Your morning happiness: gay marriage in Illinois!

The frowns of religious conservatives and Tea Partiers everywhere droop a little lower this morning.  Yesterday the nation took another step toward its inevitable future: a time when prejudice against gay people, no matter how clearly commanded in scripture, is considered as grandiose an exhibit of  arbitrary hatred and lack of compassion as racism.  Illinois [Read More...]

Texas student suspended for tearing pages from his bible.

Isaiah Smith, a Texas high school student, was getting bullied by other Christian students on account of his homosexuality (shocking, right?  There’s that Christianity making people better human beings again).  He was taunted by these students by being told he was going to hell for his sin.  Isaiah had a perfectly reasonable reaction – he [Read More...]

Candidate for governor of Maine comes out of the closet in response to whisper campaigns – and owns it.

Mike Michaud is running for governor of Maine as a Democrat.  Whisper campaigns have been organized to imply that Michaud is gay which, to some Americans, still matters more than his competence.  So Michaud has published an op-ed announcing that yes, he is gay – and that it doesn’t matter a lick! Once I jumped [Read More...]

Rick Scarborough wants to bring a lawsuit against homosexuality.

This is the most asinine and poorly argued bit of douchebaggery I’ve read in a while.  Rick Scarborough wants to bring a class action suit against homosexuality.  Not homosexuals, homosexuality.  He wants to sue a character trait.  Great idea!  I’ll be the next in line to sue music that’s too fucking loud.  The judge definitely [Read More...]

Mayor of Newark brands god’s will as an unworthy reason to stop gay marriage.

Cory Booker is the mayor of Newark and he’s totally down with equality for the LGBT folk.  So much so that he presided over New Jersey’s first gay wedding.  But, wouldn’t you know it, some Christian who thinks the private lives of others is his business decided to interrupt by screaming “this is unlawful in [Read More...]

Maddow goes hard on Russian anti-gay laws and the Republicans who support them.

Rachel Maddow is a beautiful woman. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy [Read more...]

Bill Donahue: against gay-bashing, but homosexuality is to blame for priests raping children.

This disgrace of a person needs to be seen to believed. [Read more...]

Russia attempting to keep gays from adopting children.

When Russia passed its law against educating young people about LGBT issues, the reasoning was: “I think this is kind of an invented problem,” he said. “We don’t have a law banning non-traditional sexual relations, we have a different law. “It is the informational protection of the young generation. We want to prevent the young [Read More...]

Faculty of Providence College demands apology to gay rights speaker John Corvino.

A couple weeks ago I wrote about how Providence College Provost Hugh Lena uninvited Dr. John Corvino from speaking at the school and embarrassed the college a little extra in the process.  It’s one thing when supporters of Corvino write to say you done goofed, but the faculty senate has actually passed a resolution denouncing [Read More...]

Craig James fired for being an anti-gay bigot, not for being a Christian.

Former ESPN commentator Craig James was fired after one week with FOX Sports.  He claims it was because he is religious: “I was shocked that my personal religious beliefs were not only the reason for Fox Sports firing me but I was completely floored when I read stories quoting Fox Sports representatives essentially saying that [Read More...]


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