Ezra Klein's nascent news and policy site Vox.com promises readers that its journalists will "really know the topics they cover." But newly minted Vox writing fellow Brandon Ambrosino - a frequent commentator on LGBT issues - has repeatedly demonstrated that his understanding of LGBT topics is superficial at best, and frequently dangerously off-base.
The Columbus Dispatch has pushed several myths about what health care enrollment numbers mean for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace, falsely claiming that not enough young or previously uninsured people have signed up and that people who have signed up for but haven't paid for an insurance plan will doom the law.
TOPEKA, Kan. — Anti-gay extremist Fred Phelps, founder of the Westboro Baptist Church and the “Gods Hate Fags” fundamentalist movement, is near death in a local hospice, according to a Facebook post Saturday night by his son Nathan Phelps.
Will the South be the place where marriage inequality finally meets its demise? The latest ruling from a federal court proves that even traditionally gay-unfriendly Dixie can't withstand the force of law. U.S. District Court Judge Aleta Trauger has ruled that Tennessee must recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed elsewhere and said point blank…
The Christian Right really has become the most boring group of political activists in America. As their battle against marriage equality slides down the slippery slope of failure, they continue to wage war on one of the few battle grounds where they can still amass a few troops: the arena of wedding cakes. 111 Cakery…
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) would like Nancy Pelosi to apologize for her remarks suggesting that Republicans don't care about "struggling families and really hungry children."
But that's not going to happen.
Over the weekend, the Democratic House minority leader said at the California Democrats State Convention in Los Angeles that an anonymous Republican friend told her that struggling Americans "are invisible, and the Republican caucus is indifferent to them."
Vox.com editor-in-chief Ezra Klein issued a statement explaining his decision to hire Brandon Ambrosino, a writer who has been criticized for peddling misinformation about LGBT people and acting as an apologist for anti-gay discrimination. Klein promised that Ambrosino's work would "receive a lot of editing and a lot of guidance," iterating Vox's commitment to properly covering LGBT issues.
Two days after frequent Breitbart News contributor Austin Ruse proclaimed that liberal academics "should all be taken out and shot," the American Family Association announced that it was cutting its ties with the inflammatory social conservative.
Fox News finally terminated the contract of contributor Scott Brown after Brown told the network he is planning a New Hampshire Senate run. The move follows months of speculation about a possible run by Brown, a topic that was repeatedly raised during his appearances on the network.
BOSTON -- Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley filed a court brief Thursday in support of a married, same-sex couple who sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester for allegedly refusing to sell them a Northbridge mansion because church officials were concerned they would host gay weddings at the site.
At the end of its diatribe against politicians who refuse to march in Boston's LGBT-exclusionary St. Patrick's Day Parade and support for the discrimination onto which this parade continues to glom, Bay State anti-LGBT group MassResistance closes with this photo and caption
The referendum in Crimea on March 16, 2014 will probably attach the peninsula to the Russian federation. While it is unlikely that NATO will intervene and seek a direct military confrontation with Russia, the United States and the European Union are already cooking some broad and unwise economic sanctions with which to punish Russia.