Quote of the Day: May 2012

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Pastor Thinks the US Government Should Kill Gays

Filed by James Holmes | May 31, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

"They should be put to death! 'Oh, so you're saying we should go out and start killing them, no?' - I'm saying the government should. They won't, but they should. You say, 'Oh, I can't believe you, you're horrible. You're...Read More


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More Support for Obama's Marriage Stance

Filed by Ed Team | May 30, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

"We have much work to do as a community, and to claim the President of the United States must hold your theological position is absurd. He is President of the United States of America not the President of the Baptist...Read More


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We All Have A Penis or Have Seen One

Filed by Ed Team | May 29, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

"Half of us have a penis and the other half have probably seen one, and so why should it be more normal to, like, chop people's heads off and shoot people? Does that mean that that's more acceptable or closer...Read More


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Air Force Academy's First Openly Gay Grads

Filed by Ed Team | May 28, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

"It's just been really open, a lot of acceptance. I haven't heard anyone say, 'I hate this. I can't serve in the military with this. It's a sense of 'OK, this is their lifestyle, but they're still the person I've...Read More


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Mom's Hate X-Men

Filed by James Holmes | May 27, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

"Children desire to be just like superheroes. Children mimic superhero actions and even dress up in costumes to resemble these characters as much as possible. Can you imagine little boys saying, 'I want a boyfriend or husband like X-Men?'" --...Read More


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Molly Ringwald on Duckie

Filed by Ed Team | May 26, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

"Duckie doesn't know he's gay. I think he loves Andie in the way that [my gay best friend] always loved me." -- Actress Molly Ringwald on the famous "Duckie" character played by Two And A Half Men star Jon...Read More


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LGBT Rights Take Away from Women's Rights?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 25, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

"Mothers were given the talent to bear children. That talent doesn't belong to men. When a man says he wants to get married to another man, we in Zimbabwe don't accept it. We can't talk of women's rights at all...Read More


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Indy's Tea Party Mayor Supports LGBT Benefits

Filed by Bil Browning | May 24, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

"He understands it could help attract talent to the city. Many of our larger employers do offer those benefits, so if the council passes the resolution extending benefits it's something he'd take a look at." -- Marc Lotter, spokesman for...Read More


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Johnson & Johnson Partners with PFLAG

Filed by Ed Team | May 23, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

"As a Corporation that is committed to the health and care for all people, the Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies is focused on continuing to uphold diversity and equality through a range of efforts externally as well as...Read More


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Concentration Camps for Queers

Filed by Bil Browning | May 22, 2012 | 11:45 AM | comments

"Build a great, big, large fence -- 150 or 100 mile long -- put all the lesbians in there...Do the same thing for the queers and the homosexuals and have that fence electrified so they can't get out...and you know...Read More


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He'll Regret It for the Rest of His Day

Filed by Ed Team | May 21, 2012 | 9:45 AM | comments

"I just wish I had the time over again. I've made some mistakes in my life but that one really was the crowning glory of all mistakes... They (his advisers) told me what it was about and it sounded all...Read More


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Prosthetic Penis Makes Chloe Sivgney Cry

Filed by Ed Team | May 20, 2012 | 5:15 PM | comments

"I cried every day when they put it on. You know, I'm ample-chested and I have this on. I felt very exposed, and it was hard, very hard, having people so close to your personal parts anyway - who you're...Read More


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A Bitter Aftertaste

Filed by Bil Browning | May 19, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

"Ravi's conviction was a compelling signal that harassment and bullying of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people carries penalties. Yet the verdict also left a bitter aftertaste, as if what was being satisfied was not justice, but revenge." --...Read More


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Will Smith on Marriage Equality

Filed by Ed Team | May 18, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

"If anybody can find someone to love them and to help them through this difficult thing that we call life, I support that in any shape or form." -- Actor Will Smith speaking to reporters in Berlin after President Obama's...Read More


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(One of Them) Said It

Filed by Bil Browning | May 17, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Yes, we were having sex on the balcony. We were fucking. There, I said it." -- From an open letter published on Queerty by Dennis Mayer and John Hart - the couple arrested in Dominica for having sex on the...Read More


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NOM Denounces Yesterday's Bomb Threat

Filed by Bil Browning | May 16, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

"Apparently, the D.C. Police received a report of a potential bomb threat to the Human Rights Campaign and possibly other groups in DC. We want to be the first to denounce any threat against the person or property of any...Read More


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When Jill Was Ten Years Old

Filed by Bil Browning | May 15, 2012 | 9:44 AM | comments

"I remember being a young person a half century or so ago, thinking that I must be mentally ill because of who I was. But I did not know, when I was ten years old, that Lambda Legal was being...Read More


