Monthly Archives: March 2015

Today’s Money Beg From Brian Brown

“So far, we’ve raised over $62,000 online toward our $100,000 match. That’s significant, but still leaves a huge amount that we have an opportunity to claim. The hard left that wants to redefine marriage is backed by billionaires like George Soros, Paul Singer and Tim Gil. They have a seemingly unlimited stream of resources to throw behind their radical agenda. ...

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CALIFORNIA: Lawmaker Seeks Disbarment Of Christian Attorney Who Filed Ballot Measure For Gay Death Penalty

Openly gay California Sen. Ricardo Lara is pressuring the state Bar Association to disbar Matt McLaughlin, the Christian attorney who last month filed a 2016 ballot measure that would ask voters to approve the death penalty for homosexuality. Via the Bay Area Reporter: Lara said that McLaughlin’s measure isn’t just offensive, but an actual violation of the California bar’s code ...

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Haters Are Thrilled About Ocular Syphilis

Matt Barber and Bryan Fischer are absolutely thrilled with the news about a handful of cases of ocular syphilis in gay men, which has resulted in two of those men going blind.

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European Union Parliament Declares That Same-Sex Marriage Is A Human Right

Huge news out of Europe today: The European Parliament on Thursday called on EU member states to recognise civil unions and same-sex marriage as a civil and human right and urged governments and EU institutions to contribute to further discussion in this area. The call was contained in the 2013 global human rights and democracy report, approved by the assembly ...

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Spotify To Ink $1B Deal With Universal

Spotify is expected to sign a $1B licensing agreement with Universal Music to cover streaming royalties over the next two years. The $1 billion number — equal to the global revenue generated by all companies in the fast-growing streaming sector in 2013 — underscores the extent to which Spotify and other streaming services will drive digital revenue for the world’s ...

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OKLAHOMA: Democratic Rep Introduces Amendment Requiring Anti-Gay Businesses To Post Signs That Say So

Democratic Oklahoma House Rep. Emily Virgin yesterday introduced a perfect amendment to the bill that would legalize anti-gay discrimination by businesses. Via Raw Story: “Any person not wanting to participate in any of the activities set forth in subsection A of this section based on sexual orientation, gender identity or race of either party to the marriage shall post notice ...

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TEXAS: Democrats Deliver Cakes To The Offices Of Anti-Gay State Legislators

From the Facebook page the Texas Democratic Party: “A few weeks ago, several Republican lawmakers celebrated Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage by eating wedding cake. Today, we stopped by the offices of Dan Patrick, Donna Campbell and several other Texas lawmakers to remind them that the majority of Texans support the freedom to marry, and to drop off cakes of ...

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Anti-Porn Movement Site: NoFap

Christian news outlet LifeSite today points to the “atheist/agnostic site NoFap” as evidence that “the tide is turning against the porn industry.” NoFap, as the name implies, is also an anti-masturbation site. From their main page: NoFap® hosts challenges in which participants abstain from porn and masturbation. Seize control of your sexuality and turn it into superpowers. Recover from porn-induced ...

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TODAY: Day Of Action To Pass Trans Rights In New York State Senate

The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act has passed in the New York Assembly SEVEN times, but shamefully it has never been allowed to come to a vote in the state Senate. Today openly gay Sen. Brad Hoylman (above right) and Sen. Daniel Squadron will attend a rally at the state capitol building. Via press release from the Empire State Pride Agenda: ...

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GOP Posts New #HillaryScare Episode

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Broadway Backwards Raises Record $466K For Broadway Cares & NYC LGBT Center

Via press release: The 10th anniversary of Broadway Backwards capped off an exuberant, exhilarating and emotional evening of performances on Monday, March 9, 2015 with news that this year’s event raised a record $466,717 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center. The sold-out show included 20 audience-pleasing numbers and multiple standing ovations for ...

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FLORIDA: State House Erases Outdated Ban On Adoption By Same-Sex Couples

Via the Palm Beach Post: A bill aimed at promoting adoptions but that also erases an outdated ban on same-sex couples adopting children was approved Wednesday by the Florida House. A same-sex couples’ ban had been in place until 2010, when an appeals court ruled it was unconstitutional. Then-Gov. Charlie Crist did not appeal the ruling and current law allows ...

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#WeJustNeedToPee

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Baume: Thank You For Being A Friend?

Clip recap: “No politician who says ‘but I have gay friends!’ actually has any. So why do they keep saying it? Join four friends as they gather around the cheesecake to gab and gossip about the nature of friendship, sneaky lawmakers, and a certain notorious retirement community.”

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UTAH: State House Overwhelmingly Passes LGBT Non-Discrimination Bill

Via Salt Lake City’s Fox affiliate: The gallery was packed as Rep. Brad Dee, R-Ogden, presented the bill. Behind him were his co-sponsors, Sen. Steve Urquhart, R-St. George, and Senate Majority Whip Stuart Adams, R-Layton. “There was a lot of people and a lot of faith that went into this particular bill,” Dee said, crying. An LGBT nondiscrimination bill, which ...

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Howard Stern Interviews Madonna

Billboard recaps: Did you know Madonna wrote “Vogue” in just a couple of hours? Or that she doesn’t like being stoned? Or that she dated Tupac Shakur? (We really didn’t know that one.) Well, she revealed that and much, much more in a nearly 90-minute interview with Howard Stern on Wednesday (March 11) — her first interview ever with the ...

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Tweet Of The Day – Matthew Inman

Inman’s first link goes to this post by Matt Barber where he has commented: “Please remove the comic you stole from my site, as seen here.” Feel free to join in. (Tipped by JMG reader David)

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Family Research Council: Racist Fraternity Chants Are The Fault Of Dan Savage

“Dan Savage, who is now having his life story being portrayed on a new sitcom on ABC, you know, here’s a guy that’s responsible for the coarsening of civil discussion and conversation being celebrated, at a time when there are knuckleheads who are still spewing from their lips the sort of nonsense that we’ve heard from these fraternity members.”

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FDA Approves “Functional HIV Cure” Trials

Via Medical Daily: A possible “functional cure” for HIV has recently been granted FDA approval for further human testing. The method uses genetic modification to cause a specific mutation in the white blood cells of HIV patients which mirrors those found in the naturally immune. It has so far shown to be both receptive and long-lasting. The novel therapy involves ...

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Ferguson Police Chief To Resign

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