Quote of the Day: July 2010

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Robert Gibbs, a year and a half in, doesn't know what Obama thinks

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 31, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I don't... the president hasn't to the best of my... I have not heard the president intone what he believes the constitutionality of the law is. I know that he believes the law should be changed. Legal decisions around next...Read More


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It's not gay if you do it for money

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

"Simon was so insulting. But it wasn't just him. Ant and Dec said I loved dressing up as a woman as if I liked doing it all the time. I'm a female impersonator, that's what I put on my application....Read More


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NOM just wants victomhood evidence

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 29, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The bus tour is a total sham, plain and simple. NOM's highly-touted bus tour is less about so-called 'traditional marriage' and more about creating an elaborate and cynical stunt. NOM rolled out a summer of nationwide events in order to...Read More


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Elizabeth Hasselbeck finally understands lesbianism

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 28, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"You know what's happening? It's that older men are going for younger women and leaving the older women with no one." --Elizabeth Hasselbeck on why some women come out later in life...Read More


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Evan Wolfson on NOM lynching sign

Filed by Bil Browning | July 27, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"While funneling millions of dollars into political campaigns aimed at stripping away basic protections from gay people and their families, NOM's typical ploy is to conjure up phony claims of harassment and infringement and complain when anyone speaks the truth...Read More


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Hate is not a family value

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 26, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I have a message for our good friends who don't agree with us - a few of them are gathered out there on the other side - hate is not a family value." --Maggie Gallagher referring to LGBT activists...Read More


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Disappointment Over Failure To Endorse Gay-Friendly NY Senate Candidate

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 25, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's not only surprising, it's disappointing. He's one of the insurgents who actually has a good shot." -- Lynn Shulman, a gay community leader from Forest Hills, NY, on the failure of Empire State Pride Agenda to endorse state senate...Read More


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Iglesias To Water Ski Naked

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 24, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"If Spain wins, I'm going to get drunk and ski naked in Biscayne Bay." --Vow by pop star Enrique Iglesias made to the BBC in a June 28 interview, which he has said he will fulfill....Read More


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Ga. Governor Candidate on Why She Opposes Gay Adoption

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 23, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Q: I guess I want to know why you think gay parents aren't as legitimate as heterosexual parents. A: Because I don't." --Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel, now seeking the Republican nomination for Governor of Georgia, to local...Read More


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Attempted Ordination of Women A Grave Crime

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 22, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It will include the 'attempted ordination of women' among the list of most serious crimes against church law, or 'delicta graviora,' sources said." --John Thanis, of the Catholic News Service, regarding the upcoming revisions to the Vatican's 2001 norms that...Read More


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First Vancouver Trans Pride March

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 21, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

""We're here, we're trans, and some of us are queer." Kate Lamothe, an organizer of the first Vancouver Trans-Pride March, to be held July 25, 2010...Read More


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IGLHRC Accredited at the United Nations

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 20, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I welcome this important step forward for human rights, as the International Lesbian and Gay Human Rights Commission (ILGHRC) will take its rightful seat at the table of the United Nations. The UN was founded on the premise that only...Read More


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Westboro Baptist Church Calls on Batman and Superman

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 19, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The destruction of this nation is imminent - so start calling on Batman and Superman now, see if they can pull you from the mess that you have created with all your silly idolatry." --The Westboro Baptist Church website...Read More


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What The Log Cabin Republicans Will Prove About DADT

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 18, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We intend to prove at this trial that 'don't ask, don't tell' does not advance an important government interest, that its intrusions into the constitutional rights of homosexuals do not significantly further any important government interest, and that those intrusions...Read More


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A 4 Year Old's Fashion Tastes

Filed by Bil Browning | July 17, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Shiloh, we feel, has Montenegro style," she said. "It's how people dress there. She likes tracksuits, she likes [regular] suits. She likes to dress like a boy. She wants to be a boy. So we had to cut her hair....Read More


