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Online campaigns for Orlando shooting victims, from legit to laughable

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. This Monday, July 11, 2016 photo shows a makeshift memorial outside the Pulse nightclub, a month after the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla. The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the attack have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular …

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Pastor who said Pulse victims deserved to die busted for child abuse

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Pastor Ken Adkins The Florida Times-Union via the Glynn County Sheriff’s Office Conservative Pastor Ken Adkins of St. Simons Island, Georgia, who has led a public campaign against the rights of LGBTQ Americans, is now an inmate at the jail of Glynn County, charged …

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LGBTQ activists protest Kentucky Farm Bureau’s anti-gay policies

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Chris Hartman, director of the Fairness Campaign in Louisville, was arrested in August while demonstrating at the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2015 Country Ham Breakfast. He is pictured at a rally in 2013 in Louisville. AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky‘s …

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Most populous nation on earth adopts ‘all gender’ public toilets

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Dawn Ennis Without a single protest, boycott or lawsuit, China’s capital city has rolled out a transgender-affirming program to highlight nearly two dozen single-use, gender-neutral bathrooms that have been serving Beijing since May. Unlike the backlash that ensued when Target announced its bathrooms …

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Whoops: Conservative Christians flip out over ‘transgender cake’

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Close up of Marlene Goetzeler’s Ken doll cake Facebook After a Sacramento baker posted a photo of her latest creation on Facebook, conservative Christians started accusing the baker of promoting transgender rights and leaving negative remarks. What they didn’t know was that the …

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Delta Airlines yanks Chris Rock special from flights over gay slurs

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Chris Rock in Kill The Messenger HBO promo photo Delta Airlines is pulling a Chris Rock special from their in-flight entertainment options after a gay customer pointed out that it contains anti-gay slurs. The comedian insists using the word “faggot” is okay in …

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Right wing nut Christian thinks this fish will stop LGBTQ progressives

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Patriot Depot Matt Barber — the extremist antigay Christian who once denounced icon Harvey Milk as “evil” — runs a website called BarbWire which emailed his followers Thursday with a diatribe against the LGBTQ community and the progressive political movement that supports us, …

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Gay airman cleared of sexual assault charges at court martial

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. LGBTQ Nation An out Air Force lieutenant who has been a longtime activist for gay rights in the armed forces has been found not guilty of sexual assault, in a case that took four years to reach a verdict in the military courts, …

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