Tag Archives: LGBT youth

Uncle Poodle For GLAAD’s Spirit Day

He’s the gay uncle on Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.

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Morning View – GLAAD’s Spirit Day

As I’ve done for the last two years, today I’m wearing my only purple shirt in recognition of GLAAD’s anti-bullying Spirit Day. Hopefully the folks at Chirpin’ Chicken will find this meaningful when I leave the apartment for lunch.

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CNN Anchor Hangs Up On Bryan Fischer Over Claims About Anti-Bullying Day

Two weeks ago I told you that the American Family Association is calling for parents to keep their children out of school during the SPLC’s annual Mix It Up Day, which for ten years has encouraged students to sit at lunch with kids outside of their social circles.  According to the AFA, Mix It Up Day is a secret plan …

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The Gay Kid Has An American Dream

This is from the Liberty Hill Foundation, which was created in 1976 by baking heiress Sarah Pillsbury. More about this campaign is here. (Tipped by JMG reader Carmen)

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GLAAD’s Spirit Day: October 19th

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MINNESOTA: Archbishop Tells Woman To Reject Her Gay Son Or Go To Hell

Truth Wins Out reports that Minnesota Archbishop John Nienstadt responded to a parishioner’s letter by telling her that she should reject her gay son or she too will go to hell. Think Progress has the letter: I write to inform you that the teaching of the Catholic Church on homosexuality,a s described in paragraphs 2357 and 2358 and 2359 of …

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NJ To Consider “Ex-Gay” Therapy Ban

Openly gay New Jersey Assemblyman Tim Eustace says he will introduce a bill similar to California’s ban on “ex-gay” therapy for minors. “I see it as a form of child abuse,” Eustace said. Being gay “is not an illness, so what are they fixing?” “Conversion” or “reparative” therapy has been discredited by all major mental health organizations, according to the …

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Savage To Perkins: Sue Me, I Dare You

“Sue me, Tony. I’d love to see you talk about my ‘issues’ on a witness stand. I realize that this isn’t how you think the world is supposed to work, Tony. You believe—and you’re old enough to remember a time when—people like you were free to say vile and disgusting things about people like me without anyone objecting. Certainly people …

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HomoQuotable – Dan Savage

“Tony Perkins and the Family Research Council — First of all, they tell, Tony Perkins tells parents whose kids come out to reject them. Tony Perkins tells the parents of queer kids to do what Tony Perkins damn well knows drives those kids to suicide — doubles their already quadruple rate of suicide. Why would someone who calls themselves a …

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Another Lawsuit To Stop “Ex-Gay” Ban

“Of all the freedom-killing bills we have seen in our legislature the last several years, this is among the worst. This outrageous bill makes no exceptions for young victims of sexual abuse who are plagued with unwanted same-sex attraction, nor does it respect the consciences of mental health professionals who work in a church. We are filing suit to defend …

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“Ex-Gay” Crackpot Vs CNN Host

“Ex-gay” activist, NARTH con man, and wackadoodle therapist David Pickup (real name!) sparred with CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin today over California’s new ban on “reparative therapy” for minors. Things got rather heated towards the end. (Tipped by JMG reader Gigi) RELATED: In 2008 I posted a clip that promoted David Pickup’s scam program which calls on his patients to “Go …

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CALIFORNIA: Liberty Counsel To Sue To Stop “Ex-Gay” Therapy Ban

Predictably, the Liberty Counsel says they will file suit to thwart California’s just-approved ban on the “ex-gay” torture and brainwashing of children. Their suit will be filed on behalf of NARTH, whose board member George Rekers was recently exposed for hiring a lithe young male prostitute for a two-week European vacation. “The California governor and legislature are putting their own …

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Tweet Of The Day – Gov. Jerry Brown

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NEW YORK CITY: Ali Forney Center To Hold Annual Gala On October 26th

Via press release: This October 26, the Ali Forney Center (AFC) – the nation’s largest services and advocacy organization working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) runaway and homeless youth – will hold its annual A Place at the Table benefit dinner at Capitale. This year’s event, hosted by MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts, will celebrate the tenth anniversary …

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CA Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill Banning “Ex-Gay” Therapy For Minors

Last night California Gov. Jerry Brown finally signed the bill that bans “ex-gay therapy” for children under the age of 18. The bill, SB1172 by Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance (Los Angeles County), bars mental health practitioners from performing so-called reparative therapy, which professional psychological organizations have said may cause harm. Gay rights groups have labeled them dangerous and abusive. “This …

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Austin Police – It Gets Better

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Help NYC’s Ali Forney Center Win A $250,00 Grant From Chase Giving

Chase Community Giving is soliciting Facebook votes for worthy charities to be granted a $250,000 donation. Ali Forney Center founder Carl Siciliano writes us: The Ali Forney Center took a huge step forward in our ability to protect homeless LGBT youth this week. We signed a lease for a big new space for our drop-in programs, and for the first …

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Linda Harvey’s Latest Message For Kids

Harvey writes: Have you wished you could find a simple flyer for your older grade school or middle school children about homosexuality? Well, Mission America has developed one. It’s clear, concise and provides a beginning basis for a more in-depth study as children mature. You can read and download it at the link below. Feel free to print this as …

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How To Prevent Homosexuality

“Ex-gay” Pastor Stephen Bennett was an alcoholic and a drug dealer. Because he was a homosexual and for no other reason. And now he’d like you to pay him to torture LGBT children. But first, send him a photo of that young man. Why don’t you take the time to pray, gather your thoughts, and write your story about your …

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Linda Harvey On CA’s “Ex-Gay” Bill

“Similar bills may soon be introduced in New Jersey and a few other states. It’s the latest strategy of those who oppose biblical morality to portray high sexual standards as being mean and hateful. Good luck with that because most of America is starting to see how false and harmful the gay agenda is and it’s our youth who are …

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