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Romney Aide: Obama Could ‘Mandate Gay Marriages For Everyone’ And GOP Would Stay Silent

by David Badash ● 12:50 PM June 17, 2014
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Has the GOP has been up in arms, issuing press releases and warning of fires and brimstone? Nope. What does this mean?

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Breaking: Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Loses Primary

by David Badash ● 8:11 PM June 10, 2014
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Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has just lost his primary to challenger Dave Brat, an anti-immigration reform Tea Party candidate.

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Verizon, Time Warner, Anheuser-Busch Sponsored Anti-Gay Texas GOP Convention

by David Badash ● 3:10 PM June 9, 2014
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Being a corporate sponsor of the Texas GOP does mean that entity is choosing to enable radical politics — in this case, the politics of an anti-gay tea party fueled machine.

Bigotry Watch

Just How Anti-Gay Is The Texas GOP’s 2014 Platform? ‘Ex-Gay’ Therapy Just The Beginning

by David Badash ● 8:27 AM June 9, 2014
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On Saturday a right wing Tea Party group achieved its goal: support for so-called “ex-gay” therapy became an official plank of the Texas Republican Party’s 2014 platform. But that’s just the beginning.

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Democrat Wendy Davis Responds Perfectly To Texas GOP Policy That Gays Need Reparative Therapy

by David Badash ● 4:41 PM June 6, 2014
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Today, in response to the Texas anti-gay platform supporting dangerous ex-gay therapy, Wendy Davis tweeted, “Unlike @TexasGOP, I believe that LGBT Texans #DontNeedFixin.”

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Texas GOP Platform Embraces ‘Reparative Therapy’ to ‘Escape Homosexual Lifestyle’

by David Badash ● 5:02 PM June 4, 2014
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The Republican Party of Texas has drafted a new platform for 2014 which embraces so-called ex-gay or “reparative therapy,” which has been deemed harmful or even dangerous by every major medical organization.

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Gay Tea Party Group GOProud Definitely Shutting Down — Director Admits He Lied

by David Badash ● 5:54 PM June 2, 2014
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There’s so much more that could be said about GOProud, their frat house antics, de-facto endorsement of Michele Bachmann, etc., but, well, why even bother? Instead, let’s just say, “thanks for nothing,” and, “good riddance.”

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Republican Meghan McCain Joins GLAAD Board of Directors

by David Badash ● 12:21 PM June 2, 2014
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Meghan McCain, the moderate Republican pundit and media personality, is joining the National Board of Directors of LGBT advocacy organization GLAAD.

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Sarah Palin Introduces Phil Robertson At Religion-Focused Republican Conference

by David Badash ● 12:43 PM May 30, 2014
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Could there be any greater snapshot of just how in trouble the Republican Party is today than to have its former vice presidential nominee, Sarah Palin, invited to introduce Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson at the Republican Leadership Conference?

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Conservative GOP Senator: SCOTUS Will Make Gay Marriage ‘Law Of The Land’

by David Badash ● 8:24 AM May 29, 2014
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Conservative Republican U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah admits that even though he does not support it, same-sex marriage will “sooner or later” be the “law of the land” via the Supreme Court.

Bigotry Watch

Leading GOP Congressional Candidate: Gays Have A Plot To Seduce And Sodomize Your Sons

by David Badash ● 5:33 PM May 21, 2014
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A Republican candidate for the U.S. Congress says that gay people have a secret plot to seduce and sodomize America’s sons and thinks same-sex marriage is akin to bestiality and incest.

J. Rudy Flesher

Pennsylvania Auditor General To Anti-Gay Governor: You Are Costing Us Millions

by J. Rudy Flesher ● 10:07 AM May 19, 2014
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Pennsylvania’s Auditor General has released a statement taking Gov. Tom Corbett (R) to task for costing the Commonwealth millions by continuing to defend its unconstitutional ban on marriage equality.

Bigotry Watch

DC GOP Lobbyist: Any NFL Team That Drafts Michael Sam Will Get ‘Roughed Up Financially’

by David Badash ● 7:03 PM May 8, 2014
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A Washington, D.C. lobbyist who was accused of being linked to the infamous “D.C. Madam” several years ago is waging pre-emptive war against any NFL team that drafts Michael Sam, thus making him the first openly-gay NFL player.

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Crist: I Left The GOP Because They’re ‘Anti-Women, Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Minority, Anti-Gay’

by David Badash ● 9:19 AM May 7, 2014
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Former Florida governor Charlie Crist says that he left the Republican Party because it is “anti-women, anti-immigrant, anti-minority, anti-gay.”