Alabama House Advances Bill Allowing Adoption Agencies To Turn Away LGBT Parents

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 →

Where Are The Best Places In America For LGBT People To Work?

The Human Rights Campaign has released its 2017 Corporate Equality Index, which examines how businesses treat LGBT employees. I was pleased to see that my own employer is on the list and just received an email from our Chief Diversity Officer sharing the good news. These companies get the job done: The HRC CEI rates... Continue Reading →

The 2016 GLAAD Nominees Are Announced – But, There’s Controversy

GLAAD announced its 2016 nominees today. For 27 years, GLAAD has recognized media that has provided fair and inclusive representations of the LGBT community with its Media Awards. The advocacy organization just released the names being honored at his year’s festivities and it’s filled with expected and unexpected fare. But what is missing from the... Continue Reading →

Uncle Joe Biden Comes Out In Support of LGBT Rights – Again

At a conference hosted by Human Rights Campaign (HRC) this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Vice President Joe Biden delivered a passionate address in support of LGBT rights: "I've had it up to here with culture. I really mean it. Culture never justifies rank, raw, discrimination or violation of human rights.... Continue Reading →

The LGBTQ Fight Is Not Over: More Bigoted Bills Coming in 2016

Via Towleroad: “2016 will prove a critical year for the fight for LGBT equality in states across the country,” HRC President Chad Griffin said in a statement. “The progress our movement has made is threatened by an organized effort to pass discriminatory legislation that seeks to rollback our hard-won rights. We will have much work... Continue Reading →

Michigan Auto Shop Goes Viral After Posting No Service for Gays, Discount for Gun Owners

Anti-gay hate groups and other conservative organizations have claimed that religious liberty laws allow merchants not to participate in gay weddings but do not discriminate against LGBTs in general. While Michigan does not yet have a similar religious liberty law like that of Indiana, this auto shop owner is already putting his foot down about... Continue Reading →

Porno Peter LaBarbera Does Not Like TV Gay Kissing; Warns GOP Will Fail As a Result

I haven't written about my buddy Porno Pete (LaBarbera) recently and his obsession with all things gay: leather street festivals, Gay Pride parades, and, of course, gays kissing on TV. A recent episode of ABC Family's 'The Fosters' featured two pre-teen boys kissing. This was enough to once again infuriate the anti-gays. Porno Pete is... Continue Reading →

Fox News’ Erickson: ISIS And Gay Activists Are Pretty Much The Same, Except For The Killing Part

No, Eric. Discrimination is discrimination: Erick Erickson is a Fox News contributor, the Editor-in-Chief of, and was recently named the "Most Powerful Conservative" in America. That last honor is a stretch at best (anyone hear of the Koch Brothers?) but it's a clear indicator that Erickson, God help America, is a thought leader on... Continue Reading →

ARKANSAS: Bill To Ban All LGBT Rights Laws Heads To Governor’s Desk

Ever get the feeling that the anti-gays are in a mad frenzy trying to keep the holes in the dykes patched as another hole appears nearby? And water rushes out of control into their worlds? Me too. There is nothing more to say about this potential law than it reeks of hatred. The fact that... Continue Reading →

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