Monthly Archives: April 2015

Disney Broadway To Host LGBT Families

Via Playbill: Playbill will celebrate its second annual Playbill Pride initiative with Family Day OUT, a June 13 event that invites LGBT families and allies to attend special performances of Disney’s The Lion King and Aladdin on Broadway. A partnership with Disney Theatrical Productions and Family Equality Council, Family Day OUT is sponsored by Amtrak and will bring together LGBT ...

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Bill Donohue: If Only All Christians Were Gay, Then Obama Would Have Their Back

“We know that President Obama is infinitely more sensitive to the concerns of Muslims than Christians. He cites Christians by name when he wants to blame them for some historical event, but he never mentions Muslims by name for their current slaughter of innocent Christians. His Secretary of State, John Kerry, is at one with him. “Seven months ago, the ...

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One Million Moms Vs ABC Family

Just in via email: Obviously, ABC Family Channel is attempting to desensitize America’s youth. They haven’t let up, so neither will 1MM.  ABC Family has approved the series “Becoming Us” about two teenagers that begin dating and who both have fathers who are transgender and transforming into women. Many families have already discovered that ABC Family is anything but family-friendly. ...

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CHICAGO: Gay Aldermen Threaten To Relocate Pride Parade Over Rowdiness

Via the Chicago Tribune: If the Pride Parade doesn’t clean up its act, 2015 might be the last year it marches through Lakeview, two North Side aldermen are warning. “If there is not a serious improvement in the parade’s impact on surrounding residents’ quality of life this year, the next step is to assemble an advisory group to make recommendations ...

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#Pizza4Equality Raises $160K For Cyndi Lauper’s Homeless LGBT Youth Fund

Clip description: In the 26 days leading up to #40ToNoneDay, #Pizza4Equality has raised $160,000 from 4,224 donors! The campaign began with very high goals but low expectations. The support exceeded expectations and provided not only a lot of money but a statement of where our values lie. We’re wrapping up soon but wanted to release this thank you video for ...

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Georgia Church: Death To Homosexuals

Via Talking Points Memo: The pastor of a church in Milledgeville, Ga., recently changed the sign outside his church to read, “Homosexuality is a death worthy crime,” according to Georgia television station WGXA. The sign caused a stir in the neighborhood, but Robert Lee, the pastor of Ten Commandments Church, defended his sign and claimed he was quoting the Bible. ...

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Tweet Of The Day

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TRAILER: Legend

“From Academy Award winner Brian Helgeland comes the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an amazing double performance. LEGEND is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray ...

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Southern Baptists Turn On Ben Carson

Via the Washington Post: Southern Baptists find themselves in the midst of another political controversy over the upcoming appearance — now canceled — of Ben Carson at their Pastors’ Conference. Carson is a celebrated neurosurgeon, conservative commentator and likely presidential candidate. A number of Baptist pastors, especially those affiliated with Baptist21, spoke out against Carson’s appearance. Their concerns were primarily ...

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Hillary Gives Away Pride Stickers

To get one you’ll need to sign up for her email list, of course.

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Jon Stewart Takes On SCOTUS Nutters

With a great breakdown of quotes by the justices.

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Gallup: 780,000 Married Gay Americans

Via Gallup: Approximately 0.3% of adults in the U.S. are married to a same-sex spouse, and another 0.5% identify as being in a same-sex domestic partnership. In examining the total population of 243 million U.S. adults, these survey estimates suggest nearly 2 million adults are part of a same-sex couple, of whom 780,000 are married. These data are based on ...

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Capitol Prayer Service: God Will Punish America For Legalizing Gay Marriage

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Huckabee: SCOTUS Can’t Overrule God

“I respect the courts, but the Supreme Court is only that — the supreme of the courts. It is not the supreme being. It cannot overrule God. When it comes to prayer, when it comes to life, and when it comes to the sanctity of marriage, the court cannot change what God has created. Somebody’s got to be willing to ...

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CBN On “Disobey SCOTUS” Movement

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Obama Backs LGBT Foster Parents

The White House just issued a proclamation in recognition of National Foster Care Month in which President Obama backs LGBT parents. An excerpt via press release: We know that children are best raised in families, not institutions. And each year, men and women of all backgrounds open their homes and hearts to foster children. These selfless individuals step up and ...

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Baltimore Protests Spread To Manhattan

Via AM New York: Several hundred vocal demonstrators marched through Manhattan streets Wednesday night to protest the death of a Baltimore man in police custody that has sparked widespread riots and looting across Maryland’s largest city. Police said dozens were arrested throughout the evening in Manhattan after they resisted officers trying to keep them on sidewalks and off streets clogged ...

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New York City Might Freeze Rents

Via the New York Times: Possible rent increases this year for New York City’s rent-stabilized apartments will run up to 3.5 percent on two-year leases, with a possibility of a rent freeze also on the horizon for one-year leases, according to a vote by members of the Rent Guidelines Board. Facing a boisterous, sign-waving audience in a packed Midtown auditorium, ...

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IRELAND: Gym Launches #Plank4Equality

In the clip below, staffers at a digital marketing agency take up the “planking” challenge launched by the Irish gym chain Flye Fit. Participants plank for 22 seconds because the marriage equality referendum is May 22nd.

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IRELAND: Teachers Say Yes Equality

A little long, but you’ll like this.

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