Media: May 2007

Homophobes turned violent in protest of Moscow Pride

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 29, 2007 | 4:20 PM | comments

From the Deustche Welle:At least two European lawmakers were among the 31 people police said were taken into custody when gay rights demonstrators clashed with far-right extremists outside Moscow's city hall. Punches and kicks flew, eggs and insults were...Read More

Dick Cheney is a "weak, effeminate sissy"

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 26, 2007 | 5:28 PM | comments

Fred Phelps has a new video about the Cheneys. It's about as unhinged as we've come to expect from these people. Fred does gets few of his facts right: the Cheneys have constantly tried to hide their lesbian daughter, the...Read More

Samuel David Cheney and proud Grandparents

Filed by Bil Browning | May 23, 2007 | 4:44 PM | comments

He is absolutely adorable. Congratulations to Mary Cheney and Heather Poe. A child is something to celebrate as you can see from the proud look in his grandparents' eye. While there will be plenty of time for pointing out political...Read More

Pete LaB on bottoming

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 18, 2007 | 12:29 PM | comments

This one's been sitting on my "to post" list all week. From Peter LaBarbera of the Americans for Truth:The film, of course, seeks to advance the fiction that "gay" romantic love is just like the normal variety except with different...Read More

I heart Christopher Hitchens

Filed by Jerame Davis | May 17, 2007 | 11:00 AM | comments

The atheist in me is just giddy over this interview between well-known British atheist and author Christopher Hitchens and everyone's favorite gay news anchor Anderson Cooper. Hitchens takes no prisoners in his critique of the late Rev. Jerry Falwell and...Read More

Civil rights speaker lost

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2007 | 12:08 PM | comments

Yolanda King, the oldest daughter of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., died last night at age 51. Jasmyne Cannick has written a short obituary. I did have the privilege years ago of seeing Yolanda King speak. She was...Read More

Phelps klan will march in Lynchburg

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2007 | 11:08 AM | comments

Well, when the Westpboro Baptist Church says that someone's going to burn in hell, you can't say that they don't follow through. The WBC will be protesting Falwell's death. From their press release: WBC to picket the funeral of Rev....Read More

Jerry Falwell Dead at 73

Filed by Ellen Andersen | May 15, 2007 | 1:42 PM | comments

The Indianapolis Star is reporting that Jerry Falwell died earlier today. Falwell stands in interesting juxtaposition to the movement for LGBT rights. On the one hand, this is the guy who so famously opined "I really believe that the pagans,...Read More

Whoa! Gay men like cuddling with men

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 08, 2007 | 11:16 AM | comments

From the ex-wife of an ex-gay survivor at Ex-Gay Watch:At group, the guys would gather around one member, lift them up, and hold and rock them. All the guys I heard speak of this, including Tdub, found it to be...Read More

Extremist Christians For Dishonesty, Hate, and Misinformation

Filed by Marti Abernathey | May 04, 2007 | 1:54 PM | comments

That should be the title of Peter LaBarbera's Americans for Truth (AFT) website. His latest post attacks sports reporter Christine Penner. "I challenge 'Mike/Christine' to do a column describing, in detail, 'sex-reassignment surgery' - whereby a penis is turned into...Read More