NASCAR Decries Indiana Anti-Gay Law

NASCAR has issued a statement expressing its disappointment with Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s decision to signing the "Religious Freedom Rights Act" into law, an act which could give Indiana businesses the right to refuse service to LGBT customers. » 3/31/15 2:57pm Tuesday 2:57pm

This Broad's Life: Janet Mock 

Welcome to This Broad's Life, a new Jezebel video series in which Hillary Crosley Coker trails interesting and kick-ass women as they navigate this thing called life. » 3/04/15 11:25pm 3/04/15 11:25pm

'Defaced' Pro-Gay Billboard Censored By Philippines Ad Standards Council

A recent uproar from LGBT groups in the Philippines over a 'defaced' advertisement where a gay male couple's hands were blacked out has led to the revelation that the ad was self-censored, after the Philippines Ad Standards Council expressed concern about the photo. » 2/21/15 11:39am 2/21/15 11:39am

Texas Just Had Its First Legal Gay Wedding, State Still Throwing Tantrum

A legal shot across the bow or a crack in the dam, no matter how you want to describe it in metaphor, the legal marriage of two women in Austin, Texas continues to show that state same-sex marriage bans are just as likely to be ended in "death by a thousand cuts" as they are by one major Supreme Court ruling. » 2/19/15 7:32pm 2/19/15 7:32pm

Oregon's Next Governor Will be the First Bisexual to Head State 

Politico has an interesting profile on Kate Brown, Oregon's next governor who will serve until November 2016 in an interim role. According to the website, the 54-year-old Brown was first elected to the state House in 1992 and moved to the Senate a few years later where she became the first woman to serve in the role… » 2/14/15 12:28pm 2/14/15 12:28pm

Your Supreme Bestie Justice Ginsburg Says America Ready For Gay Marriage

Although she declined to speak about the specifics of any cases coming up on the Supreme Court's docket, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (or Notorious RBG, as she is known in these parts) made it clear she believes America is ready to accept a ruling from SCOTUS asserting same-sex marriage as a constitutional right. » 2/12/15 10:00pm 2/12/15 10:00pm

Tokyo Municipality Plans Vote On Recognition Of Same-Sex Couples

Tokyo's Shibuya ward, a municipality which is part of the larger Tokyo metropolis, is best known for its shopping and having the busiest crosswalk in the world. It is now taking steps to become even more notable: the ward government proposes to issue certificates to same-sex couples which it calls "equivalent to… » 2/12/15 9:50am 2/12/15 9:50am

What Are Your Best Options for Dating on a Budget?

Whether it's going to a restaurant, watching a movie or having a couple of drinks, dating can be expensive. Of course, it doesn't have to be. There are plenty of inexpensive options if you're dating on a budget. We want to know yours. » 2/11/15 9:07pm 2/11/15 9:07pm

State Department Soon To Choose Gay Diplomat For LGBT Community Overseas

Secretary of State John Kerry is planning to appoint a new foreign service officer to act as a chief diplomat for the LGBT community overseas, both to strengthen consular support for LGBT American expatriates, and to advocate for LGBT rights overseas. » 2/10/15 10:00pm 2/10/15 10:00pm

Florida Bill Seeks To Jail Trans People for Using Public Bathrooms 

A proposed Florida bill titled "Single-Sex Public Facilities" is targeting the state's Trans community. » 2/07/15 6:01pm 2/07/15 6:01pm

Yes I'm Pansexual And No Let's Not

When I come out to most people as pansexual (or just pan for short), I've come to expect one of two reactions. The first is, as some of you may be experiencing now, confusion. "What's pan?" Images of a svelte, freshly-shaven twink in green tights or a horny satyr may come to mind. » 2/03/15 9:30pm 2/03/15 9:30pm

Bruce Jenner Might Talk Transition Rumors With Diane Sawyer 

Bruce Jenner has not - in his own human words - told the public that he is transitioning. So, until Bruce Jenner says that Bruce Jenner is transitioning let's not all run into the middle of the street and scream at passersby that Bruce Jenner is transitioning. » 2/02/15 8:14pm 2/02/15 8:14pm

Lindsey Graham Just Asked Loretta Lynch If Gay Marriage Is Like Polygamy

Because of course, Republican senator Lindsey Graham from the great state of South Carolina, decided he would ask the current United States Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch if same-sex marriage and polygamy were the same, you know, constitutionally speaking. » 2/02/15 8:04pm 2/02/15 8:04pm

Mike Huckabee Totally Has 'Friends Who Are Gay'

Mike Huckabee was on television this morning and went full Huckabee. The former Arkansas governor appeared on CNN's State of the Union this morning where he had a lot to say! Well, mostly he just talked about how gay people are totally ruining America. First he said that being gay was a lifestyle choice, just like… » 2/02/15 7:18pm 2/02/15 7:18pm

Lesbian Legislator Gets Death Threats After Considering Exposing Affairs

Representative Patricia Todd of Birmingham, Alabama has recently received death threats after threatening to expose the extramarital affairs of colleagues. She singled out those who responded to the federal court ruling striking down Alabama's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage with "family values." » 1/31/15 2:45pm 1/31/15 2:45pm

New Bruce Jenner Transgender Reality Show Is Probably Bullshit

Okay, guys, Bruce Jenner speculation has officially become Too Much™ now that there are rumors of a Jenner/Kardashian E! network reality show documenting Bruce's transition from male to female. This is peak bullshit capacity, folks. We have jumped the fucking shark, and that shark is the size of Jaws. We're going to… » 1/29/15 10:20pm 1/29/15 10:20pm

Meet Magic: The Gathering's First Trans Character

Over the years, there have been thousands of Magic: The Gathering cards, many with their own characters and mini-stories. Only one, however, is trans, and this one is pretty darn cool. » 1/28/15 9:48pm 1/28/15 9:48pm

Idaho Chief of Police Mic Drops On Transgender 'Bathroom' Bill Section

The retiring chief of police of Boise, Idaho, Mike Masterson spoke on behalf of a new bill in the state's legislature which would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, specifically citing that the protections should make LGBT individuals feel safer about reporting crimes… » 1/28/15 8:40pm 1/28/15 8:40pm

Tracking Guys Via Grindr Is Really Easy, And Grindr Doesn't Seem To Care

For over a year now, gay hook up app Grindr has had a serious security flaw which allows users to be tracked very closely, and Grindr's response has been tepid at best. Some countries were only blocked after the security flaw was discovered and some reported that Grindr was being used for tracking by Egyptian police… » 1/26/15 10:40pm 1/26/15 10:40pm

Jindal 'Not For Discrimination' But Supports Ban On Same-Sex Marriage 

What if the US Supreme Court rules that gay marriage must be legal in all states? Well, Sunday morning Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal went on ABC's "This Week" and told host George Stephanopoulos that if that should that happen he supports a constitutional amendment that would let state legislatures outlaw same-sex… » 1/25/15 4:11pm 1/25/15 4:11pm