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10/20/2012

Video: Phil Snider—preacher, script-flipper, point-maker

So many people have sent me this video in the past twenty-four hours that I feel a responsibility to pause the weekend and post it. Watch the whole thing:

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10/19/2012

Audio: Focus on the Family prez says gays are at battle with God

Janet Mefferd is one of the most aggressively anti-LGBT Christian radio hosts around. Yet despite his hollow lip service about being a "softer" kind of religious right voice, Focus on the Family president Jim Daly went on the proudly incendiary...

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GLAAD Guest Post: Purple/People: #SpiritDay is about more than just the clothes

PURPLE/PEOPLE: THIS DAY IS ABOUT MORE THAN JUST THE CLOTHES [GLAAD]

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Video: Star of various state marriage ads calls equality 'cultural sinkhole of which there really is no return'

You've surely seen National Organization For Marriage employee and gay "change" advocate Damian Goddard (he runs NOM's Marriage Anti-Defamation Alliance) in marriage ads currently running in Minnesota, Maryland, and elsewhere. Now listen in as this supposed "victim" warn of how...

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NOM wants gays' kids to be impoverished, apparently

We've of course seen anti-equality organizations push this kind of thing. But when it comes from the number one organization trying to deny same-gender couples the deserved rights and protections that come from marriage, it takes on even more weight:...

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Video: Yes! Discrimination doesn't hinge on marriage! Bravo, Mainers United for Marriage!

Regular G-A-Y readers know that I have been harping for years on the fact—THE FACT!—that so many of the things that the ever-deceptive far-right cites as being a potential issue attached to marriage (e.g. whether or not tolerance will be...

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Yeah, I'm with you on the whole dividing Maine with discrimination thing—but will there be snacks?

Are you both in support of discrimination and hungry for some eats? Well you're in luck, my famished backer of inequality! At least if you're in Maine, that is. For you see, the Protect Marriage Maine campaign has made sure...

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Occupy the wrong side of history; he is the 1%

A few months back, I noted how profitable the cause of discrimination has been and continues to be for one Mr. Frank Schubert. Today, the Human Rights Campaign fleshes out that money-making scheme for your reading pleasure. And by "pleasure,"...

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Signorile vs. discriminatory artistry's most profilic Michelangelo

Want to hear Frank Schubert, the National Organization For Marriage's Political Director and head of all four state campaigns pushing discrimination, call talk show host Michelangelo Signorile a "dummy"? I know you do. Particularly mean-spirited audio at link, coupled with...

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Today in incendiary negligence: FRC calls on Christians to 'stand up' against 'tiny fraction of the population'

Family Research Council and its president call on Christians to rise up against LGBT people: This may be a tiny fraction of the population, but they are quite literally rewriting history. Imagine what the world would look like if Christians...

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WA school teacher and state House candidate Mary Ruth Edwards lends approval to shocking extremism

In the first part of the program, Ms. Edwards, a public school teacher in Washington's Prosser School District and holder of the GOP nomination for State Rep. in Washington state's 16th district, rails against her opponents support for LGBT rights...

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Vote No, Minnesota: The Opera

Judith Melander and Jim Ahrens sing a tale of pre-marital strife in order to make a point in this pre-electoral season: Personally, I wanted to see Maya burst into a "Papa Don't Preach" sidebar performance. But entertaining nonetheless! Oh and...

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Video: The most adorable surrogacy ad you will see this morning

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'Why won't Mitt divide with social issues?' wonders American who's made living doing just that

"Abortion and gay marriage should be helping put Romney in the White House. Instead, in his consultant-tested messaging, Romney is conveying discomfort with his own position, and in that process, he risks communicating to values voters that he cannot be...

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10/18/2012

Autumn book update

Some of you have asked how the book is doing. So for you nice inquisitors, let me tell you that it's holding on strong as the #2 top rated in its Amazon category, thanks to the amazing reception that readers...

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Video: Maggie Gallagher's friend and former boss says vote NO on MN marriage ban

David Blankenhorn's strongest gesture yet:

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Video: Opus Dei Catholic Ceci Royals thinks she's the victim

Ceci (or Cecilia) Royals, a devout Catholic involved with Opus Dei, is committed to using her personal faith beliefs to stop her fellow Marylanders from obtaining *civil* marriage equality. But she's the one really being harmed here: (H/t: Joe.My.God.) No...

