Monthly Archives: May 2016

GEORGIA (COUNTRY): Neo-Nazis Pelt Vegan Cafe Patrons With Sausages Because Gays Eat There

The Guardian reports: A vegan cafe in the centre of Tbilisi was shocked to find itself the subject of far-right ire after a group arrived and threw meat on patrons’ plates, leading to a public brawl. Customers said a group entered the cafe wearing sausages around their necks and carrying slabs of meat on skewers, before attacking customers and staff. ...

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Woman In NYC’s First Gay Marriage Dies At Age 90

The New York Times reports: Connie Kopelov [seated], whose wedding to Phyllis Siegel in 2011 was the first legal same-sex marriage in New York City, died in Manhattan on Saturday. She was 90. Her death was confirmed by Ms. Siegel, who said Ms. Kopelov had been in the late stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Ms. Kopelov and Ms. Siegel had been ...

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Fourth Circuit Court Rejects Rehearing Of Case That Granted Bathroom Rights To Transgender Student

Big news via the ACLU: The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will not rehear the case of a Gloucester County transgender high school student suing his school board over discriminatory bathroom policies. The court today denied the Gloucester County School Board’s request for an en banc review of an April decision which held that Title IX ...

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BRITAIN: NHS Rejects PrEP For Second Time

The BBC reports: NHS England has reiterated it will not fund a “game-changer” drug treatment that can prevent HIV, angering HIV charities which had been campaigning to reverse the decision. The NHS is standing firm and says it has no responsibility to provide the treatment, known as Prep. It says the onus should fall on local authorities instead. Charities have ...

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OVER THE RAINBOW: DC Gay Men’s Chorus Group Performs On Ukrainian National Television [VIDEO]

Earlier today I reported the grim news that neo-Nazis are planning a “bloodbath” at next week’s Kiev Pride. But now comes something much more encouraging. JMG reader Matt Holland writes: This morning, on “Breakfast with 1+1”, a national Ukrainian morning show that reaches over 15 million people, Potomac Fever one of the small ensembles from the Gay Men’s Chorus of ...

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One Million Moms: The Muppets Show Has Been Canceled Because Jesus Blessed Your Donations

Two weeks ago ABC/Disney canceled the rebooted Muppets Show. Critics had savaged the show’s “depressing” story lines and a mid-season retooling with a new showrunner failed to improve ratings. But as they typically do when things they had nothing to do with turn out their way, today One Million Moms is taking credit. From OMM head Monica Cole: HUGE Victory! ...

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Obama Issues Pride Month Proclamation: Let’s Celebrate Our Progress And Eliminate Prejudice

Just in from the White House: Since our founding, America has advanced on an unending path toward becoming a more perfect Union. This journey, led by forward-thinking individuals who have set their sights on reaching for a brighter tomorrow, has never been easy or smooth. The fight for dignity and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people is ...

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Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant: Christians Will Line Up For Crucifixions In Order To Stop LGBT Rights [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla report at Right Wing Watch: At least week’s Watchmen on the Wall conference, Family Research Council president Tony Perkins presented Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant with the first ever “Samuel Adams Religious Freedom Award” for having signed a radical anti-LGBT bill into law earlier this year that will allow businesses to deny service to gay people. While introducing the ...

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GLOBAL HATE: NOM Leader Brian Brown Elected President Of Anti-LGBT World Congress Of Families

After several dozen increasingly desperate money begs since Obergefell, we knew that Brian Brown was going to have to find a new home for his open hatred of LGBT people. And since Brown has already worked with the viciously anti-LGBT World Congress of Families, today’s news comes as no surprise. Via press release: Brown was elected at the recent World ...

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Scott Lively: President Trump Should Undo Obama’s Fascist LGBT Agenda And Emulate Russia

“There aren’t many things about Barack Obama’s foreign policy I would want any politician to emulate, but there is one thing I would like Donald Trump to do if he becomes President: apologize to the world for the actions of his predecessor! Especially regarding Obama’s attempt to force the fascist LGBT agenda on everyone, everywhere in every possible way. “After ...

