In the Best Scenario, Offset's Apology for Apparently Homophobic Lyric Is a Huge Self-Own

You might think that after the Migos’ first brush with accusations of homophobia, which provoked an outcry that in turn prompted an apology, the hip-hop group’s three members would do their best to avoid another headache. But here we are, united by headache over a lyric that seems homophobic and its shoddy ensuing…

US Muslims More Accepting of Gays Than White Evangelicals, Survey Suggests

After last year’s Pulse massacre, it was fairly common to hear those on the right discuss the great threat Islam posed toward gays (some even called it the “greatest threat”) because of Omar Mateen’s pledge of allegiance to Isis. It was no coincidence that this rhetoric surfaced during the presidential campaign of…

Russia's Anti-Gay Law Ruled Discriminatory by European Court of Human Rights

Finally some good news for gays in Russia: The European Court of Human Rights has found Russia’s gay propaganda law “discriminatory and, over all, served no legitimate public interest.” Additionally, it has ordered Russia to pay three activists who staged demonstrations from 2009 to 2012—Nikolai V. Bayev, Aleksei A.…

Op-Ed Writer Suggests Orlando's Gay Friendliness Has Caused a Decline in Disney World Admissions

Out of all of the takes commemorating the first anniversary of the Pulse massacre in Orlando, none was as... singular in its vision as that from the Orlando Sentinel called “As Disney reports drop in guests, is Orlando’s post-Pulse embrace of LGBT too tight?” by one C. Britt Beemer. In it, Beemer suggested that a…