Quote of the Day: March 2014

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Gene Robinson: Religious Conservatives Aren't Victims

Filed by John M. Becker | March 31, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson wants anti-LGBT religious conservatives with a victimhood complex to get some perspective.Read More


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UK Prime Minister Welcomes Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | March 30, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Prime Minister David Cameron: "When people's love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change."Read More


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MA Rep Comes Out as HIV-Positive; Resigns to Lead AIDS Org

Filed by John M. Becker | March 28, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Openly gay Massachusetts State Rep. Carl Sciortino announced this week that he was resigning his seat to become executive director of the AIDS Committee of Massachusetts. He also disclosed his HIV-positive status.Read More


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Game of Thrones Star Kristian Nairn on Coming Out

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

"[W]ithin the gay community, there's a stereotype even when you're a gay person. You have to look a certain way. You have to be thin. You have to be tanned... You have to look pretty. And that's never been me."Read More


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Elaine Stritch Didn't Know She's a Gay Icon

Filed by John M. Becker | March 26, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

"I'm just becoming aware of it..."Read More


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Newly-Out Tyler Glenn Responds Perfectly to Critics

Filed by John M. Becker | March 25, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

"So now you know what you may have always assumed. Good for you. How does it feel? Do you want a 'gaydar' award? Do you want to be pat on the back because you can 'spot them'?"Read More


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Nathan Phelps: I Mourn My Father, But Mourn Anti-LGBT Hatred More

Filed by John M. Becker | March 24, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Nathan Phelps, estranged son of the late Fred Phelps, calls for an end to anti-LGBT hatred: "Embrace the LGBT community as our equals, our true brothers and sisters, by promoting equal rights for everyone, without exception."Read More


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High School Teacher Suspended for Incoherent Anti-LGBT Rant

Filed by John M. Becker | March 23, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

A flier announcing a meeting of his high school's GSA prompted a West Virginia science teacher to unleash an anti-LGBT rant on Facebook. He has been suspended for four days.Read More


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Gallagher: I Feel Free After Losing Marriage Fight

Filed by John M. Becker | March 21, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

After bowing out of the ill-fated fight against marriage equality, "I have a lot more freedom now to figure out what I want to do with the next 20 years of my life."Read More


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Ted Cruz's Dad Endorses 'Ex-Gay' Myth

Filed by John M. Becker | March 21, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Rafael Cruz, evangelical pastor and father of wingnut Texas GOP Senator Ted Cruz: "Sexual orientation is a choice, it's not a civil right."Read More


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Harry Belafonte: U.S. Must Review Aid to Countries With Anti-LGBT Laws

Filed by John M. Becker | March 19, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"If protecting the human rights of gay people is in fact a priority of U.S. foreign policy, then we should re-examine our relationship with all countries receiving foreign aid and restructure our relations with those that criminalize homosexuality."Read More


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Chick-fil-A's Cathy: I Still Oppose Equality But I'm Keeping Quiet About It

Filed by John M. Becker | March 18, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Dan Cathy, CEO of Chick-fil-A, wants to put his company's disastrous anti-LGBT public relations fiasco behind him. But he hasn't changed his homophobic views, he's just not going to talk about them.Read More


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Scott Lively Proudly Marches in Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade

Filed by John M. Becker | March 17, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Hate group leader Scott Lively marched in Boston's exclusionary St. Patrick's Day Parade, whining about "LGBT bullies" all the way.Read More


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Franklin Graham Gets in Bed With Putin

Filed by John M. Becker | March 16, 2014 | 5:15 PM | comments

Franklin Graham, the son of evangelist and bigot Billy Graham, strongly endorses Vladimir Putin's anti-gay crusade.Read More


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Linda Harvey: No Marriage Equality Because Gay Sex is Icky

Filed by John M. Becker | March 14, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Hey, at least she's being honest about her motivation...Read More


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Susan Rice to U.S. Ambassadors: Call Out Anti-LGBT Laws

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

National Security Advisor Susan Rice to U.S. ambassadors, on addressing LGBT rights abuses around the world: "we need you to be a clarion voice..."Read More


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Hate Spokesman Likens U.S. Christians to Nazi-Era Jews

Filed by John M. Becker | March 12, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Matt Barber: "Pretty soon, Christians are going to have to start wearing a yellow cross."Read More


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Radio Host: Satan Bought Disney to Teach Teh Gay to Kids

Filed by John M. Becker | March 11, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

According to religious-right radio show host Kevin Swanson, Disney's new movie "Frozen" is part of an evil Satanic plot to turn kids gay.Read More


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Ralph Reed Admits Federal Anti-Marriage Amendment is Doomed

Filed by John M. Becker | March 10, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

"Now, you'd be trying to put the genie back in the bottle..."Read More


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Michigan's Final Witness in Marriage Trial: Gays Going to Hell

Filed by John M. Becker | March 07, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Douglas Allen, a Canadian economist and the state of Michigan's final witness in its effort to preserve marriage discrimination, said in federal court yesterday that he believes unrepentant gays are going to hell.Read More


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Former Miss Kentucky Comes Out as Queer

Filed by John M. Becker | March 06, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Djuan Trent, a former Miss Kentucky, came out as queer in response to a recent federal court ruling that marriage discrimination violates the U.S. Constitution.Read More


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Bachmann to Perkins: American Jews 'Sold Out Israel'

Filed by John M. Becker | March 05, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"...the Jewish community gave [Obama] their votes, their support, their financial support... This is clearly against Israel's best interest."Read More


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Nigerian Anglican Church Makes Officeholders Swear Anti-Gay Oath

Filed by John M. Becker | March 04, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I declare before God and his Church that I have never been a homosexual/bisexual or have repented from being homosexual/bisexual and I vow that I will not indulge in the practice of homosexuality/bisexuality."Read More


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George Will: Asking For Equal Service 'Not Neighborly'

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

"The gay rights movement is winning. They should be, as I say, not sore winners."Read More