Alexis Turner

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Anti-gay 'historian' leading pro-Ted Cruz PAC says Bible forbids finding an AIDS vaccine

The man who will be controlling millions of dollars in his role as head of GOP presidential nominee Ted Cruz’s super PAC believes that scientists …

‘What a puke': Conservatives furious after Fox News’ Shep Smith mocks Kim Davis' hypocrisy

Conservatives are up in arms over comments by Fox News host Shepard Smith, who called out Christian hypocrisy during the broadcast of Kentucky clerk …

A documentary on homosexuality has been lost for decades, until now

First Ever Gay Documentary From 1961 Found<p>Archivists have uncovered one of the first ever documentaries on homosexual identity. It’s called The …

'No Gays Allowed' Store Owner Now Sells Homophobic Hats, Bumper Stickers

Yikes.<p>The Tennessee hardware store owner who made headlines for displaying a "No Gays Allowed" sign in his shop has gone a step further by creating merchandise emblazoned with homophobic epithets.<p>Jeff Amyx, who owns Amyx Hardware & Roofing Supplies in Washburn, Tennessee, has printed hats and …

A New Facebook App Wants To Test Your DNA

Scientists developed the app to help recruit people for a massive genetic study. The project, which could draw scrutiny from ethicists and federal regulators, has the potential to go viral with Facebook's help.<p>A medical research study launched Tuesday aims to screen the genes of at least 20,000 …

Genetics

Alabama Senator-Doctor Will Finally Get Revenge On New Mom Who Died Under His 'Care'

Here's a shining example of how the noble institutions of democracy can address injustice: Alabama state Sen. Larry Stutts, MD, an OB/GYN who just …

Rand Paul slams gay rights in unearthed 2013 interview: “I don’t really believe in rights based on your behavior”

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>“I don’t think I’ve ever used the word gay rights”<p>Luke Brinker<p>March 31, 2015 2:14pm (UTC)<p>It never ceases to amaze how many people assume that because Rand Paul says reasonable things about the drug war and describes himself as a libertarian conservative, he must be down with the gay …

LGBTQI

Governor Mike Pence Is an Abomination

The situation in Indiana is upsetting for a lot of reasons. First among them is the overt discrimination against LGBT individuals the so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act, as currently written, will protect under the law. And a close second is the utter venality displayed by Indiana Governor …

Alabama judge in 'spiritual battle' against gay marriage: 'Once you redefine it, it has no definition'

An Alabama probate judge explained this week that he had stopped issuing all marriage licenses after a federal judge legalized same-sex marriage …

Laws to Stop Marriage Equality Grow Increasingly Weird

Texas is pushing a proposed law that would let the state overrule the Supreme Court. There's just one problem: they can't actually do that. Alabama judges have decided that they don't have to obey federal courts either, except that in reality, they do. And Oklahoma politician wants to switch from …

Judge convicts Christian for voicing Bible verse

Michael Overd<p>A Christian street preacher convicted and fined by a U.K. judge, who also serves with an Islamic Shariah court, is guilty of having …

Being Gay in the Muslim World

<b>Author's Note:</b> <i>Some names have been changed and some details have been left vague in order to protect the identity of the people concerned, for fear</i> …

The 2 questions at the heart of the huge gay marriage case the Supreme Court will hear next month

1) Does the Fourteenth Amendment require a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex?<p>2) Does the Fourteenth Amendment require a state to recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage was lawfully licensed and performed out-of-state?<p>This will be the …

When Deciding Gay Marriage, SCOTUS Should Listen to John Roberts’ Confirmation Hearing

With the Supreme Court about to take up the momentous question of whether the U.S. Constitution prohibits states from denying same-sex couples the …

California attorney general to ask judge to halt 'shoot the gays' initiative

California’s attorney general will go to court to stop a controversial proposed ballot initiative that calls for the legalized execution of gay people, the Guardian has learned.<p>California lawyer seeks to put 'shoot the gays' proposal on 2016 ballot<p>Read more<p>Kamala Harris, who recently announced her …

Open season on LGBT rights: Indiana governor signs religious discrimination bill

<b>Mike Pence (AP/Darron Cummings)</b><p>Hoosiers can now refuse services to LGBT people on religious grounds<p>Luke Brinker<p>March 26, 2015 3:40pm (UTC)<p>Overruling objections by everyone from Indiana business leaders to actor George Takei, GOP Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday signed legislation that will allow …

These students rang their grannies to talk about same-sex marriage

Source: Samuel Riggs/YouTube<p>TRINITY COLLEGE STUDENTS Union is campaigning for a Yes vote in the upcoming same-sex marriage referendum, but they want …

Oklahoma incident spotlights race problems at fraternities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Their reputations sullied by race-tainted incidents, many colleges are clamping down on campus fraternities. Despite some swift and …

Private Company Suspected of Dumping Biohazards Into Oklahoma River

U.S. news<p>Hundreds of used syringes and blood vials in biohazard containers ended up in the Arkansas River after a private company was hired to dispose of them, Oklahoma investigators said Monday.<p>The five containers were spotted Saturday in the Pawnee County section of the river near Ralston, west …

University of Oklahoma Hires Lawyer for Counsel on Sigma Alpha Epsilon Incident

U.S. news<p>A prominent lawyer and alumnus of the University of Oklahoma will represent his alma mater after the fraternity recently shuttered by the school for singing a racist chant retained their own legal council, the attorney announced Monday.<p>Oklahoma City attorney Michael Burrage said in a …

University of Oklahoma

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames is trending again, this time about Mother's Day

FORMER FINE GAEL Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has again raised a few eyebrows on Twitter this morning.<p>Her unusual choice of hashtag earlier this year, …

Associated Press News

Court revives lawsuit over art stolen by Nazis on display in Oklahoma

NEW YORK — A federal appeals court has given new life to a Holocaust survivor’s claim that the University of Oklahoma is unjustly harboring a Camille …

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma House passes bill restricting marriage to people of faith

March 11, 2015 by Michael Stone<p>A bill that would restrict the right to marry to people of faith and would mandate all marriage licenses be approved …

Gay Conversion Therapy - Part 3

Conversion therapy is the practice of "curing" gay people by trying to turn them straight. The practice has been around for a while, but these days it's considered ineffective, harmful, and potentially deadly.<p>Conversion therapy is the practice of "curing" gay people by trying to turn them straight …

New Report Offers A Look At 'Survival Sex' And The LGBTQ Youth Who Are Turning To It

After his grandmother kicked him out into the cold, someone offered the 19-year-old a warm bed for the weekend. All the guy wanted in exchange for his hospitality was sex. “At first I didn’t want to,” said the homeless teenager. “But I didn’t want to stay in the streets.”<p>As another 19-year-old put …

Gay Conversion Therapy - Part 2

Conversion therapy is the practice of "curing" gay people by trying to turn them straight. The practice has been around for a while, but these days it's considered ineffective, harmful, and potentially deadly.<p>Conversion therapy is the practice of "curing" gay people by trying to turn them straight …