Posts Tagged ‘Anti-Gay Discrimination’

September 14th, 2022 - 7:50 pm § in Law and Courts, Religion, Schools & Colleges

Why discriminating against gays isn’t a religious right

Private colleges are in the limelight this week in the religious right’s war against gays. Earlier this week, the Seattle Times reported that Seattle Pacific University, a private Methodist-affiliated college, is suffering enrollment declines and shedding faculty and students because of its po[...]

June 19th, 2022 - 4:19 pm § in Politics

Texas GOP convention votes for guns, against gays; assaults congressman

Texas GOP delegates holding a state convention rebuked their own senator, Jon Cornyn, and 9 other GOP senators who’ve signed on for a watered-down gun bill in the wake of a slaughter of Texas school kids. They also adopted a series of positions against LGBQT people, including interfering in th[...]

March 21st, 2022 - 12:25 am § in Humor, Science

Bigots dump dog at shelter just for being queer

C’mon, he didn’t bite anyone, all he did was hump another male dog. What’s wrong with that? Talk about “woke.” Well, that’s stiff-necked North Carolinians for you. Probably Trump voters, too. Anyway, Fezco is here (read story here). Wherever he ends up, he’l[...]

March 19th, 2022 - 5:32 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics, Religion

Judge allows lawsuit against gay marriage license refuser

Kim Davis (photo, left) thinks her personal beliefs supersede the law and displace other people’s legal rights. She’s lost that argument at the ballot box and in the courts (see, e.g., previous story here), and just lost again. A judge has ruled two gay couples can sue her for refusing t[...]

December 21st, 2021 - 6:51 pm § in Religion

Utah’s richest person quits Mormon church and donates to LGBQT group

Jeff Green, a Microsoft alumnus and billionaire data entrepreneur (photo; not to be confused with flashy Florida billionaire Jeff Greene, they’re different people), has quit the Mormon church, which he accuses in a scathing resignation letter of “doing harm in the world.” Green has[...]

March 28th, 2016 - 9:09 am § in Jews, Misc.

BUCHENWALD 105: Is There Jewish Racism?

  I as a darker skinned Yemenite Jew living as a minority within our community in America. Eiron Taiz Mizrachi identifies as a Genderqueer, gay, person of color and is of Yemenite Jewish heritage .   (abstracted) Note:  Eiron’s blog at the Times of Israel  is hard to read, not the le[...]

June 7th, 2015 - 10:55 am § in Misc.

Lindsey Welcomes Caitlyn to Join the GOP

GOP Senator Lindsey Graham: Caitlyn Jenner Is ‘Welcome In My Party’ The funny thing about this is that there have long been rumors that Senator Graham, a single man with a touch of the effeminate manner, is gay. [...]

April 2nd, 2015 - 9:27 am § in America, Politics

Indiana’s GOP pols cave on bigot law, and bigots are furious

There’s absolutely no doubt what the intent of Indiana’s “religious freedom” law was, or why Indiana’s Republican legislature and governor enacted it. The push for the law came from social conservatives who want to be legally shielded from lawsuits when they discriminat[...]