Monthly Archives: July 2011

It Gets Better from the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation, except Scott Brown

Look at all of these Republicans, doing the right thing. Warms my cold liberal heart, I have to say.

The Massachusetts Congressional Delegation all came together to make an It Gets Better video, but you may have noticed there is one particular member missing, Scott Brown.  The reason? Because “His main focus is creating jobs” and because the project was started by Dan Savage, “It’s reprehensible for Senator Brown’s opponents to associate with this person in order to score cheap political points.

This doesn’t look too good for you Scott brown, just saying.

 

 

Prop 8: Save the Date September 6th, 2011

The many cases around Prop 8 have a new date. On September 6th, 2011 the California Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether or not the proponents of a ballot initiative are eligible to defend that initiative in court. Read the rest of this entry

Sizzler sued by Queens lesbian for homophobic attack

Liza Friedlander filed a lawsuit against Sizzler after the manager violently attacked her while Friendlander was just trying to grab a bite to eat with some friends.  After the manager yelled at her calling her a “fucking dyke” other patrons found out it was “okay” to join in the hatred fun and started yelling their own homophobic slurs. one patron yelled “he-she freak” and another threatened to show her “what a dick is”.

From the NY Daily News:

Liza Friedllander says the manager accused her of not paying for the buffet during brunch with friends at the Forest Hills Sizzler on Sept. 18, 2010, according to a discrimination lawsuit filed in Queens Supreme Court.

Read the rest of this entry

Oklahoma City parents complain police wrongly rounded up teenagers

Several parents complained about the curfew sweep at Tuesday’s Oklahoma City Council meeting. Parents said officers arrested the teens at least 20 minutes before the 11 p.m. curfew began.
Read the rest of this entry

Will Young was ‘terrified’ of being gay

Will Young has admitted he was “terrified” of being gay when he was younger. The singer, 32, said he felt “inhibited” until several years ago.
Read the rest of this entry

Student in gay suicide case wants charges dismissed

Dharun Ravi, 19, of Plainsboro, New Jersey, is accused of invasion of privacy and bias intimidation in the case of Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi, who jumped to his death last September after believing his sex session with another man had been secretly filmed. Lawyers for a student accused over the suicide of his gay roommate say the charges against him should be dismissed and that prosecutors withheld evidence.

http://tinyurl.com/3pccmk7

Dan Savage Threatens to ‘Google Bomb’ Rick Santorum, Yet Again

Santorum’s “Google problem” might get worse. It all started in 2003 when then-Senator Rick Santorum compared gay sex with bestiality and pedophilia, adding: “I have no problem with homosexuality. I have a problem with homosexual acts.” The statements roused the ire of sex columnist, author and gay-rights darling Dan Savage, who proceeded to successfully Google-bomb Santorum’s last name and create a new sex-related but far from sexy definition for the moniker. (Try searching the name yourself, but not if your boss is nearby.)

http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/07/28/dan-savage-threatens-to-google-bomb-rick-santorum-yet-again/#ixzz1U6QY81Zy

%d bloggers like this: