Talk about problematic progress. The AP headline crowing "US Moves to End Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men" comes with a whopper of an asterisk: gay and bisexual men who wish to donate blood may do so only if they've refrained from having sex with another man for a full year prior.
Overweight and obese people are often the targets of discrimination and teasing. But while some might argue that 'fat shaming' encourages weight loss, a new study of nearly 3,000 British adults shows it's simply not true.
It seems that there's enough circumstantial evidence to suspect that Kerry Rhodes—a good NFL player who was photographed being physically affectionate to another man—has been secretly blacklisted by the National Football League. Drew Magary builds the case at Deadspin.
If 15-year-old Anthony Stokes doesn't get a heart transplant, doctors say he'll die in six months. Doctors are denying him the transplant too, because "they don’t have any evidence that he would take his medicine or that he would go to his follow-ups." The family says that's stupid and the reason is another one.
A new federal study proves that gays are having a hard time renting a place to live—especially male gays. Landlords are less likely to rent to gay men couples, the Housing and Urban Development study reveals. Lesbian couples also face discrimination, but not quite so much.
Japan's new right-wing government hasn't wasted time in alienating tens of millions of its voters. According to finance minister Taro Aso, elderly people should "hurry up and die" so that pressure can be relieved on the state to pay for their skyrocketing medical bills.
When Brian Johnson and Nile Charles visited Manhattan's Upper West Side Apple Store last December, they were looking for some cutting edge gadgets and gizmos. What they got, they allege in a lawsuit, was some cutting edge racism.
You might have heard of the teen-repellent noisemaker a store owner employed in his parking lot in the UK, and now that squealing device that supposedly makes an extremely annoying racket that only teens can hear has found its way to the United States. The device has been named Kids Be Gone, as if paying customers…
Our GPS system proposed a route through the most crime-ridden area of a large American city at 1AM last weekend, and we were wishing our GPS unit were aware of crime statistics. Maybe Discriminav is not that far from a real product after all. Behind comedy lies at least some truth. Not that we're for discrimination or…