Quote of the Day: April 2012

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Well, He May Have

Filed by Bil Browning | April 30, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

"Medical examiners in Los Angeles are investigating the possible poisoning death of one of their own officials who may have worked on the case of Andrew Breitbart, the conservative firebrand who died March 1, the same day Sheriff Joe Arpaio...Read More


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How to Manipulate a Straight Woman

Filed by Bil Browning | April 28, 2012 | 12:45 PM | comments

"If you really want a shot at getting close to this woman, you have to wait until there is a crack in the lack of respect her boyfriend has for her. Watch for when he is late, or disrespectful, or...Read More


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Batman Is Gay [Part 7,294]

Filed by Bil Browning | April 27, 2012 | 11:45 AM | comments

"Gayness is built into Batman. I'm not using gay in the pejorative sense, but Batman is very, very gay. There's just no denying it. Obviously as a fictional character he's intended to be heterosexual, but the basis of the whole...Read More


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Frank: Trans People Now Have More Rights

Filed by Bil Browning | April 26, 2012 | 9:12 AM | comments

"I still want to see a transgender-inclusive ENDA because [the EEOC ruling] could be overturned in court. That'll be challenged, and they could take it back. On the other hand, it does mean, for now, transgender workers are more protected...Read More


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Not So Abusive You Can't Sit Through It All

Filed by Bil Browning | April 25, 2012 | 11:20 AM | comments

"GLAAD has concocted and is militantly pushing an opinion based framework that unravels public understanding, promotes transsexual-phobia and even impedes and erodes our legislative advancements and medical rights... This colonialism of transsexualism by gay and transgender ideology groups is irresponsible,...Read More


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The Tea Party Is Liberal & Jobs Aren't a Priority

Filed by Bil Browning | April 24, 2012 | 9:20 AM | comments

"Once again our opponents are resorting to unoriginal attacks to cover up their liberal views and to try to prevent a real conservative, David McIntosh, from representing voters in Indiana's 5th congressional district. The last thing they want to talk...Read More


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No Room for Obama's Silver Spoon

Filed by Bil Browning | April 23, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

"He had no room for a silver spoon in there [because] he was stuffing his face with dog that he hunted and killed and skinned and barbequed himself because it was illegal in Indonesia." -- American Family Institute jackass Bryan...Read More


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Check One Box or the Other

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

"Signers were given the option of declaring their support publicly or privately by checking one of two boxes." -- From a CNN article describing a powwow held by the Romney campaign for RNC members and state GOP chairmen. Attendees were...Read More


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Boehner Hasn't Even Looked at ENDA Bill

Filed by Bil Browning | April 21, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

"I haven't seen the bill. I haven't thought much about it. No one should face discrimination in the workforce. There are ample laws already in place to deal with this. Having been the chairman of the Education & Workforce Committee,...Read More


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Josh Hutcherson on LGBT Advocacy

Filed by Bil Browning | April 20, 2012 | 10:41 AM | comments

"My mom has always been a big advocate, especially in the gay, lesbian, transsexual and bisexual community so for me it's always been a part of my soul. This is what my family is most proud of and the same...Read More


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A Down Payment on ENDA

Filed by Bil Browning | April 19, 2012 | 3:38 PM | comments

"While we applaud the President's support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, that piece of legislation likely won't see the light of day in a Boehner-led House of Representatives. ENDA should have passed in 2010 when Democrats held the House and...Read More


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Stupidity All Around

Filed by Bil Browning | April 18, 2012 | 9:42 AM | comments

"We do not grant membership to individuals who are open or avow homosexuals. The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to develop a character and leadership skills and [for] the youth of today to become the leaders of...Read More


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The Gay Arab Spring

Filed by Bil Browning | April 17, 2012 | 11:19 AM | comments

"Just think, two lead gay rights groups with new EDs we actually like. It's like our own Arab Spring." -- Blogger John Aravosis reacting to the news that Herndon Graddick was named the new president of GLAAD. Chad Griffin was...Read More


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Herndon Graddick: GLAAD's New Executive Director

Filed by Bil Browning | April 16, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Right now GLAAD and our partners in the LGBT movement are making a significant difference at a time when a difference needs to be made. I look forward to working with our dedicated staff to create a culture where there...Read More


