Anti-gay “religious freedom” bill being debated in Indiana.

State Sen. Scott Schneider has introduced a “religious freedom” bill in Indiana.  Micah Clark of the American Family Association describes what it would do: It would allow small businesses — such as bakeries, caterers, florists, and wedding chapels — to refuse services to gay couples based on the owner’s religious beliefs, he said. It would [Read More...]

Creators of Nickelodeon’s “Legend of Korra” reveal main characters were bisexual in final episode.

The creators of the Nickelodeon show “The Legend of Korra” made it clear in the show’s final episode that Korra and another female character (Asami) were in love.  They later confirmed this on tumblr: “Our intention with the last scene was to make it as clear as possible that yes, Korra and Asami have romantic [Read More...]

Tylenol commercial features two moms.

I know it’s just clever advertising meant to capitalize on what has awesomely become the majority view, but I’m still happy to see it.  Good on ya, Tylenol. [Read more...]

More answers to trans questions.

A few days ago I allowed Stephanie Guttormson to field more questions on various aspects of being transgender.  Here are the results, via Stephanie. A few days ago, JT was gracious enough to indulge me again and have questions submitted to me by his wonderful readers.  I wanted to give people the opportunity to ask [Read More...]

SCOTUS refuses to place stay on Florida marriage decision. Same-sex marriages to commence in early January.

Florida’s Republican Attorney General, Pam Bondi (who has been divorced twice, but who opposes same-sex marriage on the grounds it will threaten family stability), has been working extremely hard to stall and stop the various rulings that have paved the way for same-sex marriage in Florida.  She has vowed to fight it til the bitter [Read More...]

Ask Stephanie Guttormson anonymous questions about all things transgender.

Here’s another guest post from Stephanie Guttormson, the Operations Director for the Richard Dawkins Foundation and a transgender woman. Hey all you WWJTDers out there.  As you may recall I did a Q&A here fielding questions about transgender issues shortly after Danielle Muscato came out.  I genuinely enjoyed all the questions that were asked and [Read More...]

Kelly Shackelford incensed that gays persecute Christians so much.

Kelly Shackelford from the Liberty Institute recently said some pretty silly things about how persecuted Christians are at the hands of gay people. In a conference call held by E.W. Jackson’s group Staying True to America’s National Destiny (S.T.A.N.D) last week, Liberty Institute president Kelly Shackelford said that the advancement of LGBT rights and laws [Read More...]

Gay conversion group uses gay model to represent a straight twin.

An anti-gay group called Parents and Friends of Ex-gays and Gays (as if a friend is someone who tries to shame what you are and turn you into something you’re not) recently put up a billboard.  The billboard says twin studies prove homosexuality does not have a genetic component (as if genes can’t express in [Read More...]

Members of a North Carolina church kidnapped a man and tried to beat homosexual demons out of him.

Oh, you find other men attractive?  That’s way worse than kidnapping a person and beating their ass: Five members of a controversial North Carolina church were indicted this week on charges that they kidnapped and assaulted a fellow member because he had been possessed by “homosexual demons.” On Monday, a Rutherford County grand jury indicted [Read More...]

Air Force secretary supports lifting transgender ban.

Good on her: Now that the U.S. military has opened more jobs to women and allowed gay men and lesbians to serve openly, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James says the ban on transgender troops is likely to be reassessed and should be lifted. “Times change,” she told Capital Download, saying the policy “is likely [Read More...]