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02/08/2014

GLAAD: The war on "gay propaganda" is happening in America too

The war on "gay propaganda" is happening in America too [GLAAD]

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02/07/2014

While NOM's prez talks about religious recognition of marriage, can the rest of us move on and settle the civil marriage question?

The National Organization For Marriage's president is so wrapped up in his own faithful motivations that he cannot understand that our fight is one for *CIVIL* marriage equality. In his egocentric view, we equality advocates must also be following some...

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Liberty Counsel's Staver pits being black, gay against being qualified

Usually Mat Staver and his allies at the American Family Association's One News Now site at least try to drum up some supposedly outlandish thing that a judicial nominee said or did fro the bench. In this case, however, Staver...

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21st century's preeminent 'gay propaganda' singing duo to open games marred by 'gay propaganda' controversy

One of the stranger developments from these crazy controversial Olympics: MOSCOW—The opening ceremony at the Winter Olympics on Friday will feature floating cathedral domes, giant magic horses, and the music of a Russian pop duo that built its image around...

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02/06/2014

Google goes Pride colors to honor Olympics, inclusion

With the opening ceremonies just hours away, Google changed its homepage to look like this: Powerful!! Like truly. This is a pretty huge move. And once again, I dare the anti-LGBT activists to boycott this company. **Oh, and yes, it's...

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Transferring 'Roe' to unrelated row; hoping to 'Wade' way off sinking ship

Social conservatives are desperate to make the marriage fight seem like the new Roe. They need it to be so that they can talk about (and profit from) it for years and years to come. Here's the newest effort to...

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'Ex-gay' supportive talking points: Now with even more rape, murder!

After seeing Liberty Counsel's Matt Barber and Family Research Council's Peter Sprigg promoting it on Twitter, I finally clicked on Janet Tassel's American Thinker piece about "ex-gay" therapy and its repudiation. These are the kinds of comparisons that social conservatives...

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Beelzebub the wedding planner: Franklin Graham says Satan is behind marriage equality

In a column about the recent Duck Dynasty fiasco, Billy Graham's son Franklin has revealed who, exactly, is behind gay people's right to marry. Spoiler alert: He's red with pointy ears and a penchant for arid climates. This is a...

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02/05/2014

Audio: Tony Perkins attacks show he's clearly never seen, families he's likely never met

As RightWingWatch aptly notes: "[Tony] Perkins seems to have been so blinded by outrage in watching the show that he missed the fact that it is Charlie’s friend, and not Charlie herself, who has same-sex parents. And that Charlie is...

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Audio: (DC based) NOM teams with (CO based) Focus on the Family in support of IN discrimination

The National Organization For Marriage and Focus on the Family's political action arm (CitizenLink) have teamed up to bully yet another local lawmaker for voting in a way with which they do not agree. And with this one, we get...

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GLAAD: The debate is over when anti-LGBT activists compare LGBT families to slavery

The debate is over when anti-LGBT activists compare LGBT families to slavery [GLAAD]

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Video: In hysterical horror film, Concerned Women For America casts VA AG as villain, discrimination as hero

Virginia's Attorney General is not defending the state's marriage ban because he believes, rightly so, that it is flagrantly unconstitutional. When someone who knows a thing or two about the law makes this choice, he or she is, in fact,...

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Video: Pastors for Theocratic Governance of *Civil* Marriage Policy hold Virginia press conference

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02/04/2014

E.W. 'there's direct connection btw homosexuality & pedophilia' Jackson rallies against marriage equality in Virginia

Pictured: Victoria Cobb from the Family Foundation of Virginia; Alison Howard from Concern Women For America; Josh Duggar from Family Research Council Action and 19 Kids and Counting; and E.W. Jackson... [TFFVA] ...from comments like these: *Source: Faith 2 Action...

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Yes, government can and should recall tainted snake oil

Brad Dacus, a longtime anti-equality activist who fights anything resembling LGBT progress that comes to California, has this to say about so-called "conversion therapy" and its in-state banning: "The government has no business invading the personal counseling rooms of American...

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Today: Reality TV star Josh Duggar joins NOM at Virginia anti-equality rally

19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar is continuing his pro-discrimination tour this AM, joining the National Organization For Marriage and the Family Foundation of Virginia at a morning "stand for marriage" rally in Norfolk: No word on where Josh's...

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02/03/2014

Erik Rush responds to my GLAAD column by equating homosexuality with rape, murder

Conservative activist Erik Rush is none too happy with me for responding to his prediction that activists like CNN's Sally Kohn are going to cause violent uprisings against gay people. So he replied in a typical way: by comparing homosexuality...

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As Olympics gear up, Russian media eagerly reminds world of rabid anti-gayness

This interview, between Pravda.ru editor-in-chief Inna Novikova and fear-stoking Finnish journalist Johan Backman, is simply unbelievable. You can pretty much get the gist from the headline and this one snip, but feel free to read the full thing, if you...

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Focus on the Family's resident 'ex-gay' equates marriage inequality with eliminating slavery

NOM president Brian Brown did it at last week's pro-discrimination rally in Utah. Now watch on as the "ex-gay"-identified Jeff Johnston, Focus on the Family's marriage analyst, also compares his modern fight against marriage equality to the past fight against...

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Mormon writer 'felt so sorry' for the taxpayers he deems undeserving of basic civil rights

The condescension of LGBT rights opponents' truly knows no bounds. Check out what this guy, who attended Utah's recent anti-equality rally concurrent with the birth of his grandchild, had to say about those who gathered to stand for civil fairness...

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