Michael Sam’s jersey is the second highest-selling rookie jersey.

I cannot type the word “Michael” because I’m engaged to a woman named Michaelyn.  Even when typing that last sentence I initially typed “Michaely” before back-spacing. Anyway, Michael (not Michaely) Sam’s jersey is the second highest-selling jersey among draftees at the moment: Outsports reported jerseys for Sam, who was the draft’s 249th pick, are currently second in [Read More...]

Some GOP lawmakers in Arkansas want to impeach Judge who struck down the gay marriage ban.

This is silly, but not wholly unexpected: At least one member of the Arkansas House of Representatives has confirmed that he is pursuing impeachment against Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza following his ruling Friday (May 9) that overturned the state’s ban on gay marriage. But the speaker of the Arkansas House has vowed to block any [Read More...]

I’m glad Michael Sam got drafted, but now he needs to succeed as a football player.

Michael Sam is the fist openly gay football player in division 1 history, and the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL.  Before we get into any of my thoughts on this, I want to show you something absolutely beautiful.  Here is Sam’s reaction after he got the call from the Rams [Read More...]

Near Fayetteville, AR and want to get same-sex married? This lady will help you get it before the stay.

Got this message on facebook last night: So Laura Phillips is going to be at the Washington County courthouse to marry people. Arkansas can legally marry same sex couples now (although for how long this will last is unsure), and she wants to make sure that someone is there to help people complete the legal [Read More...]

I’m so tired of this lifestyle choice being shoved down society’s throat.

This is made of win: Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to go drink away the fact that I will never make a point so powerfully even on my most eloquent days. [Read more...]

Arkansas Gets Gay-Friendly

Anne here… Arkansas is now added to the list of states that permits same sex marriage. Judge Chris Piazza’s decision did not come with an automatic stay, and the Pulaski County Clerk (the county where Little Rock is located) says that starting Monday morning, his office will be able to issue gender-neutral marriage licenses. The decision strikes [Read More...]

Japan’s first lady takes part in pride parade.

You go, guuuuuuuuurl! On Sunday, Japan’s first lady Akie Abe – wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe – chose to show her support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities of Japan by taking part in the third annual Tokyo Rainbow Pride event. The 51-year-old wife of the highly conservative premier stood in all white on [Read More...]

Benham brothers wouldn’t know hate if it was punching them.

Backstory: HGTV was going to run a show about flipping homes to benefit the poor featuring a pair of twins, the Benham brothers.  RightWingWatch recently published an article detailing some of the brothers’ work in opposition to gay rights: Flip’s son, David Benham, led a prayer rally — Charlotte 7:14 — outside of the Democratic National Convention [Read More...]

Omaha man convicted on two counts of child neglect running for office to stop same-sex couples getting benefits.

Meet Levi Lippincott, the 29 year-old chairman of the Sarpy County GOP who is running for Congress because the incumbent Republican isn’t anti-gay enough. Lippincott is challenging Republican incumbent Jim Thompson in a race that some say shows a split in the local Republican Party. Lippincott said he is running, in part, because of Thompson’s [Read More...]

Group of clergy sue North Carolina for religious freedom…to marry gay couples!

Well this is unexpected (and kind of awesome): In a twist on the conservative argument over the separation of church and state, a group of clergymen filed suit in North Carolina today challenging state laws that make it illegal for them to perform wedding ceremonies for same-sex couples within their congregations. The clergymen, representing the [Read More...]


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