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DEVELOPING: Prejean Fired, Rockstar Fires Lawsuits, NY Gay Marriage Fires Burning



What Started As A Slow Day Has Become A Bonfire Of Gay News

**UPDATE: Now With Prejean Video**

First, TMZ reports that Miss California, know to many as Miss Opposite Marriage, and to Perez Hilton’s fans as a four-letter word, has officially been fired by The Don, Donald Trump, himself. (Go ahead, you know you want to… Trump: “You’re Fired!) Prejean evidently was fired because “she doesn’t play well with others“, and was “a no-show for appearances she was supposed to make for the pageant organization.” TMZ also says “the new Miss California USA will be Miss Malibu Tami Farrell.”

I can only assume Maggie Gallagher is in a bargaining frenzy right now against Fox News over which right-wing organization will sign the now Ex-Miss California first. Perhaps Fox will win and Hannity will offer her a regular spot, called, “An Opposite View.”

Reportedly banned from entering Great Britain, reportedly extreme right-wing talk show radio host and reported founder of Rockstar drinks Michael Savage has reportedly been firing lawsuits all over the country at LGBTQ bloggers for reportedly saying that he, well, reportedly was the founder of Rockstar energy drink. The company, reportedly managed by Savage’s son, may or may not have any relation to Savage, also reportedly known as, yes, Michael Wiener. Possibly more on this later. This reporter does know that an anti-Rockstar or anti-Michael Savage Facebook fan page reportedly was removed from facebook even after the reported facebook fan page creator was reportedly forced by Rockstar’s lawyers to make a public apology. Reportedly. Bilerico founder Bil Browning reportedly has also been a target of Rockstar’s vengeance, and reportedly appeared on CNN today. Browning writes on his site today,

“Rockstar’s lawyer complained to me that Michael’s (Michael Jones, a guest blogger) article contained two inaccurate sentences and that the gist of the article was “Michael Savage is a filthy creep and he has deep connections with Rockstar energy drink.” While the attorney made it perfectly clear he agreed Savage was a disgusting pig, it was unfair to the company to link Rockstar with Savage just because Michael Savage’s son, Russell Weiner, is the current CEO of RockStar.”

And on the craziness that is the New York State Legislature, more on the Republican Senate takeover and the effects it is having on the gay marriage bill. The marriage equality bill, a seemingly nine-lived cat, would appear to be the beneficiary of Monday’s Republican New York State Senate coup. The bill’s co-sponsor, Pedro Espada, Jr., now the President pro-tempore of the Senate, and Tom Duane, (D – New York City) both claim the bill is alive, will be voted upon next week. Reports are being fired across the Internet (have to keep that metaphor alive this far into the post!) that Duane, a staunch Democrat, is about to switch parties and become a Republican to ensure the bill passes. Seems there are a lot of folks willing to switch teams just to help that bill… (image: -Marlith-)

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Right-Wingers’ Latest Chick-fil-A Meltdown Proves They Have ‘Officially Jumped the Shark’: Morning Joe Panel



MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Donny Deutsch mocked conservatives for running the “woke” hysteria into the ground.

Ron DeSantis and other Republicans have screeched about the so-called “woke agenda,” which they warn will undermine American values and put children at risk from all manner of threats, but the “Morning Joe” host said most voters simply don’t care about that manufactured issue.

“Joe Biden, 350 pieces of bipartisan legislation signed, and Ron DeSantis and everybody else is talking ‘woke, woke, woke, woke, woke,'” Scarborough said. “Again, something that I said on this show and I heard a lot about from liberals, even, in 2021. You’re not hearing it, again, in part because there have been some corrections. You have the head of Berkley Law School, Yale Law School, Stanford Law School going, ‘Hold on, hold on, we’re not going to let these woke mobs get in the way of free speech.’ They’re saying it at the most elite law schools in America, so common-sense Americans are going, ‘Okay, there may still be a problem, but they’re working on it,’ and yet these Republicans are all acting like it’s 2019, 2020 and they just keep freaking out. Well, Joe Biden is talking about job training and signing bipartisan bills.”

