Bible literalists disagree on how old heterosexual marriage is

By: Saturday April 23, 2011 10:00 am

Radical-right Christians who use the Bible as a weapon against marriage equality tend to be Bible literalists and treat the Bible like a history book.  But if the Bible provides factual details about marriage, why can’t these folks agree on how old the allegedly heterosexual-only version of the institution is?  They can’t all be correct [...]

Gays are incestuous and the Catholic Church is a women’s rights group

By: Friday March 18, 2011 8:00 am

Sen. Dan Swecker You never know what incredible bits of truthiness you might hear from anti-gay activists at a legislative hearing.  On March 15th the Washington state Senate Committee on Government Operations and Tribal Relations & Elections heard public testimony on the bill updating the Uniform Parentage Act of 2002 (HB 1267) by “clarifying and [...]

Pastor Joe Fuiten exploits a social tragedy to vilify gays

By: Wednesday March 2, 2011 1:34 am

In 2003 Washington became the first state in the nation to criminalize human trafficking.  Washington continues to be a national leader (see p. 3) in systematically tackling human trafficking crimes, with the Legislature currently considering SB 5546.  This bill is “aimed at helping law-enforcement investigations of child prostitution and human-trafficking cases”, said bill sponsor Senator [...]

Attorney General Rob McKenna’s moderate facade hides an anti-gay plotter

By: Thursday November 11, 2010 10:00 am

Always genteel, Washington State’s Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna likes to portray himself as a moderate.  Being relatively new to Washington, I only started to think about Mr. McKenna’s political positioning recently as LGBT friends & allies started mentioning that they had spotted him at this or that event.  Delighted at the prospect of a [...]

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