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11/04/2013

BREAKING: U.S. Senate advances ENDA!!

By a vote of 61–30, the U.S. Senate has invoked cloture on the Employment NonDiscrimination Act!! Historic!! The final Senate vote could come this week. More to come. *** **VOTE NOTE: Seven Republicans (Ayotte, Collins, Kirk, Hatch, Heller, Portman &...

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Video: AFA spokesman equates all LGBT people with Jerry Sandusky

This is what passes for rational commentary on the side opposed to the Employment NonDiscrimination Act. Clip is cued:

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Video: NOM finds another way to take a donor-funded vacation

Remember that series of Brady Bunch episodes where the family goes to Hawaii, where Bobby's tiki idol causes a whole host of horribles (tarantula! surfing accident! bad perms!) befall the brood? Yeah, well—consider this the National Org. For Marriage's version...

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POTUS reminds Congress that wantonly firing people because of who they are is a bad thing

With our so many advancements, it's easy to forget how great it is to have a President who says things like this: "America is at a turning point. We're not only becoming more accepting and loving as a people, we're...

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FRC tells a truly hysterical joke

The biggest guffaw you will have all day: [Family Research Council, while telling why the org. wants to discriminate against LGBT workers] I better step away now before this comedy club imposes a two drink minimum.

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KY Baptist org. realizes Uncle Sam's ATM access code is 'E-Q-U-A-L'

Here's a very interesting story out of Kentucky that's stirring up all kinds of consternation among southern evangelicals. Basically, a Southern Baptist children's services agency is admitting that, soon enough, it's going to have to change its LGBT-exclusionary employment practices...

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The latest Facebook posts from the National Organization For 'Marriage' (?)

Going after transgender students and their protections in California public schools: Going after basic employment protections for LGBT workers (and misnaming the bill): And one more against workplace protections, this time with scary "trojan horse" imagery: SOURCE FOR ALL: NOM...

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Because discriminating against your tax-paying neighbor is just so fun

Check out this event announcement that Hawaii's leading anti-LGBT group pushed over the weekend: SOURCE: Hawaii's pro-discrimination group It's a fun family outing! Unless, of course, you are out. And have a family. And think equality is fun. Although these...

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Video: The most precocious civil rights conversation you'll see today

Here now, a fifteen minute glimpse into the future—one where acceptance, joy, and genuine excitement will greatly out shadow the opposition: I almost feel bad making the younger kids discuss this. A big reason why I do what I do...

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Myopic Tennessean says to shun same-sex couples; stops short of suggesting a border fence (for now)

I lived in Tennessee for twenty-two years and have lived in Manhattan for eleven-and-a-half. But since I am a legally married gay man, David Fowler, the head of Tennessee's big anti-gay group, thinks my family and I should just stay...

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Openly gay Michaud looks popular opinion in eye, comes out as member of U.S. Congress

Another sitting member of the U.S. Congress has come out as gay: Mike Michaud: Yes, I am gay. ‘But why should it matter?’ [Bangor Daily News] This brings the number to seven current members of the House (Michaud, Maloney, Simena,...

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