The desperate, outnumbered neo-Confederacy continues its fantasy of rising again

By: Sunday January 6, 2013 12:00 pm

There is an interesting piece up at Salon by Andrew O’Hehir, “Welcome to the new Civil War,” where he discusses the neo-Confederacy elements in our culture that are trying to turn back the clock on women, gays, God and guns, drawing parallels to the Lincoln administration (through the eyes of the film “Lincoln”). We’ve just emerged [...]

NOM’s dangerous export of hate: ‘punishing’ pro-equality U.S. companies in countries hostile to gays

By: Sunday November 11, 2012 6:29 am

Exporting hate when you’re down and out in the U.S. fits right in with the sociopathy of NOM’s Brian Brown. I am almost at a loss for words to express the level of contempt I have for the National Organization for Marriage and its most high-profile purveyors of hate and intolerance, Brian Brown and Maggie [...]

There Goes The Neighborhood, Gay Version

By: Sunday August 26, 2012 8:30 pm

Times change, but the tenets of bigotry don’t. Racist bigots used to say “there goes the neighborhood” to express their view that black families tainted the white neighborhoods they moved into, decreasing their desirability for white inhabitants. Today, heterosupramecist bigots express the same sentiment: “I just think that that word ‘marriage’ is ours. Two-gender couples, [...]

Michelangelo Signorile on the Chick-Fil-A dustup – Where Do We Go From Here?

By: Monday August 6, 2012 12:29 pm

Over at HuffPo Gay Voices, Michelangelo Signorile does his post-mortem on the Chick-Fil-A battle, which didn’t exactlygo well for the pro-equality side, primarily because the pro-bigotry forces were aided by some self-inflicted wounds on our side that handed over the free-speech victim argument. And these people are hypocrites who cared nothing about the first amendment when [...]

‘Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day’ lets homophobes get their bigot on

By: Thursday August 2, 2012 10:50 am

The controversy also tests LGBTs and allies’ consideration of principle over tastebuds. As we’ve noted multiple times here, Chick-Fil-A Chief Operating Officer Dan Cathy’s offensive and bigoted statements about marriage equality are an expression of free speech. That’s not what the controversy is about — sadly the media has mostly taken the angle that the [...]

Boy Scouts of America re-commits to official anti-gay bigotry: ‘it is absolutely the best policy’

By: Tuesday July 17, 2012 10:47 am

What can you say? Gay Eagle Scouts, you’re outta there. How many more young boys will now realize their fellow Scouting families reserve the right to discriminate and get them booted. AP: After a confidential two-year review, the Boy Scouts of America on Tuesday emphatically reaffirmed its policy of excluding gays, ruling out any changes [...]

Poisoning young minds of tomorrow: toddler sings ‘Ain’t No Homos Gonna Make it to Heaven’

By: Wednesday May 30, 2012 8:23 am

UPDATE: According to The IndyChannel RTV6, the church is the Apostolic Truth Tabernacle in Greensburg, Indiana. The Rev. Jeff Sangl, the pastor, founded the church in 1997 with his wife. It is located at 1114 W. Westridge Parkway. This is sad and sick. A tiny tot stands up at the mic at church and sings [...]

NC: Statesville Record & Landmark Record gives KKK white unity event flyer its front page (updated)

By: Wednesday May 23, 2012 4:29 pm

UPDATE: Even more letters have flowed in from readers of the newspaper about its editorial decision (and has responded poorly in an editorial). See it below the fold. Via The Dopest Ethiopienne’s Tumblr page, a nice example of free advertising journalism. The Stateville, N.C. Record & Landmark newspaper gave free publicity today to the Loyal White Knights [...]

Open Letter to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan – in re: Gay-bashing of Students, and Darnell “Dynasty” Young

By: Tuesday May 15, 2012 4:12 am

To: Arne Duncan U.S. Secretary of Education Arne.Duncan@Ed.Gov Dear Secretary Duncan: This is to demand that you start holding school administrators, teachers and staff accountable when they do not uphold laws that are supposed to protect LGBT students’ rights to a fear-free learning environment. Your current modus operandi in the U.S. Department of Education, Office [...]

The N.C. Amendment, the Carolina, and the Holocaust

By: Sunday May 6, 2012 3:59 pm

News that the neo-Nazi group World Wide White Pride had endorsed Amendment One — the Bigot Ballot — serves as a reminder that even the Holocaust did not eliminate the worst of irrational, religion-based prejudices. The WWWP website routinely re-hashes WWII history, from a point of view sympathetic to Hitler and his aims. It therefore [...]

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