Monthly Archives: August 2013

Liberty Counsel Has The “Ex-Gay” Sadz

“The minors we represent do not want to act on same-sex attractions, nor do they want to engage in such behavior. They are greatly benefiting from this counseling. Their grades have gone up, their self-esteem has improved, and their relationships at home are much improved. Legislators and judges in the state of California have essentially barged into the private therapy …

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Proctor & Gamble Backs ENDA

Consumer goods giant Proctor & Gamble has announced its support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. “With Proctor & Gamble’s support, we see once again corporate America leading the charge when it comes to ending workplace discrimination,” said Matt McTighe, campaign manager for Americans for Workplace Opportunity, in a statement. “Employees should be judged on their talents, and everyone should have …

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KENTUCKY: Frankfort Passes Sweeping LGBT Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

The good news just keeps coming today. In the capital of Kentucky: The Frankfort City Commission Thursday morning finally passed an ordinance banning discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in the areas of housing, employment and public accommodations. At a specially called meeting, Mayor Bill May and commissioners Katie Hedden and Tommy Haynes voted in favor. …

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Feds Won’t Stop Legal Pot Laws

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BREAKING: Married Gay Couples To Get Federal Tax Status In Every State

Sam Stein reports at Huffington Post: The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced Thursday that when it comes to taxes, it will recognize same-sex couples’ marriages even if they live in a state that does not. The decision, which was prompted by the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act, marks the latest political progress for …

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CALIFORNIA: Appeals Court Upholds Law Banning “Ex-Gay” Torture For Minors

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected the attempt to block California’s law that bans “ex-gay” torture for minors. In resolving two separate legal challenges to the new law, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the arguments of a group of therapists and families who sued to block its enforcement. The three-judge panel was unanimous in upholding …

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San Antonio City Council Holds Meeting On Non-Discrimination Ordinance

From KSAT News: San Antonio City Council Chambers were at capacity as hundreds more formed a line stretching around the building Wednesday hoping to get inside to speak before the council about the city’s proposed Non-Discrimination Ordinance. The hotly debated ordinance would add sexual and gender identity to the list of protected classes. But in controversial wording of the ordinance, …

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Tweet Of The Day: Sen. Ted Cruz

Congress is actually in its summer recess for another two weeks, but aside from that inconvenient fact, this time he actually has a point.

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Dead Heat In NYC Comptroller Race

In more surprising polling news, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer has wiped out former Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s big lead in the race for NYC comptroller. The entire political and media world has jumped on Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s bandwagon, helping him poll-vault from 19 points down to dead even in just two weeks,” said Maurice Carroll, director of the …

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NEW MEXICO: GOP Pol Tells Gay Men To Stop Whoring Around & Marry A Woman

“Alexander the Great (356-323 BC) married a Bactrian woman – modern day Afghanistan. Alexander may have engaged in homosexual activity, but he married a woman. He directed his officers to stop ‘whoring’ around and find a local woman to marry. WHY? BECAUSE. ‘It is only through blood relations that hatred and war will end.’ In other words, Alexander the Great …

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Lawyers For PA Gov. Tom Corbett Call Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Meaningless

Yesterday lawyers for Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett filed a brief calling the marriage licenses issued by Montgomery County “meaningless” and compared them to allowing 12 year-old children to marry. Thirty-two of the couples have petitioned to intervene in the case, arguing that a ruling against Hanes could also invalidate their marriages. The state filed a brief Wednesday opposing the couples’ …

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NJ Park Plans World’s Tallest Drop Ride

Even the animation makes my balls hurt.

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Petition Of The Day

Over 30,000 signatures so far.

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Berlin To Hold Russia Protest

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Editorial Of The Day

From the New York Times editorial board: Of course, the Manning case presents other issues as well, starting with whether the all-male prison at Fort Leavenworth is the right institution for Private Manning. Transgender inmates are especially vulnerable to sexual assaults, and special care must be taken to ensure their safety with accommodations like private showering. The nature of Private …

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Obama: No Decision Yet On Syria

Details.

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Pat Robertson Makes Cooper’s Ridiculist

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Fast Food Workers Strike Over Wages

Some fast food workers across the nation are striking today in demand of a living wage. It’s unknown how many workers will participate. Employees of McDonald’s Corp, Wendy’s Restaurants LLC, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others have pledged to walk off their jobs in 50 cities from Boston, Mass, to Alameda, Calif., organizers say. They are expected to be joined …

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Queer Nation Responds To Coca-Cola

Yesterday Coca-Cola issued a statement declaring their support for the LGBT community after Queer Nation staged a protest in Times Square and denounced the company’s sponsorship of the Sochi Olympics.  Today Queen Nation responds to Coca-Cola’s statement via press release: Coca-Cola made a horrendous error when it sponsored the 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi Germany. This company knows better and …

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RUSSIA: Cops Raid Home Of Gay Activist

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