LGBTQ

Steve July 8, 2020

Tweety McTreason and his administration have given millions of dollars intended to protect small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic to anti-LGBT+ hate groups and homophobic televangelists. According to the US Small Business Administration, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) “is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on […]

Steve July 8, 2020

Anti-LGBT+ ‘wedding photographer’ Chris Herring is suing to strike down Virginia’s LGBT+ non-discrimination law because he’s worried he might hypothetically be asked to photograph a gay wedding. In a lawsuit backed by the powerful anti-LGBT+ hate group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), photographer Herring claims that his freedom of speech and religion are violated by the […]

Steve July 8, 2020

Telegraph columnist Celia Walden thinks that racist, homophobic and transphobic slurs being removed from a Scrabble dictionary would amount to “virtue signalling”. Yes, really. The North American Scrabble Players Association (NASPA) announced this week that it is reviewing its official word list, and is set to decide this week whether to remove homophobic, transphobic and racist […]

Steve July 8, 2020

Turkey’s president Recep Erdoğan offered a thinly-veiled defence of a homophobic tweet from the head of the country’s largest humanitarian agency. Erdoğan, the ruling Justice and Development Party founder, accused LGBT+ people of “sneaking up on our national and spiritual values again” and claimed queer folks “throughout human history” have been “trying to poison young […]

Steve July 7, 2020

Did anyone order bisexual representation? We’re hot on the heels of a remarkable Pride month. 51 years since Stonewall, and 50 years since the first-ever Pride march, June 2020 was marked with tragedy and revolution. It was also another Pride month for coming out. Among the newly out celebrities, we welcome Justice Smith, Thomas Beattie, […]

Steve July 7, 2020

A Brazilian man infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after an intense experimental drug therapy aimed at purging hidden, dormant virus from his body, doctors reported Tuesday. The case needs independent verification and it’s way too soon to speculate about […]

Steve July 7, 2020

LONDON, July 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling angered the trans community on Monday for comparing hormone treatment for people seeking to transition gender to gay conversion therapy, fueling a row over transgender rights. “We are watching a new kind of conversion therapy for young gay people,” the author tweeted on […]

Steve July 7, 2020

Stan Mills said current Rehoboth Mayor Paul Kuhns is being ‘manipulated’ by gay Commissioner Edward Chrzanowski, who dropped out of the race and endorsed Kuhns. (Photos courtesy of campaigns) With a month to go before the election, tensions are rising between the two candidates running for mayor of Rehoboth Beach, Del.  First-term commissioner Edward Chrzanowski, […]

Steve July 7, 2020

A video has surfaced of a Republican congressional candidate bragging about pulling her daughter out of college because she supported equal marriage. The video appears to show Michelle Steel, who is president of the Orange County Board of Supervisors and a candidate in California’s 48th congressional district, making inflammatory comments at a Tea Party event […]