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Quick takes from Seventh Circuit arguments in marriage cases

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HRC Beginning Cultural Campaign In The Deep South: AUDIO

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Of all the places in the U.S. that are resistant to social change, and gay equality in particular, the Deep South tops the list. As such, Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas have now become the focus of the Human Rights Campaign's...

Video: To Focus on the Family's Citizenlink, a simple business request = 'home invasion'

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Get a load of this false witness: Let's start with Stuart Shepard's intro. He acts like the couple just took on weddings as a fun way to earn some money from close friends, as if it were some sort of...

Maggie Gallagher's reliable sleight of hand

last monthLGBT / Gay : Good As You

It was a few months after she helped pass the discriminatory Proposition 8, roll back equality in California, and write marriage discrimination into the Golden State's constitution that I first heard Maggie Gallagher go on in length about how she...

Audio: Conservative research-tivist Mark Regnerus warns of accepting same-sex marriage as 'legitimate relationship form'

last monthLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Being that he himself is an obvious conservative Christian activist, first and foremost, one of the most publicly debunked researchers of the past decade, Mark Regnerus, went on the very anti-gay "Drew Mariani Show" today where he pushed his new...

Audio: NOM prez hilariously claims his boycott has slowed Starbucks' global growth

last monthLGBT / Gay : Good As You

The National Organization For Marriage's attempt to boycott global coffee giant Starbucks has been an abject (and laughable) failure. The pro-equality company maintains 21,000 stores in over 65 countries, and is thriving. NOM, on the other hand, has lost just...

NBC analyst Tony Dungy says he wouldn't have drafted Michael Sam

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

As he was winding up his time as an NFL coach but before he started working as a sportscaster, Tony Dungy did a brief spell as a socially conservative activist. This included speaking to groups like the Indiana Family Institute...

Video: Ben Carson's gay rights compromise: You don't get to marry, he gets to be smug

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Fresh off of his gig speaking at the National Organization For Marriage's gala, conservative hero Ben Carson, who has directly equated same-sex marriage with bestiality and NAMBLA, is now telling gay people that he will totally "compromise" on marriage because...

Audio: NOM's Plante claims all opposition can do is 'mock' and 'call names' #March4Marriage

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

I'm pretty sure that the equality movement is winning and winning and whining, while the National Organization has been on a two-year roller coaster of loss. And I'm pretty sure that it's because those of us one the right side...

Riiiiight, Tony. Because we don't celebrate heterosexuality. Mmm hmm. Sure, Mr. Disingenuity-as-Daily-Defintive

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Exceedingly anti-gay Family Research Council president Tony Perkins doesn't want us recognizing places significant to LGBT rights: If you're looking for a monument to political correctness, try the National Park Service. Hello, I'm Tony Perkins with the Family Research Council...

Audio: Richard Land equates serving a gay couple with serving a KKK induction ceremony

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Prominent evangelical Richard Land, past president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Liberty Commission and current head of the Southern Evangelical Seminary, is sitting in for Tony Perkins on the Family Research Council president's daily radio show. On yesterday's...

Audio: 'Unbiased researcher' (ha, ha, ha!) Mark Regnerus plays anti-equality pundit, adviser

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Mark Regnerus, man behind perhaps the most discredited study in modern American history ("entirely unbelievable and not worthy of serious consideration"), is no longer even trying to pretend that he's an unbiased researcher. Today Regnerus appeared on the Catholic radio...

Fourth Circuit Court Appears to Side with Plaintiffs at Hearing on Virginia's Gay Marriage Ban

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Some good early reports from today's Fourth Circuit hearing on Virginia's gay marriage ban, via Buzzfeed's Chris Geidner: Two of the court’s three judges appeared ready to strike down the ban Tuesday at oral arguments in Richmond — the third...

Geidner: 4th Circuit looks likely to strike down VA's discriminatory marriage ban

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

My pal Chris Geidner has a good track record. Let's hope it continues with this latest prediction: RICHMOND, Va. — The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals looks likely to declare Virginia’s ban on marriages for same-sex couples unconstitutional, following the...

Today's NC rally: Easy-to-prove extremism that hurts its movement

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Today in Raleigh, the coalition that passed North Carolina's marriage ban gathered a very tiny crowd in order to hold some sort of anniversary part for their discriminatory effort. A terrible way to celebrate #ThrowBackThursday, if you ask me. But...

U.S. Senate candidate Mark Harris praises pastor who implied gay people are worse than maggots

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Pastor Mark Harris, who is running for the U.S. Senate out of North Carolina (contesting for Kay Hagan's seat), recently shared these words from the pulpit of a church at which he was guest preaching: "Thank you so much, Brother...

AUDIO: Tenth Circuit Hears OK Case

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals today heard the Oklahoma marriage equality case. Full audio of the forty minutes of oral arguments has been posted. Dig in and tell us what you think.

Friday Speed Read: Utah, Indiana, Minimum Wage, Sean Maloney, Kyrsten Sinema, Obama

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

UTAH ARGUMENTS: The three judges of the Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals hearing a case challenging Utah’s ban on same-sex couples marrying asked about comparisons between the current conflict and those in such historic cases as Dred Scott, Loving,...

More on Today's Hearings at the Tenth Circuit on Utah's Gay Marriage Ban, Plus Full Audio

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

For those of you interested in listening to the full Tenth Circuit Court hearing of today's arguments in Kitchen v. Herbert, the case challenging Utah's gay marriage ban, there is an audio recording HERE. We reported a bit on the...

Full Utah Case Audio Has Been Posted

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The full audio of today's oral arguments in Utah's appeal to the Tenth Circuit Court has been posted. The full clip is just over one hour long. Dig in and post the bits that most interest you in the comments.

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