December 29, 2011


Chicago's Cardinal George Doubles Down on Bigotry

Filed by John M. Becker | December 29, 2011 | 4:45 PM | comments

Refusing to back down from comments he made in a recent interview where he compared the LGBT movement to the Ku Klux Klan, Cardinal Francis George, Archbishop of Chicago, opted instead to double down and defend his inflammatory rhetoric.Read More


Remember When Ron Paul Called Sacha Baron Cohen a 'Queer'?

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 29, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

A former staffer's allegations about Ron Paul's personal uneasiness with gays seems to have a chunk of truth when you look at the way Ron Paul freaked out when he got punked by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.Read More


Kelly Clarkson Supports Ron Paul?

Filed by Bil Browning | December 29, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Yesterday, pop singer and American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson announced her support of Ron Paul's candidacy to win the Republican's presidential nomination in a blog post on her site. Read More


Would-Be Veep: Bob McDonnell's Sorry Record on Jobs

Filed by Michael Hamar | December 29, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

While the GOP presidential nomination clown car continues, the would-be candidates for the veep slot are working to position themselves as viable contenders. Among them is Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell - a protege of Pat Robertson.Read More

The State of Marriage Equality 2011

Filed by Bil Browning | December 29, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Incredibly smart (and adorably cute) Matt Baume brings us the 2011 Marriage Equality Year in Review this week where he highlights all the advances our community has made worldwide in the past year.Read More

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Top 10 Lies the Black Church Tells About Being Gay

Filed by Viktor Kerney | December 29, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

I want to address the myths many LGBT people continue to hear in the black church. Here's a list of the top ten lies the black church tells about being gay, lesbian, or transgender.Read More


Salvation Army Story on FOX News Station

Filed by Bil Browning | December 29, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

A special shoutout to the Indianapolis FOX station for doing a well-rounded report on the Salvation Army's discrimination against LGBT people. I knew the story had ran after I opened my inbox this morning to find an e-mail from "Holden Magroin."Read More


Catholic Bishops' Lie About Threats to Religious Freedom

Filed by Michael Hamar | December 29, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

I was raised Catholic (altar boy, Knight of Columbus, the whole works) so I know all about the Roman Catholic Church - especially when it comes to the hypocrisy and moral bankruptcy of the bishops and Church hierarchy.Read More

Tax Kim Kardashian

Filed by Bil Browning | December 29, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Kim Kardashian made more than $12 million in 2010, but she only pays a tiny bit more in taxes than a middle class Californian. That's not OK, especially when budget cuts are decimating schools and critical programs for children...Read More


He's Not Homophobic, He's Just Old

Filed by Bil Browning | December 29, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

"Is Ron Paul a homo-phobe? Well, yes and no. He is not all bigoted towards homosexuals. He supports their rights to do whatever they please in their private lives. He is however, personally uncomfortable around homosexuals, no different from a...Read More