The Advent of the .gop Domain Is Upon Us, And It’s Fantastic

Yesterday, after much anticipation, the first political top-level domain (TLD), .gop, was fully rolled out and made available to the public for name registration. Now anyone, anywhere, can purchase a website ending in .gop and officially associate their cause with the United States Republican Party for as little as $20.16

Burwell v. Hobby Lobby: It’s More Than Just Plan-B

Monday, June 30th, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5-4, in the second major blow to women’s reproductive rights legislature in the past week, that closely-held for-profit corporations cannot be required under the Affordable Care Act to provide contraception coverage if it violates their sincerely-held religious beliefs. The verdict,

Buffer Zones for Pushy Pro-Lifers Are Unconstitutional

Last Thursday, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled Massachusetts’ 35-foot buffer zones surrounding its abortion clinics unconstitutional, allowing pro-life protesters once again to come within 35-feet of the building and approach passersby, staff, and entering patients. “It was a bad law,” said Harvard law professor Mark Tushnet. “It would

R. Kelly’s Response to News of His Son’s Coming Out As Transgender Means We Have A Long Way To Go

Editor’s Note: This article includes reference to issues faced by transgender men and women, including violence and death, and may prove triggering for some.
Early in June, the 13-year-old son of R&B singer R. Kelly, born Jaya, publicly came out as a transgender boy named Jay on the social media

The DOs and DON’Ts of Considerate Faithlessness

The word atheist is charged with controversy. In both definition and application, it’s a bit of a negative word (especially in Western religious circles) associated with an amoral people who believe in “nothing,” who threaten the values of the faithful. Even among non-religious people, the term is often passed over

Three Things Cracked’s Article on MRAs Gets Horribly Wrong & Why the MRM is Still Total Horseshit

Tuesday, Cracked.com’s J. F. Sargent penned an article titled “5 Uncomfortable Truths Behind the Men’s Rights Movement,” in which he outlines the five major points he finds most problematic about the Men’s Rights Movement (MRM), referencing UCSB shooter Elliot Rodger, the PUAHate forums, and the subreddits /r/MensRights and /r/TheRedPill