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 [...]

NOM’s Robert George “OK” With Beating-the-Gay Out of Young LGBTers

By: Thursday April 19, 2012 6:31 pm

The notorious gay-bashing bigot Pastor Ken Hutcherson is in league with NOM in Washington State, spreading anti-gay lies, attempting to strip gay human beings of rights, and inciting to anti-gay violence. Hutcherson recently told KCTS television that just as two parents with belts can beat the criminal gene out of their offspring, “discipline . . [...]

NOM and the Death of Marcellus Andrews

By: Wednesday March 28, 2012 12:00 pm

Before the National Organization for Marriage set off on its 2011, Summer of Anti-Gay Hatred all over Iowa, it sponsored an anti-gay hate rally in the Bronx in May where a NOM-approved speaker told a mob of gay-bashers that homosexuals are “worthy to death.” All summer long, NOM fanned the flames of anti-gay hatred, while [...]

Break-away Amish group charged with hate crime for hair cutting assaults

By: Wednesday December 21, 2011 9:40 am

You can’t make this stuff up. In addition, several of those charged have the surname of Mullet. That said, the acts described here are definitely a hate crime. A federal grand jury in Ohio returned a seven-count indictment on Tuesday that charges 10 men and two women with federal crimes related to what the feds [...]

The institutionalized homophobia that some lawmakers in NC want to see expanded

By: Wednesday September 7, 2011 11:13 am

This is horrible. A hate crime exacerbated by a Mississippi’s institutionalized homophobia. NC politicians, business leaders, and taxpayers: Is this what you want our state to become known for? Via Rod 2.0, a tragic, but not unexpected, development in the case of James Craig Anderson, who was randomly picked out for a beatdown because he was [...]

Gay/gender identity panic wins as McInerney murder case results in mistrial

By: Thursday September 1, 2011 7:24 pm

My FDL colleague Teddy Partridge has already blogged about this horrifying news, but I wanted to register my own level of despair (but not surprise) about the mistrial declared in the murder case of Brandon McInerney, who shot classmate 15-year-old Lawrence King in the back of the head at point-blank range with a .22-caliber gun. [...]

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