Conservatives have turned against Chick-fil-A for hiring a vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion — which actually happened over a year ago but largely escaped notice until recently — and Deutsche said that was a nadir for “woke” hysteria.

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“The ‘woke’ movement officially jumped the shark,” he said. “Joe, you touched on this earlier with the Chick-fil-A move. Right-wing company, I don’t say that negatively, very family values, closed on Sundays, the head of the — [company chairman] Dan Cathy came out against same-sex marriages. They’re very conservative. Now, all of a sudden — you’re right, very conservative, obviously a great company, and they came under fire they have a DEI initiative, diversity, coming under fire from right-wing groups. That’s the official moment that ‘woke’ officially jumped the shark and put Fonzie on skis in Honolulu.”

Watch the video below or at this link.

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Fox Host Says Democrats Don’t Believe in Heaven So They Play ‘Hard’ to ‘Perfect’ Earth



Fox News host Rachel Campos-Duffy blamed the differences between Republicans and Democrats on religious beliefs about Heaven.

On Sunday’s Fox & Friends program, co-host Pete Hegseth argued religion was liberating because people could realize they aren’t perfect. A video clip of the moment was shared on social media.

“It changes the way you look even at politics,” Campos-Duffy agreed. “And sometimes, you know, we look at how hard on the left they play. They really play for keeps. They play in a way that’s very, you know, a lot of times conservatives look at it and go, why don’t we play as hard as them?”

The Fox News host said Democrats were trying to perfect the Earth because they did not believe in Heaven.

“Well, for them, where we live right now, this place, Earth is it,” she opined. “So everything’s on the line here for them. They think, as you said, they can perfect this Earth. Those of us who have faith don’t believe that. And we believe how we act here determines where we go after. And so we had to behave.”

“And so even in politics, we don’t, you know, we act within those moral limits,” Campos-Duffy insisted. “And you know, the ends justify the means is sort of the rules for radicals. That’s not how Christians act.”

Watch the video below from Fox News or at the link.


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Extremist Group Targets Florida High School’s Yearbook Over Inclusion of LGBTQ Students Section



The publication of a Florida high school yearbook that included an LGBTQ section has drawn rebuke from a conservative group, The Orlando Sentinel reports.

Lyman High School’s 256-page yearbook includes two pages that highlight the school’s LGBTQ students and features gender identity terms such as “genderfluid” and “nonbinary.”

The Seminole County Public Schools in response to the criticism is offering to issue refunds or reprint the yearbook without the LGBTQ section that the conservative Seminole County Moms for Liberty claims is offensive.

“They shouldn’t have any sexual definitions in a yearbook,” the group’s chapter chair Jessica Tillmann told The Sentinel.

“This is a yearbook that goes to every student as young as 14.”

The school’s yearbook is stirring controversy for a second straight year after the district in 2022 considered putting stickers over photos of a student walkout protesting the so-called “don’t say gay” law, the report said.

The Sentinel’s Skyler Swisher reports that “An LGBTQ+ section in this year’s yearbook includes a picture of members of the student’s Gay-Straight Alliance, definitions of key LGBTQ+ terms, a passage on the evolution of pronouns and a profile of a student who advocates for the LGBTQ+ community.”

Danielle Pomeranz, the school yearbook’s faculty advisor, isn’t on board with the district’s decision to remove the LGBTQ content.

“They are definitions,” Pomeranz told The Sentinel.

“They are not teaching anything about sex at all. … Nobody is teaching anybody about sex acts. It is ridiculous.”

Pomeranz has since resigned from her position in the district, citing in part the Sunshine State’s political climate and an unsupportive district, the report said.

“We’ve always had the LGBTQ+ spread in there,” she said.

“Our job as journalists and members of the yearbook staff is to provide coverage of the entire school and that includes all of the communities, including the LGBTQ+ community.”

Read the full article here.

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