LaBarbera thinks he’s like a Jew in Nazi Germany and LGBT rights advocates are the Nazis.

What is it with wingers this week comparing themselves to a group that was the victim of genocide?  Seriously, it’s everywhere.  Today’s oh-so-persecuted Christian is Peter LaBarbera: While discussing the Human Rights Campaign’s “Export of Hate” report and what he claims are Right Wing Watch’s misrepresentations of his remarks, LaBarbera said of gay rights supporters: [Read More...]

Cities hosting the Olympics will have to adopt non-discrimination resolution that includes LGBT!

What a wonderful bit of news this is!  The Olympic Committee has decreed that any city hosting the Olympics will have to sign on to an anti-discrimination clause that includes LGBT people. The International Olympics Committee (IOC) has announced that moving forward, prospective host cities will have to a agree to a new anti-discrimination clause as part [Read More...]

Foundation for Moral Law thinks Ginsburg and Kagan should recuse themselves from gay marriage rulings.

The Foundation for Moral Law or “FML” (which is what I exclaim every time I read one of their press releases), run by Kayla Moore (the wife of Alabama’s Judge Roy Moore), thinks that SCOTUS Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg should recuse themselves from any decisions involving marriage equality.  Moore claims that Justice Kagan [Read More...]

Another politician forgets that microphones actually record what you say.

Earlier this month Robert Pittenger (R-NC) was asked at a town hall meeting if he thought businesses should be able to fire employees for being gay.  Think Progress then published an article in which they reported that Pittenger did think businesses should be able to discriminate in this way: At a town hall event in Ballantyne, [Read More...]

Pennsylvania state senator in press conference: “I’m gay. Get over it.”

In response to the beating of two gay men in Philly, state senator Jim Ferlo decided to make a pretty bold public statement. Following a recent incident where two gay men were allegedly beaten in Philadelphia, one state senator made public his sexual orientation during a press conference against LGBT hate crimes. “I’m gay. Get [Read More...]

Scott Lively: God is my campaign manager.

Scott Lively is a man who has made a name for himself by doing everything he can to make gay people miserable.  The measures in Uganda that, in their genesis, called for gays to be killed?  Scott helped with that. He’s also not exactly a history buff.  For instance, in his book The Pink Swastika [Read More...]

Three weeks after judge upholds Louisiana gay marriage ban, another strikes it down.

At the start of this month district judge Martin Feldman ruled that Louisiana’s same-sex marriage ban was all good an legal because of the slippery slope argument.  Not joking.  But now another district judge, Edward Rubin, has ruled the ban is unconstitutional: A Lafayette judge Monday ruled Louisiana’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. But Attorney General [Read More...]

Male students wear skirt to support reprimanded trans student.

Here’s a happy story.  A couple weeks ago at a federal school in Brazil (Colégio Pedro II) a trans student was suspended and fined for wearing a skirt.  In response, in a gesture that reminds me why I love the youngest generation, the male students picked a day to all wear skirts to the school: [Read More...]

Missouri attorney sends taunting letter to lesbian denied partner benefits.

Having gone to school at Missouri State University, I’m aware of local attorney Dee Wampler.  He’s a hyper-religious asshole, and that’s about the nicest thing I can say of him.  Everybody locally knows his reputation. And I see in the news this morning that some things never change.  A longtime firefighter in the area is [Read More...]

Women and gay-friendly mosque to open. You can guess the reaction to that…

A mosque built in the interest of tolerance is being constructed in South Africa: Taj Hargey, director of the Muslim Educational Centre of Oxford, a group of “forward thinking” Muslims, said his Open Mosque will welcome all genders, religions and sexual orientations when it opens in Wynberg, a Cape Town suburb, on Friday. “You enter [Read More...]