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NOM Hearts Romney Now

Filed by Bil Browning | April 15, 2012 | 9:45 AM | comments

"Now is the time for all people who recognize the importance of marriage to come together to support a true champion, Mitt Romney, against an incumbent who has done virtually everything in his power to undermine the institution of marriage....Read More


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Human Rights Are an Insult to Society?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 14, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

"Under the pretext of protecting the so-called sexual minorities, in effect there's aggressive propaganda and the imposition of certain behavior and values that may insult the majority of the society." -- Russia's deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov after the Russian...Read More


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A Political Calculation That Cannot Stand

Filed by Bil Browning | April 13, 2012 | 9:07 AM | comments

"This is a political calculation that cannot stand. White House staffers and lawyers have let politics stand in the way of a basic American value - that a solid day's work deserves a solid day's pay, regardless of the color...Read More


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Romney Wouldn't Be a Christian President?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 12, 2012 | 10:53 AM | comments

"The reality is that there are just a number of Evangelicals that just will not vote for Romney because they do not want to put somebody who believes in a different god in the White House, which is perfectly understandable....Read More


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Mouthing the Words

Filed by Bil Browning | April 11, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

"Senator Santorum is an able and worthy competitor, and I congratulate him on the campaign he ran. He has proven himself to be an important voice in our party and in the nation. We both recognize that what is most...Read More


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Obama Opposes MN Amendment Exactly Like He Did NC's

Filed by Bil Browning | April 10, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

"While the President does not weigh in on every single ballot measure in every state, the record is clear that the President has long opposed divisive and discriminatory efforts to deny rights and benefits to same sex couples. That's what...Read More


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Quote of the Day

Filed by James Holmes | April 09, 2012 | 11:45 AM | comments

"I have actually had the same routine the last 7 years and just this year they started calling it 'Tebowing', which I have no idea why...But I do think it's pretty cool because at least prayer is being talked about...Read More


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No. Really?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 08, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

"We don't have that kind of solidarity as a community where leaders would emerge. Gay people are born into every sort of family one can imagine: every color of skin, every faith tradition, every political ideology. We are incredibly and...Read More


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So Be It

Filed by Bil Browning | April 07, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

"If it means cancelling some of the shows, so be it." -- Malaysian Deputy Information, Communications and Culture Minister Datuk Maglin Dennis D'Cruz speaking on the government Information Department's decision to censor all gay characters from television episodes and movies....Read More


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Dear Abby: Is This Normal?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 06, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

"Dan has been going out with Harry to gay bars where he gets "hit on" often. I can tell he likes the attention. I should also mention that Dan seems to be considerably less interested in sex lately. His going...Read More


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Because Sexism Isn't Political

Filed by Bil Browning | April 05, 2012 | 10:45 AM | comments

"Those who are eager to see it would serve their cause better by not making a whole lot more noise, because it would taint the choice. Beyond some point it would discredit the person I pick if it looked like...Read More


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La Raza Condemns NOM's Race Baiting Strategy

Filed by Bil Browning | April 04, 2012 | 9:45 AM | comments

"If NOM had stopped its indefatigable scheming for just a moment to learn something about our community, this diabolical plan would never have been hatched. First, not all Latinos are immigrants. Second, Latino immigrants welcome integration into American society. Third,...Read More


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MN Governor Mark Dayton Has a Dream

Filed by Bil Browning | April 03, 2012 | 9:45 AM | comments

"Any American should be able to love the person he or she loves and that should be a right protected by the Minnesota Constitution and by the United States Constitution. But I had a dream over the weekend. And we'll...Read More


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Why Does the NAACP Support Marriage Equality?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 02, 2012 | 8:45 AM | comments

"The African-American struggle will forever stand as one of the greatest civil rights movements in modern history. After 400 hundred years of slavery, the achievements of some basic civil rights, 100 years of marching, protesting, court battles and violence that...Read More


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Santorum's Not Going Anywhere

Filed by Bil Browning | April 01, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

"Look, this race isn't even at halftime yet." -- Rick Santorum acknowledging that while the Wisconsin primary is super duper important, he'll continue his Quixotic bid for the GOP nod. He also acknowledged that the Pennsylvania primary - his home...Read More