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Bigotry Watch

Lesbian Church Attendee Of ‘Genocide For Gays’ Pastor Worley Speaks

by David Badash ● 4:54 PM May 22, 2012
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A woman who is a lesbian and attended Pastor Charles Worley’s church for years,

Discrimination

New Video: Hillary Clinton Speaks Out Against Bullying

by David Badash ● 1:26 PM May 5, 2012
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton released a video yesterday spoke out against bullying of all minorities, including “LGBT people.”

Civil Rights

Eric Holder Speaks At White House LGBT Safe Schools Conference In Texas

by David Badash ● 4:38 PM April 4, 2012
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Attorney General Eric Holder and top Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett spoke at the University of Texas during a conversation about safety and security for LGBT people.

News

Watch: President Obama Signs With Young Hearing-Impaired Man

by David Badash ● 10:07 AM March 21, 2012
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A young hearing-impaired man wanted to speak with President Obama on the campaign trail in Maryland, and recorded this heart-warming video.

Arts

LGBT Images In Art: The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name Just Won’t Shut Up!

by Stuart Wilber ● 4:43 PM March 11, 2012
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Four states have major exhibitions at notable museums which focus on works of art that are explicitly or implicitly depictions of LGBTQ subjects or iconography.

Bigotry Watch

Pastor Rick Warren Finally Speaks The Truth -At Least In Part

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM February 11, 2012
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Pastor Warren is right. “Religious freedom” includes freedom from religion, and freedom to not have to pay for his choices that violate my beliefs.

News

Occupy Oakland Hero Iraq War Vet Scott Olsen Speaks On His Return

by David Badash ● 5:03 PM November 29, 2011
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Occupy Oakland hero Scott Olsen, an Iraq War veteran who was critically injured by Oakland Police, speaks in this interview about his attack, and his recovery.

Bigotry Watch

Herman Cain Wisecracks About Anita Hill To Supporters

by David Badash ● 11:37 AM November 11, 2011
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Herman Cain speaking in front of a group of supporters was asked a question about Anita Hill. His response, in a joking manner, was, “Is she going to endorse me?”

Civil Rights

DADT: Gay 88-Year Old WWII Vet Speaks On Repeal Of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

by David Badash ● 1:28 PM September 20, 2011
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Jack Strouss, a gay 88-year old WW II veteran speaking at a ceremony marking repeal of DADT says his fellow soldiers all knew he was gay, and had no problem with it.

Legislation

Democratic Rep’s GOP Slam: “Party Of Elephants Is Forgetting Every Day”

by David Badash ● 5:05 PM April 1, 2011
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Donna Edwards spoke on the floor of the House to school the GOP, during a brawl over “Deem and pass,” which Republicans tried to use unsuccessfully.

Bigotry Watch

New Hampshire Marriage Repeal: Maggie Gallagher Visits, Speaks To House

by David Badash ● 12:29 PM February 17, 2011
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Maggie Gallagher, Chairwoman of the National Organization for Marriage today spoke to the New Hampshire Legislature on the issue of marriage equality.

Politics

Why I Love Rachel Maddow. “You’re Lying”

by David Badash ● 1:49 PM March 31, 2010
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OK. I’m going to share a slightly personal story here. Last night I had the honor of speaking to my former journalism teacher’s class about this blog, and blogging in general. Interestingly, the subject of “truth” came up. My number one point to the class was this: As a journalist, as a writer, and as [...]