RNC

LGBT

Cleveland Was Bombarded with White Dudes on Grindr During the RNC

According to data from the gay social networking app, the biggest trend during RNC was "the over-representation of white males."
Candace Bryan
7.27.16
Culture

Who Is the Real Threat to America: Juggalos or Republicans?

We traveled to the Republican National Convention and the Gathering of the Juggalos to ask attendees at both events the same questions on reproductive health, civil rights, and police brutality.
Mitchell Sunderland
7.24.16
Donald Trump

I Went to See Trump in the Leathery, Orange Flesh and Lived to Tell the Tale

Half the crowd is chanting "TRUMP! TRUMP! TRUMP!" The other half is screaming "USA! USA! USA!"
Lara Kleinschmidt
7.22.16
politics

Ivanka Trump's BS Speech About Equal Pay Shows Lying Runs in Family

Donald Trump's track record on equal pay for his employees as well as his dismissive comments about childcare policy don't line up with the man his daughter described last night.
Darlena Cunha
7.22.16
Donald Trump

'Hillary's Lies Matter' Pins and Other Bonkers Merchandise at the RNC

The merch section of the Republican National Convention is great—if you hate Hillary, love the idea of bombing ISIS, and prefer your accessories to contain sexist messages.
Amy Lombard
7.21.16
RNC

'Everywhere I Look, People Are Eating Hot Dogs': RNC With My Trump Delegate Dad

My dad is a New York State Trump delegate. When he invited me to RNC as his plus-one, I knew I couldn't let my disdain for the orange politician interfere with my love of a good spectacle.
Lara Kleinschmidt
7.20.16
RNC

'Not as Fun as the Westboro Baptist Church': Inside an RNC Gay Republican Party

In an event meant to rally gay Republicans around threats of radical Islam and their savior Donald Trump, we found plenty of funny hats, protestors, and a Dutch nationalist—but not a lot of gay men.
Mitchell Sunderland
7.20.16
RNC

Bronies React to Trump Manipulating Twilight Sparkle to Evade Plagiarism Scandal

After Melania Trump plagiarized significant portions of her RNC speech, RNC chief strategist Sean Spicer justified it by comparing Melania's words to those of "My Little Pony" protagonist Twilight Sparkle. We asked Bronies how they feel about this.
Linda Yang
7.20.16
RNC

Melania Trump's Speech Definitely Plagiarized Michelle Obama

Though Trump's team insists the similar speeches were a mere coincidence, experts disagree.
Kimberly Lawson
7.19.16