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Gay and Lesbian Issues | - Part 2

Tag: Gay and Lesbian Issues

Kansas City Men’s Chorus Denied Honorific because it Mentions Gay

As the Kansas City-based chorus prepares for their Saturday performance of “And Justice For All” to honor the fight and fighters for civil equality (i.e. women’s suffrage, the stonewall riots and Martin Luther King, Jr.), the “top leaders” of the state’s senate denies a resolution honoring the group.


March 27, 2009 2

School Demands Student Turn Rainbow Bracelet Around

Chris Quintanilla, a 14 year old Peoria, Arizona student, was recently forced to turn his rainbow wristband inside out by the principal. Chris reports that he has experienced numerous anti-gay moments at the school.


March 19, 2009 1

Tennessee Bill Debated Today to Ban Gay in Schools

Radical extremist and Religious Reich member, Stacey Campfield, of Tennessee has introduced more controversial legislation. With his latest push to outlaw the word “gay” from Tennessee schools, Campfield has stooped to a new low.


March 18, 2009 6

Increase in Crimes Against Gays since Passage of Prop 8

San Jose Mercury news is now reporting that 56% (14 out of 25 ) of all hate crimes reported in Santa Clara County California were based upon sexual orientation. This is a significant jump from 2007 with only three of the twenty reported hate crimes being “gay” related.


March 16, 2009 0

San Antonio, Texas Sees First Transgendered City Council Candidate

Ruby Krebs stepped up to run for City Council of San Antonio’s District 1 seat. Krebs is the first transgendered candidate to run for City Council in San Antonio. Krebs political career started when she was volunteering for the Hillary Clinton campaign and she now serves as Chair for Precint 4001.


March 13, 2009 0

More Gay Soldiers Discharged At Peace Time

The AP is reporting that 11 military service members were discharged in January, 2009, under the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy put into place during the Clinton administration. That doesn’t seem like a high number, but…


March 12, 2009 1

Nigeria Has Gays Too!?!?

A group of “homosexuals” apparently “stormed” the National Assembly in protest of a bill seeking to prohibit same-gender marriages in Nigeria. The argument made by the bill is that the charter on Human Rights signed by the U.N. (but not the USA) granted them the freedom of sexual orientation – which the proposed ban would infringe upon.


March 12, 2009 0

Marijuana Found to Cure Homosexuality

I’ve been trying to find a way to infuse truth into the statement, “Marijuana Cures Homosexuality.” The problem is, I haven’t hired the Anti-Gay Agenda’s advertising firm. What is it about their rhetoric that makes statements like, “homosexuals are the biggest threat to America” (uttered by Chris Buttars) so believable? Finally, I figured it out. God makes it believable.


March 10, 2009 5

The Trouble with Jerry Lewis and the MDA

Many will remember Jerry Lewis’ comment on his telethon raising funds for the MDA in 2007. But in case you don’t, here are his words: “Oh, your family has come to see you. You remember Bart, your older son. Jesse, the illiterate faggot.”


March 9, 2009 7

Galveston Texas Gay Bar Attacked by Anti-Gay Stone Throwers

Three men, two brothers and a cousin, shouted anti-gay slurs at patrons of Robert’s Lafitte and pelted them with rocks. One man, Marc Bosaw, required 12 staples to close the wounds. Another man was hit in the jaw by a rock.


March 4, 2009 2