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Oklahoma Passes Bill To Allow Uber & Lyft, But Strips Protections For LGBT Riders

Well, this is interesting. The Oklahoma legislature has passed a bill that would allow ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft to operate in the state. Given how severely those companies have upended the taxi industry’s status quo in other parts…

UPDATE: Brian Klawiter, Owner Of DIESELTEC Repair Shop In Grandville, Michigan, Says He’s Happy To Deny Service To LGBT Customers

UPDATE: Plenty of new information about this story. See below. In recent years, the LGBT community has gained a lot of visibility and more than a few rights. The good news is, that’s put many of us on equal or near-equal footing…

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2015 Subaru Impreza Turns Saabs To Joy

Earlier this year, my videographer asked me what car he should buy.  He drove a Saab 9-3 with about 200,000 miles and it was finally costing a pile of money and displaying questionable reliability.  Whatever I suggested, it needed to…

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Two Sams & A 2015 Volkswagen Golf R: Gay, Great & Grrrr! All At Once

It’s rare in the internet content business that you ever actually get to speak with your colleagues, much less meet them in person. By chance, I got to meet the other Sam at Gaywheels.com, Sam Miller Christiansen, in San Diego…

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2015 Nissan Frontier Needs A Bear Hug, Some Love, And Some Buyers

When you place fourth in a four-bear contest, that doesn’t mean no one loves you. It just means “Yeah, thanks for showing us the goods, everyone is winner, let’s have a round of applause for all our contestants and here’s…

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2015 Volkswagen Golf TSI: A Fine German Car At A Corolla Price

Not everything stylish and well-made needs to be expensive.  IKEA and Target prove that every day.  But, when you think of well-engineered German touring cars, jumbo dollar signs probably dance across your face.  It doesn’t have to be that way….

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Honda, GM Condemn Indiana’s Anti-LGBT Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Two weeks ago, Indiana Governor Mike Pence was probably having a nice lunch with friends, looking forward to the Easter break and a weekend full of egg hunts or hoop rolls or hopscotch or whatever traditional, wholesome holiday activities that he and…

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Breaking: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Comes Out Against Indiana’s RFRA

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles does considerable business in Indiana, building vehicles, working with suppliers across the state, and of course, selling cars. This morning, the Detroit automaker issued a statement regarding Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and — spoiler alert — it’s not good…

Mike Pence speaking at CPAC 2015 in Washington, D.C. (pic by Gage Skidmore)

Toyota, NASCAR Slam Indiana’s Shameful, Anti-LGBT ‘Religious Freedom’ Law

Yesterday, Subaru issued a new and improved statement against Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was signed into law by Governor Mike Pence on March 26. Now, another automaker has joined the growing chorus of RFRA critics: Toyota, which maintains a…

Subaru opposes RFRA in Indiana

Subaru Updates Statement About Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

After Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law on March 26, we reached out to Subaru. Given the number of Subaru facilities and employees in that state, we thought that the famously LGBT-friendly automaker might have…