Quote of the Day: October 2013

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Maggie Gallagher: Nationwide Marriage In Two Years

Filed by John M. Becker | October 31, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Maggie Gallagher makes a bold prediction about the future of the marriage equality fight in America.Read More


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Omaha Man Beaten For Defending Gay Friends

Filed by John M. Becker | October 30, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

An Omaha, Nebraska man was beaten over the weekend after sticking up for two of his gay friends who were being harassed.Read More


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Steve Grand: LGBT Catholics, Allies Must Come Out

Filed by John M. Becker | October 29, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Grand: "I think there's a great power to being present -- to having openly gay people in church and having the congregation witness and embrace."Read More


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Sean Hayes On 'Will & Grace,' Coming Out

Filed by John M. Becker | October 28, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Sean Hayes: "I always felt like I owed [the gay community] a huge apology for coming out too late."Read More


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FRC Prays That God 'Destroys' Equal Marriage Supporters

Filed by John M. Becker | October 27, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

FRC: God calls marriage equality an "abomination" and "[promises] to destroy those who embrace it."Read More


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Johnny Weir Going to Russia for NBC But Won't Speak Out

Filed by John M. Becker | October 25, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Johnny Weir: "I don't need to break any laws or wear a rainbow pin to show people that I support gay rights" in Sochi.Read More


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The Washington Post Regrets the Mistake

Filed by Bil Browning | October 24, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

At least they didn't say "big boned"...Read More


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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bat

Filed by Bil Browning | October 23, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

`Really, now you ask me,' said Alice, very much confused, `I don't think--'Read More


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Tony Perkins: Government Shouldn't Care About the Poor

Filed by John M. Becker | October 21, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

"[The] government has the responsibility to care for the poor? That's not what the Scripture says."Read More


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Thomas Roberts To Host Miss Universe in Moscow

Filed by John M. Becker | October 18, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

"Boycotting and vilifying from the outside is too easy. Rather, I choose to offer my support of the LGBT community in Russia by going to Moscow and hosting this event..."Read More


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Eminem's Newest Single Full of Anti-Gay Slurs

Filed by John M. Becker | October 17, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

In his newest single, rapper Eminem boasts that he'll be able to break a table "over the back of a couple of f**gots and crack it in half."Read More


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Aussie Bishop: Same-Sex Marriage Is 'Unholy Matrimony'

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

Sydney, Australia's Anglican archbishop says that if marriage equality is legalized in that country, Christians should refer to it as "unholy matrimony."Read More


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Miss Manners: Use Marital Terminology For Married LGBTs

Filed by John M. Becker | October 15, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

"A married male is a husband and a married female is a wife, just as two male parents are both fathers and two female parents both mothers."Read More


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Straight Man Gains Perspective After Anti-Gay Vandalism

Filed by John M. Becker | October 14, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Airline employees in New Zealand vandalized a straight man's luggage with an anti-gay slur, and it opened his eyes to the hate-fueled bigotry LGBT people face every day.Read More


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Beck: Children 'Need To Be Pushed Up Against the Wall'

Filed by John M. Becker | October 11, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

At the end of an extended rant on his radio show Wednesday, Glenn Beck said kids need to be "pushed up against the wall once in awhile" so they don't run around crying "like little girls."Read More


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Juror in Gay Hate Crime Trial Sympathizes With Killer

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

In 2008, 14-year-old Brandon McInerney murdered 15-year-old Larry King because he'd asked him to be his Valentine. Whose civil rights were violated? According to at least one juror, the killer's.Read More


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Teacher of Murdered Gay Child Sympathizes With Killer

Filed by John M. Becker | October 09, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

In 2008, 14-year-old Brandon McInerney murdered 15-year-old Larry King because he'd asked him to be his Valentine. Who does King's seventh-grade teacher sympathize with? The killer.Read More


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Britney Spears: Gays are 'Adorable and Hilarious'

Filed by John M. Becker | October 08, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Britney Spears: "I just think [gays are] absolutely adorable and hilarious."Read More


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CBS Host Blasts GOP For Causing Shutdown

Filed by John M. Becker | October 07, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Journalist Bob Schieffer slammed Texas GOP Senator John Cornyn yesterday for the GOP's shutdown of the federal government and economic blackmail.Read More


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Gloria Steinem: I Am a Trans Ally

Filed by John M. Becker | October 04, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

"[I] want to be unequivocal in my words: I believe that transgender people, including those who have transitioned, are living out real, authentic lives."Read More


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Cher: I Never Hated Madonna, But...

Filed by John M. Becker | October 03, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Cher had a rather interesting response to a Reddit user who asked her whether she "still" hates Madonna.Read More


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Abraham Lincoln's Shutdown Message to Today's GOP

Filed by John M. Becker | October 02, 2013 | 12:45 PM | comments

He refers to southern slaveholders, but he might as well be addressing today's Republican Party.Read More


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Keyes: LGBT Acceptance Rapes Christian Parents

Filed by John M. Becker | October 02, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Former Reagan diplomat and perennial political candidate Alan Keyes recently claimed that LGBT acceptance "[rapes] the parental authority of Christian parents."Read More


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Why Government Has Shut Down, in 48 Words

Filed by John M. Becker | October 01, 2013 | 11:00 AM | comments

Wingnut Rep. Michele Bachmann again illustrated the deranged extremism of the Teapublican Party yesterday.Read More