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Honda issues third attack on HB2, but defends doing business in North Carolina

Honda has just issued a third statement about North Carolina’s HB2, the hateful, transphobic, homophobic, so-called “bathroom bill” that was signed into law by GOP Governor Pat McCrory to address a problem that doesn’t exist. As you’ll see below, the…

Nick Jonas & Demi Lovato at the 2016 GLAAD Media Awards

Honda issues another statement against North Carolina’s HB2 after Jonas & Lovato cancel concerts

Last week, Honda issued a brief statement about North Carolina’s homophobic HB2. Yesterday, the company published another one — this time, in support of Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato, who’ve cancelled concert appearances in Charlotte and Raleigh over the hateful new…

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Even NASCAR hates HB2 (well, kinda)

If you were asked to talk about LGBT-friendly sports, NASCAR might not be the first to come to mind. The stereotypical NASCAR fan is, after all, conservative, Christian, and straight. But rest assured, there are thousands of LGBT NASCAR fans across…

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory

Honda issues short statement on North Carolina’s homophobic HB2

Honda North America has published a brief, two-sentence statement about North Carolina’s HB2. On the off-chance that you’ve been too busy to notice HB2, it’s a hateful, homophobic law that prohibits North Carolina cities from enacting stricter non-discrimination protections than those…

2016 GMC Terrain Denali full front

2016 GMC Terrain Denali offers high-tech, midsize luxury

People who analyze trends in the auto industry often focus on overall sales, specific model sales, and the best-performing brands. But if you really want to take the temperature of the U.S. auto market, I suggest you take look at…

Members of HRC’s Business Coalition for the Equality Act

60 major companies support the Equality Act, but none are automakers

Only 18 states protect LGBT Americans from discrimination. That means 32 states have no such laws on the books. That could change if the U.S. Congress passes a bipartisan bill known as the Equality Act. This very important piece of…

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Noted Homophobe Jeremy Clarkson Apologizes For Being A Jerk, Settles Suit From BBC Producer

The belligerent, bellicose bully and former Top Gear host is finally feasting on crow: Jeremy Clarkson has apologised to the Top Gear producer he punched after settling a £100,000 racial discrimination and injury claim. Oisin Tymon launched the action against the…

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Uh-Oh: Ford Motor Company Is Fighting Against LGBT Equality In Missouri

For the past several years, Ford Motor Company has earned perfect scores on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index, so you’d think that the automaker would be a staunch advocate for LGBT equality. Unfortunately, that doesn’t appear to be the case in Missouri,…

Valentine's Day roses. Gross.

Valentine’s Day Quiz: What’s The Perfect Car For You?

Valentine’s Day is a terrible holiday — always has been. It started as a pagan celebration of slaughter, nudity, and fertility, was eventually co-opted by Christians and turned into a feast of saints, and gradually morphed into the sickeningly sugary spectacle…

New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras

A Mardi Gras Driving Guide To Help You Navigate The Streets Of New Orleans This Fat Tuesday

Every year, I tweak and repost this article for those of you who can’t be with us in New Orleans for the joys and pains of Fat Tuesday. More sober posts tomorrow!  * * * * * Across most of…