Fundie Watch: October 2010

Is the Virginia Pilot Trying to Hide GOP Rigell's Ant-Gay Extremism?

Filed by Michael Hamar | October 31, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

I have written a number of times about the religious extremism of GOP candidate Scott Rigell (on right pictured with former Virginia Beach GOP party chair who resigned due to his distribution of racist e-mails) who is running for the...Read More

VA GOP's Scott Rigell Lists Hate Group Leader as Endorser

Filed by Michael Hamar | October 27, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Click image to enlarge: Imagine my surprise at finding Lou Sheldon, head of the Traditional Values Coalition proudly listed as an endorser of Scott Rigell, the GOP candidate for Virginia's 2nd Congressional District. After all, the Southern Poverty Law Center...Read More

Why should I feel sad? I'm not the one who committed suicide!

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 22, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

The recent media coverage of gay teen suicides (that have been happening all along and normally go unreported), one would think, would raise some compassion in the folks who aren't usually on the side of reason. And that probably happened...Read More

Why Don't the State Bars Enforce Ethics Rules Against Introducing False Evidence?

Filed by Michael Hamar | October 17, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

At Equality Virginia's legal seminar at the University of Richmond on October 16, during the course of the discussion of legitimate medical and mental health research in the context of litigation, the point was brought up about the fraudulent testimony...Read More

Video: Bill O'Reilly does something stupid (again)

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Here's a shocker I'll bet you weren't expecting... Bill O'Reilly went on The View yesterday and said something stupid. I know, I know, you're stupefied and amazed, right? Surely not Bill O'Reilly; he's such a paragon of good taste and...Read More

Actions of Clarence Thomas' Wife Raise Judicial Ethics Issues

Filed by Michael Hamar | October 09, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Maybe I am biased, but from my experience with judges, the worst ones for abiding by ethical mandates are the social conservatives. In my own divorce case and in a number of others, judges have ignored the Canons of Judicial...Read More

The Long Dark Night of Eddie Long, Pt. 3

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 09, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Statements to the media and details of in the lawsuits filed by the four men paint the picture a man who qualifies not only as an “emotional predator” (a term I wasn’t aware of until just now), but show several...Read More

The Long Dark Night of Eddie Long, Pt 2.

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 08, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

The sex scandal swirling around Eddie Long is the kind of story that the media and consumers of media (in other words, nearly everybody) tend to find irresistible. As Joshua Alston wrote in Newsweek, it’s got everything: secrets, money, sex,...Read More

Stalked UofM student talks to Anderson Cooper

Filed by Bil Browning | October 08, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

The gay University of Michigan student council president who's being stalked by Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell has broken his silence and spoke with Anderson Cooper about the experience. Cooper, who brought Shirvell to national attention with an interview in...Read More

KKK to rally for anti-gay counseling student

Filed by Bil Browning | October 06, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Jennifer Keeton, the Augusta State University student who filed suit against the school after she was expelled for refusing to attend diversity classes, has found some support from an appropriate group. The Ku Klux Klan has announced that they will...Read More

Michigan anti-gay stalker takes leave of absence from Attorney General's office

Filed by Bil Browning | October 01, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Michigan Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell has come under quite a bit of fire since his interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper aired earlier this week. While the story had simmered locally, the sudden exposure on national news hurried Shirvell's decline...Read More