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G-A-Y
Interests: nyc, acceptance, fran lebowitz, hrc, charles pierce, rockefeller five, the advocate, harvey fierstein, tolerance, gavin newsom, bella abzug, one nation, love, peace, america, diversity, freedom, harvey milk, larry kramer, armistead maupin, equal rights, equality, glaad, aclu, out magazine, jim kepner, gmhc, keith haring, stonewall, cathy cade, open minds
Recent Activity
The California Republican Party is choosing to officially recognize the gay GOPers at Log Cabin Republicans: The Log Cabin Republicans, a 38-year-old organization that had unsuccessfully sought a charter from the state party several times in the past, received the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
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Against her better judgement, a college freshman named Charlotte Roberson finds herself in a pair of torrid affairs with both her English professor and that professor's T.A. "Don't do it, Charlotte!" command the friends to whom she confesses. And when... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
Family Research Council employee EW Jackson believes gay people are "frankly very sick" and sees a direct connection between homosexuality and pedophilia. But for some reason, the extremely anti-LGBT FRC believes that he, an undeniable voice of anti-gay extremism, is... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Good As You
Whenever these stories about the florists or bakers or photographers who want to deny services to same-sex couples come to light, there is an inevitable chorus that will ask, some from the pro-LGBT perspective but most from the anti-LGBT perspective,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Good As You
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The Family Research Council is going around pushing the following stat, so much so that they have made several memes and even created a microsite to host the associated polling: Only thing? The stat is meaningless. And deeply deceptive. It's... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Good As You
My heart truly breaks for these men who so desperate need to learn self-love but who are instead drinking the poisonous snake oil: Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Good As You
Building on last week's announcement that the Bush-in-waiting has hired an out and quite activist-minded gay man as his communications director, Buzzfeed's McKay Coppins has filed a lengthy report on the full breadth of the Republican's burgeoning campaign and its... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Good As You
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From the Family Research Council's latest round of weekly "prayer targets" [FRC] Wow, a majority seeking to "correct our nation" so as to keep a minority population from getting too uppity. How many times in world history have we heard... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Good As You
He seems to realize that keeping it out of the legal realm is the good idea. However, noted entrepreneur Mark Cuban is flat-out giving business owners advice (e.g. "just say no") that encourages them to flout nondiscriminations laws, which could... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Good As You
You guys, the Southern Baptists and other groups who are known for their longheld resistance to anything having to do with gay acceptance, both within their own pews and within public policy, are tired of you accusing them of animus.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Good As You
When he was the state attorney general of Georgia (first as a Democrat and then as a Republican), Mike Bowers acted like a very anti-gay, very conservative politician. You know the Bowers v. Hardwick case of 1986 in which the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
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A. He speaks at one of the most anti-gay activist groups on the planet, the Family Research Council (an SPLC-designated hate group) [FRC] When a federal judge described Regnerus' junky work on same-sex parenting as "entirely unbelievable and not worthy... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
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I keep seeing local media outlets use some variation on the following headline in their coverage of a go-nowhere, wantonly discriminatory marriage amendment that a couple of conservative Republican lawmakers in Iowa have dreamt up: [DM Register] This kind of... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
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In an obvious attempt to flip the script on the Southern Poverty Law Center for tracking actually hostile groups that genuinely promote dissemination or worse, the American Family Association, one of the most proudly pro-discrimination organizations on the planet, has... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
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Reihan Salam, executive editor of the conservative movement's stalwart publication, National Review, has joined over one hundred other scholars and leaders (including quite a few conservatives) in signing on to a new statement that marriage equality opponent-cum-proponent David Blankenhorn has... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
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In an interview with The New York Times' Gail Collins, Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says the following about marriage equality and its future at the court: So Ginsburg is planning to be on the bench when the Supreme... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
Three Notre Dame professors have taken to the increasingly hostile Public Discourse site (which is edited by increasingly hostile marriage inequality activist Ryan Anderson) to chastise their own university and its president for extending benefits to legally married same-sex couples.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
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This is an actual headline, graphic, and text from an actual conservative pundit person (Scott Lively) on an actual conservative news site Spiritually speaking, the official endorsement of “gay marriage” by the most powerful and influential nation on earth, and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
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It was announced today that Tim Miller, former exec. director of the conservative America Rising PAC, will be the the communications director for Jeb Bush's upcoming presidential campaign. Miller is an out gay man. But more than that, he loves... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at Good As You
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In the wake of the opinion against discriminatory Washington florist Barronelle Stutzman, just like in the wake of similar opinions to come before, I keep seeing anti-equality groups and figureheads make it all about Ms. Stutzman's age ("She's a grandMOTHER!")... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at Good As You
Just a few steps out the door following a truly enjoyable tour of the US Capitol, eight-year-old Tommy Anderson stopped on heel, raised his hands above his head, and yelled out, "shotgun!" No, he wasn't a burgeoning lobbyist for the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at Good As You
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In Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857), a 7–2 majority on the United States Supreme Court held that African Americans are not American citizens and upheld slavery as being legal nationwide. In the United States v. Windsor (2013), a 5–4 majority... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at Good As You
For years the National Organization for Marriage, as well as the frankly much more effective organizations that preceded it, have been trying to sell the idea that marriage equality would hurt people and families and countries and planets and billy... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at Good As You
I'm so tired of certain Alabama judges dragging feet and making petulant threats. Latest: Alabama Supreme Court Justice Threatens To Abolish All Marriages In The State to Prevent Gays From Marrying [Towleroad] So go ahead, Judge Murdock. Stop all marriages... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at Good As You
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Rick Warren, Maggie Gallagher, Ryan Anderson, Robert George, and Rob Gagnon. Those are just some of the notable movement conservatives who have signed on to a new religious statement on marriage, the full text of which has finally been released.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at Good As You