LGBT Issues

White House Hires First Openly Transgender Official

White House Hires First Openly Transgender Official

The White House announced on Tuesday that it has hired its first openly transgender staff member. Appointed as an outreach and recruitment director for presidential personnel in the Office of Personnel, Raffi Freedman-Gurspan is the first openly transgender to officially serve in the White House, according to transgender advocates. NBC News reports that “Freedman-Gurspan previously […]

Guy Hosts Straight Pride Parade And Blames Gays When No One Shows Up

Guy Hosts Straight Pride Parade And Blames Gays When No One Shows Up

Everyone loves a parade. We have gay pride parades, million man marches, walks for everything and straight white guys always seem to feel left out – poor little straight white guys. If there’s a black pride march or event, inevitably we’ll hear about the KKK wanting to have their own white pride event on the […]

House Republicans Pushing Bill To Legalize Discrimination Against Gay Couples, Single Women

House Republicans Pushing Bill To Legalize Discrimination Against Gay Couples, Single Women

Distressed over the Supreme Courts’ recent decision in Obergefell vs. Hodges, recognizing marriage equality as a Constitutional right, Republicans in Congress have introduced a bill that would legalize discrimination against gay couples. Described by Slate as “a bizarre bill,” The basic purpose of the absurdly titled First Amendment Defense Act is presented squarely in its […]

Court Clerk Who Refused To Process Same-Sex Marriages Files Suit – VIDEO

Court Clerk Who Refused To Process Same-Sex Marriages Files Suit – VIDEO

In a questionable move of failing to “Render unto Caesar,” Linda Summers of Indiana is now suing Harrison County and County Clerk Sally Whitis on grounds of discrimination. Summers was fired after refusing to process same-sex marriage licenses on the grounds of her “sincerely held” religious beliefs. On December 9th of last year Summers gave […]

Republicans Vote to Allow Bullying of LGBT Kids

Republicans Vote to Allow Bullying of LGBT Kids

For a few years now, Sen. Al Franken from Minnesota has been trying to pass a bill that protects LGBT kids from discrimination in public schools. Seems like a pretty easy one to pass considering, in Franken’s words that, “Kids have these protections for race, national origin, gender and disability. We want to extend to […]

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