Inside Mongolia’s Only Gay Bar

Lila Seidman · 06/03/16 12:30PM

At the only gay bar in the most sparsely populated independent country in the world, Zorig Alima tells me he’s a “penis shaman.” The proprietor of d.d/h.z says he can confidently predict men’s penis sizes and sexual predilections. He gives my companion a disputable “reading,” and dashes away to tend to friends and customers, explaining, “This place is like my living room.”

Russian Robber Ring Targets Gay Men Online Because They Can't Go to the Cops

Marina Galperina · 04/29/16 12:35PM

This week, Latvian-based website Meduza reported on a string of violent robberies and blackmail schemes in St. Petersburg targeting gay men who use dating sites and hookup apps. Gay victims of crimes rarely go to the Russian police for fear of being outed or humiliated, and according to the report, this allows the culprits continue to act with impunity.

Bobby Jindal Wants to Be President of Bigot Pizza Nation

Ashley Feinberg · 04/23/15 05:21PM

Louisiana governor and presumed 2016 presidential contender Bobby Jindal has an op-ed in The New York Times in which he takes a stand against everyone taking a stand against businesses taking a stand against gay marriage, and publicizes his push to pass a bill forbidding his state from taking “adverse action” against businesses that discriminate against same-sex couples. How brave.

NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade Will Finally Let Gays March in 2015

Allie Jones · 09/03/14 09:26AM

In a desperate move to save their remaining beer sponsorships, the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade organizers have decided to let one gay group march in the parade in 2015. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Guinness, and Sam Adams all boycotted the parade this year, which clearly scared the organizers into what they say is only "political correctness."

Wife of Texas Anti-Gay Scumbag Left Him to Be With Her Girlfriend

Andy Cush · 08/13/14 02:32PM

Jonathan Saenz, an evil man known for stuff like claiming same-sex marriage leads to polygamy and "standing strong" with the Boy Scouts of America against admitting gay people, divorced his wife in 2011. She left him, it turns out, because she was in love with a woman.

Fired Editor Sues for His Religious Freedom to Write About "Gaystapo"

Adam Weinstein · 07/24/14 09:58AM

Back in May, the Newton Daily News of Iowa fired its editor-in-chief for comments he'd made on his personal blog. This week, the editor filed a discrimination lawsuit claiming he was fired for his sincere religious beliefs, which compel him to fight "the LGBTQXYZ crowd and the Gaystapo" to the last.

S.C. Voters Strip Mayor of Power for Firing Popular Gay Police Chief

Adam Weinstein · 06/25/14 10:37AM

Amid last night's Beltway bluster over which conservative Republican would win a Deep South Senate seat, the media missed some pretty interesting local election results—like the South Carolina town that rallied to back a gay police chief and punish the mayor who fired her two months ago.