Vassar Students Counter Westboro Protest With LGBT Fundraiser

The Westboro Baptist Church, known for picketing the funerals of fallen soldiers and proclaiming freely that “God hates fags,” has announced that their next protest will be held at Vassar College on February 28th.

But Vassar students have done them one better. [Read more...]

Congressman Rush Holt Recognizes Darwin Day in the House of Representatives

Earlier today, Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) introduced H.Res. 41 on the floor of the House, expressing his support for the recognition of February 12th as Darwin Day:

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Organizers of Alternative Prom Meant to Exclude Gay Students Facing Serious Backlash

Remember the Christians in Sullivan, Indiana who gathered over the weekend to plan out an alternative prom specifically to exclude gay students?

Turns out they’re not handling the criticism very well and many of the locals are speaking out against it: [Read more...]

Anyone Need a Job?

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Oklahoma House of Representatives to Consider Repealing Blasphemy Law

In 1909, Oklahoma enacted a law prohibiting blasphemy, and it stands to this day. But if a new bill from Republican State Representative Randy Grau is passed and signed, that law will be thrown into the dustbin of history. [Read more...]


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