Tag Archives: LGBT youth

SOUTH DAKOTA: LGBT Groups Call For Governor’s Veto After Passage Of Anti-Transgender “Bathroom” Bill

The vote was 20-15. If the governor signs the bill, South Dakota will become the first state with such a law. From Lambda Legal: Today the South Dakota Senate passed House Bill 1008, a discriminatory bill that prevents transgender students from accessing restrooms and single-sex facilities that correspond with their gender identity. Lambda Legal is calling on Governor Dennis Daugaard ...

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LIVE VIDEO: South Dakota Senate Debates Bill To Ban Trans Students From Using School Restrooms

The South Dakota Senate is debating a bill that would ban transgender students from using restrooms and locker rooms. If passed, the bill, which has already passed in the state House, would be the first law of its kind in the nation. Watch live below right now.

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Honey Maid Issues Another Pro-LGBT Message [VIDEO]

Tissue alert! Nearly two years ago Honey Maid launched a series of pro-LGBT messages, all posted with the hashtag #ThisIsWholesome, which earned them immediate furor and boycott calls from hate groups. Honey Maid continues the theme this week with a “Love Day” Valentine’s clip that includes several heartwarming exchanges between LGBT kids and their families. Pink News recaps: The new ...

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Harlem Hate Pastor: I’m Gonna Make Bill De Blasio And Andrew Cuomo Cry And Weep Like A Baby [VIDEO]

Harlem hate Pastor James David Manning has unleashed an N-word-filled rant against Bill De Blasio and Andrew Cuomo (plus pretty much all white people), whom Manning claims are secretly conspiring to illegally take his church at public auction later this month. Manning vows to make De Blasio and Cuomo “cry and weep like a baby” over their “chardonnay and Caesar ...

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BREAKING: Ali Forney Center Reaches $200,000 Goal In Donation Campaign To Buy Harlem’s Hate Church!

WOO HOO! You did it! Moments ago the Ali Forney Center’s Love Thermometer blew past the $200,000 goal in their campaign to purchase Harlem’s hate church, which is scheduled to go to public auction on February 24th. Huge thanks to the JMG community for their generosity and to social media kingpin Scott Wooledge for amplifying the campaign across the Twitterverse. ...

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NEW YORK: Gov. Andrew Cuomo To Take Executive Action Against Ex-Gay Torture, Three Agencies Involved

Huge news today in New York state! From the HRC: Under Gov. Cuomo’s leadership, the New York State Department of Financial Services will issue regulations prohibiting insurance providers from covering conversion therapy on patients under the age of 18. The New York State Office of Mental Health will prohibit mental health providers from using conversion therapy on youth under the ...

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“Ex-Gay” Torturers Find Haven In Israel

Last last year the New Jersey ex-gay torture group JONAH was ordered to disband after losing the consumer fraud suit brought by the SPLC. Some of the “therapists” affiliated with JONAH are sending their referrals to Israel where, for now, the law cannot touch them. The Associated Press reports: Israel’s Health Ministry advises against so-called “gay conversion” or “reparative” therapy, ...

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Hate Pastor: Cuomo & De Blasio Are Conspiring With Dildo-Swinging, Butt-Licking Sodomites [VIDEO]

According to Harlem hate Pastor James David Manning, the real reason his church is being foreclosed is because Andrew Cuomo, Bill De Blasio, and former mayors David Dinkins and Michael Bloomberg have secretly conspired to take him down in revenge for Manning’s “very successful” call to boycott Harlem businesses over gentrification. In the clip posted last night, Manning declared that ...

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Harlem Hate Pastor: Fags Will Have Babies Through Their Anus Before I Let Them Have My Church [VIDEO]

“This is the lord’s house! This ain’t no damn bathhouse! It ain’t no fag house! And before you can ever own this property – hook or crook – men who are fags with testicles will be carrying babies in their testicles and giving birth to them through their anus. That’s how impossible it is for you to get this house. ...

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Dan Savage Joins Ali Forney Center Campaign [AUDIO]

The Ali Forney Center’s campaign to buy Harlem’s hate church got a huge boost this morning when Dan Savage spent the the first five minutes of his widely followed podcast on the story. With Dan’s permission I have excerpted the opening to today’s Lovecast below. You’ll really enjoy this. Lovecast has over 325,000 subscribers. Hit the first link and donate!

