December 13, 2013

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Jon Stewart Demolishes 'War on Christmas,' White Santa

Filed by John M. Becker | December 13, 2013 | 5:30 PM | comments

The folks at Fox News are again trying desperately to make the "War on Christmas" happen, which is perfect fodder for Jon Stewart.Read More

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Bob Newhart Headlining Anti-Gay Catholic Conference

Filed by John M. Becker | December 13, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

Say it ain't so.Read More

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The Most Moving Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Filed by Bil Browning | December 13, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

You might be surprised, but the most moving tribute to Nelson Mandela's life comes from an unexpected source - a department store flashmob.Read More

Obama Admin. Announces Progress On Military Benefits, College Loans

Filed by John M. Becker | December 13, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

The Obama administration announced progress today on equal benefits for same-sex couples in the National Guard and federal student aid applications.Read More


Outrage in India Over Resurrected Sodomy Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | December 13, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

By stripping basic rights from India's LGBT community, the Supreme Court may have awakened a sleeping giant.Read More

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How the Right Missed the Point at Mandela's Memorial

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 13, 2013 | 11:00 AM | comments

While conservatives obsessed over "selfies," handshakes, and pseudo-symbolic statements, President Obama honored the legacy of Nelson Mandela, and underscored how relevant and urgently needed it is today.Read More


Vladimir Putin Robustly Defends 'Gay Propaganda' Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | December 13, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

"And it is absolutely objective and understandable for a country like Russia... [to defend itself against] the so-called 'tolerance,' sexless and barren."Read More