Seth Meyers Seth Meyers demolishes the new anti-trans bathroom bills
“It’s not just a whim, it’s a person’s innermost concept of self. It’s their identity, it’s who they are,” Meyers said.

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Megyn Kelly grills N.C. governor over anti-trans bathroom law

Pat McCrory tried to defend HB2 as “an expectation of privacy.” It didn't end welll for him.

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High court decides oral sex isn’t rape if the victim is drunk

Outraged lawmakers vowed Thursday they'll move quickly to fix an apparent loophole in Oklahoma's forcible sodomy law.

Police on horseback and on foot clear the anti-Trump demonstrators after a Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rally at the Pacific Amphitheatre on Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Costa Mesa, Calif. Hundreds of people, most of them apparently anti-Trump protesters, blocked an intersection and some jumped on cars outside the Orange County Fairgrounds, where Trump gave a speech to thousands Thursday night.
Violence follows California Trump rally, 17 arrested

Raucous protesters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California in violent demonstrations.

Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton won’t cancel North Carolina concerts

"I think everybody should be treated great and with respect and everybody knows that about me. I can address that from the stage."

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Seth Meyers demolishes the new anti-trans bathroom bills

“It’s not just a whim, it’s a person’s innermost concept of self. It’s their identity, it’s who they are,” Meyers said.

A mission statement is displayed near the entrance to Gordon College in Wenham, Mass.
Lawsuit says college disciplined professor over LGBT dispute

A Christian college is being sued over allegations that it disciplined a professor for opposing the school's stance against hiring gay workers.

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Columbia’s Constitutional Court legalizes same-sex marriage

Colombia's highest court has cleared the way for same-sex couples to marry in the conservative Roman Catholic nation.

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Hayley Lack
California high school won’t let lesbian couple be Prom Queens

The principal says allowing two prom queens would amount to gender discrimination and violate federal law.

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Former Speaker Boehner: Ted Cruz is ‘Lucifer in the flesh’

"I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life."

Rick Wiles
Target’s bathroom policy: ‘These freaks will get us all killed’

Right-wing radio host Rick Wiles thinks Target's bathroom policy will lead to a nuclear attack.

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Are gay men more masculine than heterosexual men?

After all, one trait commonly associated with masculinity is seeking other male attention for approval.

Corey Maison
Should this girl only be allowed to use the men’s room?

A photograph by Meg Bitton perfectly encapsulates the hypocrisy of North Carolina's anti-trans bathroom law.

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NCAA: You can’t discriminate and host our sports events

The NCAA Board of Governors adopted an anti-discrimination rule that would affect the way the body evaluates bids to host sporting events.

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Caitlyn Jenner mocks Ted Cruz after peeing at a Trump hotel

Caitlyn Jenner mocked presidential candidate Ted Cruz after stopping by one of Donald Trump's properties to use the restroom.

Stephen Colbert
Colbert owns ‘bathroom weirdos’ afraid of transgender people

Stephen Colbert's monologue last night hit back at the legislators that have made discriminating against trans people a priority.

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Missouri religious exemptions proposal fails in committee

Three Republicans joined the committee's three Democratic members to vote down the measure.

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Tennessee governor signs religious exemptions into law

The new law allows mental health counselors to refuse to treat patients based on the therapist's religious or personal beliefs.

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks during a rally at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., Wednesday, April 27, 2016.
Bernie Sanders campaign plans to lay off hundreds of staffers

Sanders' movement for a political revolution is reaching a crossroads even as he promises to campaign against Hillary Clinton through the June primaries.

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How do the new bathroom laws affect kids with special needs?

Passing strict gender segregation laws not only demeans our transgender brothers and sisters, it also puts severely disabled people with caretakers of the opposite gender in danger.

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Alabama city passes anti-trans bathroom ordinance

The ordinance is unprecedented in imposing criminal penalties upon people who use bathrooms not aligned with birth gender.

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At 4pm EST, Ted Cruz will make a ‘major announcement’

There's been much speculation as to what he intends to say.

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Chicago, for his sentencing on federal banking charges which he pled guilty to last year.
Former House speaker sentenced to over a year in prison

"I am sorry to those I hurt and misled," Dennis Hastert said. "What I did was wrong and I regret it."

FILE - In this Dec. 10, 1958 file photo, President Dwight Eisenhower speaks during a news conference in Washington. A gay rights group sued the Justice Department on Wednesday, April 27, 2017, for failing to produce hundreds of pages of documents related to a 1953 order signed by President Dwight Eisenhower that empowered federal agencies to investigate and fire employees thought to be gay.
Lawsuit seeks records tied to Eisenhower’s antigay orders

Executive Order 10450 allowed federal workers suspected of "sexual perversion" to be singled out for scrutiny.

FILE- In this Feb. 20, 2016, file photo, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory speaks with reporters following the opening session of the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Washington. McCrory and Democratic challenger Roy Cooper are tapping into emotions about a new North Carolina law getting national attention to raise money in their high-stakes gubernatorial race this fall.
Backlash against N.C’s anti-trans law is destroying small businesses

Canceled concerts, conferences, and business deals are already taking their toll.

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Grindr date turns into vicious hate crime

Two carloads arrived at his house, and the men had shotguns.

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Pair of gay vultures decide to adopt an abandoned egg

A zoo spokesperson says they "promptly sat on it."

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Beyoncé wants to eat children’s brains with the CIA. Literally.

From the delirious desk of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

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Conservative talking heads you can agree with

Even the Democratic National Committee is on the same page as these Republican blowhards.

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Hawaii bans insurance discrimination against transgender patients

The bill passed Tuesday by the House of Representatives prohibits denying, canceling or limiting coverage based on a person's gender identity.

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant (R)
Mississippi law could violate federal judge’s marriage equality order

A federal judge issued an order permanently blocking Mississippi from enforcing its ban on gay marriage. The new law says workers can claim a religious exemption to deny services to LGBT people.