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Listen: Protect Marriage Maine co-heads defend 'ex-gay' therapy

On their weekly radio show, the two men who are championing marriage discrimination in Maine, Bob Emrich and Carroll Conley, spent fifteen minutes railing against the new California law that takes a strong stand against scientifically-rebuked "ex-gay" (so-called) therapy. Here's...

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Video: Minnesota for Marriage sticks with intellectually bankrupt victimization meme

According to his past employer, Damian Goddard, the "ex-gay" supporter who thinks gays are "throwing away a gift that’s been given to you by God," was fired from his job as a Canadian sportscaster for various reasons beyond just his...

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Read: Candidates who will support Family Research Council's radical agenda

The aggressively anti-LGBT FRC has done us all a great service, rounding up the list of candidates across the nation who the reliably incendiary special interest group knows will share its hostile policy pushes: EF12J19 Vote your values!

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READ: The loser that is DOMA loses yet again!

"In this case, all four factors justify heightened scrutiny: A) homosexuals as a group have historically endured persecution and discrimination; B) homosexuality has no relation to aptitude or ability to contribute to society; C) homosexuals are a discernible group with...

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Billy Graham determined to connect marriage inequality to his legacy

A new ad running in papers nationwide: Sorry, middle class in need to opportunity. Move over, those in need to affordable healthcare. Piss off, those tired of the faith-based politicization that has stood in the way of progress. Billy Graham...

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When it comes to funding inequality, Catholic is the new Mormon

For the sake of full disclosure, I have to remind you that I work on the Human Rights Campaign's NOM Exposed project. But even objectively, I feel a need to direct you to this very smart report about the obscene...

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CNN's Costello *really* got under Bryan Fischer's skin

Remember that interview where CNN anchor Carol Costello noted just one of the thousands of unbelievable claims that have come out of Bryan Fischer's mouth (in this case, his claim about only gays being savage enough for Hitler), leading him...

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Photo: Taking Swings At The President

*In case you don't know what I'm talking about: Tagg Romney: I Wanted To ‘Take A Swing At’ Obama During Debate (Audio)

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Anti-equality voices continue to tout Bradley Effect as if it's a good thing

Of a new poll in Minnesota that shows the marriage amendment fight at what's basically an even split (47% for discrimination, 46% opposed; 7% undecided), the so-called Minnesota For Marriage coalition writes this: KSTP also reported on a new study...

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Video: Faith leaders share 'civic and moral duty' to oppose MD discrimination

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10/17/2012

Anti-gay hero E.W. Jackson: Liberalism has killed more Black folks than KKK, lynchings, slavery, Jim Crow

Bishop E.W. Jackson's calls for Blacks to leave the Democratic Party has earned high praise from groups like the National Organization For Marriage. Conservative stardom that was built around oh-so-measured statements like this one: [FULL Sermon: AFTAH] An "amazing statement"...

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The National Organization for [forced, 'natural' reproduction]

Thomas Peters heads up the National Organization For Marriage's long-gestating "Next Generation For Marriage" project. That being the case, it's pertinent for all to know that if we are to follow young Thomas' thoughts to their logical end, it's more...

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Right, because what could a successful husband and father possibly know about family?

The National Organization For Marriage's president tweeting during last night's debate: Uh huh, Brian. Because family is defined by how many good and decent neighbors one hurts in one's lifetime. Keep telling yourself that, you professional discriminator you.

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Video: In case you were thinking of patronizing Computer Pro of Newton, Iowa…

…the first twenty-five seconds of this Al Jazeera English report might cause you to think twice: If Mitt Romney wants to put Adam Vandall's ideas into an ad, I'm actually okay with that. Let the GOP nominee adopt the "God...

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Congrats, Matt Birk—man who says gays are 'pawns of the enemy' thinks you're awesome

Tony Perkins' latest radio commentary: [FRC] Applause from one of the most anti-LGBT voices in all of America? Eh, I guess that's kind of like the Lombardi Trophy. Except, you know—not at all. *** For more Tony Perkins slights than...

