12 Jun 2013

Pat Robertson: Gays Wanting to Force Acceptance for Sexual Activity

Apparently, Pat Robertson felt the need for attention, hence this ignorant comment. Of course Robertson is the same guy who seconded the late Jerry Falwell when he blamed lgbts for 9/11.

11 Jun 2013

Revisiting anti-gay pastor Patrick Wooden and his ‘gay men wear diapers’ claim

Last year, North Carolina was immersed in a ballot initiative over marriage equality. Unfortunately, not only did the lgbt community and our allies lose this fight, but it introduced the world to Patrick Wooden of the Upper Room Church of God in Christ and his beliefs regarding “gay sex.” Wooden

10 Jun 2013

Secretary of State John Kerry Celebrates LGBT Pride Month

{!hitembed ID=”hitembed_1″ width=”300″ height=”169″ align=”right” !} Transcript of Video Remarks Celebrating LGBT Pride Month: Hello! I wanted to take a moment to join people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride month. This month is about the assertion of equality and dignity. It is about the

10 Jun 2013

ADF Stirs Up Needless Anxiety In Anti-Gay Preachers

Yesterday was Pulpit Freedom Sunday, an event coordinated by the anti-gay legal organization Alliance Defending Freedom. In years past ADF used Pulpit Freedom Sunday to invite pastors to break the IRS rule which prevents churches and other 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations from advocating for or against political candidates.  ADF’s goal was

09 Jun 2013

How The Senatorial Candidates Showed Their Pride In Boston

While Democratic candidate Congressman Ed Markey was marching in the Boston Pride Parade with Senator Elizabeth Warren, Congressman Joe Kennedy, state Representative Linda Dorcena Forry, Barney Frank, NBA veteran Jason Collins and a contingent of supporters… …Republican candidate Gabriel Gomez stood in front of his lonely campaign booth talking to

08 Jun 2013

Make Gabriel Gomez Work For His Photo Op At Boston Pride Today

Gabriel Gomez, Republican candidate for the open US. Senate seat in Massachusetts, says that he’ll be “dropping by the Boston Pride Festival in Boston (City Hall Plaza) at 3:00 pm” today. He apparently still hasn’t figured out (or is uninterested in recognizing) that marriage equality isn’t the only lesbian, gay,

06 Jun 2013

Celebrating Six Months of Love in Washington State

Same-sex couples began joyfully marrying in Washington state six months ago this week. The couples, some having waited decades for the opportunity, many with children and extended families in tow, celebrated their love as a welcoming community cheered them on. Re-live the moment through some of the thousands of #MEDayWA

06 Jun 2013

Transgender Soldier Meets the President

Crossposted with permission from OutServe Magazine, the magazine of OutServe-SLDN. By Anonymous Memorial Day weekend is, first and foremost, about remembering those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. It honors the many sacrifices of those who served and who are currently serving. It lifts up families and friends who have

04 Jun 2013

Homophobic ‘cluster-yuk’ at HRC headquarters flops miserably

Earlier today, your friend and mine, the anti-gay Peter LaBarbera held a protest/press conference at the Human Rights Campaign headquarters. LaBarbera was accompanied by such homophobic luminaries as Matt Barber of the Liberty Counsel and Linda Harvey of Mission America. This press conference was held as a sad attempt to

04 Jun 2013

British House of Lords Gives Initial Approval To Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Following two days of second reading debate involving over 90 speakers, the British House of Lords has voted to move the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill to the next stage of consideration, the committee stage. The bill, which would legalize marriage for same-sex couples in England and Wales, was passed