Good As You: Virginia Roundup

06/02/2011

VA group makes it 'perfectly clear': Their fight is against our general sense of pride

Victoria Cobb, president of the The Family Foundation of VA (a Focus on the Family affiliate), isn't happy with the rainbow flag that's flying over the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond in observance of Pride month. Because as she asserts:...

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05/19/2011

Political agenda ahead of needs: The soundbite vs. the abounding bites

Speaking on the push to keep gays from adopting in Virginia, the head of the local Focus on the Family affiliate group says this: “It is unfortunate that homosexual special-interest groups seem bent on putting their political agenda ahead of...

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02/15/2011

Video: You're gonna attend my church whether you chose to or not!

Richmond, VA: [YT: AGoodNewsPost] The big irony, of course: That out of all of this country's citizens, those motivated enough to be out demonstrating for *civil* marriage equality are among the most likely to defend this man's right to project...

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09/24/2010

And 40 do not

This is among the Perry v. Schwarzenegger amicus briefs being filed this week by various conservative groups: CHEYENNE -- Wyoming and nine other states will file a legal brief today saying a federal court "exceeded its judicial authority" when it...

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08/12/2010

Video: 'More God and less government'

On his official campaign website, Independent Congressional candidate Jeffrey A. Clark comes out in full support for a federal marriage amendment: Marriage Amendment The Founding fathers made it very difficult to amend the constitution of the United States. I think...

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03/19/2010

Video: VA tourism board officially begins wondering how they'll salvage state slogan

And now this from the Attorney General -- that's of civil law, mind you -- of our nation's twelfth most populous state: Oh, and by "acts" he doesn't mean our dramatic readings of Death Of A Salesman. He's talking about...

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03/10/2010

Video: Old Dominion, new bullsh*t

Gaywatch -- Virginia Edition [DS] **RELATED: Cuccinelli is an invited guest of an upcoming anti-gay summit

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03/05/2010

VA: We give AG's idea an F; Sadly, adding an 'F' to -AG is exactly what his idea emboldens

Because turning nondiscrimination into a controversy is still an all-too-common GOP interest: RICHMOND -- Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II has asked the state's public colleges and universities to rescind policies that ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation,...

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01/26/2010

Yes, Virginia, there is a sane need to take pause

Oh, Virginia. You're such a pretty state. Lush, green, gorgeous. Plus your personality is an interesting one, too, what with its unique blends: Southern, but with some degree of Northiness; sometimes red, sometimes blue. And let's face it -- your...

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01/06/2010

FRC to 'WaPo': How dare you make note of Hunt's anti-gay actuality?! SMEAR! SMEAR! SMEAR!

While serving as an at-large member of the Fairfax County (VA) School Board in 2005, Steve Hunt sent his fellow members a letter that included these passages: This is the perception provided by one side of the discussion. The facts...

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12/08/2008

Miller-Jenkins case: Judicial accurat-ivism rules the day

Get ready, folks: Matt Barber and other social conservatives are about to literally flip their same-sex parenting-detesting wigs: The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that Virginia must enforce a Vermont court order awarding child-visitation rights to a...

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05/07/2008

File this under 'Really? In 2008? The first? Geez!'

Our pals at the Victory Fund are always quick to point out the historical milestones that are achieved by openly gay candidates. And seeing as how we have more than just a passing interest in queer progress, we are always...

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04/16/2008

Production of 'Dog' angers man of God

When a play comes to our town that we don't like -- and being that Good As You is based in NYC, bad theatre happens in our town on a nightly basis -- we simply choose to not go see...

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12/07/2007

Wherein we dignify thoughts that probably don't deserve it

A Virginia man by the name of John Stec has written into The Roanoke Times to chastise what he perceives as the paper's gay-friendliness. Here's a brief sample of the brilliance: We must be clear with what homosexual activity is...

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