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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
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I know it's already in your calendar and you've already packed your lunch and pick your outfit. Even so, I do feel compelled to remind you that we are only days away from the second annual "Ex-gay Awareness Month" Conference.... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Good As You
It's fascinating to witness the shift in the way Democratic candidates for both state and federal office use their LGBT rights record. In the past, even our strongest allies would maybe give a slight nod to their pro-equality stances, but... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Good As You
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Fresh from her appearance at the uber anti-gay Values Voter Summit, the Oregon baker who famously violated local nondiscrimination laws when she refused service to a lesbian customer writes the following: [Sweet Cakes] Standard pablum of the anti-gay movement. Whatever.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
Just last week, this man was on the bill at a big marriage conference and rally in Utah alongside NOM and other mainstream groups. Here is his guiding belief: If there is one charge that GLAAD and the HRC throw... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
It has taken me three days to even post the video, which should tell you something. From the clumsy moderating of a man who has openly called for gay people to be "exported" to the self-victimization of business owners who... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
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In a far-less-intellectual-than-he-thinks-it-is essay for the very anti-gay Public Discourse (edited by the very anti-gay Ryan Anderson), Providence College professor Anthony Esolen (a Catholic conservative, of course) makes a long-winded case that arguments in favor of slavery and segregation do... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
This comes from an Op-Ed that anti-gay activists Ryan Anderson and Edwin Meese managed to place in the Washington Post: This month, in a widely celebrated opinion written by Judge Richard Posner, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
When the professional anti-LGBT activists attempt to argue against a "hate" charge, they typically focus on milder parts of their work life so that they can distract the casual observer with more loving acts and phrases rather than some of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
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Aaron and Melissa Klein are the proprietors of the now-closed Sweet Cakes by Melissa, the Oregon bakery that caught national attention for unlawfully denying a lesbian couple who sought their business. The Kleins have admitted that they discriminated because they... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
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The link within his tweet points to this headline: [shar.es/1ayXEe] The tweet itself, which is a clear attempt by the rabidly anti-gay American Family Association senior analyst to like bestiality to homosexuality, reads like so: [AFA's Fischer] Because that's what... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
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The Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit is probably the most anti-LGBT political conference on the calendar. That is not news. Everyone who knows politics knows how exceedingly hostile this annual conference is; anyone who suggests otherwise is being willfully... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
Speaking at the annual event that most ably drains moderate support from the Republican party, the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit, one E.W. Jackson, the GOP's most recent nominee for Lieutenant Governor of the state of Virginia and man... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
The New York State Division of Human Rights laid out, in excessive detail, exactly why the Giffords engaged in unlawful discrimination against a pair of potential customers. But you know—facts. Laws. Fair business practices. Why should any of those things... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Good As You
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This bold claim no longer appears on NOM's blog. The anti-gay group (with no Oregon ties) deleted it just a short time after posting it: [post was here] Why the cold feet, NOM? *** **A few more things: The AG's... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Good As You
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The National Organization For Marriage loves to talk about its efforts in New York state in 2012 and how it supposedly destroyed pro-equality Republicans in that election. But what they never talk about is how they actually helped to elect... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Good As You
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Reacting to an ad that has clearly struck a nerve, Tony Perkins (/his ghostwriter) writes the following. Pay particular attention to the part I've highlighted: [FRC] Nice attempt to turn it around on Dan, Tony (/Tony's ghostwriter). But in truth,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
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The anti-gay National Organization For Marriage is running this new attempt at a photo meme featuring one of its affiliate leaders, Rev. Bill Owens: [SOURCE: NOM] Oh, but we can do so much better when it comes to quoting Owens.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
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In an August radio appearance, Tami Fitzgerald insisted that all of the world's gay people are "defying what they were created to be," echoing similar comments she has made in the past. She will be speaking at one of the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
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Considering Tony Perkins, the exceedingly anti-LGBT head of the organization that hosts the Values Voter Summit, has touted his personal friendship with Reince Priebus, I don't expect the GOP chair to actually use the annual conference's 2014 edition (which will... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
Stacy Swimp is a very anti-gay man who embraces his condemnation of homosexuality. And now he, an unmarried man working in tandem with the fringe conservative Thomas More Law Center and activists like "ex-gay" Janet Boynes, is going to save... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
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Phyllis Schlafly has written a new book (published by WorldNetDaily) titled Who Killed the American Family? But don't get the wrong idea, "the gays"—we didn't perform this murder all by ourselves. See, in an email promoting her book, Ms. Schlafly... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
In a piece for the aggressively anti-gay American Family Association, Digital Media Editor Ray Rooney Jr. runs down some of the things that make him stop and question whether God's eye is even focused on Earth. In one paragraph, he... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
You know what's a horrible thing to do? Scream at a couple when they are in the middle of their wedding ceremony. You know what's a true blight on our social fabric? Anti-gay hostility. You know how anti-gay hostility is... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
Values Voter Summit 2014 will feature Governor Sarah Palin, prominent GOP US Senators like Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, several House Republicans, and a whole host of prominent conservative movers and shakers. One of the big exhibitors on hand at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at Good As You