Tag Archives: Box Turtle Bulletin

When It Comes To Hate, NOM Is There

Box Turtle Bulletin writer Rob Tisinai ticks off just a few of the many, many times NOM has spread a message of hate against LGBT Americans. When Reverend Ariel Torres Ortega stood on your stage as your guest at your rally and proclaimed that gays are “worthy to death,” NOM was there. But you didn’t condemn it at the event, …

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UGANDA: Government Raids And Shuts Down Secret LGBT Rights Conference

Acting on the orders of Minister for Ethics & Integrity Simon Lokodo (left), the Ugandan government has raided and shut down a secretly organized conference on LGBT rights. The two week conference organised by Freedom and Roam Uganda, an association that lobbies for the recognition of same sex relationships in Uganda ended prematurely when the minister ordered them to disperse. …

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HomoQuotable – Timothy Kincaid

“GOProud is a rightwing political organization masquerading as a gay group. Yes, there are gay members – at least three – but their goals, intentions, and actions reveal them to be interested in gay issues only in the context of how they can be spun for partisan advantage. [snip] Sure gay groups have straight members. Some are in leadership. And …

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UGANDA: Kill Gays Bill Back On Table

Box Turtle Bulletin alerts us that despite recent media reports that Uganda’s “kill gays” bill had been shelved, in fact it will be debated in the national parliament next week. The bill came into being after American evangelicals visited Uganda with claims that foreign homosexuals wanted to pay Uganda’s children to become gay. The controversial Anti Homosexuality bill is one …

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HomoQuotable – Jim Burroway

“This [Westboro] ruling is important for many reasons. First and foremost, it preserves the primacy of free speech in America, which benefits us all. But from a parochial pro-LGBT narrative, it’s equally important to note that it proves the lie to the multiple instances when anti-gay activists falsely claimed that advances in LGBT equality and protections — whether they come …

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How To Help Kill Gay Kids

Using quotes from Maggie Gallagher, Theodore “Vox Day” Beale, and Sen. Jim DeMint, Box Turtle Bulletin contributor Rob Tisinai created the above Christianist hate flow-chart. Hit the link for Rob’s post.

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Uganda Beheading Story A Hoax

Jim Burroway at Box Turtle Bulletin reports today that yesterday’s story about the beheading of a Ugandan LGBT activist was an apparent hoax planted by an anti-gay activist. Hit the BTB link for exhaustive examination of the scam.

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Exodus Co-Founder: It Never Worked

Box Turtle Bulletin interviewed Exodus International co-founder Michael Bussee, who says he never once saw his former organization’s “ex-gay” program actually turn somebody straight.

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Anti-Gay Liberty Counsel Peddles Fake Anti-Gay Pediatricians Group

The Liberty Counsel has issued an alert that the so-called American College of Pediatricians has sent a warning to the nation’s educators to be on the lookout for students “experiencing same-sex attraction or gender confusion.” The letter reminds school superintendents that it is not uncommon for adolescents to experience transient confusion about their sexual orientation and that most students will …

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AMFAR To Domain Host Go Daddy: Take Down Neil Horsely’s Anti-Gay Site

Two days ago infamous Georgia nutcase Neil Horsely was arrested for making death threats to Elton John over his comment that Jesus Christ was gay. Today Jim Burroway at Box Turtle Bulletin reports that Horsely is also responsible for a campaign in Kenya that calls for the death of homosexuals. Horsley is not only calling for Elton John’s death, but …

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Evangelical Hate-Monger Scott Lively’s “Nuclear Bomb” In Uganda

The guys at Box Turtle Bulletin are doing fantastic work exposing the American evangelicals behind Uganda’s “kill gays” bill. Here’s their first of three clips in a series about Scott Lively, who helped organize the conference that resulted in the bill. Lively’s book, The Pink Swastika, claims that gay men orchestrated the Holocaust. Because we are all serial killers at …

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NYT Finally Weighs In On Uganda

The New York Times has finally noticed the now months-long debacle over Uganda’s “kill gays” bill, in an article about the three American evangelicals largely blamed for spawning the proposed legislation. Last March, three American evangelical Christians, whose teachings about “curing” homosexuals have been widely discredited in the United States, arrived here in Uganda’s capital to give a series of …

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Pepsi Sponsors Uganda Concert By Murder Music Artist Beenie Man

Box Turtle Bulletin reports that Pepsi sponsored Uganda concerts by murder music reggae singer Beenie Man. BTB notes the following story in a Uganda newspaper. The King of Dancehall stuck a sword of words into gay people through singing and talking. “In my family, we don’t have any gay person but if you’re gay, my brother that’s not my fault,” …

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PhoboQuotable – Michael Schwartz

“And one of the things that he said to me, that I think is an astonishingly insightful remark. He said, ‘all pornography is homosexual pornography because all pornography turns your sexual drive inwards. Now think about that. And if you, if you tell an 11-year-old boy about that, do you think he’s going to want to go out and get …

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Box Turtle Bulletin Forces Illinois Family Institute To Recant Hate Crimes Claim

One of the most repulsive campaigns currently being spread by the right-wing is that the hate crimes act currently before the U.S. Senate protects a massive list of criminal sexual activities including bestiality and pedophilia. A list of 547 sexual paraphilias has been spouted by every wingnut group out there and was heavily quoted by GOP Congressmen during the U.S. …

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