Media: May 2014

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Laverne Cox & Trans* Rights Featured in Time Magazine

Filed by Bil Browning | May 29, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Actress and trans* activist Lavern Cox is featured on the front of this week's Time Magazine to illustrate their cover story "The Transgender Tipping Point."Read More

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RuPaul, Please Have A Seat

Filed by Viktor Kerney | May 27, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

RuPaul's approach to the word "tr**ny" is completely disappointing. How can he justify telling the trans community how to feel or how to react to a slur?Read More

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UPDATE: Rochester Radio Hosts Fired After Ugly Transphobic Rant

Filed by John M. Becker | May 22, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Yesterday, two morning radio hosts in Rochester, New York were suspended after going on an appalling, twelve-minute anti-trans rant.Read More

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WATCH: Anderson Cooper Brilliantly Skewers Amy Kushnir

Filed by John M. Becker | May 21, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Amy Tilton Kushnir, the anti-gay morning talk show host from Dallas, earned a spot this week on Anderson Cooper's Ridiculist. His three-minute takedown is brilliant.Read More

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Apply Today for Netroots Nation LGBT Scholarships

Filed by John M. Becker | May 20, 2014 | 7:00 PM | comments

Netroots Nation is being held in Detroit, Michigan from July 16th through the 20th and you can get a scholarship to attend NN14 and the LGBT conference for free!Read More

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Dallas 'Family Values' Host Loves Male Strippers

Filed by John M. Becker | May 16, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Amy Kushnir, the homophobic Dallas morning show host who got upset about Michael Sam's kiss, whined to Fox last night. But Kushnir's "family values" apparently don't extend to her own on-air conduct.Read More


Michael Sam Kiss Inspires Facebook Kiss-In Campaign

Filed by John M. Becker | May 14, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

The crazy reaction to Michael Sam's now-famous kiss tells us that people don't see public displays of same-sex affection nearly enough. A new social media campaign aims to change that.Read More

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Dallas Morning Anchor Flips Her Shit Over Michael Sam Kiss

Filed by John M. Becker | May 14, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Dallas morning show host Amy Kushnir stormed off the set yesterday after fighting with her co-anchors over Michael Sam's famous on-air kiss.Read More

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Dallas Sportscaster vs. Hate Group Spokesman

Filed by John M. Becker | May 14, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Dale Hansen, our favorite homophobia-fighting, Michael Sam-defending sportscaster, went head-to-head with a hate group spokesman on CNN Monday night.Read More

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UPDATE: HGTV Cancels Homophobe's Reality TV Show

Filed by John M. Becker | May 07, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Cable network HGTV is launching a new reality TV show that will be hosted by twin brothers, one of whom is a hardcore anti-LGBT, anti-choice extremist.Read More

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WATCH: President Obama at White House Correspondents' Dinner

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

"These days, House Republicans are actually giving John Boehner a harder time than they're giving me, which means orange really is the new black."Read More