Tim Peacock is the Managing Editor and founder of Peacock Panache and has worked as a civil rights advocate for over twenty years. During that time he's worn several hats including leading on campus LGBT advocacy in the University of Missouri campus system, interning with the Colorado Civil Rights Division, and volunteering at advocacy organizations. You can learn more about him at his personal website.

Tomi Lahren Co-Opts Florida Victims’ Families in Pro-Gun Argument

Tomi Lahren Co-Opts Florida Victims' Families in Pro-Gun Argument

On the heels of the largest school shooting since Sandy Hook in 2012, Fox News contributor Tomi Lahren co-opted the families of those killed in Parkland, Florida in an argument against ‘politicizing’ tragedy by calling for reasonable gun regulation. “Can the Left let the families grieve for even 24 hours before they push their anti-gun and anti-gunowner agenda? My goodness. This […]

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Atlanta Gay Bar Burkhart’s Closes Following Racist Online Posts

Burkhart's Pub in Atlanta, Georgia

Following viral national attention last month, Burkhart’s Pub in Atlanta, Georgia permanently closed this week. The uproar began after owners Palmer and Mary Marsh published explicitly racist social media postings on their personal Facebook accounts. As we reported last month, the owners publicly posted racist messages such as: “If the South had won, we would be a hell of a lot better off.” […]

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Gianforte Brags of Defeating ‘Leftist Media’ in New Fundraising Email

Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-MT) – the man who narrowly won his election last year after assaulting Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs – is now fundraising with a claim that he not only defeated the Democratic competition, but also the “leftist media” during that special election. The email follows attempts by Gianforte to initially lie about the assault to law enforcement and the press while […]

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Selective Amnesia: Mike Pence’s Anti-LGBTQ Record

Adam Rippon criticizes Mike Pence over his Anti-LGBTQ Record

Mike Pence targeted the first openly gay US Winter Olympics team this week denying his record of anti-LGBTQ activism while serving as governor of Indiana. Criticizing Vice President Mike Pence’s lengthy anti-LGBTQ record, Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon refused to meet with the former Indiana governor. Thereafter, Pence fired off two tweets denying his anti-LGBTQ record (calling it “fake news” and “misinformed”). Commenting […]

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James Comey Roasts the Nunes Memo Release

James Comey Roasts the Nunes Memo Release

[Given the darkest timeline nature of events over the last year, we’ve decided to institute a new weekly section called #FunFridays. Because we all need a laugh…desperately.] In case you’ve been living under the rock the past week, the GOP-written FBI memo spearheaded by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) was dominated the news from whether it should be declassified to what it could possibly […]

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Michigan: Senate Candidate Lashes Out at Larry Nassar Trial Judge [UPDATED]

Michael Saari lashed out at the Nassar trial judge while appearing to defend pedophilia.

UPDATE [February 2, 2018 @ 6:30PM ET] Michael Saari has reportedly dropped out of his Senate race following reporting on his egregious social media remarks. In an interview with the Detroit Patch, he made the following statement: “I am going to recuse myself. I’m dropping out of the race,” Saari said. “On the news, my explanation was clear that this has nothing […]

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Missouri: Legislation Would Restrict Marriage to Churches

GOP Rep TJ Berry proposed HB 1424 to redefine marriage.

Newly proposed legislation in Missouri would restrict the institution of marriage to those who attend church by changing the legal definition of marriage. House Bill 1424, sponsored by State Representative T.J. Berry (R), would change all mentions of marriage in Missouri law to “domestic union,” effectively reserving the term ‘marriage’ for religious institutions. Background This is the third time Berry […]

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The Shade of it All: RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars, Season 3 Episode 1

[Given the darkest timeline nature of events over the last year, we’ve decided to institute a new weekly section called #FunFridays. Because we all need a laugh…desperately.] In case you missed it last night, RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 3 kicked off last night – and it started with a bang…or rather, a few death drops, some velcro and a lot of […]

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Mississippi: Public Classroom Ten Commandments Bill Introduced

Ten Commandments Monument Oklahoma

Legislation introduced in the Mississippi state House this week would require educators across the state to recite the Ten Commandments each day during the first hour of class. Introduced by Mississippi Rep. Credell Calhoun (D), House Bill 1100 would “require the teachers in that school district to have the Ten Commandments recited aloud at the beginning of the first hour of class […]

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Atlanta Gay Bar Owners Face Racism Allegations

Burkhart's Pub in Atlanta, Georgia

The owners of Burkhart’s Pub in Atlanta, Georgia face allegations of racism after social media postings dating back to 2015 emerged this week showing a troubling pattern of derogatory language about people of color. Owners Palmer and Mary Marsh – both open Trump supporters – haven’t denied allegations against them and in at least one recent Facebook post, appear to have […]

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