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05/31/2013

Audio: Heavy-hearted Rep. Harris announces no marriage vote until (at least) November

Rep. Greg Harris delivers the disappointing (read: unacceptable) news: Next up, Rep. Deb Mel: We will win.

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It is proclaimed: Your Pride celebrations can begin

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release May 31, 2013 LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER PRIDE MONTH, 2013 ------- BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION For more than two centuries, our...

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More details about the anti-pride protest outside HRC building; Matt Barber to defend NOM (ha!)

Some of the most aggressively anti-gay speakers in America will gather outside of an LGBT rights office to inadvertently set their own movement back a few paces: WASHINGTON, May 31, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- Several Christian and pro-family organizations, along...

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Video: God hates Frappuccinos

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NOM's Comm. Director doesn't like my Comm.; deletes it

I left a simple comment giving some basic and documented truths about the Illinois Family Institute: [WHERE MY COMMENT ONCE WAS] So much for fair discourse. Guess only straight men like Thomas get to speak about my rights, my marriage,...

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To stop equality in Illinois, NOM relies on old standby: Scary weather

Dark and ominous clouds are coming unless you stop gay taxpayers from basic civil freedoms:

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Anti-gay activists to hold anti-Pride press conference in front of HRC building

One must have plans: It's fitting that Peter would do this outside of HRC. After all, he's spent more time obsessing about LGBT people and our rights than even the dedicated LGBT activists who actually work inside the building. **UPDATE:...

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Illinois' leading anti-equality group: 'Radical homosexuals' keep 'pushing their immorality on us' #il4m #ILove

With only hours left in the legislative session, Illinois' reliably over the top "family policy" group wants to remind you of how anti-gay they are: [IFI] This is of course the same IFI that regularly pushes "ex-gay" therapy for gays,...

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05/30/2013

This is that one where Al Mohler equates someone who is gay with someone suffering from cancer

"Liberal churches have redefined compassion to mean that the church changes its message to meet modern demands. They argue that to tell a homosexual he is a sinner is uncompassionate [sic] and intolerant. This is like arguing that a physician...

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More rumormongering from Illinois' anti-equality crowd

I've already shown you how the Illinois Family Institute is pre-gaming a potential loss by spreading rumors about our side buying votes for marriage equality. Then there' NOM's Jennifer Roback Morse, who is already slapping a"Judas" branding on any lawmaker...

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Maine's high court tells NOM to follow the law, stop hiding donors

Since the November election, NOM has had a remarkably bad streak of luck. Here's more: In yet another significant legal setback for the National Organization for Marriage, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that NOM must comply with subpoenas...

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Illinois Family Institute pre-spinning potential loss: Lawmakers are being 'bribed' and 'paid off'

With marriage equality quite feasibly passing by week's end, the state's (exceedingly hostile) anti-equality group, IFI, is already laying the groundwork for what will like be the org's post-vote excuses: IFI [Facebook] Doesn't the bible say something about gossiping, too?...

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Is a committed vow of lifetime love the only thing that irks Oregon cake bakers?

You know those Oregon cake bakers who simply cannot fathom using their confectionary skills for customers who will consume the pastries while gay and married? Well Williamette Weekly wanted to know if two of the shops that have been in...

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In Chicago, POTUS' support for equality mimics regional pizza crusts: both run deep

President Obama wants to remind you that he "deeply supports" full equality. Latest comments come from and apply to Illinois: “Here in Illinois, we’ve got a vote on same-sex marriage that’s going to be coming up in the state legislature....

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AFA spokesman: 'Satan is using' gay Boy Scouts

Gay boys are among the most vulnerable members of our population. Some straight, Christian, conservative adults are determined to keep it that way: Some Christians suggest retaining a relationship with the Scouts in order to win homosexuals to Christ, but...

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05/29/2013

Congrats, ExxonMobil—you've pleased one of America's most discriminatory organizations

ExxonMobil has once again rejected basic nondiscrimination protections for LGBT employees. This is music to the ears of a man who likes to claim that gay people are "pawns of the enemy": Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the...

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GLAAD: FRC's VP of Church Ministries calls for 'revolution' against us (but 'not yet' an armed one)

FRC's VP of Church Ministries calls for 'revolution' against us (but 'not yet' an armed one) [GLAAD]

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NOM EXPOSED: Now with name-calling: Come to support equality and NOM’s Roback Morse will call you ‘Judas’

Now with name-calling: Come to support equality and NOM’s Roback Morse will call you ‘Judas’[NOM Exposed]

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'When we talk about Regnerus, I completely dismiss the study. It’s over. He has been disgraced.'

In an explosive new interview with the Southern Poverty Law Center, a member of the editorial board of the paper that published the flawed hit piece that is the Regnerus Study pokes more holes in the "research" and the anti-LGBT...

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Liberty Counsel's Matt Barber: Gays 'purchase children'; 'like having little pets or something'

A man so fully known for his daily denigrations of LGBT must keep the incendiary quote bank filled, lest someone else come and take his place in the annals of misguided civil rights history. So that being his burden, Matt...

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NOM owns its real cause: It's personal, not just policy

I couldn't help but notice the first line of this new NOM blast: [NOM] Usually NOM is pretty clear about wanting to defeat a bill rather than a person. But this time? They are coming right out and saying it:...

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05/28/2013

NOM EXPOSED: NOM’s Comm. Director pushes prayer calling homosexuality a ‘destructive deception’

NOM’s Comm. Director pushes prayer, action calling homosexuality a ‘destructive deception’[NOM Exposed]

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Video: Anti-equality pastors link discriminatory cause to nobility of MLK, others

Pastors who have spent the past decade or more trying to discriminate against us in civil law are actually the ones striving to "preserve liberty." So claims this latest drip from the well of egregious spin: I don't think there...

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NOM claims new hero: NFLer who doesn't 'believe in' my marriage, as if it's Santa Claus or something

It's always Um, no Mr. Peterson—you're biased against them. If you were biased toward your gay relatives, you'd support their basic civil rights.

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Illinois' chief 'family' group posts meme calling homosexuality 'dishonorable,' 'shameless'

With only four days left in the legislative session, the Illinois Family Institute is ratcheting up the denigration: [IFI's Facebook page] Not a huge surprise, since the Illinois Family Institute is one of most nakedly animus-driven state policy group on...

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Video: Just another one of those totally measured think pieces calling POTUS a closeted gay commie Nazi (who might've had someone murdered)

He may be the cowboy, but in Joe Salvatorio's script, it's the "commie" and "Nazi" President Obama who is secretly hanging out on Brokeback Mountain. Giddyup: You can't get commentary like that on Meet The Press.

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Basically if we show up, Mychal Massie goes home; bye.

When sexual orientation stopped being a reason for kicking a soldier out of the armed forces, conservative columnist Mychal Massie stopped supporting our military: Obviously, we cannot form another military, but we don’t have to volunteer, nor do we have...

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