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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
His name being so associated with conservative activism, it's easy to forget that Roy Moore is actually the Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. And here is his latest transgression: In a letter to Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, Moore... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
For the most part I now ignore people like Bryan Fischer and their desperate cries in a thickening political wilderness. However, sometimes we need a reminder that this man has spoken at top conservative conferences alongside GOP presidential candidates: [RWW]... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
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In its latest fundraising pitch, the Family Research Council highlights many things that the anti-LGBT org. is supposedly doing. Many of them are stretches of the truth because, well—it's FRC. But this highlighted one is just a blatant lie: Of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
Latest conservative theory about me, my power, and the one ten minute post I wrote about the Legatus Summit: [Fringe talk show host Cliff Kincaid] later called on Shepard Smith to “come out of the closet,” accusing the Fox News... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Good As You
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Brandon McGinley, a senior staffer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute who also writes for a number of conservative (and largely anti-LGBT) publications, has admitted that GLAAD's Commentator Accountability Project (which I created with a small team at GLAAD) is "smart"... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Good As You
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Answer: Suggesting that vendors who have a problem with a minority population might put some form of poison in said minority population's baked goods if they get too uppity with their desire for nondiscrimination in public accommodation: [Ben] Carson also... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Good As You
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In order to give Alabama's Republican Attorney General "time to present his arguments to the Eleventh Circuit so that the appeals court can decide whether to dissolve or continue the stay pending appeal (assuming there will be an appeal.), Judge... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Good As You
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Breaking and huge: 1:14-cv-00208 #53 Alabama Opinion and Order by Equality Case Files 1:14-cv-00208 #54 by Equality Case Files The judge is a George W. Bush appointee. Amazing. *** *UPDATE: Conservative US Senator Jeff Sessions, long against marriage equality and... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Good As You
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Joe Jervis (himself working from a Slate story) tips us to this, a mocking answer from a recent edition of the high-minded game show Jeopardy!: Jeopardy! Mocks Civil Unions [J.M.G.] The pointed tone is clear. And it's just an appetizer... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Good As You
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You guys, their truth is capitalized. For reals. A gay man who chooses both celibacy and anti-gay political activism has insisted so: [NOM] But you know what? Im actually going to concede that those of us who are writing history... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Good As You
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The article itself is un-bylined, but an embedded video features The Family Leader head Bob Vander Plaats delivering a truncated version of the same message. That message: Same-sex marriage is anti-God and everyone should just ignore the Supreme Court if... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
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Robert George is the cofounder (along with Maggie Gallagher) of the National Organization For Marriage and one of the authors of the Federal Marriage Amendment. Ryan T. Anderson is a Heritage Foundation staffer and a top voice against marriage equality.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
This video is a few days old, but I just discovered it and want to post. It's not so much that I find anything that Florida anti-gay activist John Stemberger says to be all that notable (although his claim that... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
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The anti-equality activists know that the civil rights narrative makes them look bad, which is why they've always tried to flip the script. Discriminating against loving same-sex couples became "protecting marriage" as a way to deny the obvious and make... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
From remarks as prepared: "I've seen something like gay marriage go from a wedge issue used to drive us apart to a story of freedom across our country, a civil right now legal in states that seven in ten Americans... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Good As You
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...just not so soon: This Is It [NOM] Ah, bye, Brian. Was it as good for you as it was for me? (Answer: Of course it wasn't.) Okay, just kidding. This isn't Brian's farewell post (a few years beyond where... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Good As You
Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera has posted an email from Fox News anchor Bret Baier confirming that some of the Legatus Magazine text that I initially highlighted was, in fact, a big reason why he pulled out from the upcoming Legatus... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Good As You
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I haven't mentioned Tony Perkins' so-called "State of the Family" event, which he delivered last night in D.C., because, quite frankly—it was a bit of a mess. It started with this majorly overplayed introduction that made Tony Perkins seem like... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Good As You
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In mid 2014, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a reliable and notorious opponent of LGBT rights, keynoted an event for the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, VA. Scalia's son Paul, who has long moonlighted with Catholicism's version of an "ex-gay" movement... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Good As You
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The United States Supreme Court is supposed to issue its likely landmark ruling on marriage equality in June of this year. The National Organization For Marriage only bought up its domain name through June of this year: [Domain Tools] Foreshadowing. Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Good As You
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If marriage equality opponents are right, then no one knows a man's heart better than his wife. That being so: [SOURCE for first quote] [SOURCE for second quote] [SOURCE for third quote] [SOURCE for fourth quote] [SOURCE for fifth quote] Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Good As You
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Judges have the power to perform weddings. Weddings between Americans of the same-sex are legally recognized in thirty-six states (plus D.C.) and under federal law. Ergo, judges have every right to perform such unions in such states where they are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Good As You
If Fox News wanted a rational debate on marriage, it wouldn't have booked a man who has years of saying outrageous things about LGBT people. But since they did book Tony Perkins, who is not a lawyer, to debate actual... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at Good As You
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Here we go. Seems we will be getting a more definitive marriage equality decision this term: [US Supreme Court] Get ready for your closeup, Chief Justice Roberts' civil rights legacy. Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at Good As You
As you probably know, I dedicated about ten minutes of my life this week to writing a post about a summit that the anti-gay Legatus organization will soon hold. My post was literally nothing more than two links to examples... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at Good As You