November 6, 2014

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Patchwork of Marriage Laws Costs Businesses Over $1B Every Year

Filed by John M. Becker | November 06, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

A new report estimates that marriage discrimination costs businesses in the private sector $1.3 billion every year -- that's $3.5 million a day.Read More


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BREAKING: Sixth Circuit Reverses Pro-Equality Rulings

Filed by John M. Becker | November 06, 2014 | 4:25 PM | comments

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has just reversed pro-marriage equality district court rulings in Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and Kentucky, upholding marriage discrimination and creating a circuit split.Read More


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Jon Stewart: GOP Gave Dems 'Tectonic Skullf**king'

Filed by John M. Becker | November 06, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Republican-dominated 2014 midterm elections got the Jon Stewart treatment on last night's episode of The Daily Show.Read More


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Lea DeLaria Speaks Out About Viral Subway Confrontation

Filed by John M. Becker | November 06, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

"You must always face evil and take it down. The reason evil thrives in the world, the reason hatred thrives in the world, the reason bullying thrives in the world is because of complacency."Read More


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Compassion Saved My Life: A TED Talk on 'Ex-Gay' Abuse

Filed by Garrard Conley | November 06, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

For ten years I didn't really talk about my time in "ex-gay" therapy. When you're in your twenties, you feel crazy enough without having to talk about that one time you'd been brainwashed into thinking you could be straight.Read More


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We the People Set the Fox to Guard the Henhouse

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 06, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

How many more environmental disasters and how much more climate fluctuation will it take for anti-science Republicans to put the health of the planet above corporate profits?Read More


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Minimum Wage Ballot Initiatives Deliver Victories

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 06, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

After efforts to raise the federal minimum wage stalled, voters went over the heads of their own elected officials and voted to raise wages themselves.Read More


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Look Who We Elected! The Six Worst Winners of 2014

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | November 06, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

In the aftermath of this week's elections, let's all take a moment to review what sorts of people were just swept into office.Read More