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06/11/2013

And now they're writing our parents telling them they 'broke' us

Sharon Kass, a fringe anti-gay activist who often bombards the inboxes of gay activists (including me), has sent an unsolicited email to the father of eleven-year-old gay kid Marcel Neergard. In said missive, Kass tells the dad, with whom she...

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Video: And now Pat Robertson saying 'the way they do sex' is forever stuck in my head; thanks, culture war

Gays are destroying everything because of "the way they do sex": [SOURCE: RWW via Joe.My.God.) Really, Pat? In a situational reality where you, a straight man, have been obsessing about gay sex for several decades now, LGBT people's simple desire...

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GLAAD: Anti-LGBT commentators vs. responsibility: One case study on a larger problem

Anti-LGBT commentators vs. responsibility: One case study on a larger problem [GLAAD]

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Pope confirms: Within Vatican, some know LGBT people deserve equal dignity, rights, worth

Catholics, in general, support equality in majority numbers. So why should this surprise anyone? Pope Francis has admitted the existence of a "gay lobby" inside the Vatican's secretive administration, the Curia, according to sources cited Tuesday by religious media. KEEP...

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Concerned Women For America launches vow '2 stand'; we thank them for giving us the driver's seat

With young people polling showing a direct (and growing) repudiation of the religious right's long-held agenda, legacy groups like Focus on the Family and Concerned Women For America have been thinking up ways to stop the bleeding. This is CWA's...

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So that's clear.

He has reached his conclusion, folks: Massachusetts, please destroy yourself accordingly. You are doing far too well. *Note: Matt's link points to the Patricia Morgan column that I debunked here, back when Maggie Gallagher was citing it.

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06/10/2013

Linda Harvey backs a 'kind and civil' form of anti-LGBT teaching

Speaking about federal measures that would help prevent bullying targeted at LGBT students, MIssion America's Linda Harvey says the following: "Our children all deserve kindness and civility, and that can happen even if they are learning homosexuality is wrong. And...

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Video: Small band of religion-driven Chicagoans waste gorgeous spring day marching against civil inevitability

On Friday of last week, I told you about Apostle Debra Gaines, her belief that gays are "not normal," and her weekend march in Chicago. Here's what that ended up looking like:

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Video: Sam Clovis pre-launches U.S. Senate campaign by going on rabidly anti-LGBT show, accusing gays of wanting to breakdown society

Radio host Sam Clovis is expected to soon announce his intent to run for U.S. Senate, looking to fill the seat of retiring Democratic stalwart Tom Harkin. As a pre-game to that expected announcement, Clovis chose to go on the...

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Upcoming FRC lecture: Person-who-slept-with-women-but-now-doesn't-who-still-IDs-by-what-she-used-to-do-rather-than-what-she-now-claims-to-be

If you're in the D.C. area this Wednesday, you can listen to another person who made a personal choice to stop having a certain kind of sex parlay her personal (and largely faith-drive) decision into a supposed repudiation of homosexuality...

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Poll: Even greater majority of Californians embrace history's right side

A positive shift across all demographics: The [USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll] found that 58% of the state's registered voters believe same-sex marriage should be legal, compared with 36% against, a margin of 22 points. When the same pollsters asked...

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John Helmberger shows why we can never believe 'protect marriage' campaign spin (#Animus)

During last November's attempt to put a marriage discrimination amendment in the state constitution, we got a version of Minnesota Family Council CEO John Helmberger who was on his best behavior. In interviews or even on panels hosted by extreme...

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Self-described bisexual Robert Oscar Lopez equates gay parents with 'slavers buying children'

Gay people are just engaging in propaganda when they say the love their kids. So claims this bit of partisan-driven nastiness from one Robert Oscar Lopez: "The testimonials from happy children of same-sex couples are obviously handpicked and staged to...

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Audio: IL Bishop Thomas Paprocki says 'the father of lies' is behind marriage equality

You probably thought that human beings are behind civil marriage equality. Nope. It's the Devil: [A Closer Look, 6/7/13] Hear that, all of you who are focusing on things like constitutions, lawmakers, judges, laws, licenses, nondiscrimination policies, and the millions...

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Illinois' anti-gay 'family' group posts truly vicious column; tells gays to divorce, repent

Feeling self-satisfied by a state marriage bill that failed to come to a vote, the Illinois Family Institute is now working to deny that civil marriages even exist for same-sex couples, and is calling on those in currently legal marriages...

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06/07/2013

Video: Your fetus is happy, healthy, and gay; keep him or her that way.

