Quote of the Day: January 2014

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Homophobic Illinois Bishop Wants to Discipline You

Filed by John M. Becker | January 29, 2014 | 10:30 AM | comments

Illinois Catholic Bishop Thomas Paprocki, answering the charge that he's hateful: "...any good parent will tell you that sometimes you have to discipline your child."Read More


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Illinois Wingnut: Grammy Weddings Were Satanic

Filed by John M. Becker | January 28, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

"It was a sorry, sick, non-serious ceremony that looked like something from the garish dystopian world of the Hunger Games..." Translation: waaaaaaah!!Read More


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Sochi Mayor: No Queers Living Here

Filed by John M. Becker | January 27, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

So the two gay clubs in the city of Sochi must just be imaginary, right?Read More


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Gay Son of Indiana Anti-Gay Representative Speaks Out

Filed by Bil Browning | January 26, 2014 | 11:15 AM | comments

There is no creature as despicable as someone who would actively harm his own child.Read More


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Mike Huckabee Doesn't Want to Be Your Uncle Sugar

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

Mike Huckabee mansplains that even though Republicans work overtime to roll back women's reproductive rights, they aren't waging a war on women - the Democrats are.Read More


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'Ex-Gay' Activist Blames Global Anti-Gay Crackdown on Western Gays

Filed by John M. Becker | January 23, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

"These countries are enacting laws as a response to gay activists' intolerance towards traditional views on marriage and sexuality..."Read More


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Leading India Psychiatrist: Homosexuality 'Unnatural'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 22, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

The outgoing head of the Indian Psychiatric Society expressed stunningly retrograde, outdated views on homosexuality in an interview with the world's largest English-language newspaper.Read More


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George Takei Slams Utah Governor Gary Herbert

Filed by John M. Becker | January 21, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Your governor is trying to put toothpaste back in the tube."Read More


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GOP Strategist: My Gay Friends Just Think Putin's Hot

Filed by John M. Becker | January 20, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Can I just say, I'm so sick of sports and politics... Why is he even talking about [Russia's 'gay propaganda' law]?"Read More


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Former Mozambique Pres. to African Leaders: Stop Persecuting LGBTs

Filed by John M. Becker | January 19, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

"We can no longer afford to discriminate against people on the basis of age, sex, ethnicity, migrant status, sexual orientation and gender identity, or any other basis - we need to unleash the full potential of everyone."Read More


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Weir: I Wouldn't Boycott if Olympics Were in North Korea

Filed by John M. Becker | January 18, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

"I've come under so much hate and scrutiny from within my own LGBT community for my views on the Olympics."Read More


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Richard Branson Speaks Out for LGBT Rights in Africa

Filed by John M. Becker | January 17, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Those politicians passing draconian laws against gay people may discover their own children were born gay. Would they really want to see them locked up for life? Or tortured?"Read More


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IOC Member Slams US for Sending Gay Athletes in Sochi Delegation

Filed by John M. Becker | January 16, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

A senior Italian member of the International Olympic Committee says it's "absurd" that the U.S. is including "four lesbians" in the official delegations to the Sochi Olympics.Read More


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Tony Perkins Whines Hysterically About Oklahoma Ruling

Filed by John M. Becker | January 15, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

Something about activist judges and polygamy and persecution of Christians. You know, the same old garbage.Read More


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GOProud's Jimmy LaSalvia Leaves the GOP

Filed by John M. Becker | January 14, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Jimmy LaSalvia, who co-founded the Republican LGBT group GOProud, announced yesterday on his blog that he was leaving the Republican Party.Read More


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Holyfield: I'm Sorry The Cameras Caught My Homophobia

Filed by John M. Becker | January 13, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I do owe an apology for what I said because I really wasn't talking and really wasn't trying to talk about somebody, because I don't talk about nobody."Read More


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Uganda's Top Anti-Gay Lawmaker to West: Stop Bullying Us

Filed by John M. Becker | January 12, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

"Why are standards [on homosexuality] different for Uganda? This is bullying... Soon they will tell us that bestiality is fine and a foreign policy issue."Read More


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Laverne Cox: I'm Grateful For 'Katie Show' Appearance

Filed by John M. Becker | January 11, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

"I am so grateful to Katie Couric and her show for the opportunity to highlight [trans] issues."Read More


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Dallas Pastor: Obama Preparing Us For The Antichrist

Filed by John M. Becker | January 10, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

Dallas megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress says the fact that President Obama won reelection while supporting marriage equality means the end is near. Glory!Read More


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NBC Pledges To Include LGBT Issues In Olympics Coverage

Filed by John M. Becker | January 09, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"If Putin doesn't drag his butt into the studio, then we'll talk about it without him."Read More


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Holyfield's Son: My Anti-Gay Dad Isn't A Bigot

Filed by John M. Becker | January 08, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

"[My dad] treats everyone like a human being... even if they are homosexual." Gee, thanks!Read More


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Ugandan PM: Gays Are 'Abnormal,' But Don't Kill Them

Filed by John M. Becker | January 07, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"[Gays] need help. How do you treat your children who are born as... mongols? Do you execute them, imprison them for life?"Read More


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Boxer Evander Holyfield: Homosexuality 'Ain't Normal'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 06, 2014 | 7:30 AM | comments

Retired world champion heavyweight boxer Evander Holyfield made outrageously homophobic remarks on British television, saying being gay is equivalent to being "handicapped."Read More


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Anti-Gay Book Pulled from Amazon After Bad Reviews

Filed by John M. Becker | January 04, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Hate group leader and infamous polemicist Linda Harvey's publisher pulled her book from Amazon after it received negative reviews.Read More


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Enrique Eglesias Shares His 'Worst Defect'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 03, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Singer Enrique Eglesias: One of my worst "defect[s]" is "from my waist down."Read More


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Glenn Beck Condemns Russia's 'Hetero-Fascism'

Filed by John M. Becker | January 02, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

"I will stand with GLAAD. I will stand with anybody who will stand up and say that's crazy."Read More