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Bigotry Watch

School Board Teaches ‘It’s OK To Be Gay’ Teacher It’s Not OK To Say So

by David Badash ● 8:15 AM May 31, 2012
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James Yoakley, a Tennessee yearbook teacher has been transferred after a half-page interview positively depicting a gay student appeared in the school’s yearbook.

News

HRC Bomb Threat: NOM Says ‘We Want To Be The First To Denounce’

by David Badash ● 2:08 PM May 15, 2012
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Today, in the wake of a bomb threat at HRC and possibly other LGBT organizations, NOM, the National Organization For Marriage, issued a statement denouncing threats.

Bigotry Watch

Call For ‘Dictator’ Obama To Be Impeached For ‘Celebration Of Homosexuality’

by David Badash ● 11:11 AM April 20, 2012
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LaBarbera calls for the impeachment of “dictator” Obama for a “blasphemous” “celebration of homosexuality” because he decided “he is just not going to enforce” DOMA.

Civil Rights

Watch Live Now: Prosecutor Announces Charges Against George Zimmerman

by David Badash ● 5:25 PM April 11, 2012
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Watch live here at 6:00 PM ET, when the special Florida prosecutor announces what charges she is filing against George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin.

Civil Rights

Trayvon Martin Killer George Zimmerman To Be Charged Today Official Says

by David Badash ● 2:34 PM April 11, 2012
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George Zimmerman will be charged today in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey.

Bigotry Watch

GOP Congressman To Gays: Lie At Work That You’re Straight Unless You Want To Be Fired

by David Badash ● 1:11 PM April 4, 2012
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Notoriously anti-gay hypocrite Steve King says gays should lie about their sexuality unless they want to risk being fired for being gay, which government can’t stop.

Civil Rights

Jimmy Carter, Evolving, Says It’s “Fine For Gay People To Be Married”

by David Badash ● 2:28 PM March 19, 2012
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Former Democratic President Jimmy Carter says it’s “fine for gay people to be married in civil ceremonies,” and adds that Jesus never once said anything about homosexuality.

Bigotry Watch

God Hates Fags Preparing To Be Rush Limbaugh’s Newest Advertiser

by David Badash ● 7:45 PM March 15, 2012
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God Hates Fags is preparing an ad for Friday’s edition of the Rush Limbaugh Show, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Civil Rights

Gay Marriage Bill To Be Introduced In Rhode Island

by David Badash ● 6:43 PM February 15, 2012
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A gay marriage bill will be introduced in the state of Rhode Island Thursday, the final day bills may be introduced.

Analysis

Does Teaching Your Teen To Be An Anti-Gay Bigot Qualify As Brainwashing?

by Scott Rose ● 8:00 AM February 2, 2012
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Does teaching your child to actively hate and attack gay people constitute brainwashing? We explore the issue in relation to one parent’s actions.

Discrimination

Gay Penguins Pedro and Buddy To Be Separated, Forced To Mate With Females

by David Badash ● 3:18 PM November 7, 2011
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Two gay male African penguins, Pedro and Buddy, are about to be separated and forced to mate with female penguins in a Toronto zoo, to help maintain the species.

Bigotry Watch

Dan Savage Asks Herman Cain To Choose To Be Gay To Prove It’s Possible

by David Badash ● 9:30 AM October 21, 2011
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Dan Savage again is asking GOP frontrunner Herman Cain to choose to be gay to prove it is a choice. In typical Dan Savage form, he doesn’t mince words…

Celebrities

Jane Lynch: “I’m Just Really Really Gay,” But “I Wanted To Be A Boy”

by David Badash ● 1:01 PM September 22, 2011
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Jane Lynch appeared on HLN’s Joy Behar Show and told Joy that she wanted to be a boy when she was young. “Any chance I had to dress up as a boy, like Halloween.”

Legal Issues

Prop 8 Supporters Lose Federal Ruling – Tapes To Be Released

by David Badash ● 1:52 PM September 19, 2011

A federal court judge has found no reason to hide videotapes of the trial that found Prop 8 unconstitutional, and has ordered them released — on September 30.