• Will LGBT Republicans Choose Trump?

    Republican candidate for president, Donald Trump, has notoriously alienated many voters with his bigoted, inflammatory, and hyperbolic statements. In the past, he has placed the blame on blacks and hispanics for violent crime in America. In response to the Black Lives Matter movement, he has claimed that racism no...
  • Florida Same-Sex Couples Sue State to Have Both Parents Listed on Birth Certificate

    Two married same-sex couples are suing the state of Florida for the state’s refusal to list both women as parents on a birth certificate. They claim that the state’s actions are in direct violation of the June Obergefell v. Hodges decision. Couples Yadira Arenas and Alma Vazquez, and Debbie...
  • Video Highlights Financial Motives Against LGBTQ Discrimination

    On Thursday, the United Nations Human Rights office, as part of their Free & Equal campaign, launched a new video to raise awareness regarding discrimination against people who identify as LGBTQ. The video, narrated by openly gay actor Zachary Quinto, addresses issues often raised by LGBTQ advocates including homelessness,...
  • Ben Carson’s Anti-LGBTQ Rhetoric

    Ben Carson, Republican candidate for president, has made it unequivocally clear that he does not support the LGBTQ community. His most recent remarks illustrate his embrace of the now repealed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy in the military. On Saturday, he rhetorically asked why lesbian, gay, and bisexual...
  • ‘Bold’ New Conservative Site Courts Minorities

    On Monday, another news media website launched into the competitive, and fairly saturated, online world. Because the major news outlet players – the online, television, and print media spheres – are almost untouchable when it comes to what is breaking, most other sites focus on niche audiences, specific political...
  • Dobson Laments ‘Losing the War’ Against LGBT People

    James Dobson, founder of the expressly homophobic organization, Focus on the Family, confessed recently that the anti-gay movement has “lost the entire culture war.” Speaking to televangelist Andrew Wommack on his show, The Gospel Truth, Dobson lamented that the entire culture has changed, based on the June 26, 2015...
  • Marriage Equality Still in Question on Tribal Lands

    When the Supreme Court ruled on Obergefell v. Hodges this June and legalized marriage equality nationwide, one group wasn’t universally granted the same rights: Native Americans living on tribal lands. Tribal sovereignty, or the principle that federally recognized tribes “possess a nationhood status and retain inherent powers of self-government,”...
  • UK Names Its First Comics Professor

    His name? Benoît Peeters. His curriculum? Graphic novelist. His new position? First ever comic teacher in the United Kingdom. More specifically, first ever teacher hired in an UK university to work exclusively in comics as an academic field. His appointment by the Lancaster University has been described by the...
  • Trans*H4CK Fights For Diversity In Tech

    Trans*H4CK was born as a necessary response to a much-discussed phenomena: the tech industry is overwhelmingly composed of white, cisgender men. Dr. Kortney Ryan Ziegler, a black transgender man, was struggling to land a job post-graduation, and felt that his gender identity was often the reason he didn’t obtain...