Yearly Archives: 2014

GAMBIA: President Signs Bill Making Gay Sex Punishable By Life In Prison

Gambian president Yahya Jammeh has signed a bill that makes homosexuality punishable by life in prison. The law targets those with a previous conviction for homosexuality, those living with HIV, and same-sex partners of people with disabilities – all of whom could be imprisoned for life. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, said on Thursday …

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Kirk Cameron: Freep Rotten Tomatoes To Trick People Into Seeing My Movie

Via Raw Story: Kirk Cameron is asking his fans to help boost the putrid reviews his new “Saving Christmas” movie has gotten on the website Rotten Tomatoes. The conservative Christian and former child actor took to Facebook after professional and amateur critics savaged the movie, which opened last week. “Send the message to all the critics that WE decide what …

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Deborah Cox – Everywhere

Above is the edit of Deborah Cox’s new single Everywhere, followed by the Tom Stephan remix, which makes its premier on JMG today. Cox has scored twelve #1 singles on Billboard‘s dance chart and has recorded the vocals for an upcoming Whitney Houston biopic as the producers were unable to get the rights to Houston’s actual tracks.

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SEOUL: Christians Storm Into City Council Meeting, Thwart LGBT Rights Panel

Via the Korea Times: The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) postponed a public hearing on gay rights Thursday after some 200 activists opposed to fair treatment of homosexuals stormed into the capital’s City Hall to stop the proceedings. SMG officials initially planned to gather opinions from a range of experts during the hearing in an effort to draft a Charter of …

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Harlem Hate Pastor James David Manning: It’s Absolutely True That Starbucks Laces Their Lattes With Sodomite Semen

“This is not a quietly kept secret, but Starbucks really has discovered that sodomites love the taste of semen in their lattes. And Dracula loves to drink blood. I’m mean, this has been going since child sacrifices have been happening. There are people who love to drink semen and who love to drink blood, and so many of the people …

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Ben Carson: I Can Feel The Fingers Of God Telling Me To Run For President

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IDAHO: Gov. Butch Otter Keeps Trying

Via Boise’s NBC affiliate: Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter wants to file additional arguments in his attempt to have an 11-judge panel review the three-judge ruling that overturned Idaho’s gay marriage ban. Otter argued in a motion filed Wednesday with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that another reply is needed because a separate federal court has since upheld same-sex …

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Ninth Circuit Court To Alaska: Get Lost

Via the Fairbanks Daily New-Miner: The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected Alaska’s request that an 11-judge panel review a decision overturning the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. Now, gay and lesbian couples will continue to be allowed to wed in Alaska unless the state wins before a three-judge panel at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals — …

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NEW YORK CITY: At The Out 100 Party

Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims and boyfriend Brandon McMullin were among the gay glitterati in attendance at last night’s Out 100 party at Stage 48 in Hell’s Kitchen. Also seen above are Out 100 honorees Freedom To Marry head Evan Wolfson with his husband Cheng He, journalist Chris Geidner, Liz Margolies, founder of the National LGBT Cancer Network, and her …

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Boehner: Obama Is Deliberately Sabotaging Bipartisan Reforms

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MAP: Richest Members Of Congress

At #1 is GOP car thief (seriously) Rep. Darryl Issa, who is worth at least $357M. Issa lists seven high-yield bonds as being worth more than $50 million — the highest disclosure category. How much those bonds are actually worth is unknown; they could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars each. But just as his wealth could be many …

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LGBT Groups Disappointed With President Obama’s Plan For Immigration Reform

Via press release from Lambda Legal: While we praise President Obama’s efforts to do what is in his executive power to improve immigration, we are deeply disappointed that his plan unfairly excludes many members of the LGBT community. President Obama’s plan allows immigrants who have children who are citizens or lawful permanent residents to obtain legal work documents and temporarily …

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KANSAS: ACLU To Sue To Force State To Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

Via the Wichita Eagle: The lawyer who successfully sued to overturn Kansas’ ban on same-sex marriage in federal court now plans to amend the lawsuit in order to force state agencies to grant marriage benefits to same-sex couples. Same-sex couples in Kansas can get marriage licenses from Sedgwick and other counties and use those licenses to marry anywhere in the …

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Conchita Wurst – Heroes

The lyric clip was released two weeks ago and today we get the full production video.

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Church Threatens To Sue “I’m Not Gay No More” Man Over iTunes Release

Via TMZ: The church where the “I’m Not Gay No More” guy went straight is not only intolerant toward gays, they have an intense dislike for people who steal their tunes. The Church of God in Christ insists Andrew Caldwell call in the lawyers because their now-famous parishioner jazzed up his hilarious moment with background singers and released it on …

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MONTANA: County Allows Staff To Refuse Marriage Licenses Over Religious Beliefs

Via Montana’s CBS affiliate: A few clerks in Yellowstone County have decided not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because of their religious beliefs. The county anticipated the ruling and the human resources department had told Clerk of District Court Kristie Boelter that employees can choose not to issue marriage licenses for religious reasons. The County cited Title VII …

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LIVE VIDEO: President Obama Addresses Nation On Immigration Reform

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Boehner Prebuts Obama’s Speech

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LOUISIANA: Lambda Legal Files Appeal Of Marriage Ruling To Supreme Court

Via Lambda Legal: Lambda Legal and the lawyers representing Forum for Equality Louisiana and seven same-sex Louisiana couples today asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review September’s U.S. District Court ruling upholding Louisiana’s discriminatory marriage ban. The groups are seeking U.S. Supreme Court review in advance of the hearing in the case, Robicheaux v. Caldwell, before the U.S. 5th Circuit …

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Folsom Street Fair 2014 Raises $322K For HIV/AIDS, LGBT Rights, And Homeless

This year’s Folsom Street Fair raised $322,666 for a multitude of local charities including Project Open Hand, the Transgender Law Center, and the AIDS Memorial Grove. Members of the benefiting organizations comprised the majority of the event’s volunteer workers.

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