Monthly Archives: September 2015

CLAIM: Pope Francis Secretly Met With Kim Davis & Her Husband, Told Her “Thank You For Your Courage”

According to an unconfirmed claim by the unofficial website Inside The Vatican, Pope Francis secretly met with Kim Davis and her husband Joe Davis at the Vatican Embassy in Washington DC last Thursday. The Pope reportedly embraced Davis and thanked her for her “courage.” From the report: Pope Francis entered the room. Kim greeted him, and the two embraced. There …

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Loony Preachers Lay Hands On Donald Trump, Guaranteeing That Jesus Will Vote For Him [VIDEO]

A caravan of cuckoo Christian crackpots careened into Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan today where notorious mascara addict Jan Crouch and other Bellevue escapees laid hands upon His Holy Donaldness, totally guaranteeing that Christ Himself and every other white person will vote for him. Christian Broadcast News has the cast list: Among the attendees were televangelists Kenneth and Gloria Copeland, …

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Fiorina: I Never Said Gay Marriage Is The Law Of The Land (Except That Time She Totally Did) [AUDIO]

Carly Fiorina, much like the Liberty Counsel, doesn’t understand how the internet works. Via The Hill: A liberal watchdog group is accusing Carly Fiorina of falsely asserting that she never called the Supreme Court’s decision legalizing gay marriage the “law of the land.” The issue came up in an interview Fiorina gave to Iowa conservative radio host Jan Mickelson last …

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Gates Foundation Gives $6M To HIV Vaccine Study

The Gates Foundation has donated nearly $6M to a promising HIV vaccine study underway at Florida Atlantic University. Via University Press: The vaccine, created by Scripps Research Institute professor Michael Farzan, has showed consistently effective results after being tested on lab animals. The grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will help fund his research for the next four …

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Grandstanding GOP Rep. Jim Jordan Interrupts Planned Parenthood Head 19 Times In 5 Minutes [VIDEO]

The Washington Post sets up the clip: Rep. Jim Jordan, one of the most conservative members of the House, used his time shouting at Richards because she admitted at one point that she had originally “apologized for the tone and statements” in the “sting” videos that started this controversy. Apparently Jordan imagined that in making this admission, she had fallen …

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NEW YORK CITY: Irish LGBT Contingent To March In St. Patrick’s Day Parade For First Time Ever

Bill Donohue is going to have Catholic kittens! Via the Irish Queers: We are happy and relieved to announce that, after 25 years of struggle, we have won! The NYC St. Patrick’s Day parade has dropped its bigoted ban: an Irish LGBTQ contingent will finally march with its own banner in the parade next March 17th. From the beginning, our …

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Edward Snowden Joins Twitter

The Intercept reports: Edward Snowden isn’t just a hashtag anymore. The NSA whistleblower joined Twitter on Tuesday, using the @snowden Twitter handle. Snowden, who has lived in Russia since turning over a trove of top-secret documents to reporters more than two years ago, has remained in the public eye thanks to frequent appearances and interviews using video links and sometimes …

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Christian Activist Rives Grogan Sentenced To Jail For Disrupting Supreme Court’s Obergefell Hearing

Remember the lunatic who was literally dragged kicking and screaming out of the Supreme Court during the Obergefell arguments? He’s going to jail. NBC News reports: Rives Miller Grogan, 50, of Mansfield, Texas, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Washington to illegally demonstrating inside the court. Grogan, who has a history of disrupting public events, was arrested on April …

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Christian Activist Theodore Shoebat Calls For “Global Inquisition” To Execute Homosexuals [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla writes at Right Wing Watch: Theodore Shoebat, who was among the dozens of anti-gay activists, Republican members of Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls to be featured in Janet Porter’s recent anti-gay “Light Wins” documentary, posted a new video over the weekend calling for a global “Inquisition” to eradicate homosexuality once and for all. Outraged over reports that a …

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Graham Norton: Men My Age Won’t Date Men My Age

From a lengthy interview with the Daily Mail: ‘Well, I’m 52 and I’m single and on some level I feel like I’ve failed because by the time you’re my age, you really should be settled. But then I look at the relationships people around me have and I find myself asking, “Really?! That doesn’t look like winning to me.” ‘It …

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Matt Baume: Should Actors Stay Closeted? [VIDEO]

“Oof. Matt Damon told an interviewer this week that actors should keep their sexuality secret whether straight or gay, which is a little hypocritical considering he’s an open book when it comes to his heterosexuality. I don’t think he’s a homophobe, but imposing a double standard on gay actors is just wrong.”

