Tag: Commentary

Stupid Things People Say About Gays: God’s Truth Can Save Children with Gay Tendencies

When I was a child, I was taught that certain words were bad, that you don’t use them. For example, I was taught that the word “shit” was a bad word; therefore, I was barred from saying it and instead had to say, “dodo.”

April 30, 2009 0

Stupid Things People Say About Gays: Hate Crimes Legislation Will Protect Incest and Pedophilia

I haven’t done a “Stupid Things People Say About Gays” in a while. Lots has been happening, but there’s certainly no shortage of stupid things people are saying. Here’s the latest from the AFA (American [heterosexual only] Family Association):

Congress is set to give legally protected status to 30 sexual orientations, including incest. Because of pressure from homosexual groups, Congress has refused to define what is meant by sexual orientation in H.R. 1913, the “Hate Crimes” bill. This means that the 30 different sexual orientations will be federally protected classes.

April 28, 2009 2

I’m Rubber and You’re Glue: Anti-Gay Harrassment in School

It’s never really mattered if you are gay or not, just the perception of homosexuality has been enough to cause peers to harass and bully you for your “faggot-ness.” The unfortunate and untimely deaths of Carl Walker-Hoover, an 11 year old 6th grader in Massachusetts, and Jaheem Herrera, and 11 year old 5th grader in Georgia, have brought to the media’s attention what LGBT activist have been saying for years, “We must protect our children.”

April 25, 2009 4

What if Science Told you Your Child Would be Gay?

One of the blogs I follows, itisalwaystoday.blogspot.com, is written by a molecular biologist, self proclaimed hippy, heterosexual gay-activist that I’ve come to admire and respect very deeply. Recently, she discussed the potential for science to find a “gay” gene in her blog post, “Is Being Gay A Birth Defect? What if We Could Treat It?”

April 23, 2009 4

Closet Talk: MJ’s Story

If you missed Closet Talk last night you missed a great story from MJ (as well as some technical distractions from yours truly at the beginning of the show). MJ eloquently told her story of life before and after the closet, weaving us through her fears and feelings of loneliness but always leading us right back to where we should be, hopeful.

April 23, 2009 0

Priority of Hate Crimes Legislation

Perhaps as if in response to the poll and post yesterday on jaysays and discussions during the 2009 Twitter Town Hall Meeting for LGBT Activists, the HRC released an action alert today which states…

April 21, 2009 1

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia – from gays.com

So, a user-generated video – surely our community can come up with some fabUloUs ideas.  According to gays.com: Check it out: http://gays.com/idaho The Idaho Challenge is a community project by Gays.com to produce a user-generated video to be released 17 May 2009, the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO). While 67 countries have signed…
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April 20, 2009 0

Student Responds to the Laramie Project’s Burial in Oklahoma

According to Mike (name changed to protect the innocent), a 17 year old senior at Grandfield High School, Ms. Taylor had been teaching The Laramie Project for about a month without incident. In fact, prior to teaching the story, Ms. Taylor was required to obtain approval for the play, and approval was given.

April 11, 2009 2

Heaven Hath No Rage Like Love Turned Hatred

In “their” latest video, anti-gay folks are declaring that they are coming together in love to protect marriage… wait, no. Anti-Gay Christians are Satanists.

April 8, 2009 1

I Do.

“I Do.” Who knew that two words consisting of three characters could result in such intense debate? Who knew that those two words would result in countless tears, not of joy, but of sorrow?

April 7, 2009 2