One of the cases I've always made (and one that I especially make in my book) is that no person is "immune" from having an LGBT person enter his or her life. You may not know one solitary LGBT person...

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Audio: Illinois anti-gays to march against marriage equality, claim homosexuality 'is not normal' #il4m

Apostle Debra Gaines is gathering the troops for a weekend march in Chicago. Listen in as she admits that her war against civil marriage equality is really a battle against the very normalcy of homosexuality: [The Drew Mariani Show, 6/6/13]...

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Preview: Alan Chambers apologizes to, confronted by LGBT community

I've been having discussions with Alan Chambers for a few months now, and I will soon have more on that. In the mean time, a preview of Alan's upcoming followup special with OWN's Lisa Ling: Sneak Peak: Lisa Ling's Special...

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Your marriage is a lie. Love, NOM.

As they lose more and more along the path toward inevitable equality, expect the National Organization For Marriage to ratchet up the denigrations: [NOM] I call him my husband, actually. So does the state of New York. So does President...

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Who says these two drawings are shtupping, FRC guy?

This is truly one of the most bizarre arguments against marriage equality I've ever come across. After running down his side's recent losses on marriage, Family Research Council Senior Fellow Bob Morrison writes: But take heart, friends, even E.T. knows...

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06/06/2013

NYT/CBS News poll: 51% support marriage equality; 56% say fed. govt. should recognize our marriages

Newly released poll results: Americans' View on the Issues [NY Times] The federal versus state question is no surprise, considering current concerns about federal overreaches (a view that's supported by the Times' coupled reporting). In fact, I would suggest that...

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And now conservative outlets are literally telling readers to 'wage war' on us. Happy Pride!!

Joe Jervis just tipped me to this, which is currently running on conservative America's very popular WorldNetDaily: Where are the champions of Christ to save the nation from the pagan onslaught imposing homosexual marriage, homosexual scouts, 60 million babies done...

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Why don't you show what Rep. Blumenauer actually said, NOM?

NOM, the National Review, and a host of conservatives have posted the same video: They are all pushing this 2:07 clip, claiming NOM chairman John Eastman "ripped" eight-term congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR3). The clip plays as follows, complete with movement-affirming...

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NOM EXPOSED: NOM’s Roback Morse: ‘Same-sex attracted’ people need ‘constraints’ to stop longterm effects

NOM’s Roback Morse: ‘Same-sex attracted’ people need ‘constraints’ to stop longterm effects[NOM Exposed]

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GLAAD: Yet again, anti-LGBT groups drag transgender debate into the toilet

Yet again, anti-LGBT groups drag transgender debate into the toilet [GLAAD]

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GLAAD: Judge FRC's president not by his radio show caller, but by the way he responds to him

Judge FRC's president not by his radio show caller, but by the way he responds to him [GLAAD]

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Video: AFA's Bryan Fischer says to kick women, gays out of armed forces

God doesn't want women in the military. Thus goes the latest rant from the American Family Association's Bryan Fischer. Allow him to mansplain for you: As of press time, this American Family Association spokesman is still fine with white, heterosexual,...

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06/05/2013

NOM is a religious group, example #5,667,832

"Stop Playing Church" is a religious Facebook page that routinely posts anti-gay condemnations: Stop PLaying Chruch [Facebook] "Stop Playing Church" is also the creator of NOM's latest social media meme: NOM [Facebook] Ironically, "Stop Playing Church" is actually good advice...

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Eleven-year-old *does* say 'gay'; wins major victory

I was a eleven-year-old Marcel Neergaard. At least I would have been, had I had as much courage back when I was a young gay boy growing up in Tennessee. Any way, this thrills me: Today, the non-profit student advocacy...

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Let's see NOM promote this study like they promoted Regnerus

My buddy Zack Ford brings the good word: The Australian Study of Child Health in Same-Sex Families is the world’s largest attempt to study how children raised by same-sex couples compare to children raised by heterosexual couples. According to a...

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What's the fear, MassResistance—that the Sox will be trendier, higher quality, and better match the pants?

A rabid group aims to protect the sanctity of peanuts and cracker jacks: [MassResistance] MassResistance has indicated that they will be outside passing out anti-gay materials, knocking all of the other promotional items you've ever received at games down a...

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Out of ways to actually stop us, Minnesota For Marriage resorts to silly memes

They lost in November of 2012. They lost in the state legislature in May of 2013. So now, with marriage equality a reality and no political options to stop it, Minnesota's anti-equality group is dedicating its time to creating photo...

