Tag Archives: John Becker

OHIO: Wingnut Lawmaker Floats “Bathroom Bill”

Notorious crackpot Ohio state Rep. John Becker wants a North Carolina-style anti-trans “bathroom law” in his own state. Cincinnati.com reports: Becker, R-Union Township, is floating a proposal that he says would protect Ohioans from sexual predators posing as transgender people to gain access to women’s bathrooms, possibly by requiring transgender people to use unisex or single-stall bathrooms. He cited a …

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Don Lemon Defends Johnny Weir

Yesterday Bilerico editor John Becker and CNN anchor Don Lemon tangled over whether Johnny Weir has a responsibility to denounce Russia’s treatment of LGBT people. Lemon stood up for Weir and argued that just because he’s gay doesn’t automatically mean he has to be vocal about gay rights all the time. John Becker took a decidedly different position, saying that …

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UCF Calls Out Big Guns In Campaign To Cloak Emails About Regnerus Study

The University of Central Florida (my alma mater!) has hired the former chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court to defend themselves against demands that they produce the emails leading up to the publication of Mark Regnerus’ discredited study on gay parenting. Via the Human Rights Campaign: A judge ruled the university had to release the documents, deemed public records …

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