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04/04/2014

Just when you think the Family Research Council can't get more deceptive...

Check out this completely deceptive nonsense. In its writeup on the Firefox story, the Family Research Council (in words attributed to president Tony Perkins and "the aid of FRC senior writers) writes the following about the Mozilla situation, quoting progressive...

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With call to boycott Firefox, NOM becomes first/only LGBT-focused group (on either side) to make this call

Despite what the company itself has to say about Mr. Eich's choice to resign.... [SOURCE] ...many conservatives are hellbent on claiming that LGBT groups like GLAAD and the Human Rights Campaign forced Mozilla to fire their CEO, that these same...

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Video: Liberty Counsel's latest 'protect marriage' ad is just lazy

I've seen my share of ads about matrimony and the supposed harms that committed married people like me supposedly pose to it. This new one from Liberty Counsel is notable to me for one thing: it's frigging boring. Here's the...

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Brian Brown: How dare someone trained to understand law put his opinion above a popularity contest?

NOM's keyboards are surely tired of writing "condemn" or one of its synonyms: [NOM] So tell me, Brian: Which of our past "considered judgments of the people of America" would you put above the judges that stepped in and did...

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'Gay agenda' dances into Liberty University's artistic mission; good job, team

Liberty University's Alluvion Stage Company list one of its key objectives as being "To uphold and execute the mission of Liberty University through theatrical arts." So it is interesting to see that this school, which has a decidedly and undeniably...

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AP: Fed. judge will strike down Ohio's marriage ban

Developing. *Hmm, it seems like the AP overstated. My trustworthy pal Chris Geidner says: Chris's full report here: Federal Judge Plans To Strike Down Ohio Marriage Recognition Ban [Buzzfeed]

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GLAAD: Fox News again pretends something other than animus brings Tony Perkins on-air

Fox News again pretends something other than animus brings Tony Perkins on-air [GLAAD]

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GLAAD: Robert Oscar Lopez is angry that GLAAD gives a spotlight to his words

Robert Oscar Lopez is angry that GLAAD gives a spotlight to his words [GLAAD]

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Liberty Counsel spokesman claims LGBT activists want Christians dead

And now these loving Christian claims (and graphic) from Liberty Counsel/ Liberty University's Matt Barber: Christians, buckle up. Your whole world is about to change. The Rainbowshirts are emboldened and they’ve broken out the long knives. ... They smell blood...

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Maggie Gallagher: Fortune Teller

Maggie Gallagher has been virtually absent from the marriage debate for the past six months or so. But now the grande dame of the inequality fight is back to offer up an "I told you so": "Endorse gay marriage, or...

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04/03/2014

For all you need to know about Mississippi's license-to-discriminate law, look over Gov Bryant's shoulder

The Family Research Council actively lobbied for Mississippi's license-to-discriminate law, so it was no surprise to learn that FRC prez Tony Perkins was invited to the Gov. Phil Bryant's signing ceremony. Although Gov. Bryant might be surprised to learn just...

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No, Brendan Eich did not hold the same position as then-candidate Obama. Stop saying that.

President Obama, while U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Obama, was on record as opposed to Proposition 8. He called it "divisive and discriminatory;" he called it "unnecessary" and "not what America's about." Brendan Eich, the now-resigned Mozilla CEO, gave $1000...

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Always-boycott-happy anti-LGBT crowd back with more ludicrous 'free speech' claims

Check out this petition from ActRight, the spinoff project of National Organization For Marriage president Bran Brown: [ActRight] Tell me where, exactly, someone is stifling Eich's speech? He made the donations that he made, as he had the right to...

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Video: Honey Maid shows corporate America how to handle nasty anti-LGBT attacks #ThisIsWholesome

Just watch: Off to the story to pick up some Teddy Grahams! *** The company favorited my tweet of this post:

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FRC's smokeless gun of the week

All week long, on social media, on president Tony Perkins' radio show, in the organization's daily "Washington Watch" column, and now in its weekly "prayer targets," the Family Research Council has been pretending like a new vid that came to...

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Anti-gay Boy Scouts alternative bars Jewish adults, too

You probably know that the Boy Scouts of America now accepts gay youth yet still bans gay adults. That came back into light this week, with a story about the national BSA dismissing a gay scoutmaster solely because he told...

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04/02/2014

North Carolina candidate for U.S. Senate to join deeply anti-gay event

Mark Harris, a North Carolina pastor who has a long history of fighting for discrimination against LGBT people in his state, is currently in a race to be the GOP nominee for U.S. Senate, hoping to face off against Democrat...

