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Bigotry Watch

Watch: Rick Perry Gets Slammed By Conservative CNBC Host For Anti-Gay Comments

by David Badash ● 1:59 PM June 16, 2014
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Rick Perry appeared on the NBC News financial network CNBC this morning and was roundly berated for his anti-gay comments last week.

News

Wendy Davis Takes Position On ‘Ex-Gay’ Therapy

by David Badash ● 6:57 PM June 12, 2014
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Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis today announced she would both support and, if elected governor, sign a bill into law outlawing so-called “ex-gay” or “reparative” therapy for minors.

Bigotry Watch

Watch: Rick Perry Compares Being Gay To Being An Alcoholic (Video)

by David Badash ● 12:24 PM June 12, 2014
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The nation seems abuzz today after Rick Perry’s extraordinarily ignorant and hateful comments about homosexuality. Here’s the video.

Bigotry Watch

Watch: Anderson Cooper Holds Texas GOP Lawmaker Accountable For Supporting ‘Ex-Gay’ Therapy

by David Badash ● 10:19 AM June 12, 2014
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Anderson Cooper last night, with surgical precision, sliced, diced, and effectively demolished a Texas Republican lawmaker’s false claims about so-called “ex-gay” or “reparative” therapy.

News

Tea Party Republican OK With Stoning The Gays: ‘We Would Totally Be In The Right’

by David Badash ● 10:05 AM June 11, 2014
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A conservative Tea Party Republican candidate running for the Oklahoma House of Representatives says he is OK with stoning gays to death.

Discrimination

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.

Bigotry Watch

‘Christian’ Groups Use Un-Christian Tactics To Demonize Gay Community

by Guest Author ● 12:09 PM June 3, 2014
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Through a clever use of junk science, misrepresented scientific work, outright lies, or demeaning images, religious right groups work to stand as a roadblock to any advancement of gay equality by stigmatizing the gay community.

Bigotry Watch

Franklin Graham: ‘We Don’t Want To Be Called A Homophobic’ (Video)

by David Badash ● 2:56 PM May 23, 2014
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Franklin Graham preached against homosexuality at the Family Research Council’s annual Watchmen on the Walls conference yesterday, announcing, “we don’t want to be called ‘a homophobic.’”

Charles Clymer

‘Gay Is Okay But Gross’ Is Homophobia, Too

by Charles Clymer ● 8:00 AM May 22, 2014
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“I’ve got no problem with gays marrying or adopting, just the public affection. I don’t need to see that.” Really?

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.

Clinton Fein

Yep, I’m Another Truvada Whore

by Clinton Fein ● 3:35 PM May 10, 2014
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Clinton Fein explores the pros and cons of the use of PrEP to prevent HIV, and concludes it is not — as critics claim — a “party drug,” and says if you must call him a “Truvada whore,” well, feel free — it’s worth it.

Bigotry Watch

Breaking: Mormon Leaders Add, Then Remove Homosexuality From BYU Sexual Orientation Survey

by David Badash ● 7:06 PM April 28, 2014
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After an investigative report by The New Civil Rights Movement revealed Mormon leadership were refusing to use the word “gay” in a survey asking LDS students at Brigham Young University their sexual orientation, Mormon leadership has changed course — twice.

Bigotry Watch

GOP Senator Slams John Kerry: ‘What Must God Think’ By Supporting LGBT People In Uganda?

by David Badash ● 10:08 AM April 28, 2014
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Wisconsin Republican state senator Glenn Grothman says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is upsetting God by trying to educate Ugandan political leaders on homosexuality.

News

Mormon Leaders Omit ‘Gay’ In Survey Asking Students ‘What Is Your Sexual Orientation?’

by David Badash ● 6:04 PM April 25, 2014
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A confidential survey distributed to some Brigham Young University students reveals the depths of ignorance the Mormon Church’s top leadership has about homosexuality.

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