Quote of the Day: July 2013


Speedskater Blake Skjellerup on Potential Winter Olympics Boycott

Filed by Bil Browning | July 31, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

"I am against a boycott because there is no way I am going to change, or not be who I am, or go back into closet because of my sexuality."Read More


Pope Francis: Not Quite as Anti-Gay as Benedict?

Filed by John M. Becker | July 29, 2013 | 8:00 AM | comments

Pope Francis had some rather surprising words on the topic of gays in the priesthood.Read More


Desmond Tutu: If God is Homophobic, I'd Choose Hell

Filed by John M. Becker | July 28, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Anti-apartheid activist and social justice legend Abp. Desmond Tutu would rather go to hell than spend eternity with a homophobic God.Read More


Harvey Fierstein Unloads on Orson Scott Card

Filed by John M. Becker | July 26, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein has some choice words for homophobic sci-fi author Orson Scott Card and his pleas for "tolerance."Read More


Alec Baldwin Slams Anderson Cooper

Filed by Bil Browning | July 25, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Alec Baldwin fires back at Anderson Cooper's moral outrage. He hits his target spectacularly well.Read More


Dan Savage Jokes About Inseminating Husband

Filed by John M. Becker | July 24, 2013 | 11:00 AM | comments

Dan Savage made a joke on "Real Time With Bill Maher" last Friday that made notorious archconservative Grover Norquist deliciously uncomfortable.Read More


Harvey Fierstein: Putin Has Declared War on Homosexuals

Filed by John M. Becker | July 22, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Gay actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein: "Can we allow [Putin's] war against human rights to go unanswered?"Read More


House Republicans Quit DOMA Battle

Filed by Bil Browning | July 18, 2013 | 5:30 PM | comments

After spending millions of dollars, House Republicans announced in a court filing today that they will no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act in federal court.Read More


Michele Bachmann Wants to Spank President Obama

Filed by John M. Becker | July 15, 2013 | 7:00 PM | comments

In a recent interview with 'birther' website WorldNetDaily, Rep. Michele Bachmann explained how "we spank the president."Read More


A Passive Society of Spectators

Filed by Bil Browning | July 14, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Urvashi Vaid's new book, "Irresistible Revolution: Confronting Race, Class, and the Assumptions of LGBT Politics," sounds fascinating.Read More


Olson Calls Shenanigans On Marriage Equality Opponents

Filed by John M. Becker | July 13, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

Ted Olson, co-counsel in the case that successfully challenged Proposition 8 before the Supreme Court, called a last-ditch effort to stop same-sex marriages in California "utterly baseless."Read More


Fischer Warns: 'Hyper-Masculine Homosexuals' in Military

Filed by John M. Becker | July 12, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

Hate group spokesperson Bryan Fischer wants you to be very afraid of "hyper-masculine homosexuals" pushing Christians out of the U.S. military.Read More


Johnny Depp as Carol Channing?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 09, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

Johnny Depp has said he'd like to play Carol Channing in a biopic of the famous comedienne. Channing definitely doesn't think the idea is a drag.Read More


G.W. Bush: Marriage Equality Foes Shouldn't Judge

Filed by John M. Becker | July 08, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

"I shouldn't be taking a speck out of somebody else's eye when I have a log in my own."Read More


Same-Sex Spouses Eligible for Immigration Petitions

Filed by Bil Browning | July 02, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced that binational same-sex married couples are now eligible to get green cards for the foreign-born spouse.Read More