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Did the Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Break the U.S. Military?

In 2010, as the presidential administration of Barack Obama began laying the groundwork for a repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the prohibition on gay men and lesbians in the U.S. military, American conservatives predicted dire consequences. The conservative periodical Human Events issued a typical prediction:

Frank Gaffney, founder and president of the Center for […]

Ethan Czahor Exemplifies Republican Problem With Bigotry

When I described the man Jeb Bush hired to run the online strategy for his presidential campaign as “outdated” a couple of days ago, I had no idea. It turns out that Ethan Czahor was too slow in deleting tweets in which he repeatedly referred to women as “sluts” and his described his fears that […]

Republicans Push Out Romney Staffer. For Performance? No, for being Gay.

Some credit is due to Mitt Romney for hiring political staffer Richard Grenell despite the fact Grenell is openly gay.

Think about that sentence. Is this still a world in which people who don’t discriminate against gay people are worthy of special recognition? If you’re living in the Republicans’ world, it is. Grenell resigned from […]

Vote 2009: Every Town in Androscoggin County Maine is Gay-Unfriendly

If you are a gay or lesbian person who is looking for a place to travel in Maine where you feel welcomed, results from the 2009 vote suggest you should avoid Androscoggin County, Maine.

Every single town within Androscoggin County — a relatively populous, relatively urbanized county in central-southern Maine — turned out a majority […]

Race and Homophobia: In the Congress, It's a NOT-Black Thing

In California’s last election, the passage of Proposition 8 barring same-sex marriage equality was made possible for many reasons, including the meddling of Roman Catholic and Mormon religious leaders, but also in part by the disproportionate support of black voters, leading to dismayed November 5 reactions like this:

I am feeling the same bittersweet feeling […]

We Are One, Except For Gays

Why did Barack Obama arrange for Gene Robinson to be scheduled to take the stage before cameras were rolling, and had the microphones turned off so that even people who were there in person couldn’t hear a word he said? What is Barack Obama afraid of? […]

Why Obama's Rick Warren Homophobic Slap Matters To Heteros

Barack Obama’s slap in the face to homosexual couples in America is an indicator of the way we can expect the Obama White House to treat unpopular minorities who don’t have political power. Instead of protecting them, he will join with those who persecute them. […]

Rick Warren’s Message To Duped Obama Liberals

A satirical video of what Rick Warren might say to American liberals who believed in Obama’s promises, if if Rick Warren were an honest man, not just an ambitious preacher who uses his church to gain political power for himself. […]

Rick Warren's Message To Duped Obama Liberals

A satirical video of what Rick Warren might say to American liberals who believed in Obama’s promises, if if Rick Warren were an honest man, not just an ambitious preacher who uses his church to gain political power for himself. […]

Barack Obama Defends Bringing David Duke to Speak at Inauguration

At a news conference yesterday, Barack Obama defended his decision to bring White Supremacist David Duke to invoke his presidency at the Inauguration. David Duke opposed the election of this Black man as president because “Obama is not a person who would defend the rights and heritage of the European-American people.” Regardless, Barack Obama reasserted […]