15 Jul 2011

Gay-Owned Lobbyist Firm Doing The Bidding Of Catholic Charities

Oh sweet, Holy Jesus. This is a papal face-palm! From By Lou Chibbaro Jr. at the Washington Blade:   Catholic Charities USA, the nation’s largest network of faith-based agencies providing services to the poor, has hired a Washington lobbying firm owned by a gay man to promote a recently launched anti-poverty

15 Jul 2011

“Dr.” Marcus Bachmann: “Someone Doctored The Recording.”

"Dr." Marcus Bachmann has finally addressed the media firestorm surrounding his family counseling clinic's efforts to help people "Pray The Gay Away."

Speaking with Minnesota's Star Tribune about the recording that circulated over the last few weeks, Bachmann says it's a myth he ever called homosexuals "barbarians."

14 Jul 2011

UPDATE: Signed! Governor Brown To Veto CA’s SB 48 Education Bill?

Is yet another huge LGBT victory about to be lost at the finish line? Remember when defeat was snatched from the jaws of presumed victory in CA’s Prop 8, ME’s Question 1, and in the MD House of delegates? We may be on the verge of another such heartbreaking 11th

13 Jul 2011

Alex Can Stay With His Husband, Doug… At Least Two More Years.

A same-sex married couple in California received a two-year reprieve on an imminent deportation order at their last-chance hearing this morning. From Lavi Soloway's Stop The Deportations blog: SAN FRANCISCO, CA – This morning in San Francisco, Doug Gentry and Alex Benshimol — a married binational same-sex couple — appeared

13 Jul 2011

Another Closet Case Anti-Gay GOP Bigot Outed

Via Wonkette:   This may come as a shock, but a prominent anti-homosexual Republican attorney general has apparently been caught having homosexual sex intercourse with his homosexual gay male assistant. Bonus: The dude’s wife caught him, in their bed. This is the rumor that the AG’s office has officially denied,

13 Jul 2011

Trump Gets Dumped

A follow-up to Pam's post on Monday taking Oyster.com's blog to task for recommending a Donald Trump-owned Hotel for out of town LGBT couples looking to spend a same-sex honeymoon in the Big Apple. Recall, during his flirtation with a Presidential run, Donald Trump expressed his opposition to same-sex marriage

13 Jul 2011

Your Presidential Campaign Might Be In Trouble…

…when your campaign spokeswoman must release this statement to the Washington Post: “in no uncertain terms, Congresswoman Bachmann believes that slavery was horrible.” Well, that’s a progressive attitude, Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann. For 1862. I would have thought that goes without saying in 2011. But maybe we run in different crowds. Is

12 Jul 2011

ABC's Nightline Covers Bachmann's "Gay Cure" Story

When I wrote on Saturday about Truth Wins Out's undercover investigation confirming Marcus Bachmann's Christian counseling clinic was attempting to “cure” gays, the question was asked, will the mainstream media cover it? It was a good question, I wasn't certain the question was yes. But now, it is. Yesterday, the

11 Jul 2011

Amazing Shift In Party Attitudes On Marriage Equality.

National Journal regularly publishes surveys on issues it calls “Insider Surveys.” This month's survey is on the issue of “gay marriage” (the term they use, many people prefer the term marriage equality). The results show an absolutely astonishing shift in attitudes on the issue, for both the Democratic and Republican

09 Jul 2011

Truth Wins Out Infilterates And Exposes Marcus Bachmann's Ex-Gay Practice

Be sure to check out what Wayne Besen and our friends at Truth Wins Out are up to. They have released a report of an undercover investigation they conducted just weeks ago, beginning June 23 of Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann’s husband’s Christian counseling practice. Truth Wins Out’s Communications and Development