Monthly Archives: May 2016

American Family Association: The Gay Gestapo Is On A Mission From Satan To Destroy All Sexual Normalcy

“The Gay Gestapo is on a mission from the Dark Lord to relentlessly harass, intimidate, punish, and silence every advocate of sexual normalcy. “According to the Creator of every living human being, there are two and only two genders. Not five (as in LGBTQ) or 31, as New York City is now proposing, nor 58 as Facebook famously believes. “Everything ...

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Alliance Defending Freedom: Meet The Moms Suing The Feds Over Transgender Student Rights [VIDEO]

From Alliance Defending Freedom: Don’t mess with my kids. That’s the message two North Carolina moms want the Obama Administration to hear. They are part of the nonprofit organization North Carolinians for Privacy, which – with the help of Alliance Defending Freedom – is suing the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Education (DOE). The lawsuit ...

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Fleet Week Begins In New York City [VIDEO]

Via Gothamist: Passover for Gays starts now. Fleet Week, a celebration of the country’s sea services, kicks off today with the Parade of Ships. This is the 28th year Fleet Week has come to New York, and about 4,500 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen are expected to participate this year. The public is welcome to enjoy numerous free activities, from ...

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AFA Radio Shrieker Sandy Rios: Trans Rights Will Mainstream Pedophilia And Create Chaos [VIDEO]

Brian Tashman recaps Sandy Rios’ latest radio rant for Right Wing Watch: “What a hypocrite Obama and his evil cronies are at the Department of Education and Justice that they would take lunch money from children,” she said, before alleging that the number of transgender people in the population has been significantly exaggerated. Rios claimed that the push for transgender ...

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BREAKING: Eleven State Coalition Led By Texas Sues Obama Administration Over Transgender Guidelines

Dominic Holden reports at Buzzfeed: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and officials in 10 other states on Wednesday filed a lawsuit in federal court resisting the Obama administration’s guidance that instructs schools to let transgender students use bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity. Among the defendants in the case, filed in federal district court in Northern Texas, are the ...

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TEXAS: Wingnut Creationist Loses State Board Of Education Bid After Calling Obama “Gay Prostitute”

From NBC News: A retired Texas schoolteacher who received national attention for her outrageous conspiracy theories and claimed President Obama was once a gay prostitute was denied a spot on the state board of education Tuesday. Only several months ago, Mary Lou Bruner, 69, of Mineola, Texas, had been the front-runner for the powerful seat on the Texas State Board ...

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VERMONT: Governor Signs Ex-Gay Torture Ban

From the National Center for Lesbian Rights: Today, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed Senate Bill 132 into law, making Vermont the eighth jurisdiction—behind California, New Jersey, Oregon, Illinois, New York, Washington D.C., and Cincinnati—to protect LGBTQ youth from the dangers of conversion therapy. Senate Bill 132, which protects LGBTQ youth from mental health providers attempting to change their sexual orientation ...

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Tea Party Group Endorses Debbie Wasserman Schultz: We’ve Thrived During Her Tenure As DNC Chair

Here’s a press release you don’t see every day: The Tea Party Express, the nation’s largest tea party political action committee, has joined Karl Rove in endorsing Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s (D-Fla.) campaign for re-election to the House of Representatives. Wasserman Schultz is being challenged in the Democratic Primary by a liberal extremist Tim Canova, who ...

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Wingnut Media Jumps For Joy At Trump’s Revival Of Conspiracy Claims About Suicide Of Vince Foster

If you’ve visited Teabagistan in the last 48 hours, you’ve seen that right wing sites are quivering with joy over Donald Trump’s revival of crackpot conspiracy theories about the suicide of Vince Foster. Case in point, World Net Daily: As Donald Trump revives the two-decade old Vince Foster case, the charge that the cause of death of the top aide ...

