SPLC files complaint against school district, cites Twitter rant of employee

Who knew Twitter would be the go-to social media app where folks can express their racist views unabashed. A Jefferson Parish, La., school psychologist Mark Traina, who went on a racist rant about so-called “young black thugs.” Traina made the tweets in January, but recently came to light when the Southern Poverty Law Center filed […]

Yet another celebrity goes on a racist, homophobic Twitter rant

This type of news has come to be expected. Celebrities just can’t behave themselves when they enter the realm of social media. The latest in this buffoonery is former SNL comedian Colin Quinn, who recently went on a rant against gay marriage and the news that white births are being outpaced by babies of color. […]

Miss. Republican uses Bible to bash marriage equality, refuses to apologize

People who hide behind their religion to promote and tolerate the subjugation of marginalized folks disgust me. Plain and simple. Andy Gipson, a Mississippi Republican state representative, is among those who fall into this wanna be holier-than-thou category. In his response to President Barack Obama’s support for marriage equality, Gipson referred to the infamous Leviticus […]

Updates on the nationwide “Government In Your Uterus” initiative

I haven’t posted about the efforts by the right-wing reactionaries to relegate women’s health care back into second class citizenship in a while. It’s important to keep these issues in the spotlight, so I felt it’s high time we round up the latest news on GOP’s nationwide effort to nibble away at the constitutional right for women […]

Hey, Bristol Palin. Let me know how lonely it is on that hypocritical pedestal

President Barack Obama’s endorsement for marriage equality has drawn some push back in many circles. Of all people, Bristol Palin has joined in on the criticism. I think it’s worth posting Palin’s entire comments so you can try to understand where she’s going: Let’s pause for just one second.  When Christian women run for high […]

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