Quote of the Day: June 2011

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This Is Not a Shy Group

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 30, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It was here, in the East Room, at our first Pride reception, on the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, a few months after I took office, that I made a pledge, I made a commitment. I said that I...Read More


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Gays Under the Cover of Darkness?

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 29, 2011 | 7:45 AM | comments

"We saw a massive betrayal of marriage by a number of legislators, but most importantly, by the Republican party. On Friday, under the cover of darkness, the legislature voted to redefine marriage, a tragic day for New York. What this...Read More


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We Have Fangs? What About Horns?

Filed by Bil Browning | June 28, 2011 | 9:15 AM | comments

"For taking a principled, religiously-rooted stand for the institution that undergirds all of human civilization, Diaz has become the latest in a long, sad string of victims of the true hatemongers in America, homosexuals activists. Their hate crime against him...Read More


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Chicago Pride Float Tires Slashed

Filed by Ed Team | June 27, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This is catastrophic. This has never happened before, and we have been doing this since 1989. They didn't want these folks to go out." - Chuck Huser, longtime Pride float provider for Chicago's Pride parade. Saturday night dozens of tires...Read More


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White House Response to NY Marriage

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 25, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

"The President has long believed that gay and lesbian couples deserve the same rights and legal protections as straight couples. That's why he has called for repeal of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" and determined that his Administration would...Read More


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Maybe Panetta Will Bring Some Urgency

Filed by Bil Browning | June 24, 2011 | 7:32 AM | comments

"SLDN is very disappointed but not entirely surprised by the Secretary's statement that he will not be making the repeal certification before he departs. We are seeing an overabundance of caution by the service chiefs coupled with the Pentagon bureaucracy...Read More


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Tony Perkins: Excuse Me, I Have a Log in My Eye

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This incident exposes the seamy relationship between homosexual activists, government, and big business. For example, activist groups have persuaded some liberal jurisdictions to adopt 'equal benefits ordinances,' forcing corporations to offer 'domestic partner benefits' to homosexuals or forfeit government contracts....Read More


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Get Over It

Filed by Bil Browning | June 22, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It says, 'Raise an army.' It says absolutely nothing about race, color, creed, sexual orientation. How dare we, then, exclude a group of people who want to do the same thing you do right now, something that is honorable and...Read More


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Dan Savage's Shortest Speech

Filed by Ed Team | June 21, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Tracy Morgan can suck my..." -- Dan Savage's five word acceptance speech at the Webby Awards last Monday....Read More


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Those Big Bad Lesbians (& Nuns)

Filed by Ed Team | June 20, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Help! Help! I'm being held against my will!" -- Rep Michelle Bachmann back in 2005 when a nun and a lesbian confronted her about her anti-gay histrionics while Bachmann was washing her hands in the ladies room. Bachmann was a...Read More


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The Boy Scout Pledge

Filed by Ed Team | June 18, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I Solemnly Swear,/Never to tell the Scoutmaster./Never to tell the others. Never to let such/Knowledge leave this tent, Never to acknowledge you/Again, Never to tighten your handkerchief again, Never to/Look in your eyes again, Never to race soapbox derby in/The...Read More


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Mother Nature is Political

Filed by Ed Team | June 17, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Bible prophecy may have a bad name in the light of Harold Camping's misguided date-setting, but the biggest sign of the end may have been overlooked in all the rapture hysteria of the May 21st weekend. Once again, we saw...Read More


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We Are Making History Together

Filed by Ed Team | June 16, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Once again the State Assembly made an important and courageous stand in passing marriage equality legislation that brings us closer than ever to equality for LGBT New Yorkers. I want to thank Speaker Sheldon Silver and Assemblyman Daniel O'Donnell for...Read More


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Old Navy: A Complete Rebellion Against God

Filed by Ed Team | June 15, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Old Navy is promoting a lifestyle that is in complete rebellion against God. Rather than just focusing on giving good products to their customers, they want to use their products now to advocate for a very controversial topic, much less...Read More


