Tag Archive | Mike Pence

Irish campaigners say Mike Pence’s visit is no cause for celebration

Irish campaigners say Mike Pence’s visit is no cause for celebration

Lahinch-based campaigner, Ruairí McKiernan, says the arrival of US Vice President, Mike Pence, to County Clare is more a cause for concern than celebration. […]   McKiernan, who is a founding member of the Uplift organisation and a former member of the Council of State, says we need to think twice before rolling out the red […]

US: Drag Queens Wish VP Mike Pence A ‘Happy Birthday’

US: Drag Queens Wish VP Mike Pence A ‘Happy Birthday’

All in the Name of Love for the LGBTQIA+ Community 57 years ago, one of the most popular sex symbols of that time sang a sultry rendition of ‘Happy Birthday’ to the country’s 35th President, John F. Kennedy. The performance went on to become one of the most iconic (and sexiest) moments in US politics, […]

Column: Indiana – You Can’t Fight Hatred With Hatred

Column: Indiana – You Can’t Fight Hatred With Hatred

Resident columnist Andy Cast takes a look at the latest in Indiana… There’s a storm building in Indiana right now, and it’s gathering a worrying momentum.  Just in case you aren’t aware, Mike Pence, the governor there, has recently allowed a ‘religious freedom’ bill to be entered into their state laws. The purpose of this bill is […]

Watch: Gov. Mike Pence Dodges Questions On Indiana’s New Law and LGBT Equality

Following Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s brutal interview recently on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, the Human Rights Campaign has released its own new video that highlights the eight different times that he ducked, dodged, and declined to answer simple, straightforward questions about Indiana’s new law and whether discrimination against LGBT Hoosiers should be illegal.

‘Angie’s List’ CEO Cancels $40m Indiana Expansion Because of Anti-Gay Law

‘Angie’s List’ CEO Cancels $40m Indiana Expansion Because of Anti-Gay Law

Joining the ranks of those companies, like Salesforce.com and Yelp, who are withdrawing their business from Indiana due to the recent passage of an anti-gay law called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, is Angie’s List. The  Act was signed into law last Thursday (26th) by Indiana governor, Mike Pence. Angie’s List (Nasdaq:ANGI) CEO, Bill Oesterle, yesterday […]

US: CEO Of Salesforce Cancels Events In Indiana Over Anti-LGBT Law

US: CEO Of Salesforce Cancels Events In Indiana Over Anti-LGBT Law

Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of Salesforce.com, a cloud computing company, has cancelled all Salesforce events in Indiana, because of a new anti-gay law which will allow businesses to discriminate against the LGBT community.The Bill, called The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, was signed into law by Mike Pence, Governor, in Indiana yesterday. Mr Benioff has […]