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10/16/2012

NOM ally Deb Owens: Homosexuality 'is not normal behavior'

Deborah Owens is one of the National Organization For Marriage's big pals. Her husband, Rev. Bill Owens, is named as NOM's religious liaison. Just this morning, NOM pushed a Washington Times column that Deborah Owens penned (though they erroneously credited...

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What can't Mitt Romney can't say tonight? Exactly what he said ten years ago.

I know the fact that Mitt Romney is an Olympic level flip-flopper is not news. However, upon revisiting some of the planks that were in his campaign for Mass Governor, I do find it both pertinent and striking to consider...

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ADL vs. Pete LaBarbera

There's an interesting truth about groups that know a thing or two about actual Nazis. That is: they don't take too kindly to those who flippantly throw around and misapply their atrocities: New York, NY, October 16, 2012 … The...

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NOM EXPOSED: That NOM views this through the lens of parties & lobbyists is the *real* problem

That NOM views this through the lens of parties & lobbyists is the *real* problem [NOM Exposed]

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GLAAD Guest Post: CNN challenges Bryan 'The Nazis Were Gay' Fischer

CNN CHALLENGES BRYAN "THE NAZIS WERE GAY" FISCHER [GLAAD]

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Video: CNN anchor points out Bryan Fischer's true extremism

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer likens the Southern Poverty Law Center's anti-bullying efforts to "poisonous Halloween candy." But when it really gets good is when anchor Carol Costello uses his own words against him: [vid via EQ Matters] Folks,...

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NOM's cultural director wants you to be more tolerant of drug dealing–, pedophilia–, incest–linking video

You know that new NOM video where marriage equality, drug dealing, incest, and pedophilia are deliberately lumped together as societal negatives? Yeah, well—NOM's cultural director and blogger, Thomas Peters, can't believe people aren't more "tolerant" of it: [SOURCE] First, I...

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Video: Noted thespian Victoria Jackson deeply ponders the character of God

In the past, she has called gay parenting child abuse, equated lesbians with heorin addicts, said our inclusive armed forces are a sign of the end of the world, claimed "the enemy" changed the meaning of the term gay, and...

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Video: Openly Obama-ed celebs laud presidential progress

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10/15/2012

Maryland Marriage Alliance deletes fair discourse; here's the proof

This is how it looked three hours ago: This is how this same post looks now: [SOURCE] And of course I'm blocked from any further comment. Because I always am, no matter how on message, measured, or pertinent my views....

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'Proctect' Marriage Maine

I've always wondered what groups like "Protect Marriage Maine" are really trying to do, since protection itself seems like a really silly goal. But now It finally makes sense. Turns out they're not trying to protect at all—they are actually...

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A social media tip for Preserve Marriage Washington

If your weekend rally was filled with far more pro-equality (green) signs than it was anti-equality (red) signs, it's probably best if you keep that picture… More pictures, same results: PMW Facebook page ...to yourselves. I mean, yes, we all...

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NOM EXPOSED: New NOM-branded video equates marriage equality with drug abuse, incest, and pedophilia

New NOM-branded video equates marriage equality with drug abuse, incest, and pedophilia [NOM Exposed]

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Video: Man in car shares oddly detailed 'gay Obama' fantasies; homophobia sure is weird.

Not that he's spent any time or mind dreaming up this mental image or anything.

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Scrooge McDuck readies Presidential Exploratory Committee

From a fourteen-year-old homeschooler: FULL PIECE (with even more quack ups): The ducks are gonna get you [Pharyngula] I, for one, eagerly await our new, web-footed leaders. They're disciplined. Peaceful. Totally cute. Oh, and the little duck bills are big...

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Video: Selena Leffew has two fathers

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It's Ally Week! Dare to be decent.

http://www.allyweek.org

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'NY Times' positions Bryan Fischer as mere 'issues analyst', AFA as mere 'evangelical group'

Because we cannot remind you enough—this is Bryan Fischer: - On multiple occasions, called for an “Underground Railroad to deliver innocent children from same-sex households” - Says about LGBT activists: "We cannot accommodate, we can't compromise, we can't find middle...

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