Help the Duggars Raise Money for LGBT Kids

A funny thing happens when someone broadcasts hate. Sometimes – just sometimes – love proves itself to be stronger. I’m sure Jim and Michelle Duggar never intended to give money to any young LGBT people, especially not LGBT youth made homeless when they came out to their parents. The Duggars (of TLC’s “19 and Counting” reality show [Read More…]

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Ted Cruz is supporting a gay judicial nominee?

Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, two of the most conservative members of the United States Senate, for some reason have recommended Robert Pitman for the Western District of Texas, a federal court. This is shocking, because if confirmed, Pitman would become the first openly gay federal judge in the state of Texas. He [Read More…]

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Transgender Q&A: The Answers from Stephanie Guttormson.

The following is a guest post from Stephanie Guttormson, the Operations Director for the Richard Dawkins Foundation and a transgender woman. I was happy to work with JT on this project.  Danielle’s coming out has given us in the atheist community a rare and wonderful opportunity to learn about trans issues and the transition process.  [Read More…]

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BREAKING: Montana’s gay marriage ban falls!

I’m so sorry!  I’ve been putting the final touches on my talk for Skepticon today so I haven’t had my ear to the ground as much as usual.  About three hours ago Montana became the most recent state to get marriage equality: A federal judge on Wednesday overturned the state gay marriage ban in Montana, [Read More…]

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Christian-run homeless shelter won’t house married same-sex couples.

The City Union Mission in Kansas City provides beds for the homeless, unless you’re a legally married same-sex couple.  Then I guess your suffering doesn’t count as much. Executive Director Dan Doty explained to the Kansas City Star, “We are a Christian, faith-based organization that really does adhere to biblical standards. Our view is that [Read More…]

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Phil Burress: America will face revolt if Supreme Court rules in favor of marriage equality.

Phil Burress is the leader of an anti-gay group in Ohio who thinks America is in for a revolt if the Supreme Court makes a ruling favored by a majority of the population. Phil Burress, head of the Ohio-based Citizens for Community Values, thinks that the American people will revolt if the Supreme Court makes [Read More…]

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BREAKING: 4th Circuit denies South Carolina’s request for a stay. Same sex marriages to commence soon.

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied the request from South Carolina’s Attorney General for a stay on the South Carolina marriage ruling.  Same-sex marriages will begin shortly. In my layman’s opinion, it seems the 4th Circuit must believe the SCOTUS is going to rule in favor of marriage equality, otherwise it seems likely [Read More…]

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Duggars invited married couples to post kissing pictures…then something really beautiful happened.

The Duggars have some pretty strict rules for their children’s dating lives.  Their most recent daughter to tie the knot was only allowed to side hug and hold hands with her partner (after they were engaged).  Their first kiss, it was decreed, could only happen at the altar. However, the couple decided, after they got [Read More…]

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Got questions about transgender?

With all the attention on Danielle Muscato coming out of the closet as a transgender woman, it occurs to me that people might have questions.  If so, let’s get them answered.  I’ve acquired the help of Stephanie Guttormson, the Operations Director for the Richard Dawkins Foundation and a transgender woman herself.  If there are specific [Read More…]

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Pope expressly condemns gay marriage.

An old man in a cape said a bunch of things about marriage and children that were sillier than his hat: Francis on Monday opened an interreligious conference on the “complementarity” of men and women in marriage and sex. He said marriage between a man and woman is a “fundamental pillar” of society and that children [Read More…]

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