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Florida newspaper calls Pam Bondi a ‘modern-day Anita Bryant,’ names her ‘loser of the year’

Sunday, December 28, 2014
Pam Bondi
The Tampa Bay Times cites Bondi's “relentless defense" of the state’s same-sex marriage ban, which has been declared unconstitutional by a federal judge and four state judges. ...

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Dear Nancy Grace: Your revisionist history of Anita Bryant is mind boggling

Saturday, June 7, 2014
Anita Bryant, country singer and gay-rights opponent, had a banana cream pie thrown in her face by Tom Higgins, an openly gay man from Minneapolis, in 1977 during a press conference in Des Moines, Iowa. Instead of retaliating, Bryant's husband, Bob Green, said to let Higgins go untouched as they prayed for him.
As a gay dad to two boys adopted from foster care as babies, I can tell you that what Anita Bryant WAS trying to do was de-humanizing.  Under the rallying cry of “save our children” she fought to keep gay ...

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Christian cartoonist’s homophobic calendar yanked from Barnes & Noble, Amazon websites

Friday, December 30, 2011
American Christian cartoonist Joe King’s calendar, "I’m Not Gay, I’m Just a Sissy," drew a firestorm of criticism from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and LGBT bloggers, who this week denounced the calendar and its sale through ...

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Activists give Maggie Gallagher bigotry award; promises a pie, à la Anita Bryant

Friday, April 15, 2011
At a Congressional hearing on “Defending Marriage” on Friday, LGBT activist group GetEQUAL caught up with Maggie Gallagher, the anti-gay marriage board chairman of the National Organization for Marriage, and presented her with the “First Annual Anita Bryant Award for ...

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