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Texas Pride event cancelled after threats of violence

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Jeff Taylor Organizers have cancelled an LGBT Pride event in College Station, Texas after it was the subject of an online threat of violence. “Lock and load. Time to get on the news,” someone, going by the handle nihilism-88, said on Tumblr after another user, …

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Chelsea Manning hospitalized after failed suicide attempt

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Chelsea Manning. Illustration by Alicia Neal, in cooperation with Manning, commissioned by the Chelsea Manning Support Network, April 23, 2014. Alicia Neal Convicted government whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been hospitalized after a failed suicide attempt according to the website TMZ. Manning reportedly tried …

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Judge who ruled against ban on gays in military in 1993 dies at age 90

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. FILE – In this Nov. 24, 2014, file photo, President Barack Obama awards former Illinois Rep. Abner Mikva the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Mikva, a former congressman, Illinois legislator, federal …

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Kentucky Attorney General: Kim Davis has broken the law again

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, with Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, left, at her side, speaks after being released from the Carter County Detention Center, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, in Grayson, Ky. Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who was jailed for refusing to …

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Scottish man films homophobic abuse from fellow bus rider

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Left, homophobic man who yelled insults at Rhys Smith, seen at right with a selfie taken with Scottish politician Nicola Sturgeon at Edinburgh Pride. Rhys Smith A gay man filmed and shared homophobic verbal abuse he encountered on the bus while traveling home …

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Phil Robertson: Gays are responsible for 160k murders in America

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Phil Robertson Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson is at it again. Just when you think the bearded reality show star turned self-proclaimed preacher couldn’t get any loonier, he proves you wrong. This time Robertson is claiming that same-sex marriage and transgender people using …

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Christians pose as gay pothead zombies to spread hate at Toronto Pride

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Members of the fake group “Gay Zombies Cannabis Consumers Association” march in the Toronto Pride parade. Bill Whatcott A group of anti-LGBT Christian dressed in green body suits and donned various bits of rainbow attire in order to pass themselves off as pot loving …

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Gays Against Guns vs Pink Pistols: Two views on gun control debate

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Bil Browning The United States ranks first among 178 countries researched in 2014 for the highest rate of firearms with 112.6 per 100 residents, with Serbia coming in a distant second at 69.7, Yemen third at 54.8, and Switzerland forth at 45.7. Like …

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Fox News hosts debate whether the Statue of Liberty is transgender

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Charline Jao Fox & Friends were recently confronted with a theory that the Statue of Liberty, the icon of American freedom, could possibly be a man. A new Discovery Family program titled, “Secrets of America’s Favorite Places” suggests that French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi used his brother …

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