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Islam: Myth Vs. Fact

In the wake of President Trump’s proposed immigration ban targeting largely Muslim countries, The Onion separates myth from fact regarding the religion of Islam.

Players To Watch In The Sweet 16

The 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has provided thrilling upsets and amazing comebacks in the first two rounds. Onion Sports presents a guide to the 10 players to watch in the Sweet 16.

Archaeologists Uncover Last Human To Die Happy

DEMBECHA, ETHIOPIA—In a startling find that contributes significantly to the understanding of modern man’s evolutionary development, University of Edinburgh archaeologists working in Ethiopia’s Afar Region announced Wednesday that they have uncovered the preserved remains of the last human to die happy.
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Record Number Of Gay Characters On TV

A record 4.4 percent of all scripted TV characters on the five major networks are either gay, bisexual, or transgender this season, with a total of 111 LGBT characters across all channels, according to the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. What do you think?

  • “Wow, I’ve got to be honest: That’s far lower than the number I’ve been shouting in my church.”

    Del Fries Minister
  • “And exactly how many straight characters are there on TV? Nobody knows, because the media doesn’t care about straight people.”

    Sterling Weitzner Systems Analyst
  • “One day, hopefully, we won’t even notice their sexuality, and they’ll just become the same under-realized, hackneyed characters we barely acknowledge and completely forget about as soon as the episode ends.”

    Hazel Shepard Reference Librarian
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