Atheists, Agnostics File Suit to Challenge Ten Commandments Monument at Arkansas State Capitol

May 25, 2018

The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas, representing four female atheist and agnostic complainants, and the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers, along with the American Humanist Association and the Freedom From Religion Foundation, have filed lawsuits challenging the placement of a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state capitol building. “The Commandments do not…

Facebook accused of conducting mass surveillance through its apps

May 25, 2018

Facebook used its apps to gather information about users and their friends, including some who had not signed up to the social network, reading their text messages, tracking their locations and accessing photos on their phones, a court case in California alleges. The claims of what would amount to mass surveillance are part of a…

Soccer Legend Will Marry His 2 Fiancees

May 25, 2018

Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho will reportedly “marry” two women at the same time during a small wedding ceremony in August. While polygamy is outlawed in Brazil, O Dia (h/t Dan Gartland of Sports Illustrated) reported civil unions between more than two persons is not uncommon. Ronaldinho, Priscilla Coelho and Beatriz Souza already live together. Per…

Jazz musician Wynton Marsalis says rap and hip-hop are ‘more damaging than a statue of Robert E. Lee’

May 25, 2018

“Cape Up” is Jonathan’s weekly podcast talking to key figures behind the news and our culture. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and anywhere else you listen to podcasts. “My words are not that powerful. I started saying in 1985 I don’t think we should have a music talking about niggers and bitches and hoes. It…

Nearly 16 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds in Mass. identify as LGBT

May 25, 2018

Young people in Massachusetts are more likely to identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender and mirror the diversity of the state as a whole, two nonprofit organizations said in a report released Thursday. But LGBT youth are also often targets of discrimination, struggle with depression, and face a greater risk of homelessness, researchers…

Nike Unveils LGBT History Themed Pride Shoes

May 25, 2018

Nike has unveiled this year’s offerings in its popular BeTrue pride line, and they are an awesome homage to LGBT History. The company announced on Thursday its designs feature “colors and symbols that have been reclaimed and historically repurposed by the LGBTQ community,” namely the pink triangle and the color lavender. The pink triangle was…

Boy Scouts to provide condoms at upcoming World Jamboree

May 24, 2018

The Boy Scouts will reportedly provide condoms at the upcoming World Scout Jamboree. The World Organization of Scouting Movement handbook requires the host organization to “ensure that condoms are readily and easily accessible for all participants and [International Service Team staff] at a number of locations on the site.” The 2019 World Scout Jamboree will…

Preacher Jesse Duplantis Begs for Money to Purchase $54M Jet

May 24, 2018

Remember when televangelist Kenneth Copeland announced on his website earlier this year that he was buying a Gulfstream V airplane from Tyler Perry? Well, as it turns out, this is apparently becoming a thing with TV preachers. Fellow TV fleecer preacher Jesse Duplantis announced that he is getting in on the action. “You know I’ve…

Confused Caitlyn Jenner calls Trump ‘worst president’ on LGBT issues

May 24, 2018

Though she’s an unapologetic Republican, Caitlyn Jenner says she won’t be supporting President Trump’s 2020 re-election because she has been “disappointed” in his views on LGBTQ issues. Jenner called Trump the “worst president we have ever had” when it comes to representing the LGBTQ community in a recent interview with Broadly. The former Olympic athlete…

Perversion rises: LGBT Population in U.S. Estimated at 4.5%

May 24, 2018

Results from a year-long survey conducted in 2017 show that the estimated LGBT population in the United States is now at 4.5%, and that the biggest increase in LGBT-identification has been among millenials, those people born between 1980 and 1999. The survey by Gallup also showed that women are more likely to identify as lesbian,…

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