Posts Tagged ‘Bigots’

June 29th, 2022 - 11:17 am § in Politics

Florida bans rainbows

So obsessed is Gov. Ron DeSantis with banishing gay people to non-person status that rainbows are now illegal in and near Florida schools. Florida teachers also have to report gay students to the political police for being gay. “Teachers in Orange County, Florida are being told to scrape rainb[...]

June 23rd, 2022 - 2:07 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Kentucky’s “Teacher of the Year” driven out of teaching by bigots

“Kentucky’s 2022 teacher of the year, Willie Carver Jr., is leaving his K-12 post for a university job, citing anti-gay discrimination,” The Hill reported on Thursday, June 23, 2022 (read story here). He isn’t leaving Kentucky, not yet anyway, but after 17 years of teaching K-12 [...]

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[...]

June 12th, 2022 - 2:15 pm § in Politics

Florida governor declares Texas drag show is dangerous to Florida children

A video of a Texas drag show triggered Florida’s book-burning Gov. Ron DeSantis. He announced during a press conference he’s “considering using child protective services to investigate parents who bring their children to see drag performances,” and proposed to “terminate t[...]

June 3rd, 2022 - 2:21 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

Ohio GOP passes bill requiring crotch inspections for girls’ sports

Ohio Republican legislators passed a bill late Wednesday night banning trans girls from high school and college athletics that “comes with a ‘verification process’ of checking the genitals of those ‘accused’ of being trans,” a Cleveland TV station reported on Frid[...]

May 6th, 2022 - 10:23 pm § in Health, Racism

Racism against Asian-Americans is at a pandemic high

There have been plenty of news stories about hate crimes against Asian-Americans. Stupid whites (and some Hispanics and blacks, too) have blamed them for Covid-19. They have nothing to do with it. And it’s getting worse. “More Americans are now blaming Asian Americans for Covid-19 than a[...]

May 5th, 2022 - 8:23 pm § in Democrats, Politics, Racism

Sorry you moved to a red state?

These people are. Shifting political sands are “jarring” liberal-minded young people and professionals who moved to blue enclaves in red states during the pandemic, either for a change of scenery or in pursuit of work opportunities, and now some are having second thoughts, NBC News says [...]

May 4th, 2022 - 10:27 pm § in Politics

The radical right targets LGBQT youth suicide prevention

Conservatives, with Republican Party help, are waging all-out warfare against LGBQT people, including kids. They were already trying to exclude LGBQT kids from school sports, tell them what bathrooms they can use, ban LGBQT books from libraries, and censor teachers. Now, they’re falsely accusi[...]

April 26th, 2022 - 10:52 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

How to deal with a hater

First, if he’s breaking the law, call the cops. Then he should be prosecuted. That’s what befell the idiot in the photo at right, shown here in court with his attorney. His name is Alexander Jerich, and he defaced an LGBQT crosswalk in Delray Beach, Florida, by skidding his pickup truck [...]

April 17th, 2022 - 2:27 am § in News Media, Politics

Jerk kicked off train for anti-gay rant

He just couldn’t mind his own business. A bigot on an Amtrak train decided to lecture the 6-year-old son of a gay couple. “Remember what I told you! Marriage is between a man and a woman. They stole you, and they’re pedophiles.” The couple notified Amtrak staff, and the train’s con[...]