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FRC calls SPLC ‘Evil,’ ‘Anti-American,’ ‘Anti-Semitic,’ ‘Anti-Christian,’ ‘Marxist,’ ‘Dangerous’

Monday, August 20, 2012
On Friday, FRC’s second in command – Executive Vice President Jerry Boykin – appeared on the Glenn Beck Program and called the SPLC an “anti-American, anti-Christian, anti-Semitic, Marxist organization.” Continuing, he said that the SPLC is an “evil group of people” who “are dangerous.” [ Read more → ]
U.S. Senate candidate W. Todd Akin

Akin’s ‘legitimate rape’ remarks draw attention to candidate’s anti-gay record

Monday, August 20, 2012
The Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Missouri has been thrust into the national spotlight following comments he made suggesting a woman can resist becoming pregnant after a “legitimate rape” — prompting LGBT advocates to decry not only his views on women but also his long history of opposition to LGBT rights. [ Read more → ]

Wireless carrier T-Mobile announces support for marriage equality

Monday, August 20, 2012
BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Mobile communications provider T-Mobile USA on Monday became the latest company to announce its support for marriage equality in Washington state. [ Read more → ]

Memo to PFOX: We don’t need your rehabilitation

Sunday, August 19, 2012
“Victims,” best describes those who participate (especially those forced to participate) in the macabre ritual of self-loathing that SOCE (sexual orientation change efforts) groups advocate. These are not institutions of healing. But are institutions of shame and degradation. They are not based in science, instead they’re based in ancient dogma, blind bigotry, and willful ignorance. [ Read more → ]

Lesbian couple denied hospital rights despite legal, domestic partnership

Sunday, August 19, 2012
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- A lesbian couple in Nevada was told by an admissions officer at a local hospital that they would need a medical power of attorney for one partner to make decisions for another in the event of a crisis, despite being in a legal domestic partnership sanctioned by the state. [ Read more → ]
Patrick Schwarzenegger

Patrick Schwarzenegger teams up with Lady Gaga’s ‘Born this Way’ foundation

Sunday, August 19, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, created to raise public awareness about the need to end bullying and celebrate diversity and acceptance of others, gained a new ally this week -- Patrick Schwarzenegger, the 18-year-old son of former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and journalist Maria Shriver. [ Read more → ]

The freedom to love those who consent to love us is a universal right

Sunday, August 19, 2012
Whatever one’s religion, it is but a thought, a belief, and should never be imposed on anyone else. That’s why we have separation of church and state. Believe what you want, but don’t establish what you believe as a means to enslave others to your belief. To do so is to impinge on the human rights of others to live in freedom. The freedom to love those who consent to love us and express that love sexually, is not a belief, it is a universal right... [ Read more → ]

Anti-gay Russians sue Madonna for $10.5 million for ‘promoting homosexuality’

Sunday, August 19, 2012
MOSCOW -- Pop icon Madonna is being sued for more than $10 million by Russian activists who claimed they were offended by her support for gay rights during a recent concert in St. Petersburg, Russia. [ Read more → ]

Marriage – Gay or Straight – is not about religion…

Sunday, August 19, 2012
Marriage in the United States of America is NOT about religion. The act of getting married to someone is not a religious act. It’s not based on any religion, any Bible, any book, any belief, any potion, any leader, nothing. One does not have to be religious to get married, and religious leaders do not have to preside over a marriage ceremony to make a marriage legal... [ Read more → ]

Family Research Council — The destruction continues…

Saturday, August 18, 2012
There is absolutely no doubt that FRC, along with more than a dozen other “Christian” based organizations lie about LGBT people. And this is the root of the escalating tension: the propagation of lies. This does damage. This oppresses fellow humans. Those who continue to do this all use the Bible to validate their oppression, making it extremely vile to many Christians. You can only push on and denigrate people for so long before it boils over... [ Read more → ]
Harry Jackson

Meet Harry Jackson, Maryland’s leading anti-gay race baiter

Saturday, August 18, 2012
Bishop Harry Jackson is one of the leading anti-gay voices working to repeal Maryland’s proposed marriage equality law in November, and he’s being bankrolled heavily by the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), according to a new report from Mother Jones. [ Read more → ]
Club JAM, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Flaming projectiles aimed at gay nightclub in Salt Lake City

Friday, August 17, 2012
SALT LAKE CITY -- Police and fire investigators In Salt Lake City are actively seeking the identities of three or four people in their late teens or early 20s who launched flaming projectiles at Club JAM, a gay patronized nightclub located north of the Capitol Hill neighborhood in downtown. [ Read more → ]
Donta Gooden

Second transgender female found murdered in Chicago’s ‘K-Town’

Friday, August 17, 2012
CHICAGO -- Police confirmed Friday that a body discovered in an abandoned building in a west side Chicago neighborhood known as K-Town was that of 19-year-old Donta Gooden, a transgender female. [ Read more → ]
Kayla Elliott suffered a head wound requiring 18 stitches, and defensive wounds to both hands in the August 14 attack..

