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Major Corporations Back Equality Act

Today the Equality Act, a comprehensive federal LGBT rights bill, will be introduced in Congress. The Human Rights Campaign has already brought three major corporations on board. Via press release: STATEMENT BY APPLE – “At Apple we believe in equal treatment for everyone, regardless of where they come from, what they look like, how they worship or who they love. ...

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TRAILER: History In The Making

Clip recap: This feature-length documentary, History In The Making: The Marriage Equality New York Archives 2007-2015, follows an all-grassroots organization, Marriage Equality New York (or MENY) from the NYC streets to Albany and eventually to the Supreme Court. Directed & edited by Fred Anguera. Filmed by Cristina Wolff, Rob Martin, Reed Davis, Fred Anguera, Emmanuel Migrino, Carmine Nicholas Tzavis. Appearances ...

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Rick Santorum: I Regret That I Ever Said That “Man On Dog” Thing About Gays

Last night Rick Santorum sat down for a rare and lengthy interview with Rachel Maddow. Raw Story zeroes in on the SCOTUS portion: MSNBC host Rachel Maddow shot down Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum on Wednesday when he tried to argue that Congress could overturn the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing marriage equality. “You’re fundamentally wrong on civics,” Maddow said. “If ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Thousands Rally In Times Square Against Iran Nuclear Deal

The Jerusalem Post reports: An estimated 10,000 people turned out at New York’s landmark Times Square on Wednesday in protest over the Iran nuclear deal signed last week. They urged the US Congress to reject the agreement brokered in Vienna to rein in Tehran’s atomic program. Speakers at Wednesday’s rally included New York’s former governor George Pataki, Jerusalem Post senior ...

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Ted Cruz Convenes Senate Hearing On “SCOTUS Activism” – Calls Hate Group Leader John Eastman As Witness

Yesterday Ted Cruz convened a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Oversight, which he chairs, in order to call for reining in the “judicial tyranny” of the Supreme Court. One of the three witnesses he called was NOM chairman John Eastman. MSNBC reports: Eastman agreed with Cruz’s proposals on judicial term limits and retention elections, but added one more ...

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Quote Of The Day – Jim Obergefell

“I would like future law students to know that my case as well as the cases of the other plaintiffs that really it was about love. Telling our government that our love is just as worthy as any other love. The fact that standing up for that love led to such a momentous change proves that it’s a very powerful ...

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Trump’s Finances Are Now Public

The Hill reports: Donald Trump’s financial disclosure filing with the Federal Election Commission is now public. A campaign release from when he filed his massive 92-page disclosure touted Trump’s net worth of more than $10 billion dollars. “This report was not designed for a man of Mr. Trump’s massive wealth,” the statement said, noting that many of the boxes max ...

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OREGON: Judge Denies Settlement Offer To Alleged Victim Of Activist Terry Bean

An Oregon county judge has refused to allow HRC co-founder Terry Bean to make a financial settlement with the underage boy Bean and his former boyfriend are alleged to have hooked-up with on Grindr in 2013. Bean, who lives in Portland and is a prominent political fundraiser, proposed a civil compromise that could result in the dismissal of the criminal ...

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Headline Of The Day

“The Duggars want to return to TV because they truly believe it was part of God’s plan for them to spread the word about their faith.” – Via People Magazine.

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Mrs. Betty Bowers Vs Goodwill Industries

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First Look: The Muppets

The Nerdist recaps: It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the light, it’s time to get unbelievably excited for The Muppets triumphant return to television! The fall of 2015 will see the return of Kermit, Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo and the rest of the gang in a new Muppets series coming to ABC. In the trailer – that ...

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The Texas Response

“We invite all Texans to join us as we celebrate and fully explain the new Pastor Protection law & discuss the Supreme Court’s marriage decision. We will also talk about the impact of the Court’s decision on religious freedom and free speech & share what YOU can do to make a difference!”

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Sen. Lindsey Graham Demonstrates How To Destroy A Trump-Ruined Cell Phone

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PFAW Vs Scott Walker

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Music Journalist Barry Walters Looks Back At Manhattan’s Legendary Saint Disco

Veteran music journalist Barry Walters has penned a fascinating look back at Manhattan’s much-storied Saint nightclub. It begins: From September 1980 to May 1988, The Saint defined gay nightlife in New York during its most tumultuous and literally plagued decade. Conceived by off-Broadway impresario Mailman, who had just scored a runaway success with The New St. Marks Baths, The Saint ...

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Hate Crime Charges For Charleston Killer

Via the Post & Courier: A grand jury indictment of Dylann Roof on federal hate crime charges could happen as soon as today, a move that would make the 21-year-old man a defendant in one of the worst racially motivated attacks since the Civil Rights era, according to sources close to the investigation. Roof, who is white, is accused of ...

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CANADA: College Professor Fired After Saying “Queers Should Be Hanged”

CBC News reports: An Ontario college announced one of its professors “is no longer an employee” at the school after he allegedly posted a homophobic comment on Facebook. St. Lawrence College said it had received a complaint about the recent comment that business professor Rick Coupland allegedly posted on Facebook. Spokeswoman Kelly Wiley called the comment “deeply concerning.” “As a ...

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POLL: Hillary Slips In Key Swing States

The Hill reports: Hillary Clinton trails three top Republican presidential candidates in matchups in three key swing states — Iowa, Colorado and Virginia — a new Quinnipiac poll finds. The Democratic presidential frontrunner is slipping in favorability ratings, as well as while facing former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla.), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.). The GOP candidates ...

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Bear Week 2015 By Drone

Interesting dig at the Boatslip at the end. UPDATE: The video has been pulled already. Hmm. UPDATE II: And it’s back.

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Corden & Abdul – Opposites Attract

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