British Parliament Formally Debates Banning Donald Trump From the UK

Ashley Feinberg · 01/18/16 09:37AM

Today, about 11:30 a.m. Eastern, members of British Parliament are going to take to the floor and do something a lot of Americans have likely been dreaming of: Discuss whether or not to formally ban Donald Trump from the country for hate speech.

Vandals Attack Facebook Offices in Germany

Brendan O'Connor · 12/13/15 09:15PM

A group of 15-20 people wearing black clothes and hoods attacked the building housing Facebook’s offices in Hamburg, Germany, police said in a statement Saturday. Reuters reports that the vandals smashed glass, threw paint, and sprayed “Facebook dislike” on a wall. A Facebook spokesman said no one was injured.

Teacher Resigns in Wake of Anti-Gay/-Black Slur Disagreement

Rich Juzwiak · 05/22/15 02:05PM

On May 12, a senior at Pflugerville High School in Texas named Isaiah Thomas used what’s being reported as “a derogatory term directed towards gay people” in science class. Let’s assume the reason it’s not being said on the local news stations that are covering this story is because it’s a very bad word—probably “faggot.” In response, his teacher, Gretchen Summers told him (in his words), “How’d you like it if somebody called you a nigger?”

The God Hates Fags Church Makes Amazing Vines

Rich Juzwiak · 01/10/14 05:52PM

The Westboro Baptist Church has at last found its medium. The hate group's over-the-top brand of expressing bigotry for basically anyone who isn't them, it turns out, is perfectly suited for the cut-heavy, silliness-fueled, 6-second world of Vining. It's like they've been an avant garde art project this whole time and only now can they fully express it.

Hate Speech Against Malia Obama On Conservative Blogs

Foster Kamer · 07/12/09 02:15PM

We should've seen this coming: conservative blog Free Republic fired hate speech off at Malia Obama after this photo of her appeared, letting their commenters go to town. But the journalist who reported this as news isn't innocent, either.