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TEXAS: Indicted Attorney General Ken Paxton To Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Guidelines

From the Dallas Morning News: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is expected to announce a legal challenge to President Barack Obama’s directive instructing school districts to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms that match their gender identity. The attorney general has scheduled a 2 p.m. news conference Wednesday in Austin. WFAA-TV (Channel 8) reported Tuesday evening that Paxton would ...

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Feds: Hillary Broke Rules With Private Email Server

NBC News reports: Hillary Clinton violated federal records rules through her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, a State Department audit has concluded. “At a minimum, Secretary Clinton should have surrendered all emails dealing with Department issues before leaving government service,” says an audit by the State Department Inspector General, obtained by NBC News. ...

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NEW MEXICO: Anti-Trump Protesters Clash With Riot Police Outside Albuquerque Rally [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Police in Albuquerque donned riot gear and fired smoke grenades Tuesday night after hundreds of protesters threw rocks, bottles and burning Trump T-shirts outside the New Mexico convention center where the presumptive Republican presidential candidate was speaking. Several police officers were treated for injuries after being hit by rocks and at least one person was arrested as ...

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Sanders Spox: Yes, Democratic Convention Will Be Messy But Our People Won’t Be Violent [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Bernie Sanders stood by his suggestion that the Democratic convention will get “messy,” but his campaign manager said Tuesday the Vermont senator didn’t mean violence and that the word describes the conversations essential to doing the “business of the party.” “If we can’t get the platform planks that the Senator supports in the platform during the committee process, ...

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Colombia Sees First Same-Sex Marriage [VIDEO]

Michael Lavers reports at the Washington Blade: Two men on Tuesday became the first same-sex couple to legally marry in Colombia. Fernando Quimbayo and José Ticora, who have been together for two years, exchanged vows before a registrar in the city of Cali. El País, a Colombian newspaper, posted a video of the ceremony on its website. Colombia’s constitutional court ...

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Trump To Meet With Anti-LGBT Hate Groups

Next month Donald Trump will meet with many of the well-known Christian leaders that want you dead or imprisoned. Via Right Wing Watch: Trump, who has already recruited a variety of far-right activists and conspiracy theorists to his campaign, is set to take part in a convening organized by Ben Carson, a former rival turned campaign surrogate, aimed at bringing ...

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REPORT: Democrats May Force Out Debbie Wasserman Schultz As DNC Chair Over Rift With Bernie Sanders

The Hill reports: Democrats on Capitol Hill are discussing whether Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz should step down as Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairwoman before the party’s national convention in July. Democrats backing likely presidential nominee Hillary Clinton worry Wasserman Schultz has become too divisive a figure to unify the party in 2016, which they say is crucial to defeating presumptive ...

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MEXICO: 65% Back Gay Marriage In New Poll

Via Rex Wockner: Sixty-five percent of Mexicans agree with “approving marriage of persons of the same sex at the national level,” a new BGC-Excélsior poll has found. Thirty-four percent disagree. Sixty-six percent agree or agree in part with changing the federal constitution to permit at the national level that persons of the same sex or different sex can establish a ...

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ALABAMA: Republican Party Demands Judicial Ethics Charges Against Justice Roy Moore Be Dropped

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: The Alabama Republican Party Executive Committee passed a resolution Saturday calling on the unelected Alabama Court of the Judiciary to drop the charges by the unelected Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) against Chief Justice Roy Moore. The JIC has charged Chief Justice Moore with six counts. The Chief Justice has been suspended with pay ...

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House Dems To Try Again On LGBT Measure

The Hill reports: House Democrats will try again this week to pass legislation promoting equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people after being thwarted in a dramatic vote last week. The office of Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, who sponsored the anti-discrimination provision, confirmed Tuesday that the New York Democrat will offer his amendment again as part of ...

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Carjackers Use Grindr To Lure Victims

The Los Angeles Times reports: Two carjacking suspects who reportedly used the gay dating app Grindr to lure their victims have been arrested by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, officials said Tuesday. The carjackings occurred over the last two weeks in the high desert communities of Victorville and Adelanto, according to deputies. “On both occasions, the victims had blindly ...

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