Joe Jervis

New Conservative Gay Organization Forms

If you thought the Log Cabin Republicans were too progressive, now there’s an even wing-ier group for gay conservatives. Via Bruce Carroll at Gay Patriot: I am thrilled to help announce the birth of a new national gay conservative organization, GOProud. As long-time readers know I have been very critical of the national Log Cabin Republicans for many years. Their …

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Bloomberg Goes Back To GOP

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg will run for his third term as a Republican. Mayor Bloomberg will run for reelection as a Republican this fall, the Daily News has learned, after successfully courting the party to let him back on its ballot line two years after he left it. “Mayor Bloomberg and I have had healthy disagreements over issues at times, …

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Officially Launched: 2M4M.Org

2M4M.org, the site stolen right from under NOM’s fingers, is officially launching today. The site’s founder invites you all to visit, create an account, and share your stories.

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HomoQuotable – Jared Polis

“The United States should not tolerate human rights violations of any kind, especially by a government that Americans spend billions of taxpayer dollars each year supporting. Hopefully my trip and letters to US and Iraqi officials will help bring international attention and investigation to this terrible situation and bring an end to any such offenses. “We will now wait and …

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Wednesday: Jamaica Protest At NYC’s Historic Stonewall Inn

LGBT activists will gather at NYC’s historic Stonewall Inn on Wednesday at 6:30PM to protest the treatment of gay people in Jamaica. In a show of solidarity, Stonewall’s owners will pour their stock of Myer’s Rum and Red Stripe beer into the gutter of Christopher Street. Via press release: “We, as the owners of the Stonewall Inn, birthplace of the …

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Tea Parties Go Gay!

Those “revolutionary” tea parties planned around the nation for April 15th are no longer entirely owned by the wingnuts. Via press release from Join The Impact: This tax day, the LGBT community is demanding equal rights for equal taxation. Massachusetts citizens will be gathering at the Long Wharf dock, near the site of the original Boston Tea Party, from 5:30pm …

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Crazy Cat Lady Susan Boyle Tipped To Win Britain’s Got Talent Contest

It looks like Britain’s Got Talent has another Paul Potts on their hands. As a crazy cat lady myself, I’m feeling you, Susan! She lives alone with her ten-year-old cat, has never been kissed, and is teased by children in the street. But 48-year-old Susan Boyle could just be the UK’s next singing sensation. Devout Catholic Miss Boyle has been …

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UK: Catholic Adoption Agencies Break From Church To Comply With Pro-Gay Laws

Five of the largest adoption agencies in the UK have broken their official ties to the Catholic Church in order to comply with gay rights laws and continue to receive government funding. The situation has caused an outcry in American religious circles as an example of religious persecution headed for American shores. Five agencies have declared themselves independent – and …

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Religious Right Concedes Defeat

The above is the headline from the UK’s Telegraph. Leading evangelicals have admitted that their association with George W. Bush has not only hurt the cause of social conservatives but contributed to the failure of the key objectives of their 30-year struggle. James Dobson, 72, who resigned recently as head of Focus on the Family – one of the largest …

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New Hampshire Decides This Week

On Wednesday, the New Hampshire Senate will decide on marriage equality, following last month’s narrow approval by the state House. Gov. John Lynch (D) has said that he opposes same-sex marriage but has not said if he will veto the bill. It seems doubtful that the House could muster the votes necessary to override a veto.

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Rick Warren Is Exhausted….

….from the beating up he’s gotten from all sides after last week’s double-talk bullshit about having never supported Prop 8. In fact, he’s SO exhausted, he flaked on yesterday’s scheduled appearance on ABC’s This Week. Instead of explaining contradictory statements over his actions regarding California’s Prop 8 on same-sex marriage, Rick Warren went with Plan B today: He didn’t show …

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12 Year-Old Goes “Ex-Gay” On YouTube

“I used to be gay but then I decided it was wrong and I stopped it. Now I’m very interested in girls,” says 12 year-old YouTuber ChristianU2uber in a clip posted two weeks ago. He says he learned that being gay was a sin on the news. Christianist site WorldNetDaily has taken an interest in the kid and yesterday posted …

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This Week In Holy Crimes

Over the last seven days…..Missouri: Pastor Robert M. Black busted in internet underage sex sting.California: Sunday school teacher Melissa Huckaby arrested for murdering 8 year-old girl.Texas: Pastor Robert Baker charged with murdering wife.Virginia: Pastor Ana Paula Almeida charged with rape of 14 year-old.Tennessee: Church youth volunteer Matthew Jernigan charged with two counts of child rape.Georgia: Pastor Otis Ray Hope charged …

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#AmazonFail

Gay Twitterland blew up over the weekend over the news that Amazon was removing titles with LGBT content from its hotly-followed sales rankings. The number one word being used over and over on Twitter at this moment is “AmazonFail.” Why? Users are angry about a perceived anti-gay policy that removes lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender books from appearing in sales …

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Adam Lambert’s “Inner Maybelline Girl”

In today’s New York Times, Guy Trebay talks about American Idol favorite Adam Lambert’s love for eyeliner and whether a gay contestant can win the most popular show in America. Let’s imagine, then, that among the assorted warblers and strummers and leather-lunged divas that have made up the renewable cast of hopefuls on the country’s No. 1 television show, you …

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