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The new attack on same-sex families is nasty and rude . . . but will still fail

By: Monday March 23, 2015 8:28 pm

The groups backing upĀ  Lopez, Stefanowicz, Warwick, etc. don’t provide homes. They take away homes. They don’t offer solutions. Instead they trotĀ  out pretty boxes of perfect family lives to the American people. Unwrap those boxes and you will find an emptiness with an echo as loud as the one in their chests, where their [...]

Bryan Fischer’s claim about gay sex makes him a laughing stock

By: Thursday March 19, 2015 8:11 pm

According to Right Wing Watch, the American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer made an interesting statement on his radio show: Bryan Fischer asserts that “43% of homosexuals admit that they’ve had more than 500 sexual partners in one lifetime.” (Editor’s note – if you click on the link, Fischer says this at 7:14) Of course Fischer [...]

Fox News personality Todd Starnes ignores journalism ethics to create false ‘war on Christians’ narrative

By: Monday February 23, 2015 9:43 pm

Faced with the reality that they may actually lose the fight against marriage equality, anti-gay groups, as they are skilled at doing, are switching tactics to fight gay equality. After decades of claiming that homosexuality is a public health menace which encompasses pedophilia, disease, and all-around negative behavior, they are suddenly shifting the conversation to [...]

Family Research Council supports punishing clerks who follow the law on gay marriage

By: Sunday February 1, 2015 8:47 pm

When it comes to these “religious freedom” bills, particularly involving clerks and government employees with regards to legal gay marriages, the Family Research Council’s change of semantics is very telling. On one hand, the group claims that marriage equality is dangerous because it pits a person’s employment and livelihood against their religious beliefs: “As more [...]

South Carolina, Texas would punish government employees for recognizing same-sex marriages

By: Monday January 12, 2015 9:34 pm

Apparently some legislators in South Carolina got a real bee in their bonnet about losing the marriage equality fight. And they are going to take it out on government employees who would recognized these marriages. On December 11, SC Reps Gary Smith and Bill Chumley filed House Bill (H.3022) which in part states: TO AMEND [...]

Kelvin Cochran and the homophobia hiding behind ‘religious liberty’

By: Tuesday January 6, 2015 9:06 pm

The fire chief of Atlanta, GA, Kelvin Cochran, was just dismissed because of a self-published book he wrote which was viewed as homophobic. According to Think Progress: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (D) announced Tuesday that he has fired Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, who had previously been suspended for publishing and distributing a book condemning homosexuality.. [...]

Steve Scalise and racist groups, Tony Perkins and racist groups – it’s all relative

By: Monday December 29, 2014 6:52 pm

Washington is all abuzz about a huge scandal regarding Rep Steve Scalise, soon to be House Majority Whip, and a 2002 speech he made to a meeting of a white supremacist group founded by known racist David Duke: Twelve years before he was elected by his colleagues as House Majority Whip, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) [...]

Anti-gay billboard is latest scientific distortion from religious right

By: Monday December 15, 2014 11:19 pm

crossposted on Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters Last week, the anti-gay group PFOX (Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays) suffered a huge embarrassment because of a billboard it put up on a Virginia interstate: The billboard appeared recently beside I-95 in Richmond, Virginia, according to NBC affiliate WWBT. The sign depicts two males, one dressed in [...]

Arkansas victory exposes hypocritical nature of the Duggar family’s version of Christianity

By: Wednesday December 10, 2014 5:52 pm

crossposted on Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters Earlier this week, the lgbt community suffered a nasty defeat in Fayetteville, Arkansas. According to LGBTQNation: Voters in Fayetteville, Ark., on Tuesday repealed a controversial LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance approved by the city council in August. KFSM-TV reports that 52 percent of voters cast ballots to repeal the ordinance, [...]

Family Research Council owes the Southern Poverty Law Center an apology

By: Monday December 8, 2014 5:39 pm

crossposted on Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters Steve Anderson, the pastor of Arizona’s Faithful Word Baptist Church, has caused shock and revulsion for his recent claim that the AIDS crisis would end if gays were executed. However through it all, folks are missing a point that only us wonky individuals would bring up. In 2010, [...]

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