Quote of the Day: June 2013

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Mike Pence: Far-Right Do-Nothing Blowhard Asshole

Filed by Bil Browning | June 27, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

As a Congressman, Pence had a reputation as a far-right do-nothing blowhard asshole. Apparently nothing has changed.Read More


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LGBT Orgs React to Voting Act Decision: Task Force x2

Filed by Bil Browning | June 25, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

A large coalition of LGBT organizations have banded together to castigate the Supreme Court's decision on the Voting Rights Act. NGLTF, however, opted to push their own statement first.Read More


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Henderson: Affirmative Action Decision a Victory

Filed by John M. Becker | June 24, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

"Today's decision is an important victory for our nation's ongoing work to build a more inclusive, diverse America." - Wade HendersonRead More


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Pelosi: 'Community' Wanted DADT Repeal Over ENDA

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Nancy Pelosi says Democrats were going to pass ENDA in 2010, but "community leaders" urged them to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell first.Read More


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NY Senate: GENDA Goes Down in Flames

Filed by Bil Browning | June 22, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

What is the New York Senate so afraid of?Read More


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Is Heterosexual Marriage Too Demanding?

Filed by Bil Browning | June 21, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Ghanaian writer Kwesi Atta Sakyi struggles with wrapping his head around LGBT rights in this article for ghanaweb.comRead More


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'Bag-A-Fag' Victims Sue City

Filed by Bil Browning | June 20, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

Two men who were arrested in a "bag a fag" operation in San Leandro, California have filed a federal lawsuit against the city for discrimination.Read More


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Anti-Gay Florida Politician Does 180 on Marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | June 19, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

An anti-gay Florida politician just announced his support for same-sex marriage.Read More


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Lindsey Graham on the GOP's Demographic Problem

Filed by John M. Becker | June 18, 2013 | 8:30 AM | comments

On Sunday, South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham acknowledged the obvious: the GOP can't afford not to pass immigration reform.Read More


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Obama Recognizes Gay Fathers

Filed by John M. Becker | June 16, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

"Being a good parent - whether you're gay or straight; a foster parent or a grandparent - isn't easy. It demands your constant attention, frequent sacrifice, and a healthy dose of patience."Read More


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Not Just Something to Check Off on the Calendar

Filed by Bil Browning | June 15, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Montana Senator Max Baucus' op-ed in the Montana Standard is definitely worth highlighting.Read More


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Rubio Will Vote Against His Own Bill Over Gay Inclusion

Filed by Bil Browning | June 14, 2013 | 10:25 AM | comments

Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio helped write the current immigration reform bill, but is now threatening to vote against it over the inclusion of LGB couples.Read More


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Minneapolis News Anchor Has Freudian Slip

Filed by John M. Becker | June 13, 2013 | 8:30 AM | comments

KSTP Channel 5 news anchor Bill Lunn had a Freudian slip on air earlier this week.Read More


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Pope Francis: 'Gay Lobby' Operating Inside Vatican

Filed by John M. Becker | June 12, 2013 | 9:30 AM | comments

Pope Francis finally admits that the Vatican has lots of gay priests. Try to contain your shock.Read More


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Linda Harvey Wants Kinder, More Civil Bullying

Filed by John M. Becker | June 11, 2013 | 9:30 AM | comments

"Our children all deserve kindness and civility, and that can happen even if they are learning homosexuality is wrong. And they're trying to combine the two and say that they are the same thing." --Linda HarveyRead More


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BBC Host Calls Alex Jones an Idiot

Filed by John M. Becker | June 10, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

BBC host Andrew Neil on crazy right-wing conspiracy-monger Alex Jones: "You are the worst person I've ever interviewed."Read More


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Griffin to Mormons: Help Us Pass ENDA

Filed by Bil Browning | June 09, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

"I've got a firm, yet respectful, message for the leaders of the LDS Church. If the Golden Rule was good enough for Salt Lake City, then it ought to be good enough for everyone. If you really do oppose discrimination,...Read More


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Bill O'Reilly: Punish Boys Who Wear Pink

Filed by John M. Becker | June 07, 2013 | 9:30 AM | comments

O'Reilly on boys who wear pink: "You don't dress up like a little girl when you're five and you're a boy. That's just stupid... you might have to send him to camp."Read More


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Anti-LGBT Extremist Announces Run for Bachmann's Seat

Filed by John M. Becker | June 06, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Minnesota anti-LGBT extremist Tom Emmer announced his intention to run for Michele Bachmann's congressional seat.Read More


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Oregon Rep. Isn't Having Any of NOM's Persecution Complex

Filed by John M. Becker | June 05, 2013 | 9:30 AM | comments

Blumenauer to NOM: "Your right to be preposterous should not extend to taking political positions under the guise of a social welfare organization, raising money and campaigning."Read More


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Antonin Scalia Actually Said Something Sane

Filed by John M. Becker | June 04, 2013 | 9:30 AM | comments

"Make no mistake about it: because of today's decision, your DNA can be taken and entered into a national database if you are ever arrested, rightly or wrongly, and for whatever reason." - Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, slamming a...Read More


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Major Filipina Actress Comes Out

Filed by Bil Browning | June 03, 2013 | 10:46 AM | comments

"Yes, I am a lesbian. But to those who can accept me, thank you very much. We are all equal, whether you are gay or straight." -- Megastar Filipina actress Charice during an interview with ABS-CBN's The Buzz. Charice is...Read More


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NYC: Learn How to Protect Yourself

Filed by Bil Browning | June 02, 2013 | 1:37 PM | comments

"No one should be made to feel unsafe because who they are or who they love. The spate of bias attacks against LGBT New Yorkers in recent weeks is unacceptable and must end now. Our free self-defense classes will teach...Read More