Quote of the Day: September 2010

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Gay cupcakes aren't about values, morality, or personal beliefs

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

"The mayor was certainly dismayed and wants to make it clear that a person's values, morality and personal beliefs are absolutely not relevant to making a purchase at the City Market." --A spokesman for Indianapolis mayor Greg Ballard regarding Cupcakegate...Read More


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Put bluntly...

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

"If you're solely riding on being a voice at the table and remaining at the table, eventually you're going to have to show us results. I don't know how you're going to do that when we lose the House to...Read More


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Another gay teen commits suicide after bullying

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

"I hope you're happy with what you've done. I hope you got what you wanted and you're just real satisfied with yourself." --Amy Truong, mother of Asher Brown, a gay 8th-grader who committed suicide after relentless bullying...Read More


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The Benefits of Being a Gay Bird

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

"In some cases, homosexual alliances may even be adaptive, helping individuals defend territories, advance their social status, or get help with parental care." -- Australian biologist Geoff MacFarlane in a new study of gay birds' behavior spanning 93 species of...Read More


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No hate crimes prosecutions since law passed

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

"The number of hate crimes prosecutions under the new law, now a year old: zero. I checked with the FBI this week. There are many other "investigations" pending but they understandably cannot give details until the facts are resolved. But...Read More


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The saddest & most hypocritical part

Filed by Bil Browning | September 25, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The Justice Department's objections fail to recognize the implications of the government's defeat at the trial. It is as if the South announced that it won the Civil War. The objections also fail to mention that the court has previously...Read More


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Gibbs: Don't mind them; We're still with you

Filed by Bil Browning | September 24, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Today, the Department of Justice made a filing in a legal challenge to the Don't Ask, Don't tell (DADT) policy, as it traditionally does when acts of Congress are challenged. This filing in no way diminishes the President's firm commitment...Read More


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Because women's breasts are shameful

Filed by Bil Browning | September 23, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We do not believe that it can be seriously disputed... that Hoosier society, in general, considers the female breast to be an erogenous zone but does not consider the male breast to be one: public display of the former is...Read More


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O'Donnell's Lesbian Sister: She's Not Homophobic

Filed by Bil Browning | September 22, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"to all my friends and family..thank you for your great wishes.. for the wisdom to see through the insane lies that were being tossed around, and still will be, i supose [sic]. i'm sure they will make up new ones;...Read More


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Retro Pat Robertson

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

''The feminist agenda is not about equal rights for women. It is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.'' -- Pat Robertson in a...Read More


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What a novel concept

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

"She is a great spokesman. She says what a lot of people think. But a lot of people sometimes realize we shouldn't say everything we think." -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins speaking about Sarah Palin...Read More


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Gaga Tweets John McCain

Filed by Bil Browning | September 19, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

To @SenJohnMcCain and everyone on Twitter I received an overwhelming amount of videos responding to DADT, please watch: http://bit.ly/cWAITv -- Lady Gaga asking her Twitter followers and Senator John McCain to watch the video she made about repealing Don't Ask...Read More


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Sen Evan Bayh: Civil Rights Can Wait

Filed by Bil Browning | September 18, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"What we need to be focused on is growth, how do we create jobs, how do we expand businesses. That needs to be job one right now. And all these other issues involving, oh, fairness and things like that can...Read More


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Theory of relativity is a liberal conspiracy

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

"The theory of relativity is a mathematical system that allows no exceptions. It is heavily promoted by liberals who like its encouragement of relativism and its tendency to mislead people in how they view the world... Virtually no one who...Read More


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Blame it on Obama

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

"Once again, we see the intersection of national security and social policy when it comes to the recent effort by the Obama administration to overturn the historic ban on homosexuality in the military. Yesterday's ruling by a federal judge in...Read More


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Sen Reid & Gaga tweet back & forth over DADT

Filed by Bil Browning | September 15, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

.@ladygaga There is a vote on #DADT next week. Anyone qualified to serve this country should be allowed to do so http://bit.ly/9ucdIj #nvsen -- Senator Harry Reid tweeting back to Lady Gaga after the pop icon sent her 7 million...Read More


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Jerry Springer on tolerance

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 14, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Even though The Springer Show has no social merit other than as entertainment, as a byproduct of it we've become much more progressive, much more open. People are not surprised by interracial dating or gays or transgender people. I kind...Read More


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I liked that Ellen show until that one lady on it became a homosexual

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

"Is the surge in gay TV characters 'bad for society'?" --A CNN poll question from last week...Read More


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Straight actors don't want to play gay

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

"It's a sensitive and intimate depiction of what it is to be gay in India. The kissing scene is not there to press media buttons. The script genuinely called for some onscreen intimacy between the stars.[...] When I was writing...Read More


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Campus Republicans... sigh

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

"The people who lead this club have a history of witnessed and documented vandalism. We are not asking you tonight to punish any individual students--that is not within your purview.... In de-funding and de-chartering, you would be sending a message...Read More


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DADT violates free speech for no good reason

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

"All of these examples demonstrate that the act's restrictions on speech not only are broader than reasonably necessary to protect the government's substantial interests, but also actually serve to impede military readiness and unit cohesion rather than further these goals."...Read More


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DADT repeal time is dwindling

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 09, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I'm a little anxious. The reality is the number of legislative days in this Congress are rapidly dwindling, and we need to see that the defense authorization bill up on the Senate floor in September." --SLDN executive director Aubrey Sarvis,...Read More


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Montana GOP candidate declares war on gays

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 08, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The Gay community wants a war....they've got one!!" --Montana GOP House candidate Kristi Allen-Gailushas, angry that Montana's Tea Party president was fired because he called for hanging gays on Facebook...Read More


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That settles it!

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 07, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I have gay friends, but I'm not gay.[...] Doesn't that feel strange, telling someone you don't know about your private life? My private life is for me and the people that know me." --Jeanette Jenkins, Queen Latifah's personal trainer...Read More


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YouTube impersonators impress Nicki Minaj

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 04, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I see videos on YouTube where they impersonate me, and they do an amazing freaking job of dressing up as me. I didn't set out to do that. I just like to put a spotlight on the people who support...Read More


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Jarrett Barrios on divorce

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 03, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Just as gay and lesbian couples share the joys of marriage, we will share the pain of divorce, something for which we have no template. Divorce plumbs impossible depths of sadness. It involves separating the dishes and the books and...Read More


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Fun is the new gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 02, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Fun your life must be." --Line from "Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree," as sung in Le Page Primary School in Melbourne. The line used to be "Gay as your life must be."...Read More


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George Rekers is still an expert

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 01, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"According to the medical and psychological experts writing in the Handbook of Child and Adolescent Sexual Problems, "The consequences of choices made with the advantage of developmental maturity are preferable to those consequences resulting from decisions made impulsively, in the...Read More