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Anti-Gay Lincoln Woman from Video Is Mentally Ill

Filed by Ed Team | May 14, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

"To me, it shows how little society really cares about people with mental health issues. She does have a very tender heart ... but anything she says is certifiably schizophrenic ... she's not some crazy conservative." -- Patrick Svoboda, the...Read More


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Everything Is Up for Grabs

Filed by Bil Browning | May 13, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

"The Supreme Court thus will tell us whether this issue is to be decided democratically by voters and their elected state and federal legislators, or dictatorially by themselves. Four liberal activists on the Supreme Court -- Elena Kagan, Ruth Bader...Read More


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What You Can't Reasonably Question

Filed by Ed Team | May 12, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

"One can question Obama's sincerity; some believe his reliance on gay donors and need for greater enthusiasm among his core voters was his motive. One can quibble with his rationale; some have criticized him for suggesting that states have the...Read More


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GLAAD Prez Condemns CNN for Perkins Appearances

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

"Judging by its coverage of President Obama's announcement that he now supports marriage equality, it appears CNN still has a little 'evolving' of its own to do... With a wealth of political thinkers, analysts and strategists to go to -...Read More


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The Dichotomy Makes It Personal

Filed by Bil Browning | May 10, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

"The President's statement today made me feel a little better about what happened in North Carolina yesterday. The primary voters of North Carolina decided they wanted a constitutional ban on marriage equality. One of my good friends from elementary school...Read More


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President Obama Is 'Disappointed'

Filed by Bil Browning | May 09, 2012 | 9:50 AM | comments

"The President has long opposed divisive and discriminatory efforts to deny rights and benefits to same sex couples. He believes the North Carolina measure singles out and discriminates against committed gay and lesbian couples, which is why he did not...Read More


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La Raza Celebrates with LGBT Community

Filed by Bil Browning | May 09, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

"Like other Americans, Latinos have shifted their views on LGBT issues in recent years. Acceptance and support for loving couples to have the right to marry is now shared by a majority of Latinos. We celebrate this historic moment with...Read More


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Santorum's Tepid Endorsement of Romney

Filed by Bil Browning | May 08, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

"The primary campaign certainly made it clear that Gov. Romney and I have some differences. But there are many significant areas in which we agree. Above all else, we both agree that President Obama must be defeated. The task will...Read More


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Kellogg's to Catholic League: Go F--k Yourself

Filed by Bil Browning | May 07, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

"We understand that our customers come from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, lifestyles, and cultures and we respect their individual decisions to choose the television programs that they deem acceptable for themselves and their families. Consumers speak most loudly when...Read More


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A Yokel Like Me

Filed by Bil Browning | May 06, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

"If Mitt Romney can be pushed around, intimidated, coerced, coopted by a conservative radio talk show host in Middle America, then how is he going to stand up to the Chinese? How is he going to stand up to Putin?...Read More


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God's Process of Elimination

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

"Scripture teaches that voting for non-Christians causes economic decline and removes freedom... If a Christian says to support Romney or Obama, don't listen to them. They are betraying Christ. If you love Jesus Christ for dying for your sins, you...Read More


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Clinton: Just Plain Better

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton posted this video about bullying to the State Department yesterday. "When I travel the world, I try to meet with people to talk about what's happening in their communities and countries. And one of...Read More


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Anna Paquin on Bisexuality

Filed by Bil Browning | May 04, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

"I'm sure for some people saying they're bisexual feels less scary than making a statement that they're gay. For me, it's not really an issue because I'm someone who believes being bisexual is actually a thing. It's not made up....Read More


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The Old Versus the New: Still Bullshit

Filed by Bil Browning | May 03, 2012 | 10:15 AM | comments

"LGBT people are being attacked by bad people who are waving Bibles over their heads. They claim they have no choice but to persecute us because of what it says in the Bible. We have a right to crack open...Read More


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Fight Stereotypes With Stereotypes?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 02, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

"The whole reason I wanted to play Tonto is to try to [mess] around with the stereotype of the American Indian that has been laid out through history or the history of cinema at the very least... The stripes down...Read More


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Gay Facebook Millionaire Stiffs NC Amendment Battle

Filed by Bil Browning | May 01, 2012 | 12:03 PM | comments

"My fiance Sean and I have contributed our time and resources to oppose this discriminatory amendment, and we hope that it is defeated next week," Hughes said. "Along with Freedom to Marry and Equality NC, we helped fund last year's...Read More