Months of anti-gay slurs escalate into brutal attack on Oklahoma lesbian

Friday, August 17, 2012
MIDWEST CITY, Okla. -- An Oklahoma lesbian was attacked this week after months of anti-gay slurs and verbal harassment escalated into a brutal assault. [ Read more → ]
Mercedes M. Ayers

Teenager ordered tried as adult in alleged hate crime in Missouri

Friday, August 17, 2012
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- A juvenile court judge in Cape Girardeau, Mo., ruled Wednesday that the 17-year-old female suspect in the July 24 beating of a local lesbian resident will be prosecuted as an adult. [ Read more → ]
Nikolai Alekseyev

Moscow court rejects appeal, reaffirms 100-year ban on LGBT pride events

Friday, August 17, 2012
The Moscow City Court on Friday again confirmed its 100-year ban on all LGBT pride events in the Russian capital, and rejected an appeal by Nikolai Alekseyev, the leader of a Russian gay rights community and the organizer of previous gay pride events. [ Read more → ]
Tony Perkins

Perkins: ‘Clear link’ between FRC shooting and Obama administration policies

Friday, August 17, 2012
After trying to blame the Southern Poverty Law Center for the deplorable shooting that occurred at the Family Research Council’s office this week, FRC president Tony Perkins today also implicated the Obama administration in the shooting. [ Read more → ]

Setting the record straight on the FRC’s ‘hate group’ designation

Friday, August 17, 2012
Political disagreement is never a justification for violence, but the FRC should not seek to exploit this tragedy in an attempt to gloss over the organization’s long and documented record of anti-gay extremism. [ Read more → ]

Lincoln, Neb., LGBT ‘fairness ordinance’ unlikely to appear on ballot

Thursday, August 16, 2012
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A proposed ordinance which would prohibit discrimination against LGBT people in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodations in Lincoln, Neb., will likely not appear on the November ballot. [ Read more → ]
Andrew Shirvell

Former prosecutor ordered to pay $4.5 million for defaming gay student

Thursday, August 16, 2012
DETROIT -- Former state assistant attorney general Andrew Shirvell was ordered to pay $4.5 million in damages after a federal jury on Thursday ruled that his blog -- "Chris Armstrong Watch" -- which attacked the former University of Michigan's openly gay student body president, was in fact defamation. [ Read more → ]
Christine Kehoe

California lawmaker wants U.S. Navy to name ship after Harvey Milk

Thursday, August 16, 2012
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California State Sen. Christine Kehoe (D-San Diego) has introduced a resolution to support efforts to name a Navy ship after gay rights icon Harvey Milk. [ Read more → ]

FRC shooter held without bond, ordered to undergo mental evaluation

Thursday, August 16, 2012
WASHINGTON — Floyd Lee Corkins II, 28, of Herndon, Va., has been charged with assault with intent to kill while armed, and interstate transportation of a firearm and ammunition as a result of Wednesday’s shooting incident at the Family Research Council headquarters in Washington. [ Read more → ]
FRC President Tony Perkins

FRC blames ‘hate group’ designation for ‘reckless environment’ that led to shooting

Thursday, August 16, 2012
WASHINGTON -- Family Research Council president Tony Perkins on Thursday said he blamed the Southern Poverty Law Center for the "reckless rhetoric" that led to a shooting at the FRC headquarters on Wednesday. [ Read more → ]
FRC President Tony Perkins

Is it Christian to be Anti-Gay?

Thursday, August 16, 2012
Between Chick-fil-A and Wednesday’s shooting at the Family Research Council’s (FRC) offices, there’s been a lot of discussion about something called a “hate group.” Groups such as the FRC, the National Organization for Marriage, Focus on the Family, Public Advocate, American Family Association and many others frequently refer to themselves as “pro-family,” “pro-marriage” and sometimes “Christian” organizations... [ Read more → ]

CDC partners with ‘Sex is the Question’ for survey of men’s sexual behaviors

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
ATLANTA, GA -- The Centers for Disease Control has announced it is partnering with Emory University’s to launch the most ambitious and largest effort by a federal agency to conduct a survey of gay and bisexual men in the United States. [ Read more → ]
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