08 Dec 2013

They’re Not Bigorts!

Either the Ruth Institute is trying to appeal to the “morans” crowd, or they are the “morans” crowd.  “Bigorty”?  “Its” misspelled twice? Ruth Institute is an anti-LGBT organization founded by National Organization for Marriage.  It’s run by a woman who refers to herself as “Dr. J” in a cringe-worthy attempt

19 Nov 2013

NOM’s Officers Get Pay Increase Even As NOM Suffers $1M Deficit

Chris Geidner reports this morning that National Organization for Marriage ended 2012 with a $1 million deficit: According to reports filed with Internal Revenue Service, The National Organization for Marriage, which has been a leader in the fight against same-sex couples’ marriage rights, was more than $2.7 million in the

12 Nov 2013

Eugene Delgaudio Only Needs $50,000 To Stop ENDA

Someone get the man a leotard and cape, he’s got superpowers!  Eugene Delgaudio, email scam artist and president of Public Advocate of the United States, “a nonprofit organization that fights the radical agenda of the Homosexual Lobby,” just emailed me with this amazing claim about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act: Dear

12 Nov 2013

NOM Sure Has A Lot Of Politicians to Hold Accountable

Rhode Island, Delaware, Minnesota, California, New Jersey, Illinois and Hawaii have joined or re-joined the ranks of marriage equality states this year. As each state joins the equality fold, National Organization for Marriage responds with a promise to “hold the politicians accountable”. “We will work tirelessly to hold the politicians accountable

09 Nov 2013

Helping NOM Keep Up With The Times

Since National Organization for Marriage has been writing about integrity recently, I thought I’d help them maintain theirs (!) by once again updating their marriage equality map. NOM has featured an obsolete version of the map on its Facebook page and main web page since June, neglecting to update it

09 Nov 2013

Hawaii Becomes 16th Marriage Equality State

How many more gay people must God create until we realize He wants them here? — Rep. Kaniela Ing (D- Kihei, Wailea, Makena) The Hawaii state House passed the Hawaii Marriage Equality Act of 2013 (SB 1) Friday evening on a vote of 30 to 19 with two excused. The vote

05 Nov 2013

Illinois State House Passes Marriage Equality Bill After Months of Delay

Today the Illinois state House passed the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act (SB 10) on a vote of 61-54.  The Illinois state Senate passed the bill in February on a vote of 34 to 21. Gov. Pat Quinn is an enthusiastic supporter of marriage equality, vowing earlier this year

01 Nov 2013

Ruth Institute Is Parting Ways With NOM

Today the anti-LGBT Ruth Institute announced that it is splitting with its parent organization, National Organization for Marriage: Ruth Goes independent! The Ruth Institute is happy to announce that it will be running as an independent organization effective November 1, 2013. The Ruth Institute has operated as a project of

31 Oct 2013

American Family Association & allies caught in lie about pedophilia and sexual orientation

Yesterday the American Family Association (AFA) sent out a press release which erroneously claimed that “[The American Psychiatric Association] stated that they now classify pedophilia as a sexual orientation or preference instead of as a disorder.” The AFA, an anti-LGBT hate group, has a history of trying to link homosexuality to

30 Oct 2013

Hawaii Senate Passes Marriage Equality Bill

Hawaii is halfway to becoming the 15th marriage equality state.  Today the Hawaii state Senate passed the Hawaii Marriage Equality Act of 2013 (SB 1) on a vote of 20 to 4 with one abstention. Yesterday the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor passed the bill out of committee on