Tag Archives: bigotry

RUSSIA: Steve Jobs Memorial Torn Down Because Apple CEO Tim Cook Came Out

Via Business Insider: Residents of Saint Petersburg have reportedly torn down a giant interactive iPhone memorial that commemorated the death of Apple founder Steve Jobs after the company’s current CEO, Tim Cook, came out as gay on Thursday. Business FM Radio reports that the company that originally funded the memorial, ZEFS, decided to tear it down after Cook said he …

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Barber: Lesbian Extremist Mayor Must Go

“Should we make an example of her? Absolutely. I was born in Waco, Texas, and lived in Houston, so I’ve got a dog in this hunt. Really, we all do. Houston Mayor Annise Parker has disqualified herself from the privilege of serving the people of south Texas. She must either resign, effective immediately, or Houstonians should begin, without delay, the …

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RUSSIA: Anti-Gay Lawmaker Calls From Banning Apple CEO Tim Cook “For Life”

“What could he bring us? The ebola virus, AIDS, gonorrhea? They all have unseemly ties over there. Ban him for life.” – St. Petersburg lawmaker Vitaly Milonov, calling for Russia to ban Apple CEO Tim Cook from ever visiting. Milonov, who is partly responsible for Russia’s ban on “gay propaganda,” has led numerous anti-gay demonstrations, some of which have resulted …

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From The North Carolina GOP

Matt Comer writes at Q Notes: The North Carolina Republican Party has put their official stamp of approval on an anti-LGBT mailer sent to voters in and around Fayetteville, N.C., just days before the general election. The mailers decry the “Homosexual Agenda” and accuse LGBT groups of seeking “special rights for homosexuals.” The GOP’s mailer target Democratic state Senate candidate …

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Syndicated Radio Hosts Attack Tim Cook

Wikipedia: “The Rick and Bubba Show is heard each weekday morning on their flagship station WZZK and on over 50 radio stations in 15 states – mostly in the Southern United States.” UPDATE: Perhaps out of shame, but more likely due to the widespread outrage, the duo has removed the clip from their Facebook page and made it private on …

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DALLAS: Anti-Gay Airport Attacker Faces Maximum Fine Of $1000 And No Jail Time

The drunk redneck whose vicious anti-gay assault at the Dallas airport was captured on a video that rocketed around the world has been charged with misdemeanor assault and probably faces at most, a $1000 fine. John Wright reports at Lone Star Q: According to the report obtained by Lone Star Q, the man’s name is McCleish Christmas Benham, 27. He …

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FRC Hate Rally Draws Non-Crowd

I count exactly ten people visible under the trees. Notice the t-shirt sales tent in the back. That’s Perkins on the stage. (Via Scott Wooledge)

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FRC: Put On The Full Armor Of God To Fight Houston Mayor Annise Parker

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Gays Are Making Marriage Meaningless

The link to this clip was tweeted out today by Brian Brown.

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KANSAS: Duggars And FRC Rally Today Against Gays With Gov. Sam Brownback

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HOUSTON: Hate Groups To Rally Against Mayor Annise Parker On November 2nd

Tony Perkins, Todd Starnes, Mike Huckabee, Phil Robertson, Rick Scarborough, the Benham brothers, and a clown car cavalcade of other crackpots will rally in Houston on Sunday, November 2nd to denounce “sermon-grabbing homofascist” Mayor Annise Parker. Sponsoring the event, which will be live-streamed to churches nationwide, are the Family Research Council, Alliance Defending Freedom, Liberty Counsel, Texas Values, Iowa’s Family …

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NORTH CAROLINA: GOP State Senate Leader To File Bill Making It Legal To Refuse To Marry Same-Sex Couples

Via the News & Observer: Senate leader Phil Berger said Tuesday that he would introduce a bill that would protect the jobs of magistrates, registrars of deeds and their employees who refuse to officiate at weddings for members of the same-sex if their refusal is based on religious beliefs. A magistrate in Berger’s home county of Rockingham quit because he …

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IDAHO: Gov. Butch Otter To File En Banc Marriage Appeal With Ninth Circuit Court
UPDATE: AG To Appeal To SCOTUS

Via the Spokesman-Review: Idaho Gov. Butch Otter announced today that he’s filing a petition with the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for an en banc re-hearing of Idaho’s same-sex marriage case. “I will continue defending Idahoans’ self determination and the will of Idaho voters who decided that traditional marriage is a core principle of our society,” Otter said in …

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Brian Brown Has An October Surprise

Brian Brown was very quick to issue a money beg based on the wedding venue in Idaho. With marriage under attack in federal courts all across the country, this November’s elections have become all the more important. Just ask Donald and Evelyn Knapp of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Now that a federal court has struck down the state’s marriage amendment, city …

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KANSAS: Gov. Sam Brownback Leads Rally Against Same-Sex Marriage

Via the Kansas NBC affiliate: Governor Sam Brownback spoke out against same-sex marriage at a rally on the east side of Wichita. The Whistle Bus Stop Tour rally this morning brought dozens of speakers out, all of which oppose same-sex marriage in Kansas. The rally was also met by opposition of those who feel Kansas needs to get on-board with …

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IDAHO: Hate Group Sues City For Right To Discriminate Against Gay Couples

Remember the Idaho wedding chapel that said it would close before it would ever serve gay couples? Now that same-sex marriage is legal in that state, the owners have changed their minds and decided to sue the town of Coeur d’Alene in order to again make it legal to discriminate against LGBT Americans. The owners are being represented by the …

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NEVADA: Several Las Vegas Wedding Chapels Won’t Marry Same-Sex Couples

Via the Las Vegas CBS affiliate: After making calls to about 15 wedding chapels, 8 News NOW found that several of them refused to perform wedding ceremonies for same-sex couples. The Elvis Wedding Chapel, which welcomes traditional and Elvis-themed weddings, said they wouldn’t marry same-sex couples. However, when the 8 News Now cameras were rolling as we tried to get …

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HOUSTON: Ted Cruz Joins Area Pastors In Denouncing Mayor Annise Parker

Video by the Family Research Council. Of course. Remember, all of this hysteria comes from the Christianist battle to repeal Houston’s LGBT rights ordinance – local legislation that exists in similar form in more than one hundred major US cities and municipalities.

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E.W. Jackson Launches Petition: Legalize Anti-Gay Discrimination Nationwide

Via press release today from Christian Newswire: Bishop E.W. Jackson, Harvard educated Attorney, Minister and last year’s Virginia Republican Nominee for Lt. Governor has launched a national movement to protect Christians from “growing hostility, discrimination and anti-Christian bigotry.” As a first step, today Jackson officially launched the UNITY PETITION FOR RELIGIOUS AND CIVIL RIGHTS. This effort is inspired by increasing …

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Manif Pour Tous Posts Brag Reel

France’s La Manif Pour Tous today posted the below brag reel to recap last weekend’s massive marches against gay families. The clip concludes with the headlines they earned in national newspapers.

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