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06/06/2014

Breaking: Federal judge strikes down Wisconsin's marriage ban!

A federal judge has just invalidated the Badger State's ban against same-sex marriage. Developing. *UPDATE: Here's the opinion and order from Judge Barbara Crabb (pic), a Carter appointee. It makes pertinent reference to past discrimination and the long struggle to...

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Linda Harvey on anti-gay movement's next phase: 'To protect the innocent' from 'homosexuals'

It's very interesting to watch the anti-LGBT activists process their crushing losses and impending political irrelevancy. Some are in deep denial. Some are viciously angry. Some are scheming whatever minor way they can chip away at progress, hoping to at...

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And now all fifty states have marriage equality or a legal challenge

It's official: MORE: LAWSUIT CHALLENGES NORTH DAKOTA GAY MARRIAGE BAN [AP] We can't stop. We can't lose.

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Wendy Davis counters TX GOP's support for 'ex-gay' therapy; launches #DontNeedFixin campaign

As you've likely heard, the Republican party of Texas has embraced a new party platform that quite literally endorses reparative therapy and other scientifically discredited ways to "cure" gay people. Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis is havin' none of it:...

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NOM now trying to scare America with talk of trans inclusion

Did you know that transgender men and women need same-sex couples to have marriage rights in order to make a case for inclusion? And did you know that transgender rights are therefore a fitting talking point for an organization with...

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Audio: Add former NOM leader Jennifer Roback Morse to the marriage-equality-is-inevitable crowd

Jennifer Roback Morse fought for Proposition 8 and then joined the National Organization For Marriage (as part of NOM's "Education Fund") for five or so years of trying to convince America that marriage equality is never going to happen. That...

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'Your final warning' about happy gay people happily riding Space Mountain

The American Family Association's One News Now site wants you to know that the time left to avoid the crushing weight of homosexuality that will impose itself on the Magic Kingdom and Epcot is now measured in hours, not days:...

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Target launches pride T-shirt line

The right side of history meets the right side of commerce: [@Target] (h/t: Scott Hutcheson) This is another one of those things that shows the clear difference between our side and our opposition's. Can you even imagine a major retail...

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FRC: Basic nondiscrimination = 'war to impose immorality'

A baker runs a business and purports to sell wedding cakes? Then he must follow proper nondiscrimination policy and sell those cakes to all customers, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, national origin, etc. But when some of...

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06/05/2014

GLAAD: Tony Perkins applauds adoption foundation that proudly repudiates his agenda

Tony Perkins applauds adoption foundation that proudly repudiates his agenda [GLAAD]

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Video: D.C. news show properly frames NOM as the 'foes' that they are

For the most part, this interview between National Organization For Marriage communications guy Joe Grabowski and D.C. TV host Bruce DePuyt is standard fare. Bruce cites truths about the turning tide while Joe resorts to the same tired talking points...

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Tonight: Sens. Cornyn, Cruz speak in defense of Texas-sized discrimination

Food is provided; animus is likely: [TX Values] The petition these Republican U.S. Senators (and others) will be supporting pointedly refers to same-sex relationships as "deviant": [CRT PAC] In case you were unclear about whether they really mean "defense" or...

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Arkansas Family Council fights civil marriage by calling it 'sin'; kind of like fighting drivers' licensing with cries of 'porcupine!'

The marriage debate is annoying for many reasons. Chief among them is the fact that our opposition is not even trying to have the same conversation as us: ARKANSAS: An auspicious group of laymen, elected officials and over 100 Christian...

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Audio: Richard Land equates serving a gay couple with serving a KKK induction ceremony

Prominent evangelical Richard Land, past president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Liberty Commission and current head of the Southern Evangelical Seminary, is sitting in for Tony Perkins on the Family Research Council president's daily radio show. On yesterday's...

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06/04/2014

US District Court judge essentially ends NOM's ridiculous IRS lawsuit

Some snips: *** *** Full ruling here. In light of the facts, "damages from this single disclosure" is going to be a tough one for NOM to prove. A buck? A buck fifty, maybe?

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NOM misspells Cory Booker's name, misrepresents his commitments

The National Organization For Marriage's support for discrimination, its related policy, and its proponents would be one thing. But something I've always found particularly detestable about this organization is the inability to simply support their candidate and his or her...

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Jack Phillips is happy with his wedding cake–less biz? Great. Fine. Whatever.

While most of the business owners who the far-right holds up as supposed "victims" of same-sex marriage (or just LGBT equality, more accurately, since most of the situations arise in states without marriage equality) claim that their business has been...

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Is NOM's #March4Marriage planning to piggy back off Ralph Reed's more high-profile event?

