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

08 Jul 2011

DOD Still Enforcing DADT

Despite assurances from the Pentagon that they will comply with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals injunction against enforcing the Don't Ask, Don't Tell law, a former servicemember discharged under DADT had a  different experience attempting to reenlist. Captain Jim Pietrangelo says that he tried to reenlist today and was

07 Jul 2011

Which 19 Democrats Helped Virginia Foxx And The GOP Bash The Gays?

Pam reported earlier on the pointless vote the House took today on odious Virginia Foxx's odious gay bashing amendment to the House Defense Appropriations bill. In truth, the amendment is toothless and accomplishes little. It is merely a statement that the DOD should spend no money on gay troops' lawfully

04 Jul 2011

Fort Carson Soldiers Attacked In Possible Anti-Gay Attack

Sad. Infuriating. From ABC affiliate KRDO-TV in Colorado: COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. –Police are investigating a suspected hate crime after a group of men beat two gay Fort Carson soldiers and others while shouting anti-homosexual and racial slurs. The victims told KRDO-TV they believe they were targeted at a fast food restaurant