September 5, 2014

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What's In A Name? Joe Can Get A Job, But José Can't.

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 05, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

That old nursery rhyme we learned as children isn't quite true anymore: sticks and stones may break your bones, but your name can hurt your chances of getting a job.Read More

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TV Host Asks 'Downton Abbey' Star if He Beats Off Other Actors

Filed by John M. Becker | September 05, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Watch an oblivious British daytime television host ask a TV star whether he had to "beat off a lot of American men" to get his latest role.Read More

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Chad Griffin Apologies to Trans Community on Behalf of HRC

Filed by John M. Becker | September 05, 2014 | 2:20 PM | comments

In a keynote speech this afternoon to the Southern Comfort Conference, Chad Griffin formally apologized for HRC's turbulent relationship with and past mistreatment of the transgender community, and pledged to do better. Read More

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Gay Groups Go Back & Forth Over Gov Rick Scott

Filed by Bil Browning | September 05, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

As Florida struggles through the judicial battles over marriage equality, gay groups are split on whether or not Governor Rick Scott is worthy of shame or support.Read More

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'Back-to-School' Doesn't Welcome All in Massachusetts

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | September 05, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Today, women's college administrators are having just as much unease and angst with the reality of gender fluidity as they once did with the reality of lesbian and bisexual women on campus.Read More


Sainz: Gays Love Hillary Because She's a Badass

Filed by John M. Becker | September 05, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

HRC's Fred Sainz says one of the reasons gay men love Hillary Clinton is because she's a badass who reminds us of our moms.Read More

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We All Lose in a Heterosexist Environment

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 05, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Heterosexism is pervasive throughout the society, and each of us, irrespective of sexual or gender identity and expression, stands at risk of its harmful effects.Read More

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Senior GOP Spokesman Comes Out

Filed by John M. Becker | September 05, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

"[T]he potential reward of convincing even one dubious neighbor is greater than the assumed risk of a diminished social orbit."Read More

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Florida Appeals Federal Pro-Marriage Equality Ruling

Filed by John M. Becker | September 05, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Officials in Florida announced yesterday that they have appealed a federal court ruling striking down that state's marriage discrimination amendment as unconstitutional.Read More

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32 States Ask SCOTUS to Rule on Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | September 05, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

Yesterday, attorneys general from 32 states filed two separate briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court urging the justices to rule on same-sex marriage.Read More


D.C. Priest: Cancel St. Patrick's Day Parades Because Butt Sex

Filed by John M. Becker | September 05, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"[N]ow we are being asked to raise toasts and to enjoy a night of frivolity with those... who think anal sex is to be celebrated as an expression of love..."Read More