8: The Mormon Proposition

8: The Mormon Proposition, a new movie out in theaters next Friday and available on DVD in July, explores the way that a tax exempt organization has waged a “secretive, decades-long campaign against gay rights”: Thanks to Richard for the link. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

A California Attorney General Candidate Who Supports Gay Marriage

His name is Steve Cooley and he could use your support in a primary for the Republican party’s nomination.  Think about it if you’re qualified to vote for him and live in California: Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley is running for the Republican Party nomination for California State Attorney General. And those readers who [Read More...]

U.S. Bishops Argue Employers Should Be Allowed To Consider Being Gay A Fireable Offense

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops wrote a letter addressed to the United States Congress people opposing ENDA, the Employment Nondiscrimination Act For the sake of clarity, permit us first to state two basic tenets of Catholic Church teaching on this issue. First, persons with a homosexual inclination “must be accepted with respect, compassion, [Read More...]

Cynically Insane Demagogue Gives Commencement Speech

Here is Glenn Beck at Liberty University from May 15: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Missionaries of Hate

Do American evangelical leaders really oppose Uganda’s “Kill The Gays Bill”?  What exactly is the extent of their responsibility for the creation of this mercilessly unjust, religiously motivated law?  Mariana van Zeller’s documentary Missionaries of Hate explores the question: Jim Burroway has more interview footage with Ugandan MP David Bahati, who introduced the “Anti-Homosexuality Bill”, including [Read More...]

“The Closet Game!”

ZJ responds to Steve King’s oblivious and cruel suggestion to the effect that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act would not be necessary if only gays, lesbians and the transgendered would stay in the closet: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Sarah Palin And Her Naked Theocratic Intentions

I keep wanting to give a thorough response to every bit of ignorance, revisionism, corruption, self-contradiction, condescension, unfounded persecution complex, hypocrisy, and philosophical crudity in this video, coming not only from Sarah Palin but also from Bill O’Reilly, but each line from both of them is so packed with them, that I keep getting overwhelmed [Read More...]

Imagining Black Tea Parties: A Thought Experiment

Tim Wise offers a powerful counterfactual: Imagine that hundreds of black protesters were to descend upon Washington DC and Northern Virginia, just a few miles from the Capitol and White House, armed with AK-47s, assorted handguns, and ammunition. And imagine that some of these protesters —the black protesters — spoke of the need for political [Read More...]

Sundaily Hilarity: Jesus The Tea Partier

Portraits of Jesus captioned with the statements of various right wingers from recent years: Many more great pictures, all linked to the sources of the quotes, here.  I imagine they’ll keep updating in the future, so remember to revisit. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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