Quote of the Day: April 2010

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Yeah, sure baby. Sure.

Filed by Bil Browning | April 30, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"In 2004 the social question that animated the campaign was gay marriage. Before the election season had unfolded, I had talked to George about not making gay marriage a significant issue. We have, I reminded him, a number of close...Read More


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John Kerry on Ending China's HIV Ban

Filed by Bil Browning | April 29, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This is a evidence that when the United States leads with our ideals, the world takes the power of our example very seriously. We fought hard to end our own unwarranted, unjustifiable HIV travel restriction, and now China has taken...Read More


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Condoms would be cute

Filed by Ed Team | April 28, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"I would feel a bit cute to introduce condoms at this stage in our relationship." --A closeted gay man who has sex with men on the side on whether he uses condoms with his wife...Read More


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Dez Bryant on his lesbian mom

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 27, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I didn't like it. Really, I still don't. I dealt with it and now I'm comfortable with it." --Oklahoma State football player Dez Bryant on his lesbian mom...Read More


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GetEqual = gay teabaggers?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 26, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Now I, for one, think it's awesome to see gay activists moving beyond the easy targets. Usually, they rag on Mormons, because they'll take it, but ignore black churches because they won't. So now, for once, they actually spoke truth...Read More


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Jennifer Knapp talks sin

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 25, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"If I am a sinner and homosexuality is a sin -- let's go on that premise for a moment -- then what separates that sin from maybe, I'm angry, or mad, or I cheat....what separates that as so grievous to...Read More


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Safe spaces mean exclusion

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"In 1977 NAGAAA was founded as a private organization with the mission of fostering a safe place for Gay/Lesbian softball players to play and compete in softball. We believe that team sports can offer opportunities for personal enrichment, and a...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


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Does feminizing chicken turn straight women lesbian?

Filed by Ed Team | April 22, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The chicken that we eat is chock-full of feminine hormones. So, when men eat these chickens, they deviate from themselves as men." --Bolivian president Evo Morales...Read More


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What's it like to be Joe Solmonese?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 21, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"...You can't be the biggest organization in the movement and not expect that people aren't going to aim their frustration at me. It's hard not to have it occasionally get you down and not have it occasionally hurt your feelings....Read More


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If you lie down with right wing dogs

Filed by Bil Browning | April 20, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Had Democrats like Brad Ellsworth held firm in opposing federal funding for abortion in the health care bill, we likely would have rewarded such action with a bipartisan endorsement policy. Ellsworth's collapse under pressure from the White House and Speaker...Read More


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Bacha Bazi and the Catholic Church

Filed by Ed Team | April 19, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The Afghan situation correlates somewhat to the man boy love scandals plaguing the Vatican right now, in that repressive religious beliefs have dire consequences on the lives of children when the various sexual needs of adult men don't have healthy...Read More


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Blood discrimination

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 18, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"No one has ever told me before I couldn't do something based on my sexual orientation. This is the first time I've ever felt discriminated against." --Student James Stewart, Jr., on being rejected from donating blood...Read More


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Judge strikes down Act 1

Filed by Ed Team | April 17, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"It infringes upon the fundamental right to privacy guaranteed to all citizens of Arkansas." --Circuit Judge Chris Piazza in striking down Arkansas's ban on gay adoption passed in 2008...Read More


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Doing it Obama's way

Filed by Ed Team | April 16, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Ok - let's do it Obama's way. One right of marriage at a time. Only 1136 more strokes of the pen to go and same-sex couples won't need to get married." -- A Facebook friend in response to an e-mail...Read More


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It's so hard to tell who's in and who's out these days

Filed by Ed Team | April 15, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"He's gay! He's a member of the community. We should support him." --Jimmie Woods Gray, at a Stonewall Democratic Club, accidentally outing Assemblymember Mike Davis...Read More


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Throckmorton: There are so many problems

Filed by Ed Team | April 14, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The mistake I made in that review is the same one NARTH makes in their recent paper and that this website makes. In my review, I summarized every study or anecdote I could find on reorientation without regard for the...Read More


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Gaga: 15 Minutes of Fame

Filed by Ed Team | April 13, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's as if I've been shouting at everyone, and now I'm whispering and everybody's leaning in to hear me. I've had to shout for so long because I was only given five minutes, but now I've got fifteen. Andy said...Read More


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I'd be cuckoo to care what the people actually affected by this policy think!

Filed by Ed Team | April 12, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"I make that determination by retention and recruitment is at an all-time high, the highest in the history of the all-volunteer force. I get that opinion because I visit with the troops all the time. I go to Iraq, I...Read More


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Because no child has ever been raised by a same-sex couple

Filed by Ed Team | April 11, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"You don't go ahead and accommodate every behavioral pattern that is against the ideal. That would be like saying, well, there are a lot of people who like to use drugs, so let's go ahead and accommodate those who want...Read More


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Boo hoo!

Filed by Ed Team | April 10, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"Mark my words, a radical is coming. Sotomayor. I'm sorry gang, but she's a radical. He's gonna pick another radical. And it will cause all kinds of problems in Washington. It will split the parties. It will allow the Dems...Read More


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Sometimes fitting in is more powerful than everything else

Filed by Ed Team | April 09, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"I had chosen the desire to "belong" over kindness. I had placed my own fantasy idea of a high school "moment" over someone's actual, real-life feelings. I know, "belonging" and the myth of "glory days" can be pretty powerful stuff...Read More


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Terrence McNally gets married

Filed by Ed Team | April 08, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"We want the 'M' word ... We don't like separate but equal. We want equal." --Corpus Christi playwright Terrence McNally upon getting married in DC...Read More


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It's actually Constance's classmates who are the victims

Filed by Ed Team | April 07, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"**Open Minded Readers Only** I am a senior at IAHS, and I've known Constance for the last 6 years. Please hear our side of the story before you decide on our fate.?The party we had in Evergreen (the county neighborhood...Read More


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Nobody will ask questions

Filed by Ed Team | April 06, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"[Turkey has had a] rise in nationalism, Islamic values, poverty, and unemployment in the past seven or eight years. In such a climate, homosexuals and transsexuals are easy targets. Assailants think that nobody will ask questions and that they won't...Read More


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Elton John: Not just any threats

Filed by Ed Team | April 05, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"What Elton John has done is desecrated the image of the Lord Jesus Christ, blasphemed the Lord Jesus Christ." -- Georgian Neal Horsley in a YouTube video he made claiming to be standing in front of the Elton John's house....Read More


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Transit passes need gender markers now?

Filed by Ed Team | April 04, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"My Money Doesn't Have an M or an F" --Sign from the protest against gender markers on transit passes in Philadelphia this past week...Read More


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$300,000 is a lot just to be part of a conversation

Filed by Ed Team | April 03, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"There's definitely a focus on the economy and rightly so, but that doesn't mean the social issues aren't part of the conversation. Some politicians do find it difficult to talk about. Our goal is to make it part of the...Read More


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Blame the victim: It's a big gay conspiracy

Filed by Ed Team | April 02, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Despite their efforts to make every violent crime look like a hate crime against their lifestyle, the number of hate crimes committed against individuals based upon "sexual orientation" remains minuscule. In fact, the amount of violence we see from self-identified...Read More


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One year later

Filed by Ed Team | April 01, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"Regardless of our personal views, we have a line that needs to be drawn between the executive branch and the judicial branch and I think Iowans are ready to move on and accept that unanimous decision. I think the overwhelming...Read More