SCOTUS to hear marriage equality cases.

As many expected, the SCOTUS will hear at least some of the marriage equality cases before it during its present term: The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether all 50 states must allow gay and lesbian couples to marry, positioning it to resolve one of the great civil rights questions in a generation before its current term [Read More...]

Liberty Counsel says anti-gay bigots are living MLK Jr.’s legacy.

Matt Staver of the Liberty Counsel said in a press release yesterday that those seeking to discriminate against an entire subset of the population are actually the ones living out Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy: Today, the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is being lived out by bakers, photographers, florists, ministers, county clerks, [Read More...]

Father rips into Steve Deace on gay rights.

My hometown paper just printed an article by Steve Deace.  I’ll give you the first bit of it so you can get a sense for the whole thing: This spring, when the Supreme Court hears arguments on the gay marriage cases the justices accepted Friday, it is going to be hearing much more than a [Read More...]

Denver church cancels the funeral of a lesbian as the family waits for it to begin.

It seems that wherever I go religiously driven discrimination and assholery follow.  Just up the road from me in Denver a church has canceled the funeral for a woman, while her family waited for it to begin, because the deceased was a lesbian. Vanessa Collier (photo) was only 33 years old when she died in [Read More...]

Head of Campaign for Children and Families wants governors to deploy national guard to stop same-sex marriage.

Randy Thomasson is the founder of the Campaign for Children and Families and its website (listed as a hate group by the SPLC), a group which ironically works to keep kids out of loving homes and to stop families from forming.  He is wanting governors to deploy the national guard to stop same-sex marriages. [Read More...]

Russia bans sexual deviants from getting driver’s licenses.

In Saudi Arabia you can’t drive a car if you’re a female.  In Russia now, you can’t drive a car if you’re a “sexual deviant” which includes LGBT people. Fetishism, exhibitionism and voyeurism are also included as “mental disorders” now barring people from driving. The government says it is tightening medical controls for drivers because [Read More...]

Texas legislator has introduced a bill that says Texas can ignore the courts.

So the 5th Circuit is about to rule on whether or not Texas’ gay marriage ban is constitutional.  It’s up in the air how it will go.  The 5th Circuit is pretty conservative, but lots of conservatives have ruled that gay marriage bans defy the Constitution. Either way, a state legislator in Texas has introduced [Read More...]

Taylor Swift is turning your children gay.

I knew she was up to something: Larry Tomczak is now suggesting children are learning ‘homosexuality is a beautiful way of life’ because of the many pro-gay messages on television. Well, they’re learning that love is beautiful…because it is.  They’re also learning that being gay is acceptable…because it is. He suggests people like Ellen DeGeneres [Read More...]

Three Florida counties nix a public service so they don’t have to provide it to gay people.

Three counties in Florida are doing away with civil marriage ceremonies performed by the county in order to avoid marrying people of the same sex: In response to the likelihood that a federal judge will rule that a lift on the state’s gay marriage ban will apply to all Florida counties, three Jacksonville-area counties have [Read More...]

Anti-gay “religious freedom” bill being debated in Indiana.

State Sen. Scott Schneider has introduced a “religious freedom” bill in Indiana.  Micah Clark of the American Family Association describes what it would do: It would allow small businesses — such as bakeries, caterers, florists, and wedding chapels — to refuse services to gay couples based on the owner’s religious beliefs, he said. It would [Read More...]