Monthly Archives: January 2008

File under Hoaxes, poorly executed

Update: Autumn from Pam’s House Blend would like an apology from all involved in this pitiful stunt. I’m not holding my breath, either. Well, it seems that the story of “the man wearing a blue ruffled skirt” in the ladies’ … Continue reading

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Mike Huckabee continues to dig the hole deeper

First, he declined to retract the stunningly ignorant 1992 remarks he made about people with AIDS, followed that up by treating Ryan White’s mother like dirt (par for the course when women try to tell him things, apparently), and now … Continue reading

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You Can’t Fool Mother Nature – So Why Even Try?

Finally, the anti-gay industry admits that we are family – not scare quotes “family” – real family. Here is a quote from a recent Chuck Colson commentary on assisted reproduction. The biggest irony of all, of course, is that a … Continue reading

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Conversations we need to have

Update: Pam’s House Blend has picked up the story of the hoax perpetrated by the Montgomery County anti-transgender group. There’s been a lot of chatter about race and gender in the last week amongst the chattering class, hasn’t there? Has … Continue reading

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Extreme pettiness, caught on video

Ah, the wonders of YouTube. See Delegate Mark Cole make a motion on the House floor to remove Delegate Jennifer McClellan’s resolution commending the Richmond Gay Community Foundation from a block of uncontested resolutions – apparently in hopes of defeating … Continue reading

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‘This is why we need a GSA’

When bullies tear down notices for meetings of one Wisconsin school’s Gay-Straight Alliance, they find a message underneath just for them: “Stop! THIS is why we need a GSA.” A 2003 National School Climate Survey performed by the Gay, Lesbian … Continue reading

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“Pastors Fight to Not Protect Gays”

Yes, this is the actual, unintentionally hilarious headline of a Richmond Style Weekly article. Is this really what pastors are supposed to be doing? Fighting to make people vulnerable to unfair treatment, special taxes and violence? Something seems not quite … Continue reading

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