Tag Archives: AntiGay

Focus now on Indiana Senate after House passed anti-gay constitutional amendment

While Hawaii moves forward in attempting to be more fair to its LGBT citizens, Indiana remains firmly entrenched in the past. Yesterday, the Indiana House took the first step towards putting an anti-gay amendment into the state’s constitution. Hoosier Bil … Continue reading

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Anti-Gay Singer Buju Banton Wins Reggae Grammy, Faces Drug and Gun Trial Today

Anti-gay 'murder music' singer Buju Banton won a Grammy award last night: "Banton won the prestigious award for Best Reggae Album for his project, Before The Dawn. This was his first Grammy award, having been nominated in previous years for … Continue reading

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WARNING: Anti-Gay States May Be Hazardous To Your Health

A new study proves what common sense has been telling us all these years. Lisa Keen reports: Same-sex couples with adopted children living in states with anti-gay adoption laws and attitudes had more mental health issues in their first year … Continue reading

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MD Senator on anti-gay testimony: ‘What I witnessed from the opponents of the bill was appalling’

Yesterday, Tim did a post on how the testimony of Maggie Gallagher and other anti-gay leaders helped convince Maryland State Senator Jim Bronchin to support marriage equality. Today, Bronchin issued a statement to announce his support for the bill, which … Continue reading

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“Family” group sacrifices child security on the altar of anti-gay animus

The Washington state Legislature is currently considering a bill (HB 1267) that would update the Uniform Parentage Act of 2002 by “clarifying and expanding the rights and obligations of state registered domestic partners and other couples related to parentage“.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Naval IG: Ensign was ‘improperly punished’ after reporting anti-gay harassment

The Naval Inspector General has issued a finding in support of claims by Ensign Steve Crowston that he was improperly punished in reprisal for his reporting harassment based on his perceived sexual orientation. Via Navy Times: A junior officer who … Continue reading

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Navy: Ensign Unfairly Disciplined After Anti-Gay Harassment Complaints

You may remember the story of Steve Crowston, an ensign in the US Navy, who filed anti-gay harassment complaints last year against his commanding officer after being taunted with nicknames such as “Gay Boy,” “Fagmeister,” “Cowgirl,” and “Romo’s Bitch.” Crowston … Continue reading

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PolitiFact catches anti-gay group NOM in a huge lie about gay marriage and children

crossposted on Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters The Pulitzer Prize winning site PolitiFact just called out the National Organization for Marriage for pushing a misleading statement. And it's a huge lie – one that is central to the organization's argument … Continue reading

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Video: Thomas More Law Center makes one truly nasty anti-gay video

Guess Elena Kagan hates repeal too, since she didn’t clap. And guess the Joint Chiefs hated every last thing said in the speech, since they didn’t clap once. Got it. Wait, what’s that? You say it’s exceedingly rare for either … Continue reading

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GOP’s anti-gay trifecta insures marriage will be an issue in 2012

Opponents of same-sex marriage have created a three-pronged effort that insures the issue will be a key topic in the Presidential election. There are efforts underway by Republicans legislators in Iowa, the first caucus state, and New Hampshire, the first … Continue reading

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