15 Oct 2009

Court orders OKC to rehire GLBT-supportive teacher

A judge has ordered the Oklahoma City school board to put Joe Quigley back in the classroom. Controversial Oklahoma City schoolteacher Joe Quigley will be reinstated Monday. School administrators made the decision Wednesday after a judge gave them until Monday to reinstate him or face a contempt of court hearing.

31 Mar 2009

Homophobe coach asked to serve on Obama’s ‘Faith Council’

Just got this from Americans United: Americans United Issues Statement On Tony Dungy Appointment To Obama Faith Council Church-State Watchdog Group Expresses Disappointment At Selection March 31, 2009 Americans United for Separation of Church and State today expressed disappointment at the Obama administration’s decision to ask former football coach Tony

18 Feb 2009

Oklahoma conservatives fracturing Republican Party over response to gay pastor’s prayer

Calvin Rees of the Democrats of Oklahoma Forum has obtained and posted the contents of the Oklahoma Conservative Political Action Committee (OCPAC) newsletter written and distributed by one Charlie Meadows. A section deals with the recent flap at the Oklahoma state capitol over a prayer said by an openly gay

11 Feb 2009

20 no votes in Oklahoma legislature for gay pastor’s prayer

The Rev. Dr. Scott Jones of Oklahoma City, pastor of Cathedral of Hope United Church of Christ, is certainly having an interesting week. The Oklahoma Gazette of 2/11/2009 has a column written by Jones, The real ‘gay agenda’ in which he responds to the latest nonsense by Sally Kern —

29 Jan 2009

Stimulating family planning

There is a great op-ed, Counting Out Women, by Melissa McEwan published yesterday in the Guardian (UK) about Chris Matthews and the general idiocy in the US media (not to mention a huge hunk of the blogosphere) about some parts of the original economic stimulus package, in which she specifically

15 May 2008

Sally Kern condemns campaign for workplace fairness

Saying that GLBT activists have revealed that they indeed do have an “agenda,” Sally Kern has returned to her own: promoting anti-gay bigotry in the guise of Judeo-Christian values. In a statement reminiscent of the secretly recorded speech that got her global attention earlier this year, Kern warned Oklahomans about