A homophobic video urging Russians to re-elect President Vladimir Putin has gone viral less than a month before the country's election. The video tells voters that if Putin's rivals win they will take Russia into a "nightmare" future in which they are forced to co-habitate with gay men.
TIL of “Gay Bob”—one of the first homosexual dolls ever made. The anatomically-correct doll came out in the 1978 amid tons of controversy and was stored in a box made to look like a closet. Esquire awarded the toy the “Dubious Achievement Award” and the toy sold remarkably well throughout the year.
TIL that Glenn Shadix, the actor who played Otho in Beetlejuice, was subjected to “ex gay” electrical shock treatments when he came out to his parent. When this failed to change his orientation, he attempted suicide and survived a 3 day coma. After the incident, his parents accept ed his sexuality.
Egyptian authorities are luring gay men to hotel rooms using dating app Grindr and then arresting them, as an obsession with "penetration" and a violent crackdown on sexual minorities continues.
TIL hundreds of love letters between two gay World War II soldiers were found and are being made into a book. In one, one of them wrote, "Wouldn't it be wonderful if all our letters could be published in the future in a more enlightened time. Then all the world could see how in love we are."
If I had a son or daughter come out and tell me they're gay, I'd only respond with "I know". This way, if it's a prank, they just got pranked back. If they're serious, I look like an understanding parent. Win-win.
Fox News contributor Todd Starnes blames pornography, the separation of church and state, abortion, gay marriage, and the devil for the Florida high school shooting. Not blamed: The shooter, lax gun restrictions, poor mental health facilities
Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce -- who strongly opposed gay marriage, arguing it was against traditional family values -- is expecting a baby with his former staff member, after leaving his wife of 24 years
Christian conservatives want us to believe that baking a cake or doing photography for a gay wedding forces them to "support" gay marriage. What does evangelicals supporting Roy Moore say about fucking 14 year olds? Asking for Jesus, as he is rather confused by his followers. #EvangelicalLogic
A gay couple has been detained by Moscow police in Russia after leaving flowers and a sign with "Love wins" written on it outside the US embassy. Russian law bans protests over gay rights, and LGBT people in the country suffer severe discrimination and homophobia.
Australia: Anti-gay Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce, who tried to stop nationwide same-sex marriage because it was against "traditional family values," is fathering a child with his mistress and leaving his wife of 24 years
Meet your new a Secretary of Education: billionaire, creationist, charter school advocate, she's anti-gay marriage, daughter of Amway founder, sister of Blacwater CEO, she is the largest donor to the worst Religious Right hate groups. Making America Great Again!