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Bill Clinton Supports Marriage Equality

Filed by Ed Team | June 14, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Our nation's permanent mission is to form a 'more perfect union' - deepening the meaning of freedom, broadening the reach of opportunity, strengthening the bonds of community. That mission has inspired and empowered us to extend rights to people previously...Read More


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I'd Rather Go Elsewhere

Filed by Bil Browning | June 13, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I would say the current atmosphere for gays and lesbians is about as bleak as I have ever seen it," said Barnes, who is 44 and looks to move to Chicago. It just feels like we're fighting the same fight....Read More


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How Ignorant Was He?

Filed by Ed Team | June 12, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

"Tracy Morgan's remarks on homosexuality were so ignorant, GOProud just endorsed him for president." -- Twitter user DaveHolmes as quoted over at Joe.My.God....Read More


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So Many Parents Are Infected With Homophobia

Filed by Bil Browning | June 11, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"At the Ali Forney Center, we work with hundreds of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youths who have endured violent rejection from parents. It is a tragedy that so many parents in our society are so infected with homophobia...Read More


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The Three Lies of Andrew Breitbart

Filed by Ed Team | June 10, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"As you can see, Breitbart's idea of treating Weiner's family decently is flashing around Weiner's cock to his drinking buddies for shits and giggles." -- Gawker blogger John Cook in The Three Lies of Andrew Breitbart...Read More


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Barney Frank Testifies for Trans Rights

Filed by Bil Browning | June 09, 2011 | 8:45 AM | comments

"I very much hope that the Commonwealth will once again show its aversion to prejudice and its compassion for people who have been its victims, and extend to people who are transgender the same legal rights that the rest of...Read More


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This Little Boy Wasn't a Science Experiment

Filed by Ed Team | June 08, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I want people to remember that this was a little boy who deserved protection, respect and unconditional love. I don't want him to be remembered as a science experiment. He was a person." -- Maris Murphy, sister of Kirk Murphy,...Read More


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Gates Gives Soldier a Reality Check

Filed by Bil Browning | June 07, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"No. You'll have to complete your ... enlistment just like everybody else. The reality is that you don't all agree with each other on your politics, you don't agree with each other on your religion, you don't agree with each...Read More


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There Are People On This Beach

Filed by Ed Team | June 06, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I was born in Aug. 1981, and that makes me a member of the so-called AIDS generation. I have never lived in an era without AIDS. I have never lost a partner, a relative or a parent to the virus....Read More


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Best Insult Ever: Zookeeper

Filed by Ed Team | June 05, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"You are a dipfuck of epic proportions who cannot seem to function as a responsible adult human being despite having no impediments to that objective besides your irrepressible jackassery." -- Melissa McEwan describing Kevin James' character in his new film,...Read More


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GLAAD Statement on AT&T/T-Mobile Merger Statement

Filed by Ed Team | June 04, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Groups as diverse as the AFL-CIO, the American Federation of Teachers, LULAC, the National Council for Negro Women and the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce have spoken out in support of the AT&T/T-Mobile merger. GLAAD signed on to...Read More


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GOProud: Dish It But Can't Take It

Filed by Bil Browning | June 03, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The most recent line of attacks from the left, and their RINO enablers, is that I am "mean" or "brash" or "too aggressive." If standing firm for what I believe in makes me mean or brash or too aggressive than...Read More


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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Recognizes Pride Month

Filed by Ed Team | June 02, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This June, I join together with LGBT Americans across this country in recognizing PRIDE Month. That means celebrating the enormous strides that LGBT Americans have taken toward equality, but it also means rededicating ourselves to guaranteeing that all Americans -...Read More


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The Politics Behind the NDAA Vote

Filed by Ed Team | June 01, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Asked if the organizations had made any effort to get House Democrats to vote against the full NDAA, once the DADT and DOMA amendments were added in committee, none of the organizations [HRC, SLDN, & Servicemembers United] responded that they...Read More