New Hospital Regulations Give LGBT Families More Rights

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This is nice and everything, but also just long overdue.

New hospital regulations have given members of the LGBT community more control over medical decisions.

From the Huffington Post:

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Urine Bandit Destroys LGBT Books at a Harvard Library

Someone at Harvard is not a fan of the gays—or maybe it’s the librarians.  It’s hard to tell, because while attempting to send a hate-filled message to the LGBT community, some moron left a group of librarians a nasty mess to clean up after.

It appears that the librarian/gay hater decided to take their misguided angst toward the LGBT community out by pouring pee on 40 books relating to gay issues …

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Czech Republic Has ‘Gay Test’ for Asylum Seekers: Watching Straight Porn

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Today in the “What the Fuck” section of the news is one of the most ridiculous tests I’ve ever heard of. And I’ve taken a lot of ridiculous tests. I am a college student, after all.

In all seriousness, though, this is the most idiotic, insensitive thing I have ever heard of.

What is it?

Well, the Czech Republic apparently gets a significant amount of applicants for what is called “homosexual asylum.” In other words, individuals who live in countries where they are persecuted for …

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Words Affect Culture, and Ron Howard Doesn’t Get It

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Oh, Ron Howard. You are pretty good at directing Americana movies, producing good looking red-haired children, and overcoming the career curse often afflicting child actors, but you suck at understanding how linguistic culture works.

You may have heard at Howard’s new movie, The Dilemma, is under a bit of cultural scrutiny at the moment. See, in the film (and the trailer), Vince Vaughn’s character mocks an electric car by saying “It’s gay.”

Various members of the LGBT community have stepped forward to vocalise their discontent with the use as ‘gay’ as a derogatory term, including Anderson Cooper. The public upset caused Universal Pictures to pull the trailer, but has refused to pull the ‘joke’ from the film itself.

To tell his side of the story, Ron Howard wrote in to LA Times journalist Patrick Goldstein.

“So why was the joke in the movie?  Our lead character of Ronny Valentine has a mouth that sometimes gets him into trouble …

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