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Tony Perkins: Gays less like 'Glee,' more like 'American Horror Story'

Tony Perkins has a few thoughts on the state of LGBT-inclusive television. Basically, in Tony's mind, our on-screen counterparts are just fairy tales running cover for the sick, nasty, Savage LGBT bullies that exist in real life: Is marriage headed...

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What Illinois really teaches us: that we must still do the work

In the days since the the Illinois House failed to vote on a marriage bill, we've seen socially conservative groups look to the state as some sort of a bright light. Groups like the National Organization For Marriage are trying...

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06/04/2013

Video: Peter LaBarbera and Co. help America see anti-LGBT agenda's true extremities

The first video from today's silly little stunt comes to us from a conservative outlet called "America Survival." Watch as much or as little as you want: It looks like a Hollywood interpretation of what a misguided anti-gay protest would...

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Rep. Blumenauer to NOM: You 'divide, exploit, conquer'

Frustrated by what he heard in today's House Ways and Means Committee hearing, a Democratic Congressman is now questioning the National Organization for Marriage's very DNA: Last year, internal National Organization for Marriage (NOM) strategy documents were leaked, stating that...

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Scott Lively says he's against Uganda 'kill the gays' provision; still applauds bill backers' 'courage'

Scott Lively is, of course, the American most associated with fomenting anti-gay hostility in Uganda, the African nation where a truly scary bill keeps rearing its ugly head. And while Mr. Lively continues to claim that he wishes those pesky...

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And now this exists: The Peter LaBarbera theme song

Josh Frank [YouTube] Geez, Peter, slap a parental advisory warning on your tune! There might be children listening.

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Dogged discrimination: CO confectioner will bake for canines, not lesbians

And now another experiment involving cakes, once again exposing the arbitrary and ultimately untenable attempt to target gays for discrimination: Stephanie Schmalz and her partner, Jeanine, wanted to order some cupcakes to celebrate their commitment ceremony. They contacted Masterpiece Cake...

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Photo: HRC welcomes Peter LaBarbera and protestors; HA!

As I told you last week, some of the most anti-LGBT voices in the country, led by Peter LaBarbera, will this morning hold a protest and press conference outside of the Human Rights Campaign's D.C. building. HRC is ready with...

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NOM again meddling in NY politics; blasts conservative party, misspells endorsed candidate's name

I live in the heart of New York City. I travel in NY political circles. I can tell you, point blank: No mayoral candidate who opposes marriage equality is going to make it out of either party's primary, much less...

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06/03/2013

Liberty Counsel's Cynthia Dunbar: Current gay activism is 'same type of thing that was done in pre-Holocaust Germany'

It's hard to share a stage with Matt Barber and manage to say something more shocking than him. However, colleague Cynthia Dunbar might have just done it. Near the conclusion of a ten minute segment yet again bemoaning the Boy...

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Blogging for LGBT families: Because they blog *against* our families

Because they blog *against* our families [GLAAD]

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NOM EXPOSED: Um, Frank Schubert, buddy—your ‘track record’ includes your losses, too

Um, Frank Schubert, buddy—your ‘track record’ includes your losses, too[NOM Exposed]

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NOM's Roback Morse: Public schools are 'jobs program for adults'; 'gay lobby' doing 'hand-to-hand combat' against 'your children', 'doesn't love your child'

Clip is cued to the right place: Translation: You should be scared of gay people, American parents, because they are coming for your kids. Alternate translation: Animus.

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And now NOM is just lifting Freedom to Marry's messaging; still won't mimic success

The National Org. For Marriage, June 3, 2013: [NOM] Freedom to Marry, March 22, 2012: [FTM] Eh, if my opposition was trouncing me, I'd probably want to steal from them too. Imitation = flattery.

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Video: 'God is Going to Destroy All F*ggots'

This is what anti-gay activism continues to embolden: I've saved a backup copy. America needs to know that this is still happening on our streets. *** BACKUP:

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NOM EXPOSED: NOM’s laughable attempt to turn Illinois into ****ILLINOIS!!!!****

NOM’s laughable attempt to turn Illinois into ****ILLINOIS!!!!****[NOM Exposed]

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Liberty University professor welcomes Pride Month by warning of our impending destruction

Liberty Counsel and Liberty University's Matt Barber: I'm not going to weigh in on where Pride goes in relation to earthly destruction. But the comma doesn't go after the "Dear," Matthew.

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Video: Football icon knows, likes, supports gays; 'get over it'

Broadway Joe: (h/t: Joe.My.God)

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