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Ali Forney Center: Meet Harlem’s Hate Pastor [VIDEO]

Activist Scott Wooledge has created the below clip for the Ali Forney Center, whose campaign to buy Harlem’s hate church continues to gather steam and garner notice in the mainstream press. The clip opens with one of Pastor James David Manning’s foul epithet-filled rants that might be familiar to JMG readers, but it’s included here so that those unaware of ...

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UPDATE: Ali Forney Center’s Donation Campaign To Buy Harlem Hate Church Tops $75K In First 48 Hours

AMAZING! On Thursday we learned that Harlem’s infamous “Jesus Would Stone Homos” hate church will be placed to public auction on February 24th due to over $1M in unpaid debts. Late Friday afternoon the Ali Forney Center, which serves homeless LGBT youths, announced a campaign to buy the building and the donation drive has already rocketed above $75,000. AFC founder ...

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BREAKING: Ali Forney Center Wants The Harlem Hate Church And A Fundraiser Has Been Launched

Yesterday we learned that Harlem’s infamous “Jesus Would Stone Homos” hate church has been ordered to public auction due to over $1M in unpaid bills. Many of you here on JMG immediately suggested that the community rally to buy the property for the Ali Forney Center. You may be able to help that dream come true. AFC founder Carl Siciliano ...

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TORONTO: PFLAG Launches School Posters With Special Pro-LGBT Message Visible Only With Camera Flashes

AdWeek approves: New posters have gone up in Toronto District School Board schools, which include 76,000 middle school and high school students. Launched by LGBTQ advocacy group Toronto Pflag, the posters depict a rainbow that spells out the LGBTQ acronym: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Straight, Queer and 2-Spirited. When students use the flash on their camera phones to take a ...

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Ex-Gay Nutter Christopher Doyle Has The JONAH Sadz

“It’s a sad day in America when a far-left team of lawyers with deep pockets like the Southern Poverty Law Center can bully a small non-profit organization because their ideology is in line with a liberal New Jersey judge—a judge who ham-stringed JONAH’s ability to defend itself, including taking away expert witnesses, refusing to allow JONAH to argue from a ...

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VIRGINIA: Liberty Counsel Sues County School Board For Protecting LGBT Students From Discrimination

Via press release: Today Liberty Counsel filed a lawsuit against the School Board of Fairfax County, Virginia, for illegally changing its nondiscrimination policy so that it conflicts with the state’s policy. Virginia law explicitly prohibits local governing bodies from adding to, or removing protected classes from, the state’s nondiscrimination policy. In direct defiance, Fairfax has added new groups to its ...

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Hillary Clinton Unveils Broad LGBT Rights Plan: End Ex-Gay Torture, Protect Trans, Support PrEP, More…

This is pretty major. Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: Hillary Clinton unveiled on Thursday her comprehensive policy platform aimed at continuing advancements in LGBT rights. The Democratic presidential front-runner said in a statement her proposal would build off the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling this year in favor of same-sex marriage. But the document announces a few new initiatives, ...

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LA LGBT Center Looks Back On 2015 [VIDEO]

“Watch the 13 milestones that changed the world for LGBT people in 2015 and news coverage that illustrates 6 reasons why our battle isn’t over. From marriage equality to an end on the military ban on transgender people, 2015 will be remembered as a landmark year for the LGBT civil rights movement, but learn why we’ve still got so much ...

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Cyndi Lauper – Hard Candy Christmas [AUDIO]

Last weekend I had the pleasure of hearing Cyndi Lauper perform this Dolly Parton classic at her annual Home For The Holidays concert for homeless LGBT kids. Cyndi has now released the track. Rolling Stone reports: While recording her upcoming country album in Nashville, Cyndi Lauper’s hotel featured an inspirational phrase above the artwork. In lights, it said, “What Would ...

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CINCINNATI: City Council Bans Ex-Gay Torture [VIDEO]

Over the loud complaints of religious leaders, last night the Cincinnati City Council voted to ban ex-gay torture. The move was taken partly in memory of Ohio transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, who committed suicide last year by throwing herself into the path of a truck. Cincinnati.com reports: Almost two dozen pastors and citizens packed Cincinnati Council Chambers on Wednesday in ...

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