Tag Archives: Vermont

Homocon Fox News Guest Attacks Vermont Governor Nominee Over Her “Transgender Privilege” [VIDEO]

Last month homocon Chadwick Moore was supposedly banned by Grindr for posting an anti-trans message in his profile, sending Moore to Twitter where he whined to the FBI, who are surely interested in helping him get dick. Last night Moore took his butthurt to Fox News to attack Vermont gubernatorial nominee Christine Hallquist. Media Matters has the transcript: CHADWICK MOORE: …

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VERMONT: Christine Hallquist Becomes First-Ever Openly Transgender Nominee For Governor [VIDEO]

Via press release from the Democratic National Committee: “The DNC is proud to congratulate Christine Hallquist, Vermont’s Democratic nominee for governor and the country’s first-ever openly transgender nominee for governor, along with all of tonight’s Democratic nominees in the Green Mountain State. “Christine’s historic victory tonight is an inspiration to LGBTQ people everywhere, and we are excited to stand behind …

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Vermont Becomes Ninth State To Legalize Marijuana

The Burlington Free Press reports: As of today, recreational use of marijuana is legal in Vermont — within boundaries of some clear and not-so-clear rules. Vermont becomes the ninth state to legalize marijuana and the first state to do so through its state legislature. Gov. Phil Scott signed the law in January with “mixed emotions.” But authorities can’t answer some …

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Jane Sanders Lawyers Up In Bank Fraud Investigation

Newsweek reports: Bernie Sanders’s wife, Jane Sanders, has reportedly hired lawyers following a federal investigation into her time as president of the now-defunct Burlington College in Vermont. She is accused of fraudulently obtaining a $10 million bank loan that was purportedly used to buy 33 acres of land for the school. But, the full story is a little stranger than …

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VERMONT: Bernie Sanders Launches “Our Revolution” Non-Profit Amid Internal Staffing Turmoil [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Bernie Sanders launched his long-awaited post-primary movement, Our Revolution, with the fanfare of a presidential campaign. He was introduced by the environmentalist Bill McKibben, who described Sanders as “the most popular politician in America” with plenty of unfinished tasks. For a full hour, Sanders told an audience in Burlington, Vt. — and tens of thousands of …

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VERMONT: Governor Signs Ex-Gay Torture Ban

From the National Center for Lesbian Rights: Today, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed Senate Bill 132 into law, making Vermont the eighth jurisdiction—behind California, New Jersey, Oregon, Illinois, New York, Washington D.C., and Cincinnati—to protect LGBTQ youth from the dangers of conversion therapy. Senate Bill 132, which protects LGBTQ youth from mental health providers attempting to change their sexual orientation …

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New York, Vermont, And Washington Governors Order Mississippi Travel Ban Over Anti-LGBT Hate Law

From the Spokesman-Review: Washington employees were banned from most government-related travel to Mississippi because of that state’s new law allowing businesses owners to refuse service to gay, lesbian and transgender customers for religious reasons. Gov. Jay Inslee issued the ban on non-essential travel Tuesday afternoon, saying Washington has strong laws against discrimination that covers sexual orientation and identity, and its …

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Vermont Joins North Carolina Travel Ban

From Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin: “The law passed in North Carolina is an absolute disgrace. Vermont has a proud tradition of protecting the rights of LGBT individuals. I’m making this decision in that tradition. I’m proud to join with New York in taking this action. I hope other states will join us in applying pressure on North Carolina to recognize …

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VERMONT: Senate Approves Ex-Gay Torture Ban

Via the Associated Press: The Vermont Senate has voted overwhelmingly to advance a bill banning the use of what’s called “conversion therapy,” which is most often directed at young gay and lesbian people in a bid to make them heterosexual. The bill makes it unprofessional conduct — subject to sanction by a state regulatory board — for a medical or …

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Ben & Jerry’s Co-Founder Creates Bernie Sanders Flavor

The co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s is holding a contest to win pints of “Bernie’s Yearning” ice cream. Via The Hill: “Jerry and I have been constituents of Bernie Sanders for the last 30 years,” Ben Cohen said of the Vermont senator. But he noted that his company with fellow co-founder Jerry Greenfield is not directly involved with the flavor. …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Rally In Vermont

Donald Trump is due take the stage at 7PM in Burlington, Vermont where police are bracing for potentially violent clashes between Trump supporters and local Democrats who have reportedly scooped up a large number of seats. Watch below. The Trump campaign gave out more than ten times the number of tickets than the venue can hold in order to thwart …

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VERMONT: Trump Campaign Gives Out 20,000 Tickets To 1400-Seat Venue To Thwart Protesters

Donald Trump will hold a rally tonight in Bernie Sanders’ backyard at the 1400-seat Flynn Center in Burlington, Vermont. After hearing that some local Democrats had used fake email addresses to reserve seats with the intention of leaving them empty, the Trump campaign responded by upping the reservation limit on Eventbrite to 20,000. More from the Daily Mail: Donald Trump’s …

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Homosexual Commercial Tyranny!

Here’s the latest from the red-caped Catholic loons of Tradition, Family & Property, who are super-pissed about the ruling against a Vermont inn for refusing to host a gay wedding reception. It seems painfully clear that liberals are content with abrogating the freedoms of some in order to enforce the “freedoms” of others in the name of equality. The implications …

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

Clip description: “Three years ago today, Vermont became the fourth state in the country where gay and lesbian couples had freedom to marry. On this third anniversary, let’s take a moment look back at how that happened — and what’s happened since.”

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VERMONT: Inn Loses Suit, Must Pay $30K For Turning Away Lesbian Couple

Vermont’s Wildflower Inn has been fined $30,000 for turning away a lesbian couple that wanted to hold their wedding reception there. The couple was represented by the ACLU, who convinced the Vermont Human Rights Commission that the inn had violated state law on public accommodations. The losing Alliance Defense Fund denounces the decision: “Every American should be free to live …

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VERMONT: Sailor Marries As Clock Strikes The Official End To DADT

Moments after the clock struck the official end to DADT, last night an active duty Navy officer married his husband in Vermont. When Navy Lt. Gary Ross and his partner were searching for a place to get married, they settled on a site in Vermont, in part because the state is in the Eastern time zone. That way, the two …

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VERMONT: Sued Innkeepers Respond

The owners of Vermont’s Wildflower Inn have responded to the ACLU’s lawsuit filed against them for refusing to host a gay wedding reception. “We have never refused rooms or dining or employment to gays or lesbians,” they wrote. “Many of our guests have been same-sex couples. We welcome and treat all people with respect and dignity. We do not however, …

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VERMONT: Lesbian Couple Sues Hotel For Refusing Their Wedding Reception

A lesbian couple has filed a lawsuit against a Vermont inn for refusing to host their wedding reception. Their suit was filed by the ACLU. Kate Baker and Ming Linsley filed the suit on Tuesday in Vermont Superior Court, accusing the Wildflower Inn of Lyndonville of abruptly turning them away after learning they are lesbians. They claim the inn violated …

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