Tennessee state rep claims god spoke directly to him to warn against gay marriage.

Tennessee Rep. Mark Pody is claiming god spoke to him to alert him of the evil of same-sex marriage: Tennessee state Rep. Mark Pody claims God spoke directly to him and warned him “wicked” same-sex marriage proponents would pay a hefty price, which served as the impetus for the conservative lawmaker’s decision to draft legislation [Read More...]

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Greek Bishop: spit on gay people, they’re not human, they’re freaks of nature, insane.

A Greek bishop is very unhappy about proposed civil unions laws that are expected to pass: A Greek Orthodox archbishop is not reacting well to the country’s proposed civil unions law. Members of the Greek parliament will vote before Christmas on re-drafting a civil partnerships law from 2008, which explicitly banned same-sex couples. Greece was [Read More...]

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Colorado County Clerk hung an anti-gay marriage poster in the courthouse. Refuses to take it down.

The county clerk for Elbert County in Colorado has a very passive aggressive sign up in the county courthouse: The poster shows a bride and a groom, with a verse that reads “…each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband.” The verse is from I Corinthians. Here’s the sign: Ah, [Read More...]

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Rubio going hardcore anti-gay to bolster his bid for the GOP nomination.

Marco Rubio, likely in a bout of desperation to close the gap with Donald Trump, is going hardcore anti-gay.  First, he said he would reverse Obama’s executive order banning discrimination against LGBT people for government contractors: Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio has pledged to reverse President Obama’s executive order barring anti-LGBT workplace discrimination among federal [Read More...]

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Portugal legalizes adoption by same-sex couples.

Let’s start the day out with something awesome.  Parliament in Portugal has approved of legislation that will legalize adoption by same-sex couples (full adoption rights): Portugal’s Parliament has approved laws allowing same-sex couples to legally adopt children and permitting lesbians to obtain medically assisted fertilization. Left-of-center parties used their outright parliamentary majority to ensure the [Read More...]

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Survivor’s label suing Mike Huckabee for using “Eye of the Tiger” at Kim Davis rally.

I can imagine it sucks to see your material used to promote something you perceive to be a human rights violation.  Here’s hoping Huckabee gets to hand Survivor some money: Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is being sued for playing the band Survivor’s song, “Eye of the Tiger” at a rally [Read More...]

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North Carolina high school discontinues all clubs rather than allow a Gay/Straight Alliance.

A bunch of people in Lake Lure, NC were very mad that the local high school allowed for the formation of a Gay/Straight Alliance club at the school.  They decided to form up and all show up at a school board meeting to complain: The Daily Courier reported that parents and other members of the [Read More...]

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Salt Lake City, home to the Mormon Church’s headquarters, elects first openly gay mayor.

Salt Lake City has elected the city’s first openly gay mayor, a lesbian named Jackie Biskupski: Former Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski on Tuesday became the first openly gay mayor of Salt Lake City, the capital of the conservative state where the Mormon church and a small town judge delivered setbacks last week to the LGBT [Read More...]

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BREAKING: Judge in Utah lesbian adoption case removes himself from it.

Well this is good news.  The attorneys for the lesbian couple who were refused the right to adopt a baby because they were gay (before the judge rescinded his order) filed a motion requesting that Judge Scott Johansen remove himself from the case (a custody hearing was scheduled for Dec. 4 in front of him). [Read More...]

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Judge that took baby away from married lesbian couple rescinds his order…for now.

Last week I wrote about the lesbian couple in Utah who were in the process of adopting a baby (they were fostering it at the time) when Judge Scott Johansen ordered that the baby be returned to foster care because the parents were gay. As you can imagine, lots of people across the country were not [Read More...]

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