Quote of the Day: April 2014

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Beck: Hillary Will Have Lesbian Sex in White House to be Popular

Filed by John M. Becker | April 30, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Yesterday on his radio show, Glenn Beck suggested that Hillary Clinton will declare herself a lesbian if she thinks it will help her get elected in 2016.Read More


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WI State Senator: Kerry Upset God Over Uganda

Filed by Bil Browning | April 29, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

"What we have is the Secretary of State going to Africa and educating Ugandans or saying he is going to send American scientists to Uganda to explain how normal homosexuality is... I mean, what must God think of our country?"Read More


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WaPo Puts Trans Soldiers Front and Center

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

Yesterday, the Washington Post devoted a front-page article to the plight of trans service members, who are still wrongly required to serve in silence.Read More


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Slate's Lowder Has Had Enough of Straight-Splaining

Filed by John M. Becker | April 27, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

"[I]t seems the height of privilege blindness to schoolmarm gays about how to engage their aggressors when [straight writer] Friedersdorf... has no idea what omnipresent psychological torture feels like."Read More


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Goldberg: Opposing LGBT Rights Isn't as Bad as Racism

Filed by John M. Becker | April 25, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Conservative columnist Jonah Goldberg says it's "ruthless and unforgiving" to argue that opposing LGBT equality is "morally equivalent to opposition to interracial marriage and other Jim Crow laws."Read More


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Chad Griffin Responds to 'Forcing the Spring' Controversy

Filed by John M. Becker | April 24, 2014 | 7:30 AM | comments

"[W]hen the day does come that the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down every ban on marriage equality... it will be because of... all of us, who today are lucky to stand on the shoulders of giants."Read More


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New Marriage Equality Book is Revisionist History, Prominent Donor Says

Filed by John M. Becker | April 23, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Prominent LGBT movement leader Andrew Lane tells the Washington Blade that a new book about the Prop 8 case is a "shallow and incomplete history."Read More


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Franklin Graham Whines: Media Persecutes Christians

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

Franklin Graham, who lies that gays "recruit" children and went on national TV on Easter Sunday to spiritually bash LGBT people and families, says Christians like him are the ones being persecuted.Read More


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'Wheel of Fortune' Host Mocks the Coming-Out Process

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

'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak jokingly "revealed" his heterosexuality on Twitter last weekend, because employment discrimination is just so funny!Read More


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Novelist Says Gays Should Thank Jesus For Their Rights

Filed by John M. Becker | April 18, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Novelist and screenwriter Andrew Klavan, to gays: "You have the Bible and Jesus Christ to thank for the fact that you even conceive of yourself as creatures with rights."Read More


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Baptist Leader: Child Molestation Makes People Gay

Filed by John M. Becker | April 17, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

Richard Land, one of the nation's most prominent Baptists, whipped out the old, ugly, discredited 'recruitment' lie Tuesday when he guest hosted on Tony Perkins's radio show.Read More


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NYT Renews Call on Obama to Sign ENDA Executive Order

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

"The best way for Mr. Obama to advance the issue and prod the House to do the right thing is to lead by example, not by waiting."Read More


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Christian Singer Debby Boone: I've Evolved on Equality

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

Christian singer Debby Boone, daughter of the notorious homophobe Pat Boone, attended the GLAAD Awards last Saturday and talked about her personal support for equality.Read More


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Bobby Jindal: Two-Timing Congressman Should Resign

Filed by Bil Browning | April 11, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Apparently kissing someone who isn't your wife is just as bad as actually having sex outside of a monogamous relationship now.Read More


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Ted Alexandro: Coffee and Wine

Filed by Bil Browning | April 09, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

"Coffee and wine are like my life coaches."Read More


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How Did We Miss Anti-Flirt Week?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 08, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

A campaign was launched in 1923 to "protect young women and girls who received unwelcome attention from men in automobiles and on street corners."Read More


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Linda Harvey Blames LGBT Youth Homelessness on LGBT Youth

Filed by John M. Becker | April 07, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Notorious hate group leader Linda Harvey thinks the problem of LGBT youth homelessness is greatly exaggerated.Read More


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Kos: Mozilla CEO's Departure Was the Free Market at Work

Filed by John M. Becker | April 06, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Conservatives "can cry about 'McCarthyism' all they want, but this is just market forces at work."Read More


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WSJ: Mozilla Debacle Shows That Marriage is a 'Bedrock Civil-Rights Issue'

Filed by John M. Becker | April 04, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

"Failure to support it is akin to tacitly backing the old race-discrimination laws of the 1950s and 1960s."Read More


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Bryan Fischer: Punish Adultery With 15 Years in Prison

Filed by John M. Becker | April 03, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

""I will be honest with you, I'm absolutely fine with a fifteen-year incarceration for the crime of adultery. It is a crime!"Read More


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Regnerus Still Sore After Michigan Smackdown

Filed by John M. Becker | April 02, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

In his first public comment since being shredded by a judge as "entirely unbelievable and not worthy of serious consideration," Mark Regnerus is complaining that the smackdown was ideologically driven.Read More


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Christian Boycotts Good, Gay Boycotts Bad

Filed by John M. Becker | April 01, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

Anti-LGBT and Christian groups have a very clear set of standards when it comes to boycotts: theirs are righteous; LGBT ones are intolerant.Read More