
I know this story is several days old, but holy crap, this little girl is my hero.
These dickbags (who no doubt Support the Troops™) are mocking veterans living with PTSD, even going so far as to describe their signs as “faggoty.”
Mike Huckabee wants to make it a hate crime to discriminate against Christians who insist on being bigots. You know what bothers me the most about this? Let’s pretend we live in a world where he gets his way. Who’s to say this legislation couldn’t be used to defend a “Christian” who commits a hate crime against a gay person? “I was being persecuted for my religious beliefs. I had no choice but to beat the shit out of him!”
Speaking of people who will never be president, here are 10 awful words and the people they’re named for. I guess “santorum” got lost somewhere in the frothy mix.
Researchers have developed the technology to create touchable images in midair using lasers. One step closer to holodecks!
Authorities are investigating a sign found inside a Baltimore PD van that reads, “Enjoy your ride, cuz we sure will!” Reminder: Freddie Gray entered a Baltimore PD van back in April, apparently healthy, and emerged with a broken spine.
U-Haul has cuts its ties with Jeff Amyx (that homophobic hardware store owner who put up that “no gays allowed” sign.) How long until he has a GoFundMe page?
Michael Eisner doesn’t think women can be funny and beautiful. Without even thinking about it, half a dozen funny and beautiful women flashed through my head.
Are you against gay marriage because of the Bible? Here’s a handy flowchart.
An Oregon bakery that refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple has been ordered to pay $135,000 in legal fees. Fun fact: this bakery apparently has no problem making divorce celebration cakes or cakes for ‘gay cure’ groups.
The dancing police officer from last weekend’s NYC pride has been identified. And the best part? He’s apparently straight. You know, I love that. You’ve got a straight guy in a traditionally macho field of work who is secure enough in his heterosexuality to just let loose and have some fun at gay pride. (Scroll down to the update.)