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Honey Maid Doesn’t Give a Damn About Appeasing Anti-Gay Trolls

Honey Maid Doesn’t Give a Damn About Appeasing Anti-Gay Trolls

By Josh Wolford April 4, 2014

Back in March, Nabisco’s Honey Maid graham cracker brand decided to celebrate love and family in all its various forms with an ad entitled “This is Wholesome.” The tagline was “everyday wholesome snacks for every wholesome family,” and the 30-second …

Fred Phelps Gay in Afterlife, Thanks to Satanists Fred Phelps Gay in Afterlife, Thanks to Satanists

After earlier news that notorious Westboro Baptist founder and (former) lead pastor, Fred Phelps, had died, everybody knew that the pile-on would begin in earnest. You can’t spend your whole life bashing every group but your own, picketing funerals, and …

Vernita Gray, LGBT Champion, Dies At 65 Vernita Gray, LGBT Champion, Dies At 65

Vernita Gray, a known advocate for LGBT rights, died on Tuesday at her home in Edgewater, Chicago, after succumbing to breast cancer. Gray had been battling cancer since 1996, and had several recurrences through the years. She was 65. Gray …

Pope Hints At Support For Same-Sex Civil Unions Pope Hints At Support For Same-Sex Civil Unions

In an interview published on the Italian newspaper, Corriere della Serra, Pope Francis affirmed the Catholic Church’s position against same-sex marriage, but hinted that it may support same-sex civil unions. In the interview, Pope Francis said that matrimony is between …

A Petition to Label Museveni a Ding-Dong-Boob-Poopy A Petition to Label Museveni a Ding-Dong-Boob-Poopy

Comedian Eugene Mirman has pretty solid proposal for how President Obama should handle Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. He should publicly call him a “ding-dong-boob-poopy.” Oh yeah, and then he should spend a little bit of time trying to convince the …

Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill Gets Pushback From Apple Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill Gets Pushback From Apple

Apple has joined a host of high-profile businesses in urging Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to veto a controversial piece of legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against the LGBT community on religious grounds. The bill, Senate Bill 1062, amends …

Jason Collins: 1st Openly Gay NBA Player Re-Signed Jason Collins: 1st Openly Gay NBA Player Re-Signed

Although Jason Collins should be admired for his courage to be the first openly gay NBA player, he should be ever more applauded for joining the slightly ramshackled Brooklyn Nets today. While already proven brave, Collins shows that he may …

Johnny Weir Is Not Afraid To Be In Anti-Gay Russia Johnny Weir Is Not Afraid To Be In Anti-Gay Russia

American figure skater Johnny Weir, known for his flair and outlandishness on and off the ice, is having the time of his life. After retiring from the sport as a competitor, he now works as the NBC’s figure skating analyst …

Ellen Page Announces That She's Gay Ellen Page Announces That She's Gay

Ellen Page, famous for her roles in Juno and Inception, recently came out as a lesbian in a speech at “Time to THRIVE,” a national conference in Las Vegas that encourages the “safety, inclusion and well-being of LGBTQ youth.” Page, …

College Wrestler Suspended for Anti-Gay Tweets College Wrestler Suspended for Anti-Gay Tweets
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Here’s your daily reminder that freedom of speech doesn’t mean freedom from consequences. Kent State wrestler Sam Wheeler has been suspended indefinitely for making several anti-gay statements on Twitter. Like clockwork, this is bringing out the armchair constitutional lawyers who …

Google Makes Statement With Latest Doodle Google Makes Statement With Latest Doodle

Google has a doodle up on its homepage throughout the world today celebrating the Olympic Games, but also making a statement in favor of gay rights. Not only does the doodle resemble a rainbow flag, Google has actually quoted the …

Vladimir Putin Defends Anti-Gay Law Vladimir Putin Defends Anti-Gay Law
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Russian President Vladimir Putin recently defended his country’s new controversial anti-gay law, and explained that it was not intended to discriminate against anyone. “It seems to me that the law that we have adopted does not hurt anyone,” he said …

Evander Holyfield Reprimanded For Homophobic Views Evander Holyfield Reprimanded For Homophobic Views
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Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield has ignited controversy on the UK’s ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ due to his views on homosexuality. Holyfield made inflammatory comments toward gays on Saturday’s airing of the British reality TV show.  He compared homosexuality to a …

Crystal Bowersox “Comes Out” With Christmas Song Crystal Bowersox “Comes Out” With Christmas Song
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Coming out to family members about being gay is hard for many people. While some families are accepting, others can be harsh and judgmental. For former America Idol contestant Crystal Bowersox, coming out is much easier with a song. Her …

Phil Robertson Suspended From Duck Dynasty Phil Robertson Suspended From Duck Dynasty
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Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson has been suspended indefinitely from the popular A&E television show. Phil was suspended after voicing his opinions about homosexual relationships, during an interview with GQ magazine. When A&E read what Phil had said, they immediately …

Catholic School Fires Gay Teacher Causing Protest Catholic School Fires Gay Teacher Causing Protest

A Roman Catholic school has come under fire this week for firing a well-liked teacher who publicly announced he is gay. Thousands have protested the move by Holy Ghost Preparatory School’s administration through petitions and Facebook groups. The protesters include: school alumni, …

Surprise! British Diver Tom Daley Is Gay. Surprise! British Diver Tom Daley Is Gay.

Olympic diver Tom Daley surprised his fans by revealing he is dating a man, despite previously dating girls. The 19-year-old diver, who won a bronze medal in London 2012 Olympics, revealed the news on Monday in a YouTube video. Daley says …