Quote of the Day: November 2013


Pope Francis Slams Greed, Trickle-Down Economics

Filed by John M. Becker | November 27, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

"We have created new idols. The worship of the ancient golden calf has returned in a new and ruthless guise in the idolatry of money..."Read More


Maggie Gallagher: Loving Marriages Will Hurt Children

Filed by John M. Becker | November 26, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

"[As] we disconnect marriage and children and instead focus on marriage as a kind of romantic, intimate, loving, caretaking relationship for adults, I think we're going to hurt a lot of children."Read More


Scott Walker: Marriage Discrimination a 'Healthy Balance'

Filed by John M. Becker | November 25, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

In an interview yesterday with Bloomberg TV, Wisconsin governor and presumed 2016 presidential candidate Scott Walker said Wisconsin strikes a "healthy balance" on LGBT rights: making both employment discrimination and same-sex marriage illegal.Read More


Gay Teen Scientist Honored By Vatican Award

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | November 24, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Sixteen year old scientist and openly gay teen Jack Andraka was honored by the Vatican for his scientific contributions. Read More


Vladimir Putin: Homophobia is Bad

Filed by John M. Becker | November 22, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Speaking to a group of young political leaders Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin defended his government's crackdown on LGBT rights but said it should not create a "torrent of hatred towards anyone."Read More


IL Catholic Bishop Explains Marriage Equality Exorcism

Filed by John M. Becker | November 21, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

"The division brought about by the Devil due to same-sex marriage may be seen in the way our society, our families and our friendships have become so divided and polarized over this issue."Read More


'Ask Amy' Spanks Homophobic Parent of a Gay Son

Filed by John M. Becker | November 20, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Pressuring your son to change his sexuality is wrong. If you cannot learn to accept him as he is, it might be safest for him to live elsewhere."Read More


Papa & Mama Cheney Weigh In On Kids' Marriage Debate

Filed by John M. Becker | November 19, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Dick and Lynne Cheney weighed in on their daughters' high-profile feud over marriage equality.Read More


British Lawmaker Comes Out As Trans

Filed by John M. Becker | November 18, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Gender re-assignment surgery nearly killed me -- but it was something I had to do."Read More


Pat Buchanan: Pope Francis Isn't Conservative Enough

Filed by John M. Becker | November 16, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Pat Buchanan says Pope Francis is losing the culture wars.Read More


Missouri Gov Comes Out As Equal Marriage Supporter

Filed by John M. Becker | November 15, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Yesterday, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced his support for marriage equality and an executive order allowing same-sex couples legally married in other states to file joint tax returns. Read More


Parenting Advice From Bryan Fischer

Filed by John M. Becker | November 14, 2013 | 9:30 AM | comments

Hate group spokesman Bryan Fischer would tell a gay child that he loves them, but they're headed for "destruction and death."Read More


President Obama Applauds Marriage Equality in Hawaii

Filed by John M. Becker | November 13, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

"I've always been proud to have been born in Hawaii, and today's vote makes me even prouder."Read More


Thomas Roberts Speaks Out In Russia

Filed by John M. Becker | November 12, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

MSNBC host Thomas Roberts condemned Russia's draconian ban on "gay propaganda" from the red carpet at the Miss Universe pageant in Moscow.Read More


Quisling Lesbian Rep. Jordan Explains Anti-Equality Vote

Filed by John M. Becker | November 11, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Jo Jordan, the lesbian Hawaii Democrat who voted twice against marriage equality, says she's sorry but not sorry for betraying her community.Read More


First Lady of Zambia Calls for End to Homophobia

Filed by John M. Becker | November 10, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

In remarks that activists hailed as "astonishing" and "remarkable," the First Lady of Zambia called for an end to discrimination based on sexual orientation.Read More


IL Cardinal to Married Gay Couples: No Wafer For You

Filed by John M. Becker | November 08, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Chicago's Roman Catholic Cardinal Francis George is upset about Illinois passing marriage equality, so he's denying communion to married same-sex couples.Read More


Signorile: Dump ENDA Religious Exemptions or Kill It

Filed by Bil Browning | November 07, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

The religious exemptions in ENDA were broadened yesterday evening when the Senate accepted an amendment that would "prevent federal, state and local governments from retaliating against religious groups that are exempt from the law."Read More


NJ Couple Sues For Right to Torture Their Gay Kid

Filed by John M. Becker | November 06, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

A New Jersey couple is suing the state in federal court, claiming they have a constitutional right to force their 15-year-old son into fraudulent "ex-gay" therapy.Read More


Eminem: 'Faggot' Actually Isn't an Anti-Gay Slur

Filed by John M. Becker | November 05, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I never really equated those words [to actually mean "homosexual"]. It was more like calling someone a b**ch or a punk or a**hole."Read More


Obama To Congress: Pass ENDA Now

Filed by John M. Becker | November 04, 2013 | 7:00 AM | comments

Workplace discrimination "needs to stop, because in the United States of America, who you are and who you love should never be a fireable offense."Read More


Fassbender Wants People to Look Beyond His Bits

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | November 03, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

"I can't start saying, 'Wait a second there is more about the film than my d**k; it's one scene and it doesn't go on for very long."Read More


Orson Scott Card Whines, Plays The Victim

Filed by John M. Becker | November 01, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Homophobic "Ender's Game" author: "I've had savage, lying, deceptive personal attacks... character assassination seems to be the only political method that is in use today."Read More