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05/09/2014

On the pro-discrimination crowd's Indiana delusions

I haven't talked about this in the past three days because I didn't want to help give it the gravity that the anti-LGBT crowd so desperately wants to force upon it. But I'd feel remiss if I let the week...

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05/08/2014

EXCLUSIVE: Lock-solid proof of David, Jason Benham's extreme anti-LGBT views—in their own words!

From a 2004 Charlotte City Council meeting where the Benham brothers attempted to persuade government to deny a permit to Charlotte Pride: [Charlotte-Mecklenburg City Council] "Destructive"? A "tragedy"? Jesus "refuses to leave [homosexuals] that way"? "Deny them every permit they...

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Is being aggressively anti-gay really criteria for meeting with FCC chair?

The American Family Association, Family Research Council, Concerned Women For America, and Focus on the Family are four of the most anti-LGBT organizations in the nation. And when it comes to televised entertainment, it take nothing more than accurate representation...

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Today's NC rally: Easy-to-prove extremism that hurts its movement

Today in Raleigh, the coalition that passed North Carolina's marriage ban gathered a very tiny crowd in order to hold some sort of anniversary party for their discriminatory effort. A terrible way to celebrate #ThrowBackThursday, if you ask me. But...

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Inability to pinpoint problem remains anti-gay 'victims' problem

Responding to HGTV's decision to not move forward with a reality show planned around Operation Save America scions David and Jason Benham, the would-be TV stars surmised: "If our faith costs us a television show then so be it." [SOURCE]...

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05/07/2014

Audio: In U.S. Capitol, Pastor Robert Jeffress tells Congress what issues they're allowed to debate

Tonight was the silly "Washington A Man of Prayer" I told you about earlier this week. That's the one where extremely anti-gay figures and extremely conservative members of Congress (but I repeat myself) gathered in the U.S. Capitol's statuary hall...

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GLAAD: Scott Lively stirring Russia's pot: A timeline

Scott Lively stirring Russia's pot: A timeline [GLAAD]

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Nintendo life simulator won't accurately simulate reality of life

Seems like an oddly resistant choice for a tech company in the year 2014: LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nintendo isn't allowing gamers to play as gay in an upcoming life simulator game. The publisher of such gaming franchises as "The...

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Oh good, another cable reality TV 'culture war' to fight. Because that's what we all wanted.

I used to cover Flip Benham before I determined that his fringe anti-LGBT (among anti–other things) antics were too over the top to even dignify. However, it seems the HGTV network thinks Flip Behnam's sons, one of whom has publicly...

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Globalization of American homo-hostility continues: MassResistance's propaganda enters Hong Kong, Finland, more

The trend of America's anti-gay movement working to sway other governments continues. MassResistance, the extremely fringe organization that has been filling the Bay State with nasty propaganda for years, is apparently now working with groups all across the globe, in...

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05/06/2014

Thursday: North Carolina inequality activists to celebrate inevitably doomed discrimination

It's been two years since North Carolina voters made the costly and time-wasting choice to put in place a marriage ban that, like all state bans, will inevitably be overturned in the years to come. This week, Ron Baity's Return...

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Video: You too can become a stock video clip of a man shaking water out of his hair

Considering I recognize most of the participants from that tiny pool of activists who have chosen to stifle their sexualities (and I mean that as a statement of fact, not judgment; most of them are admittedly celibate) and turn that...

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Wednesday: Republican Senators, Reps join some of nation's most anti-gay activists for streaming prayer

Tomorrow, streaming live from Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol, a group of elected members of Congress will join forces with some of this nation's most vocal anti-LGBT activists in order to create what they hope will be "a spiritual...

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NOM's ally, March For Marriage co-sponsor: Gay people are *this close* to murdering America

The Coalition of African-American Pastors is a National Organization For Marriage affiliate, it's a co-sponsor of NOM's upcoming March for Marriage, and its leader, Willie Owens, is one of NOM's religious liaisons. This is what that organization is now telling...

