Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: Still won’t eat mor chikin

Have you ever taken a stand for something you believe in? If so, did it last?I stopped eating at Chick-fil-A right after its so-called Customer Appreciation Day. Former Arkansas governor and presidential ca...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 9

1. “America, repent of Harry Potter! America, repent of 'How To Train Your Dragon'! America, repent that Dumbledore emerged as a homosexual mentor for Harry Potter!” Anti-LGBT pastor Kevin Swanson kept it 100 a...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 17

1. A Jewish group has dumped Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee after his recent transphobic comments about wishing he would have pretended to be trans in high school so he could shower with girls.2. “U...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 10

1. The AP reports on how a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against marriage equality would cause legal “chaos.”2. “Santorum calls crowd of 4 in rural Iowa a success.” There's our headline of the day courtesy of T...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 3

1. “Now I wish that someone told me that when I was in high school that I could have felt like a woman when it came time to take showers in PE. I’m pretty sure that I would have found my feminine side and said,...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 19

1. Queerty broke the story of an anti-LGBT pastor in Michigan whose exchange of pics and messages on Grindr have surfaced. Rev. Matthew Makela, who has compared being gay to being an alcoholic and called transg...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 4

1. The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments today to decide if gay sex constitutes “sexual intercourse.” The case arose in Key West in 2011 when a man was charged with falsely telling another man he was HI...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 2

1. “I don't chuck people out of my circle or out of my life because they have a different point of view. I don't drink alcohol, but, gosh, a lot of my friends, maybe most of them, do. You know, I don't use prof...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 211

1. “We’re bringing our benefits in line, making them consistent with what we do for everyone else.” Interesting twist. Now that same-sex marriage is legal in most of the country, employers are starting to requi...