November 4, 2014

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Russian Lawmaker: Ban Tim Cook Because Ebola

Filed by John M. Becker | November 04, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

The notoriously homophobic Russian politician who wrote St. Petersburg's law banning so-called "gay propaganda" wants to block newly-out Apple CEO Tim Cook from entering the country... because Ebola.Read More


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John Oliver Examines ALEC's Influence on State Races

Filed by John M. Becker | November 04, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

John Oliver shows that there are cronies of the conservative Koch-funded group ALEC running for office all across the country. Have you voted yet today?Read More


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BREAKING: Judge Blocks Kansas Marriage Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | November 04, 2014 | 3:55 PM | comments

U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree has just blocked Kansas from enforcing its marriage discrimination amendment.Read More


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Ban Ki-moon, Conchita Wurst Team Up to Fight Bigotry

Filed by John M. Becker | November 04, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with gender-bending Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst yesterday and echoed the singer's call for an end to anti-LGBT discrimination.Read More


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Raymond Burke Bitterly Snipes at Pope Francis

Filed by John M. Becker | November 04, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Cardinal Raymond Burke, the divisive and virulently homophobic leader of the Catholic Church's conservative wing, is so upset by Pope Francis that he's taking pot shots at him in the media.Read More


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Gay Jokes in Lake Wobegon?

Filed by John M. Becker | November 04, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Legendary radio host Garrison Keillor cracked a gay joke on last weekend's episode of "A Prairie Home Companion."Read More


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TX County Job Candidates Asked About Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | November 04, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

"I never thought I would have to hate a gay person to get an appointment to get a job. I never thought that would be an issue. But that's what this has turned out to be."Read More


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Santorum: U.S. Might Persecute Christians Like Nazis Persecuted Jews

Filed by John M. Becker | November 04, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

"You think... it's just impossible for that to happen in America. And maybe it is, but maybe it isn't."Read More


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It's Election Day - Go Vote! [Open Thread]

Filed by John M. Becker | November 04, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

On this Election Day, get out and vote like your civil rights depend on it -- because they do.Read More