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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The World’s Fastest Electric Car Comes From An LGBT-Friendly Automaker In Croatia

Hi everyone, it’s Zach again, from Croatia, the land from which the fastest electric car comes! Yes, you read that right: Rimac Automobili’s Concept One has been confirmed as the fastest electric car on the planet. The company has generated huge…

Top Gear

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…

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Beyonce Won The Super Bowl, But MINI Won The Advertising Game

In case you missed it, yesterday was Super Bowl Sunday. The game itself wasn’t that interesting, at least not while the ball was in play. But there were three especially memorable moments during the broadcast: 1. Lady Gaga singing the…

Faith Driven Consumer's Faith Equality Index, Super Bowl 2016

Homophobes Target Super Bowl Advertisers Like Toyota, Buick, Audi, MINI

Every group along the political spectrum has a ratings system for corporations these days. We maintain our own list of gay-friendly automakers, and of course the Human Rights Campaign has its Corporate Equality Index, which does something similar for Fortune 1000…

German ad for Opel in Stern

General Motors Runs A Lame, Vaguely Homophobic Opel Ad In Germany

Well, this is weird: one of Gaywheels’ European readers reports that General Motors’ Opel brand has run a very strange, potentially homophobic ad in Germany’s Stern magazine. According to our tipster, the largest text in the advertisement above reads, “Nothing against gays,…

Top Gear

Breaking: Jeremy Clarkson Is Still A Homophobic, Transphobic Douchebag

Jeremy Clarkson — Britain’s gearheady answer to Donald Trump, minus the billions in net worth, the Oompa-Loompa tan job, and the origami-esque comb-over — has succeeded in making an ass of himself again. And just as he’d planned, we’re giving him…