I'm Not Just Homosexual -- I'm Homoromantic

You’ve probably seen this already, but it’s so perfect I don’t care. This one’s just for Will.

Discrimination Costs LGBT Federal Employees $100 Million a Year

That’s according to Fox News, though Fox had a different headline:

Extending Federal Benefits to Same-Sex Couples Will Cost $898M, CBO Says

And its lede sentence:

Extending federal benefits to same-sex couples will cost taxpayers $898 million over the next nine years, according to an analysis of "domestic partnership" legislation released by the Congressional Budget Office.

This story […]

New Zealand Condom Dancing

Keeping it safe.

Good Ol’ Traditional Family Values

From Australia:

A Rockhampton dad is accused of forcing his son to have sex with a prostitute because he feared the 14-year-old was gay.

During a family barbecue around Christmas time in 2007, the dad allegedly phoned a prostitute and arranged to meet her at a motel on Yaamba Road, North Rockhampton.

The father drove his son to […]

“A Separation of Science and State”

Some things are so stupid they’re hard to think about.  I mean that literally.  See, Nick Rizzuto has written a column for conservatives called, “Time for a Separation of Science and State.”  He really has.  He starts off with:

While many people take for granted the fact that it is dangerous to use articles of faith […]

So he was a homo? Really?

Opponents of marriage equality love to position themselves as defenders of morality.  Why, then, are their actions so often despicable?

This is Mecklenberg County Commissioner Bill James.  During a a debate on whether to offer domestic partner benefits to county employees Commissioner Vilma Leake spoke of her son, who died of AIDS in […]

Urban Dictionary: Homofascism

You may remember my last little Urban Dictionary experiment.  That went well, so here’s another.  Click on Urban Dictionary’s homofascism page, vote up the definition you like, and vote down the definition you don’t.

So easy.  So oddly satisfying.

Jake Gyllenhaal on Sesame Street

Mike Adams is an Idiot

[Warning: This is a rant about the way homophobia reduces conservative pundits to blind, unreasoning fools.  You may already know that.  But this case is so outrageous I have to vent anyway.]

Mike Adams

Mike Adams is a conservative columnist exploiting a tragic, loathsome crime in order to prove the media gives special treatment to gays.

The […]

Hating Hate Speech Laws

Stephen Boissoin

I’m a big free speech advocate.  So I’m very happy an Alberta judge has ruled that Canadian pastor Stephen Boissoin’s anti-gay letter is not a hate crime.  The judge overruled a 2008 decision by the Alberta Human Rights Commission that the letter (published in the Red Deer Advocate) broke the law.

I’m fine with […]