When did homophobia become about protecting white people?

That is the question I want to pose to Jodie Brunstetter, the wife of North Carolina State Senator Peter Brunstetter, who has been a big advocate for Amendment 1. The amendment, if approved by voters, would outlaw same-sex marriage in the state. Brunstetter was reported saying to poll workers the amendment is about protecting white folks […]

Georgia formally joins campaign to strip women of abortion rights

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill limiting the number of weeks women in the Peach State can seek an abortion. Of course, the measure has been touted as the state’s commitment to protecting life in its most minute forms: Deal’s signature makes Georgia the latest state to generally ban abortion after 20 weeks […]

“Racist circumcision outrage”

Apparently, some folks haven’t gotten the memo that creating a cake and allowing a white person to don black face to imitate a black woman undergoing female genital mutilation circumcision could be possibly perceived as racist. Case in point: Swedish minister of culture Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth’s participation in a “racist spectacle” in which she carved up […]

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