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Liberty Counsel: Our Fake “100,000 Peruvians Rally For Kim Davis” Photo Was An Honest Mistake

“We have no reason to puff the Kim Davis story. Her name has become known around the world. The people in Peru were very much aware of Kim Davis because her story was broadcast on a variety of media. However, the photograph was an honest mistake. Make no mistake, however, that there is widespread support for Kim Davis. Last week …

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GLAAD: Spirit Day 2015 Is Coming [VIDEO]

I’ve got my one purple shirt ready. Clip recap: “Bullying creates real despair and desperation. It can take a lot of years to shake it off. And some kids don’t make it that far. Layer on top of that someone trying to figure out their sexuality, and the fact that teachers and family might actually be part of the bullying, …

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Kim Davis: The Modern Fundamentalist [VIDEO]

“I am the very model of a modern fundamentalist. I’m not merely judgmental, I’m the absolute judgmentalest! I always follow scripture and I act on God’s authority, Though marital fidelity was never my priority.” Gilbert and Sullivan would approve.

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FLOTUS: I Wanna Go To Target [VIDEO]

The First Lady appeared on The Late Show last night where Stephen Colbert asked about her post-White House plans. TIME Magazine recaps: You know what First Lady Michelle Obama is most looking forward to when she leaves the White House? Opening a window. They say it’s the little things that matter most in life. In this case, that seems like …

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October Is Ex-Gay Awareness Month [AUDIO]

Ex-Gay Awareness Month is almost here and the Family Research Council is very excited. They write: Defenders of the truth that change is possible for those with same-sex attractions will mark the Third Annual Ex-Gay Awareness Month by gathering in the Washington, DC area for a “Safe Exit Summit” on Friday and Saturday, October 2 and 3. Dr. Michael L. …

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Russia Targets Apple Over “Gay Emojis”

Russian police are investigating whether Apple’s so-called “gay emojis” violate the national ban on gay propaganda. Billboard reports: The “administrative case” under controversial laws that prohibit the propagation of homosexual (termed “non-traditional”) relationships to minors, carry fines of between $12,000 and $15,000 if an offender is convicted. The case, brought by police in Russia’s Kirov region 600 miles northeast of …

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IGLHRC Is Now OutRight Action International

The International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission has changed their name. Michael Lavers reports at the Washington Blade: The organization — known by the acronym IGLHRC — will formally announce during its annual gala in Manhattan that it has changed its name to OutRight Action International. The group will also unveil its new logo, website and tagline that reads …

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Matt Barber Forced To Apologize After Source Of Fake Peruvian Kim Davis Rally Photo Is Found

Over the weekend Liberty Counsel head Mat Staver wowed the assembled crackpots at Duggar Fest with a photo which he claimed shows 100,000 Peruvians gathered in a Lima soccer stadium to pray for Kim Davis. Aided by Twitter user DCHomos, ThinkProgress writer Zack Ford swiftly debunked the photo with video evidence that it was taken over a year ago. Ford’s …

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Mugabe At United Nations: We Are Not Gays [VIDEO]

Vox reports: Robert Mugabe, the 91-year-old leader of Zimbabwe, deviated slightly from his prepared remarks, during his Monday evening address to the United Nations General Assembly, to do something that he does frequently: slur against homosexuality. “We are not gays,” he shouted. And it’s worse than it sounds. Mugabe made the comment in the course of a point about “double-standards,” …

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