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MELTDOWN: Trump Rages At “Sleazy” Press For Daring To Question Donations To Veterans Groups [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Donald Trump railed against the media on Tuesday morning as he released details of the money he’s raised and distributed to veterans organizations, even calling out one journalist as a “sleaze” during a combative news conference. Trump has faced pressure to release information on where the money went after he claimed that he raised $6 million — including ...

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SiriusXM Suspends Glenn Beck After Guest Wonders When A “Patriot” Will Assassinate Donald Trump

Via Talking Points Memo: SiriusXM radio suspended conservative talk radio host Glenn Beck this week after a recent guest on his show warned Donald Trump poses an “extinction-level” threat to the country and suggested a “patriot” might need to remove him from office by any means necessary, Politico reported. During Wednesday’s “Glenn Beck Radio Program,” fiction writer Brad Thor said ...

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Televangelist Jan Crouch Dies At Age 78

Jan Crouch, the often weeping, always grifting televangelist known for mile-high pink wigs, troweled on eye makeup, and multiple plastic surgeries, has “gone home to glory” with White Jesus. From the right-wing Charisma News: “Laurie and I have just watched the transition of our precious mother from this world to the next; watched her step into the presence of Jesus ...

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UKRAINE: Neo-Nazis Predict “Bloodbath” At Kiev Pride

Pravda reports: On June 12, the LGBT community of Ukraine is to hold of a gay parade in Kiev. The event will called “The March of Equality”. The Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) is ready to take part in the event as well. They have already pledged to brutally disperse all who come to the march, spokesperson for the Right ...

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NEW YORK: Catholic Church Has Spent $2M Lobbying Against Reform Of Child Molestation Laws

Last month I reported that soon-to-be imprisoned former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver dropped his support for the reform of child molestation laws shortly after he began an adulterous affair with a lobbyist hired by the Catholic Church. Today the New York Daily News reports on how much the church has spent to oppose the proposed reforms. From their ...

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ARIZONA: Anti-LGBT Preacher Assaulted With Baseball Bat During Protest At High School [VIDEO]

Phoenix television reports: Glendale police have arrested a 19-year-old woman suspected of attacking a controversial street preacher with a baseball bat outside Apollo High School. Tabitha Renee Brubaker was taken into custody Thursday. She is facing an aggravated assault charge in connection with the April 26 incident. The sound of a metal bat striking a hard object was captured on ...

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CALIFORNIA: Gov. Jerry Brown Endorses Hillary

California Gov. Jerry Brown this morning issued an “open letter to Democrats, Republicans, and Independents.” He writes: On Tuesday, June 7, I have decided to cast my vote for Hillary Clinton because I believe this is the only path forward to win the presidency and stop the dangerous candidacy of Donald Trump. I have closely watched the primaries and am ...

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North Korea Endorses “Wise” Donald Trump

The Guardian reports: North Korean state media has praised US presidential hopeful Donald Trump, describing him as a “wise politician” and “far-sighted candidate” who could help unify the Korean peninsula. An editorial in DPRK Today, an official media outlet, welcomed the Republican presidential candidate’s proposal to hold direct talks with Kim Jong-un, saying he could help bring about Pyongyang’s “Yankee ...

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#LGBTSuperheroes [VIDEO]

Via press release: Why are LGBT Superheroes missing or desexualised in hollywood blockbusters? Iceman, Mystique, Catwoman and many other well known superheroes are written as LGBT in the comic books, only to then appear as straight when they hit the big screen. Launching in partnership with MCM Comic Con today and following #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend trending last week, this trailer gives fans ...

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Sarah Palin’s Courtroom Show Gets Name: Palin Rules

From TMZ: Sarah Palin ain’t Judge Judy … but the 2 will have exactly the same power when they pound the gavel. The production company for Palin’s new show just moved to register “Palin Rules.” Palin’s making a clear distinction between her show and courtroom favorites like, “People’s Court,” “Judge Mathis,” and “Divorce Court” … she doesn’t have a law ...

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