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Cloudwelder, Virion, NOM, ActRight: A flurry of names raise just as many questions

About a year ago, I stumbled on the name "Virion Strategies," which I found as a random mention on the main website of pro-discrimination special interest group the National Organization For Marriage. Since then, I've been hunting for whatever information...

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Anti-gay activist forgets his movement's steady stream of boycotts; clearly he needs a Starbucks pick-me-up

In an attempt to make pro-equality people look bad for expressing hesitancy toward the Firefox browser, since it has come out that the parent company's CEO donated to the deeply discriminatory Proposition 8 campaign, California activist Randy Thomasson lays the...

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GLAAD: Newsweek's co-owner thinks strong support for so-called "ex-gay" therapy isn't relevant to the magazine

Newsweek's co-owner thinks that strong support for so-called "ex-gay" therapy isn't relevant to the magazine [GLAAD]

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04/01/2014

Video: OR gubernatorial candidate equates 'sin' of same-sex marriage w/ murder; local serial killers busily register for china

I'm kind of obsessed with this (R) candidate for governor of the state of Oregon: (*gay comment comes at 2:15) [OregonLive.com]

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GOP in Nevada's most populous county stops placing bets on marriage discrimination

Republicans in the Las Vegas, NV, area are giving social conservatives nationwide a first taste—an amuse-bouche, if you will—of what they can all expect in a few short years: Marriage definition pulled from Clark County GOP platform [AP via Las...

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Mark Regnerus will never learn

As you likely know, a federal court recently smacked down Mark Regnerus' conservative-fueled "research," with the (Reagan-appointed) judge pointedly declaring his supposed findings on same-sex parenting to be "entirely unbelievable and not worthy of serious consideration." That was much deserved,...

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NOM's two cofounders: 'BOYCOTT MOZILLA!' versus 'How dare people boycott Mozilla?!'

From the Facebook page of National Organization for Marriage co-founder Robert George: [Robby George] From the blog of National Organization For Marriage co-founder Maggie Gallagher: Does a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness include people who oppose gay marriage? Not to...

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Video: The reliable myopia of an unmarried, childless marriage and parenting 'expert'

I've always considered the far-right's myopic attacks on LGBT-headed families to be among the nastiness, but things took an obvious turn for me in the latter part of last year. When I became a parent, every word that the usual...

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GLAAD: Michigan AG relegates one anti-LGBT brief to birdcage—but is it all that different?

Anti-LGBT Family Research Council presses Mississippi to pass license-to-discriminate law [GLAAD]

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Liberty Counsel continues penchant for inciting 'revolution'

While they share common attack lines, most of the prominent anti-LGBT spokes folks stand out to me for certain niches that they feel. For Liberty Counsel's Mat Staver, it happens to be his seeming attempts to lead us to revolutionary...

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03/31/2014

At long last, a new ad for Uganda tourist board's 'Brute Suppression of a Minority Population' package

Some supporters carried signs reading "Homosexuality = AIDS 100%," the crowds sang a song called "Bye-Bye Homosexuality," and the president at the head of the rally spurred on the crowd with the line, "Oral sex! The mouth is for eating,...

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Cupid finally let's us know what's not okay (Discrimination. It's discrimination)

In protest of the donation that Mozilla's new CEO, Brendan Eich, made in support of the discriminatory Proposition 8, OKCupid is running a message that blocks users of the company's Firefox browser from easily accessing the dating site and encourages...

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NOM versus tolerance

In a 2013 CNN appearance, megapastor Rick Warren—who, I should remind you, has directly compared homosexuality to incest or pedophilia, has likened the gay "struggle" to anger or having multiple sexual partners, and has bizarrely mentioned both arsenic and punching...

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FRC's 'National Campaign In Defense of Natural Marriage' was a laughable disaster; so let's laugh: ha, ha, ha, ha...

Last night, right after 8PM ET, the ever-deceptive Family Research Council sent out a last minute e-blast in support of its rabidly anti-LGBT "National Campaign in Defense of Marriage." In that last-ditch blast, FRC claimed it needed 83,000+ signatures before...

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More from the rabidly anti-LGBT mindset that now owns World Vision's messaging

Ever since Christian charity World Vision reversed itself and told the world that discrimination against certain kinds of Christians (i.e. married, gay Christians) is perfectly okay, I've shown you several examples of anti-LGBT conservatives feeling all kinds of cocky, most...

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