Category: Gay rights
The first Fixer Upper controversy in the show's four-year history continues to swell, as the head of Chip and Joanna Gaines' church has addressed his remarks regarding homosexuality, gay marriage, and conversion therapy practices. Pastor Jimmy Seibert talked about himself, his church, and the Gaines' membership in a brand-new interview; keep reading for his thoughts on the continuing issue.
The Chip and Joanna Gaines anti-gay rumors have been swirling for days, thanks to the controversial views of their mega-church's pastor. Now, HGTV has offered a brief statement of support of the LGBT community, in an effort at clarifying matters. In addition, Chipper Gaines himself took to Twitter with a series of statements that didn't address the issue directly, but appeared to assuage the fears of many fans. Read on for the two statements!
Fixer Upper Season 4 may have just gotten started, but an unexpected controversy is what many fans are talking about. According to a new report, Chip and Joanna Gaines are members of a megachurch whose pastor is an ardent advocate of conversion therapy for homosexuality.
The Bride and Prejudice cast has been revealed! FYI's newest marriage-based reality TV drama is set to air in just a few short weeks, and it looks like the show will hold nothing back when it comes to the family drama that follows its three couples: one interracial, one interfaith, and one gay. Who are the members of the Bride and Prejudice cast, and how will they navigate their families' disapproval in order to find true love? Read on to find out!
Just a few days after Azealia Banks got involved in a high-volume airplane fight–one in which she called a flight attendant a "f*cking f*ggot" and allegedly attacked a Frenchman
–the controversial rapper has unleashed another tirade, this time on Twitter. This weekend, Azealia Banks got into it with a star of the popular British series EastEnders
; the resulting social media spat devolved into the latest Azealia Banks homophobic rant.
Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who has become a lightning rod for left-wing criticism and an icon for right-wing politicians for her refusal to grant same-sex marriage licenses in Kentucky, is under arrest. A Kentucky judge ordered Davis placed under arrest for contempt of court, stating that a fine would not compel Davis to do her duty. Read on for the latest.
In a recent ruling by the Boy Scouts of America, openly gay adults can now act as leaders and volunteers within the organization. A BSA Executive Committee met on Friday to review and approve an amendment to their Adult Leadership Standards policy that would allow gay men to serve.
June 26, 2015 now belongs in American History textbooks as the day the Supreme Court of the United States of America made gay marriage legal in all 50 states. Keep reading to find out how many justices voted for and against the ruling, which ones voted against, and when the ruling will take effect.
A straight Australian couple has promised that they will get divorced if gay people win the right to marry in their country. According to the couple, the sanctity of marriage "is simply too important" and must be protected above all else. Read on to discover more about these two.
Matthew Makela, the gay former pastor from Michigan who resigned in disgrace when his Grindr profile went viral, is back in the news. A family from his former parish has come forward with details of Makela's attempt at shaming their gay son out of his homosexuality.
It's one of the most "WTF" things to happen in politics in some time, but, unfortunately, it's real: A man has managed to get the "Sodomite Suppression Act," in which citizens would be empowered to shoot gay men in the head, onto the ballot in California.
Miley was displeased with Indiana’s most recent legislation: A so-called religious freedom bill that allows discrimination against gays. So, she took to Instagram to voice that displeasure. The result? Fightin’ words!