April 23, 2010

TVC's Andrea Lafferty: A zombie queen in pastel

Filed by Bil Browning | April 23, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

The Traditional Values Coalition's Executive Director, Andrea Lafferty, has been making the media rounds to spew her anti-gay venom to anyone who'll listen. First she penned an op-ed for Roll Call newspaper full of lies about ENDA and then she...Read More


Volunteers Needed: Dining Out for Life

Filed by Jerame Davis | April 23, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

The Damien Center is in need of volunteers to help Dining out for Life on April 29th. If you have any free time and would like to volunteer (there are different shifts) that day, please contact Kaasten Joseph at joseph4@iupui.edu...Read More


Queer music Friday - R.J. Helton

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 23, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Waymon pointed me to another Christian music singer who's gay, former American Idol contestant R.J. Helton. He came out in 2006 after his first Christian album and his run on Idol. Here's his performance of "Blessing," a song about a...Read More


San Francisco LGBT Pride Committee Throws a Pink Brick at Senator Roy Ashburn

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | April 23, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

The San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Committee awarded Roy Ashburn its Pink Brick yesterday. Roy Ashburn is the California state senator with an anti-gay legislative record who was arrested for drunk driving leaving a Sacramento gay bar...Read More


Kentucky Supreme Court ends state scholarship for Baptist school

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 23, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Our side won: The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that a Baptist university can't keep $11 million awarded to it by Blue Grass State lawmakers nearly four years ago. The money, $10-million for a pharmacy school and $1-million more for...Read More


Wall Street, Willa Cather and Pioneering Imagination

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | April 23, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

The President flew to New York yesterday to both rebuke and embrace bankers. With Obama's visit, ongoing financial reform and amplified populist anger, this nation is having the most volatile monetary debate in its history. Before things get out of...Read More


Pride is about making people uncomfortable

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 23, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Here's another story about how restrictions on free speech ultimately get used to quell political debate and silence certain opinions, no matter what the intentions were in developing those restrictions. I was following a story from Toronto last month on...Read More


The Trevor Project Honored with Crisis Center Excellence Award for Work with LGBTQ Youth

Filed by Waymon Hudson | April 23, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Amazing news for my one of my favorite LGBTQ organizations that do incredible and life-saving work for our community! The Trevor Project, the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning...Read More


Archie Comics Gets First Gay Character

Filed by Jason Tseng | April 23, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

I've never been an avid Archie reader, but for a comic to have one of the longest publishing runs in the industry (since 1939) you've got to give some props to that kind of longevity. We all know that comic...Read More


Top Capitol Newspaper Publishes Responses to Traditional Values Coalition on ENDA

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 23, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

In response to an article published Tuesday by Andrea Lafferty of the Traditional Values Coalition, who outrageously contends that ENDA will trap young children in classrooms in hundreds of schools districts to be schooled in sexual fetishes by drag queens,...Read More


Mom? Dad? Vintage photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 23, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

I just love finding funky old photos of people being sexually silly. Guessing this is ca. 1950s-60s. Orange you glad you saw it?...Read More


A Decision on DADT!

Filed by Sean Martin | April 23, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

How does it go? Denial, bargaining, acceptance? Click the image for a (much) larger version....Read More


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Andrea Lafferty is proud to run a hate group

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 23, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Actually, it is a badge of honor for TVC to be listed by the SPLC as a 'hate group.' It proves we're effective in challenging liberalism, socialism, and the LGBT agenda." --Andrea Lafferty of the Traditional Values Coalition...Read More


Lesbian student almost pushed off a cliff

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 23, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

The student who was almost pushed off a cliff in this video is lesbian. Her mother contends it was a hate crime, but the police haven't found evidence to that effect. It occurred on the Day of Silence last...Read More