On the same day and in the same city as the National Organization For Marriage's planned march, lobby day, and gala, another much higher profile coalition of (largely anti-gay) conservatives will gather for their own lobbying and meeting and reception-ing....

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Um, not sure I'd use the phrase 'drive a wedge' when defending a NOM event

The Coalition of African-American Pastors, which works in tandem with the National Organization for Marriage to cultivate discrimination here in America, recently posted a truly disgusting video that directly compares same-sex marriage's supposed affront to Black people to actual human...

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'Ex-gay' dogmatists plan second 'Ex-Gay Awareness Month' (even though first one never really happened)

Last year's event was a hilarious failure, with only a tiny handful showing up for the lobbying portion of the event and so few showing interest in a planned gala at the Family Research Council that the idea was eventually...

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06/03/2014

NOM and Thomas Peters go after US Embassy to the Holy See for promoting LGBT equality

Both the National Organization For Marriage (a Catholic organization) and one of its key employees (or possibly former employee; it's unclear), Thomas Peters, are going after the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See (Vatican) for simply supporting LGBT equality and...

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Video: Nancy Grace's bizarre support for Anita Bryant

This is one of the weirdest things making its way around the LGBT news cycle today. On last night's edition of her eponymous show, HLN host Nancy Grace made a random (but obviously pre-planned, since producers had cued B-roll) reference...

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Anti-LGBT non sequitur of the day

Logical flow, per rabidly anti-LGBT partisan pundit Tony Perkins: [@TPerkins] Just hope POTUS doesn't chew gum near Tony. He'll turn it into proof that President Obama no longer cares about teaching babies how to walk.

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Audio: NOM's Brian Brown can't stop comparing his discriminatory cause to The Civil Right Movement

From the 6/2 edition of "The Janet Mefferd Show": "In American history, when a great injustice or untruth is being forced by the government...or otherwise, people have stood together and marched for the truth, hearkening back to The Civil Rights...

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NOM invested in two of today's primary candidates; long-shots in NJ & CA

--Jeff Bell, a man who has actually lived in Virginia for the past three decades, moved himself to New Jersey in hopes of becoming the Republican nominee to challenge Cory Booker for the U.S. Senate seat the intensely popular Democrat...

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06/02/2014

NOM president now literally begging folks to show up to his silly little march

Considering nothing has gone well for the National Organization For Marriage in (at least) two years, I can't imagine they are succeeding in persuading folks to show up in D.C. on a random summer Thursday for a purposeless march that...

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Having pretty much lost on 'LGB,' Southern Baptists look to stop 'T'

The Southern Baptist Convention is this week, where it is pretty much guaranteed that many on site will spend considerable time bemoaning their inability to stop the gay rights movement that they've obsessed over since the Carter administration. But of...

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Illinois anti-gay activist: Same-sex marriage 'as profoundly wrong as were legal prohibitions of interracial marriage'

Equal marriage begins today in Illinois. This is how Illinois Family Institute activist Laurie Higgins celebrates the historic day: No, the debate will never go away. Legally recognizing homoerotic unions as marriages is as profoundly wrong as were legal prohibitions...

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American Family Association senior analyst says gay activists have brought back slavery, refers to us as 'massa'

The American Family Association continues to prove that it is even more off the rails now than at any time in its four-decade history. For instance, because of LGBT people's simple request to be treated fairly when patronizing a business...

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Peter LaBarbera welcomes Pride Month with reminder that gay-accepting America is doomed

The government is preserving landmarks important in LGBT rights history. Just another step toward our inevitable destruction, suggests longtime anti-LGBT activist Peter LaBarbera: "I fear for our country, because when a nation starts celebrating sexual immorality as the norm and...

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Read: Exceedingly anti-gay politico Tony Perkins' speech to Republican Leadership Conference

Tony Perkins, head of one of the most viciously anti-LGBT organizations inside the Beltway, has referred to LGBT activists as being "pawns" of "the enemy," claims gay people tend to have an "emptiness within them," says gay parents impose "distorted...

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AFA senior issue analyst conflates intentionally exposing a minor to HIV with 'homosexual sex'

Louisiana teacher Derrick Nesby allegedly had sex with a sixteen-year-old student and intentionally exposed that minor to HIV. Both sex with an underage person and intentionally exposing someone to the HIV virus is unlawful in the state of Louisiana. Now...

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Gallup: Support for loving parents' loving decision to adopt a child at all-time high

63% of Americans now say that same-sex couples should have equal adoption rights: [Gallup] It took a while, but it really seems like America is starting to realize that we gay folk weren't put on earth to break things. I...

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Video: 40+ years on making news because of your mere existence

Fantastic history: (via Joe.My.God.)

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