The chef at a Dallas-area Hilton hotel has allegedly refused to cater a gay couple’s wedding, saying same-sex marriage will lead to the apocalypse and comparing the men to Caitlyn Jenner. Daren Merchant and Rick O’Connor (above), who… The post Hilton Hotel Chef In Dallas Allegedly Refused To Cater Gay Couple’s Wedding: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
Ricky Martin is as exhausted by Donald Trump as the rest of us, only he’s not going to just sit back and wait for him to self-destruct. After Trump had Latin journalist Jorge Ramos ejected from a press conference Wednesday, the superstar entertainer decided to make public his grievance with the Republican presidential frontrunner by writing an op-ed […]
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Rowan County, Kentucky clerk Kim Davis is trying for one last anti-gay Hail Mary after the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals denied her request to stay a federal order calling on her to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Davis will petition… The post Anti-gay Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis to Petition Supreme Court for Stay on Marriage Ruling appeared first on Towleroad.
Vester Flanagan apparently felt it necessary to control how people saw him, tweeting photographs of his life and sending a national news organization a fax of nearly two dozen pages outlining his grievances. read more
What happens when you combine influences from Tom of Finland, Disney and drag queens, and channel them into art? You get the work of Alfredo Roagui. The graphic designer and illustrator, who hails from Mexico, has been using these elements to create colorful and provocative drawings of beefy men, as well as the queens from […]
Taylor swift closed out the Los Angeles leg of her 1989 tour by welcoming a singer who’s “only ever played in coffee houses before,” a singer who hasn’t been heard from in over a decade, Ms. Phoebe Buffay. Related: Taylor Swift’s “1989” Tour Welcomed Trans Model Andreja Peji? To The Stage Buffay–iconically played for over... Read more »
A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling ordering a Kentucky county clerk to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis objects to same-sex marriage for religious reasons. She stopped issuing marriage licenses the day after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned state bans on same-sex marriage. Two gay couples and two […]
Autostraddle's webmaster Cee Webster has been a freelance web developer for 15 years. Here, she shares her thoughts on freelance working, 'winging it', the challenges of juggling many projects, and the perks of working when you choose. The post Follow Your Arrow: Web Developer Cee on This Freelance Life appeared first on Autostraddle.
Bryce Williams, the gunman in the on-air murder of two Virginia television reporters, claimed in a 23-page manifesto that he was discriminated against for being black and gay.
The right wing mayor of Venice, Italy has banned “height of kitsch” Gay Pride celebrations in the city, reports the Guardian. Elected on a center right ticket in June, Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said “there will never be a gay pride in my city.” He also su… The post Venice Mayor: ‘There Will Never Be a Gay Pride in My City’ appeared first on Towleroad.
There is literally no incorrect way to do college and Autostraddle staff are the proof. The post All of the Ultimate Back-To-School Advice for College-Bound Queers appeared first on Autostraddle.
The Mormon church will continue its affiliation with the Boy Scouts of America despite the organization’s recent decision to allow openly gay adults to serve as troop leaders. The AP reports: The decision from senior leaders of the Mormon churc… The post Mormons to Stick with Boy Scouts Despite Gay Leader Policy appeared first on Towleroad.
In an interview with Newsmax last weekend, clearly confused Republican presidential hopeful Senator Ted Cruz said that “liberal fascist” gay rights advocates should be allowed to discriminate against Christians “God’s candidate” Cruz gave the intervi… The post Ted Cruz Says Gays Should Get to Discriminate Against Christians Too: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
A documentary about kids with same-sex parents won’t be screened at a Sydney School after parents complained, reports The Guardian. Adrian Piccoli, the New South Wales education minister, claims he “directed” Burwood Girls High School to move a screening of Gayby Baby so that it didn’t happen during regular school hours. He told 2GB Radio, “During school hours […]
Maybe it’s because she’s a newly out celebrity, or maybe it’s because she’s about to play a lesbian in Freeheld, but Ellen Page is definitely upping her social justice game. Related: Julianne Moore And Ellen Page Battle Discrimination—And Terminal Cancer—In Freeheld Just days after confronting Ted Cruz at the Iowa State Fair about his appalling... Read more »
New details have emerged about Bryce Williams, the now-deceased gunman in the horrific on-air murder of two Virginia reporters. In a 23-page document faxed to ABC News shortly after the shooting, Williams complains of the discrimination he says he fa… The post TV Shooter Bryce Williams in Manifesto: I Was Discriminated Against for Being Gay, Black appeared first on Towleroad.
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet is a title that should trigger anyone’s gaydar. It evokes that “innocent” time when gay young men were tactfully described as “sensitive and precocious,” but is set in a present-day as visually, emotionally intense as 3D. Show More Summary
He and his staff are taking violent threats seriously and said that "authorities have been notified." The post Lawmaker Receives Racist Threats For Criticizing Chick-fil-A appeared first on ThinkProgress.
In Grandma (currently in theaters), Lily Tomlin plays tough-talking lesbian Elle Reid. Having just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when her's granddaughter Sage (Julia Garner) shows up — needing $600 bucks before sundown—...Show More Summary