As a writer and research analyst for MRC Culture, Sarah Stites reports on entertainment, LGBT issues and religion. Ever since ADF represented her in a religious freedom case, she has been passionate about upholding the Constitution and the conservative cause. Prior to MRC, she interned at the U.S. Department of Justice.

Latest from Sarah Stites
January 20, 2017, 2:59 PM EST

After spending her 2015 summer months working with Lena Dunham on the set of sex-filled, pro-abortion Girls, Malia Obama is moving on to a bigger and better internship. This year, she’ll be working with progressive producer Harvey Weinstein. 

January 20, 2017, 12:23 PM EST

Celebs are currently taking out their anger and frustration on social media, and they might regret what they post.   

January 20, 2017, 11:34 AM EST

As inauguration festivities got under way, celebrities began to weigh in with final thoughts on the Obamas, the incoming administration and the nation’s impending doom.  Director and scathing Trump critic Joss Whedon managed to reflect all of those sentiments in a January 19 tweet. “Barack Obama is President today,” he wrote. “Tomorrow the devil’s clown car opens and millions will suffer. But today is for gratitude and pride.”

January 20, 2017, 8:36 AM EST

After making headlines with her Christmas ballad “Trump’s Nuts Roasting over an Open Fire,” singer Fiona Apple is at it again. This time, she’s prepping for the Women’s March on Washington with the chant “Tiny Hands.”  

January 19, 2017, 3:42 PM EST

On Wednesday night, an estimated crowd of 200 queer folks and LGBT activists shook their booties and danced their way to VP-elect Mike Pence’s neighborhood. And the media were all over it.

January 18, 2017, 2:52 PM EST

When Abigail Breslin posted an Instagram photo with Tiffany Trump, the actress did not realize she’d get so much hate in response. 

January 17, 2017, 3:46 PM EST

If any black entertainers perform at the inauguration, they’ll have rapper Snoop Dogg to deal with. And from the sound of things, it won’t be pretty.

January 17, 2017, 12:37 PM EST

Chelsea Handler wants to teach Donald Trump—America’s “Predator-in-Chief”—a lesson. 

January 16, 2017, 3:11 PM EST

If you’ve already dropped the ball on your resolution to lose weight this year, you can blame Donald Trump. (At least, according to Girls producer and Lena Dunham pal Judd Apatow.) 

January 16, 2017, 11:54 AM EST

Comedian DL Hughley had some harsh words for Donald Trump in a twitter video he posted last weekend.

January 13, 2017, 4:09 PM EST

Well, that’s embarrassing! In an article about preferred pronouns, Hearst Media Senior News Editor Megan Friedman misgendered political correspondent Brit Hume. The faux pas only added to the already ridiculous nature of the story. 

January 13, 2017, 2:00 PM EST

On Inauguration Day, a group of celebrities will perform a “love-a-thon” event to raise money for several progressive organizations. 

January 13, 2017, 10:21 AM EST

Close your eyes for a moment and picture Mt. Rushmore. First, you see America’s two most iconic founding fathers, then a war hero, and finally, the man who preserved the Union and emancipated the slaves. But if ESPN Style Writer Jill Hudson had her way, Michelle Obama would be up there with them—for her fashion sense. 

January 12, 2017, 5:13 PM EST

What do singer Jackie Evancho, tech executive Peter Thiel and former Olympian Bruce “Caitlyn” Jenner have in common? All are under fire from critics, who say that those connected with the LGBT community cannot associate with President-elect Donald Trump.

January 11, 2017, 4:38 PM EST

In January, Shiloh Quine, a convicted killer serving a life sentence in California, was the first transgender inmate to ever receive a state-funded sex change surgery. Yet, based on media coverage of the operation, Americans would hardly know the issue was controversial. 

January 11, 2017, 11:07 AM EST

It’s been an especially somber season for celebrities. Goodbyes are always hard, but losing Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama within the span of two months was just devastating. Naturally, the President’s farewell address simply sent some stars over the edge with emotion. 

January 10, 2017, 3:51 PM EST

In a Harper’s Bazaar interview published January 10, Madonna made the stunning claim that she is only one of a “handful” of politically vocal people in the entertainment industry. Say what?! 

January 10, 2017, 12:11 PM EST

American and Canadian church attendance is waning. But according to one religion professor, the liberal leaning in mainline denominations has only exacerbated the problem. 

January 9, 2017, 4:07 PM EST

“This is the Golden Globes, one of the few places left where America still honors the popular vote,” joked host Jimmy Fallon as he commenced Sunday evening's festivities. That was only the beginning of the Trump jabs. Actor Hugh Laurie even jested that the president-elect would eradicate the awards event. If the award show was any indicator, 2017 will be just as fractious as 2016. And Hollywood will be just as political. Here we’ve collected several of the night’s most telling moments. 

January 9, 2017, 10:50 AM EST

The liberal media’s handling of the election and Christmas revealed much about its disconnect with the average American. But MRC Culture’s Katie Yoder has some tips to help journalists reengage in 2017.