Courts uphold marriage equality law in Hawaii.

I doubt there will be many cries of anguish over this – the homophobes are still tripping over themselves about the marriage equality ruling in Oklahoma.  All the same: A news release from Hawaii’s Department of Attorney General reports that on Jan. 29 a state trial court judge upheld the constitutionality under both the state [Read More...]

Fischer: parenting by gay parents is a form of child abuse.

Bryan Fischer didn’t like the gay weddings at the Grammys.  He had this to say of them: “If you care about children,” Fischer said, “this thing ought to appall you because gay marriage is bad for children. In fact, same-sex parenting – I’m going to be very direct here – same-sex parenting is a form [Read More...]

Sochi mayor: “There are no gay people in Sochi as far as I know.”

With the Winter Olympics about to begin in Russia, where homophobia has reached level generally reserved for the most ignorant corners of the earth, the mayor of the hosting city (which is home to two gay clubs) is doing plenty of interviews.  The other day he told one reporter…well…here you go: The mayor of Sochi [Read More...]

Oklahoma lawmakers consider getting rid of marriage entirely to keep the gays out.

The GOP is all about marriage: it’s necessary for society!  It’s what separates us from tyrannical nations of years past.  Without marriage the nation will crumble. Unless, of course, it looks like people the GOP doesn’t think should be allowed to marry might get a slice of the pie.  Then, in order to keep the [Read More...]

Nigerian woman boots out gay cat.

Lots of news coming out of Nigeria today.  Ah well…it takes the focus off of Arkansas.  The gay panic is so severe in Nigeria that a woman is kicking her cat out of the house for being gay. A Nigerian woman is making some eyebrow-raising headlines after reportedly disowning her cat for “an unnatural sexual [Read More...]

Jon Stewart previews the homophobic Olympics.

I don’t think the US has a shot this year… [Read more...]

Uganda’s president blocks anti-gay bill.

Well here’s a pleasant surprise: Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has refused to approve a controversial bill to toughen punishments for homosexuals. He has written to the parliamentary speaker criticising her for passing it in December without a quorum. Homosexuals were “abnormal” or were so for “mercenary reasons” and could be “rescued”, a local paper quotes [Read More...]

Trailer: God Loves Uganda.

Since the passage of a bill which promises harsh penalties (life in prison) for homosexuality and anybody who aids and abets homosexuals, Uganda has become a nightmare for LGBT people.  This nightmare exists, quite simply, because Christianity is getting its way. I just saw this trailer for a documentary by Roger Ross Williams called God [Read More...]

Ex-gay activist: America isn’t free because homosexuality isn’t criminalized.

If you’re arguing that America isn’t free because you’re not allowed to throw your enemies in jail, you probably have pretty shit definitions of “freedom” and “equality”. Ex-gay activist D.L. Foster appeared on Linda Harvey’s radio show over the weekend where he declared that the United States is no longer the “land of the free” [Read More...]

Glenn Beck: 65 years from now gay activists will be arresting Christians.

The paranoia train is going off the rails with Glenn Beck as of yesterday. Right Wing Watch also goes ham on Beck’s assertion that nobody today would echo the sentiment that homosexuality is a criminal offense: Maybe Beck ought to take a look around our archives featuring post after post of contemporary Religious Right leaders [Read More...]


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