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05/05/2014

Prominent Prop 8 activist, former NOM senior staffer defends Singapore's ban on gay sex

In a pair of posts last week, I told you that prominent Proposition 8 voices Jim Garlow and Jennifer Roback Morse were in the country of Singapore, speaking before and advocating with an organization that fights to keep homosexuality as...

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Read: Attorney General on why out-of-state NOM should keep its standing-deprived nose out of Oregon's business

As you surely know, the National Organization For Marriage is trying to step into Oregon courts and defend discrimination simply because discrimination is the tattered rag from which NOM wrings its financing. In a response filed late last week, the...

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Catholic NOM embraces Catholic motivation it pits against our *CIVIL* rights

While some of the funding and board representation has been Mormon, it is Catholicism that has always driven the National Organization For Marriage's existence. Happily, NOM is starting to more fully embrace that which spurred the discriminatory special interest group...

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05/03/2014

Watch: Kirk Cameron stars in infomercial for anti-gay Alliance Defending Freedom

This is essentially a half-hour cash plea from the most anti-LGBT legal outfit working in America today, which I can only presume the ADF is hoping to place on TV stations alongside paid ads for exercise equipment and new ways...

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05/02/2014

NOM cordially invites 'advocated' to gather to defend marriage between 'husband and wide'

This is an official invite for the National Organization For Marriage's upcoming gala, which is to be held on the same day as their silly little march for marriage. Highlighting is my own: [SOURCE] Well that's just rude, NOM! Eve...

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Video: Anti-gay MRC uses fourteen year old Hillary Clinton quote to (not at all) make (any sort of) point

Virtually no one on the political stage supported marriage equality in the year 2000. Everyone should've, always; but almost no one did back when the idea was theoretical and the polls showed it a non-starter for candidates in even progressive...

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Josh Duggar's new reality: using his TV fame to deny human beings their deserved civil rights

In two weeks, the pro-discrimination National Organization For Marriage will lead a rally designed to keep same-sex couples from access to civil marriage equality in the state of Virginia. As he's done several times over the past year, TLC's reality...

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Audio: What NOM's Chair endorsed

John Eastman, chairman of the National Organization For Marriage, gave a glowing endorsement to Robert Reilly's new book, Making Gay Okay. "Reilly has drawn on his extensive knowledge of classical political philosophy to explain the full scope of the dangers...

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05/01/2014

'Newsweek' covers the crumbling (already crumbled?) 'ex-gay' movement

The "ex-gay" idea is one of the most horrible lies that people who claim to be acting of God have pushed into broader American culture. Thankfully, it's going down the tubes; Newsweek is helping it get there: I would be...

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Move over, ambulance chasers—ADF finds new siren call in Prop 8 'victims'

Exceedingly anti-LGBT lawyer Charles LiMandri has teamed up with pro-discrimination legal outfit Alliance Defending Freedom to offer free legal help to those "hurt" because of their attempt to discriminate against their neighbors: FOLSOM and RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. — Alliance...

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Maggie Gallagher refers to a gay kid, wedding as 'family crisis'

Maggie Gallagher isn't mad at Prop 8 attorney Charles Cooper for essentially selling out his movement and admitting that his views on marriage, like so many other people's views on this topic, are evolving. No, no, because you see, Maggie...

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GLAAD: Why is Rush Limbaugh so obsessed with Don Lemon's sex life?

Why is Rush Limbaugh so obsessed with Don Lemon's sex life?[GLAAD]

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Prop 8 leaders catering to Singapore org. that fights to keep homosexuality criminalized

I've already told you that Jennifer Roback Morse and Pastor Jim Garlow, who were both prominent spokespeople for California's Proposition 8 campaign and both remain highly connected to America's "protect marriage" movement, are in Singapore so that they can speak...

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U.S. Senate candidate Mark Harris praises pastor who implied gay people are worse than maggots

Pastor Mark Harris, who is running for the U.S. Senate out of North Carolina (contesting for Kay Hagan's seat), recently shared these words from the pulpit of a church at which he was guest preaching: "Thank you so much, Brother...

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