Monthly Archives: December 2009

Happy 2010, Y’All

It was a year of homophobes and haters, but also one of heroes, milestones, and some pretty terrific victories. I cranked out about 6000 posts on this here website thingy and you folks responded with over 300,000 comments as traffic more than doubled. JMG got some great notice from the Anti-Violence Project, the Advocate, Instinct Magazine, and After Elton, although ...

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NJ Assembly Speaker: No Vote On Marriage Until Senate Approves It First

And that, folks, is that. The head of the New Jersey Assembly says he won’t post a bill to legalize same-sex marriage unless the Senate approves the measure first. Assembly Speaker Joe Roberts said Thursday that all sides had a chance to be heard during seven hours of Senate debate earlier in December. The bill eked through the Senate Judiciary ...

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Megan Phelps-Roper Sings Gaga

Westboro Baptist Church’s Megan Phelps-Roper doesn’t just think she looks like Lady Gaga, she actually does a not-terrible parody of Poker Face. (I totally LOL’d at the first “God hates you” aside.) Let’s give some holiday props to the clown circus that is the Phelps family, they help us in so many ways! (Via – Good As You)

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Jackie Beat – Don’t Tell Me You’re Gay

The legendary Jackie Beat is really really NSFW.

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Tonight: Gay Marriage In New Hampshire!

Same-sex marriage rights go into effect at midnight tonight in New Hampshire. While everybody already with a civil union in New Hampshire will automatically convert to a legal marriage by the end of 2010 (if they do nothing), some folks are getting hitched tonight to speed the process along.

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Lesbian Sister Of Prop 8 Mastermind Announces Run For Superior Court Judge

Proposition 8 and Yes On 1 (Maine) campaign manager Frank Schubert has a domestically-partnered lesbian sister with two kids, not that he cared about his own family when he went about wrecking and ridiculing the lives of gay people. The Bay Area Reporter notes that Anne Schubert is now running for Superior Court judge in Sacramento, but she says that ...

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Catholic Church Thanks Anti-Gay NY Senators For Their Bigotry

It’s that time of year when you thank all the fellow bigots in your life, so New York’s Catholic Church has sent Sen. Ruben Diaz and his fellow “No Homo Marriage” voters a note of appreciation for all of their hard work in keeping those dirty queers down. “On behalf of the Bishops of New York State and millions of ...

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Uganda’s “Kill Gays” Backer Martin Ssempa Responds To Rick Warren

Box Turtle Bulletin directs us to this new video from Rick Warren’s former BFF, Pastor Martin Ssempa, who is mighty pissed about Warren’s late-but-welcomed denouncement of Uganda’s “kill gays” bill. BTB’s Jim Burroway points out that Ssempa outright lies when he claims that child rape is not against the law in Uganda.

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Quote Of The Day – Rep. Ed Massa

“I am sick and tired of the former vice president of the United States taking shots not only at this administration, for problems he was largely and personally responsible for, but by an extension at those of us who served in the military and bring that experience. This man suffers from a horrible case of political Tourette’s, and it’s about ...

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Passive-Aggressive Wi-Fi

Via Passive-Aggressive Notes comes mention of how some folks are communicating with their neighbors. I haven’t seen any bitchy network names on my block, but I always laugh at the regulars on my list: NuggetSmoke, BumpStation, QueenyBoy, CocoTheWonderDog, and RouxBot (who is a JMG reader, I believe.)

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Twenty Ten

The language cops have set up a site demanding that you say the new year their way. Say the year “1810” out loud. Now say the year “1999” out loud. See a pattern? It’s been easier, faster, and shorter to say years this way for every decade (except for the one that just ended) instead of saying the number the ...

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“Ex-Gay” Lesbian Lisa Miller Still In Hiding With Her Daughter

Lisa Miller (left) has until tomorrow to hand her daughter Isabella over to her ex-partner Janet Jenkins and nobody is saying where they are hiding, especially not the anti-gay Liberty Counsel, Miller’s attorneys, who appear to be complicit in Isabella’s kidnapping. “She does not know where her daughter is and she is trying to find her,” Sarah Star, an attorney ...

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Morning View – Second & 70th

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Upstate NY Senator Wants To Split State

Sen. Joseph Robach (R-Rochester) thinks it’s time to resurrect the old plan to split New York into two states. Forget the fact that New York State’s boundaries have been largely unchanged since the Constitution was ratified. That only two states have been admitted to the Union by splitting off from other states (Maine from Massachusetts in 1820, and West Virginia ...

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Sen. Hiram Monserrate Has His Fans

Elizabeth Benjamin at the NY Daily News reports the above flier is being distributed in Queens’ Lefrak City, the same area that saw some anti-gay fliers about newly-elected Councilman Daniel Dromm.

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Open Thread Thursday

New Year’s resolutions? Anyone?

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Rick Warren Needs Money!!!

Rick Warren has sent an emergency email to his followers, claiming that unless his Saddleback megachurch gets $900,000 by the end of today, something terrrrrrrible will happen! “Dear Saddleback Family,” begins today’s missive from Warren. “THIS IS AN URGENT LETTER unlike any I’ve written in 30 years. Please read all of it and get back to me in the next ...

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The Strange Gift That Are The Teabaggers

On the one year anniversary of Obama’s swearing-in, the teabaggers are planning a national strike against American companies. “The greatest confrontation in the modern history of America.” SRSLY.

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BREAKING: Rush Limbaugh Rushed To Hospital With Possible Heart Attack

Rush Limbaugh was rushed to a Honolulu hospital tonight after complaining of chest pains. A Honolulu television station is reporting that conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh has been taken to a hospital with chest pains. KITV reported Wednesday that paramedics responded to a call at 2:41 p.m. from the Kahala Hotel and Resort where Limbaugh is vacationing. The ...

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JMG Poll: Who Was The Most Detestable Anti-Gay Douchebag Bigot Of 2009?

From marriage equality battles to hate crimes legislation, 2009 brought out the anti-gay bigots like we’ve never seen before. By whatever criteria you enjoy, select the person below who you think most exemplified homophobic hatred. It was difficult to select a mere eight names for this poll, so feel free to add your write-in candidates in the comments. Anti-Gay Douchebag ...

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