March 27, 2012

Anti – Gay Group Tells JC Penney to Fire Ellen DeGeneres

One Million Moms, an anti-gay activist group tied to the American Family Association, is calling on retailer JC Penney to drop talk Ellen DeGeneres as their spokesperson.
March 21, 2012

Tea Party Groups In Tennessee Demand Textbooks Overlook U.S. Founder’s Slave-Owning History

A group of Tea Party activists in Tennessee are pushing for a major overhaul in U.S. History textbooks.
March 21, 2012

Jimmy Fallon Slapped With Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

It has been reported Jimmy Fallon, late night talk show host, and NBC Universal are being sued for gender discrimination. According to the lawsuit filed by Paul Tarascio, Jimmy Fallon does not like working with men because he prefers to be told what to do by women.
March 20, 2012

Danny Evins, Restaurant Founder and Focus of Controversy, Dies at 76

Danny Evins, founder of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, passed away on January 14, 2012, at the age of 76. Evins sparked controversy in 1991 after he defended a company directive to fire employees “whose sexual preferences fail to demonstrate normal heterosexual values.”
March 20, 2012

Ohio landlady appeals to keep ‘White Only’ sign at pool

Jamie Hein hung a “White Only” sign at her pool after her tenant, Michael Gunn, has his biracial daughter visit and swim in the pool. Gunn, who is white, brought a case against the pool and Jamie Hein.
March 13, 2012

Canadian Medical Association Journal: Doctors should wait 30 weeks to reveal baby’s gender to curb sex-based abortions

Doctors should wait 30 weeks to reveal baby’s gender to curb sex-based abortions
April 6, 2011

Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples in New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s has made a pledge to make a push in the next few months to pass legislation legalizing same-sex marriage in New York.  About 14 months ago, the State Senate voted, 38 to 24, to continue the state’s discrimination against gay and lesbian couples who want to get married. However, strong leadership by Governor Cuomo could change the outcome of this vote in the future.  The Democratic-led Assembly supports extending the freedom to […]