Two lesbians in Utah, a married, loving couple, recently adopted a baby. Everything checked out with their background, financial situation, and everybody was happy: one less child in the foster system and into a loving home. Everybody, that is, except Judge Scott Johansen who ordered the baby removed from their care because they’re gay: April [Read More...]
In the wake of the Mormon Church’s new stance on gay relationships and what their children must do to join the Church many Mormons are apparantly wanting out. One Utah attorney is offering to help them: The policy, which was posted online, states that the children of parents who have same-sex marriages or relationships cannot [Read More...]
Rick Scarborough: God gave us AIDS because of gay people, would give us the cure if we just hated them.
Oh Rick Scarborough, you’re somethin’ else: Imagine this scene: “How was your coffee sweetie?” “Just fine, thanks.” “Really? Because it was poisoned.” “Holy crap, why?” “You haven’t been saying ‘I love you’ enough lately.” “What the fuck???” “It’s ok. I have the antidote right here. I just need you to tell me you love me [Read More...]
Ok, now that my election rant is out of the way, here’s some good news from last night. Derek Kitchen, one of the men who sued successfully sued the state of Utah over its gay marriage ban back in 2013 (and who also won an appeal to the 10th Circuit), got elected to city council [Read More...]
Ireland is traditionally a pretty Catholic place and you know how the Catholic Church feels about those icky gays. In March the Bishop of Elphin, Kevin Doran, compared gay people to people with autism and said they couldn’t be good parents. But the people have been quickly coming around on same-sex marriage and, in May, [Read More...]
Indiana Republican opposed to anti-discrimination laws for LGBT people has profile on a gay hook up site.
Meet Brent Randall, a candidate for City Council in Goshen, IN and a Republican: Randall, a local sports broadcaster and businessman, is running to represent the citizens on Goshen, Indiana on the city council. Goshen does not have an LGBT civil rights nondiscrimination law, and Randall says he opposes one, claiming LGBT people are already [Read More...]
Pope Francis calls for a more merciful, less judgmental church (oh, and there’s absolutely no grounds for same-sex marriage).
Look out world, Pope Progressive is out and about being all progressive: Pope Francis has released a 94-point document endorsing a call for a more merciful and less judgmental church. If the Catholic Church is supposed to be such a moral leader, why are they always implying (or insisting) they get credit for meeting the [Read More...]
Earlier this month I wrote about Mike Huckabee launching a boycott against Doritos due to Frito-Lay releasing limited edition bags of rainbow chips to benefit the It Gets Better Project (of course, when people boycott places Huckabee likes, then it’s economic terrorism…but just a boycott when Huck does it). That’ll show them. In fact, blogger [Read More...]
Hold the phone, everybody. I know we have the SCOTUS saying same-sex marriage is now legal, but Pat Robertson and, through him, god have weighed in on the matter and assure us that same-sex marriage remains illegal: Not only does Robertson seem to not have a grasp on how law works, he seems to be [Read More...]
American Family Association to post list of gay-hating businesses as if that will help rather than hurt them.
The American Family Association has a great idea: they’re going to find which businesses are anti-gay and publish a list so good, god-fearing Christians will know where to shop: It’s called the Corporate Religious Liberty Index (CRLI), and it will be compiled based on a short questionnaire (just seven questions) that “seeks to gauge the [Read More...]