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Levin: Sucks to be you

Filed by Bil Browning | July 16, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think it's okay, even though it's kind of unprecedented. It did not happen when it came to the inclusion of women; it did not come with the ending of discrimination against African Americans. I can understand the resentment, by...Read More


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Obama is weak because of DADT survey

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 15, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"So, what's the purpose of the poll that President Obama and the Pentagon are conducting among 400,000 U.S. military personnel to determine their feelings about serving with gay men and women? This isn't the sign of a commander-in-chief at the...Read More


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Lindsay Lohan to be attacked by lesbian gang in jail

Filed by Bil Browning | July 14, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The gay inmates wear their shirts inside out to let others know they are available. So if Lindsay doesn't want someone to grab her ass she'd better keep her shirt on straight. Women grab each other like animals when the...Read More


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Angelina Jolie is not a bad parent

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 13, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think she (Shiloh) is fascinating, the choices she is making. And I would never be the kind of parent to force somebody to be something they are not. I think that is just bad parenting. Children should be allowed...Read More


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Mel Gibson doesn't love the gays

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 12, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"They take it up the ass. This is only for taking a shit. With this look, who's going to think I'm gay? I don't lend myself to that type of confusion. Do I look like a homosexual? Do I talk...Read More


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No bias, just questions

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 11, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Absolutely, unequivocally, I reject (the accusations of bias) as nonsense. We think it would be irresponsible to conduct a survey that didn't address these kinds of (privacy-related) questions." --Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell on accusations of bias in the DADT...Read More


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Betrayal in the Church of England

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 10, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Archbishop Rowan was apparently so furious about the first leak that he unilaterally vetoed Jeffrey's name, betraying his friend for a second time and handing an apparent victory to the conservatives who seem to be successfully controlling him. Archbishop Rowan...Read More


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Mark Twain's still got it

Filed by Bil Browning | July 09, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"No one likes to be interviewed, and yet no one likes to say no; for interviewers are courteous and gentle-mannered, even when they come to destroy." -- Author Mark Twain in a newly published essay, 'Concerning the Interview'...Read More


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Linda Lingle = George Wallace?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 08, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle has aligned herself with another Governor, George Wallace, who also believed discrimination can and should be perpetrated under the law. Our Constitution guarantees equal protection under the law to every American, and our courts exist to...Read More


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How do they get the numbers out of the tubes?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 07, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The internet's completely over... The internet's like MTV. At one time MTV was hip and suddenly it became outdated. Anyway, all these computers and digital gadgets are no good. They just fill your head with numbers and that can't be...Read More


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Dolly Ain't Passing Judgment

Filed by Bil Browning | July 06, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"If you think I'm going to sit here and pass judgment on Miley, you're wrong. I think she's beautiful. I love her. She's trying to grow up, you know, I remember when I was horny and young." -- Country superstar...Read More


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ENDA will lead to marriage!

Filed by Bil Browning | July 05, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Proponents often argue that ENDA and similar laws at the state and local levels are focused exclusively on workplace issues, but a large body of evidence suggests that such legislation would also be viewed as, and in many cases expressly...Read More


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Mel Gibson is just misunderstood

Filed by Bil Browning | July 03, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"You're an embarrassment to me. You look like a fucking pig in heat, and if you get raped by a pack of n***ers, it will be your fault." -- Mel Gibson, in a voice mail left for ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva...Read More


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Not a river in Egypt

Filed by Bil Browning | July 02, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I know it's really gonna upset a lot of gay men - I'm sure hundreds of 'em are gonna be jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge - but I ain't available. I ain't gay. Sorry." -- South Carolina Republican Senator...Read More


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Gay compensation is cutting edge

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 01, 2010 | 7:31 AM | comments

"It's a fairly cutting edge thing to do." --Employment benefits attorney Todd A. Solomon on Google's move to compensate employees who have to pay taxes on domestic partnership benefits...Read More