Monthly Archives: May 2013

Obama Issues Pride 2013 Proclamation

This afternoon the White House issued President Obama’s proclamation in recognition of LGBT Pride Month.  The message cites the president’s support for ENDA, the federal bill to overturn DOMA, and HIV reduction campaigns. For more than two centuries, our Nation has struggled to transform the ideals of liberty and equality from founding promise into lasting reality. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and ...

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Major Lazer – Bubble Butt

Stereogum has named this their video of the week and the clip already has 1.2M views in three days.   I wonder if this will get the sort of feminist backlash that Baby Got Back did or if the booty-shaking phenomenon has bored them by now. Warning: extreme butts ahead.  You probably don’t want to watch this in your cube.

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FLORIDA: Haters Fly Usual Gay Days “Warning” Banner Over Walt Disney World

The Orlando Sentinel reports on what has become an annual tradition during Gay Days at Disney: The plane appeared to be making loops from as far north as Altamonte Springs to as far south as Belle Isle, but it was hard to tell from the ground. The “warning” is in reponse to “Gay Days” at Walt Disney World, a tradition ...

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Hate Group Leaders To Shout At Gay Clouds Outside DC Headquarters Of HRC

A cavalcade of crazies will tumble out of their clown car on Tuesday to march in tiny hilarious circles outside of the DC headquarters of the Human Rights Campaign in protest of Capital Pride. Christian Newswire has the press release: “Why are so many cities proudly celebrating a harmful sexual preference that undermines health, undermines families, and leads children astray?” ...

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Presumed FBI Nominee James Comey Signed SCOTUS Brief Backing Marriage

Word leaked out this week that President Obama is set to nominate former Deputy Attorney General James Comey, a Republican who served under Bush II, to head up the FBI.  Today the Human Rights Campaign points out an interesting detail on Comey: Six decades after J. Edgar Hoover created a “Sex Deviate” program to investigate, red-flag and target gay and ...

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Racist Comments On Interracial Child Force Cheerios To Close Comments

General Mills was forced to disable commenting on its YouTube channel for Cheerios after racists bombarded a clip featuring an interracial child. The half-minute ad — which has more than 250,000 views — shows a young girl chatting about Cheerios with her Caucasian mother, and later pans to her black father. While the spot garnered an unusual amount of racist ...

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NBA Owner Joins Gay Sports Group

Billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has joined the advisory board of Athlete Ally, the group founded by collegiate wrestler Hudson Taylor to fight homophobia in sports.  Cuban made most of his fortune in 1999 when he sold Broadcast.com to Yahoo for $5.9B.

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ORLANDO: Rainbow Merchandise Appears In Disney World Shops For Gay Days

Disney has always rebuffed complaints about Gay Days by pointing out that the events are unofficial and that everybody is welcome to enjoy their parks. The Orlando Sentinel points out that this year rainbow-themed official Disney items have appeared in the parks’ gift shops. Earlier this week, Disney began to sprinkle merchandise throughout its parks with designs including rainbows, symbol ...

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Your Gay Brain Can Be Rewired

“The good news is, at least with the people that I’ve seen, not a lot of people, when the healing takes place those areas of the brain that were showing the homosexuality show heterosexuality. I have had several people who when I looked at them I couldn’t tell the difference between a heterosexual who never was homosexual and them, which ...

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ILLINOIS: Sun-Times Reporter Tweets Positive Message On Marriage Bill

Watch the proceedings live.

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Indiana’s LGBT Youth Plate Is Back

An Indiana judge has ordered the reinstatement of sales of the specialty license plate that benefits a local LGBT youth group. Sales of the Indiana Youth Group license plate were suspended in March of last year after 20 state legislators signed a letter to the BMV on the last day of the legislative session requesting immediate suspension alleging that IYG ...

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Bachmann’s Opponent Drops Out

“Basically, after all that’s gone on, and with Michele Bachmann now stepping down, I’ve been talking to my friends and family and frankly, the feeling is, ‘Mission Accomplished.’ She wasn’t representing the people of the 6th District appropriately, and now she won’t be representing them. There’s no way anyone could run and win who would be worse than Michele Bachmann. ...

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NASA Staffers: It Gets Better

(Via Towleroad)

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FLORIDA: Bradford County Courthouse To See Nation’s First Monument To Atheism

American Atheists have settled their lawsuit against Florida’s Bradford County by agreeing to place a monument to atheism alongside the Ten Commandments marker that resides on the grounds of a local courthouse. The group’s public relations director Paul Muscato spoke to the Christian Post: “While separation of religion and government is always our primary motivation, equal access in this case ...

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Tweet Of The Day – Illinois Unites

The live stream of the Illinois House is here.

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Porno Pete To Picket HRC

Press conference? Like last year’s almost completely ignored press conference he held in front of the SPLC headquarters?

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Crazy Eyes, Remixed

Nice touch at the end. (Tipped by JMG reader Chris)

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Fighter Sues Sex Shop For “Ruined” Penis

Mixed martial arts fighter Waylon Lowe is suing a Philadelphia sex shop for selling him a desensitizing lube that he claims caused “catastrophic and permanent damage” to his penis.   Marla Lee, president of the Kama Sutra Co. and Kamsut Inc., which make and market the gel, called Lowe’s claims “flabbergasting.” The gel is one of the 44-year-old company’s original and ...

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Starbucks Hates The Bible

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16% More American Millionaires

The number of American millionaires rose by 16% in the last year. Via New York Daily News: Blazing stock market gains pushed more bank accounts past the $1 million mark last year. The number of millionaires around the globe reached 13.8 million by the end of 2012, up from 12.6 million in the prior year, according to a report by ...

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