April 20, 2010

Florida Politician thinks Gays & Muslims Shouldn't Hold Office (& They Cause Hurricanes Too!)

Filed by Waymon Hudson | April 20, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Jacksonville City Councilman Clay Yarborough made headlines this month by questioning and blocking nominees to the Jacksonville Human Rights Commission because of their possible views on gay marriage, God, Islam and prayer in public places. Basically Yarborough wanted to see...Read More

NOM's Maggie Gallagher quits

Filed by Bil Browning | April 20, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

The National Organization for Marriage's head homo hater is out the door. NOM's Maggie Gallagher is stepping down as President of the organization. NOM Executive Director Brian Brown will take her place according to an entry she wrote for the...Read More

Iowa Family Policy Center is your tax dollars at work

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 20, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

The Iowa Independent is reporting that the Iowa Family Policy Center, a standard-issue state-level homophobic lobby group, received over $3 million in federal money between 2004 and 2009 in grants mostly from the "Healthy Marriage Initiative" to administer their "Marriage...Read More

Ex-Gays: We'll take down Republicans with witty one liners

Filed by Bil Browning | April 20, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Those poor, poor ex-gays. Isn't it unfortunate when they're unable to peddle their fake science and general bullshit? PFOX is whining on the tip line today that Republican chairman Michael Steele won't meet with them. "Michael Steele, chair of the...Read More

Joseph Milhous Ratzinger

Filed by Michael Hamar | April 20, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

I have noted a number of times on my personal blog - as have others in the media and blogosphere - that it appears that the Vatican and Pope Benedict XVI learned nothing from the disastrous aftermath of the Watergate...Read More

ENDA & Hostile Work Environments

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | April 20, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

After discovering that my laptop has some rudimentary video capabilities, I thought I'd spare ya'll the usual wall of text post and give you a long video. You get to see me in my usual form when I write posts...Read More

An unrequited love letter to Glee

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 20, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger jb beeson is deputy executive director for the National Youth Advocacy Coalition. Dear Glee, Let's get this out of the way - I'm a gleek. When I heard about you, I was more than excited -...Read More

Mistrial in Duanna Johnson's case

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 20, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

The jury failed to come back with a verdict in the case of Bridges McRae, the cop who punched her and used pepper spray on a transgender arrestee after calling her a "faggot" and "he/she" and by her former first...Read More

Butt Bra. Seriously.

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 20, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

If this catches on, I'm going into the woods and never coming out again....Read More

Top Capitol Newspaper Publishes Outrageous Lies of Hate Group About ENDA

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 20, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Roll Call, a well-respected Capitol newspaper with a wide readership among politicians, today published an article written by Andrea Lafferty, of the hate group Traditional Values Coalition. Traditional Values Coalition is on the watch list of the Southern Poverty Law...Read More

Meet Harold and Clay

Filed by Kate Kendell | April 20, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

The response to the horrific story of Clay Greene and Harold Scull has been very gratifying and inspiring. Clearly, their story struck a chord in all of us. To some degree we can't help imagining ourselves in exactly this situation....Read More


Filed by Sean Martin | April 20, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Everything comes with a price, in one form or another..... Click the image for a (much) larger version....Read More


If you lie down with right wing dogs

Filed by Bil Browning | April 20, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Had Democrats like Brad Ellsworth held firm in opposing federal funding for abortion in the health care bill, we likely would have rewarded such action with a bipartisan endorsement policy. Ellsworth's collapse under pressure from the White House and Speaker...Read More

What the circus strong man does in his off time

Filed by Bil Browning | April 20, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

So this is what the circus strong man does in his off time? He asks his partner to beat him in hotel rooms? I'm so confused by all of this. Only on YouTube, my friends. Only on YouTube....Read More