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NY Republican Proposes Censorship Of All Anonymous Writing Online

A bill by New York State Senator Thomas O’Mara would enable the censorship of almost any anonymous writing online, including the publication of anonymous medieval poetry. [...]

Arizona Law Would Make It Against The Law To Annoy Or Offend People. It Offends Me, Therefore…

If you call someone in Arizona on the telephone, or send an email to someone in Arizona that annoys or offends that person, a warrant can be put out for your arrest, and the next time you cross the Arizona state line, you can be tossed into court and have a conviction placed on your permanent record. [...]

Republican Candidates Ally With Man Who Says Gay Suicide is Kids’ own Fault and Calls for More Bullying

Tony Perkins of the hard-right Christian Family Research Council came out today on NPR, in a sense. No, he didn’t admit he’s gay. But he did come out to freely admit he thinks that it’s gay kids’ own fault when they commit suicide:

Tony Perkins, president of the evangelical Family Research Council, says gay activists [...]

The Christian Right’s Counterargument for Bullying Gay Kids

The case for Spirit Day, October 20 2010:

It’s been decided. On October 20th, 2010, we will wear purple in memory of the recent gay suicides. Many of them suffered from homophobic abuse in their schools or in their homes. We want to take a stand to say that we will not tolerate this. Purple [...]

Say it in your community: Sexual Orientation Bullying has Got to Stop

You don’t have to be gay or lesbian to suffer from bullying on the basis of sexual orientation.

I’m not gay, but when I started high school, I was bookish and tried out for plays and was shy around girls, and so a set of jocks decided that I was gay. In swim class, they [...]