Above: Trump celebrates the end of Obamacare (at least as far as the House is concerned) in the Rose Garden earlier today (AP) Via Gizmodo: The fate of America’s healthcare system on Thursday came down to four votes: 217 House Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the latest version of... Continue Reading →
It is amusing how anti-LGBT politicians always claim that bills like this are not about discrimination
Via Reuters: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact California's ban on "gay conversion" therapy aimed at turning youths under age 18 away from homosexuality, rejecting a Christian minister's challenge to the law asserting it violates religious rights. The justices, turning away a challenge to the 2012 law for the second time in three... Continue Reading →
From NewNowNext: Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has authorized a concentration camp for men suspected of being homosexuals, according to reports by human rights groups. The news comes a week after allegations officials in the region have been detaining and murdering gay men. Novaya Gazeta, a newspaper known for its criticism of the Russian government, reports... Continue Reading →
House Bill 24 passed during the legislature's "pro-life day." It feels like we are back in the 1990s when same-sex couple adoption rights were up for debate. Thanks, Dumpf. Via NewNowNext: The Alabama House advanced a bill this week that would allow faith-based adoption and foster care agencies to refuse service to same-sex families based... Continue Reading →
After a horrifying hate crime, the victim was able to escape and is now recovering. His attackers are now behind bars.
Actress and LGBTQ activist Laverne Cox made headlines when she publicly supported 17-year-old Gavin Grimm during this year's Grammys. After the unfortunate news that the Supreme Court is sending Grimm's case back to a lower court, Cox's words seem even more relevant.