Meet Mitt Romney's national campaign finance co-chair and the LGBT journalist that's standing up to him
. Glenn Greenwald documents Idaho billionaire James VanderSloot's record of using his deep pockets to silence his critics.
After being caught drunk driving
on his way back from a gay night club, consistently anti-gay
California State Senator Roy Ashburn
has publicly come out
as being gay.
The Thirty Years War: A timeline of the anti-gay movement.
From "Holy War
," the latest Intelligence Report to come out of the very
lefty Southern Poverty Law Center
. Includes an interview with former Falwell speechwriter Mel White
, a look at 12 major groups in the "Mighty Army
" and a slideshow of fascinating quotes
from famous figures
. [Previous Intelligence Reports: Easy Prey, Age of Rage.]
Wave of Outings hits Congress--Closet-cases running scared
--being targeted are the closeted anti-gay members of Congress (and their staff), all a result of the Federal Marriage Amendment, due to come to a symbolic vote sometime before the election in November. More here, too: “We have accepted for far too long fellow gays who work for horribly anti-gay politicians and thus help those politicians bash our community,” Aravosis said.
“It’s time we stopped tolerating this situation as normal. These people need, at the very least, to be confronted over their hypocrisy, and when we see them in public we ought to tell them we don’t approve.”
And still more from Signorile
By Presidential Proclamation, October 12 through 18 will be Marriage Protection Week
, which "provides an opportunity to focus our efforts on preserving the sanctity of marriage." October 12 is also the anniversary of the murder of Andrew Shepard. Just as President Bush gave a speech condemning Affirmative Action on Martin Luther King Day and declared the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision "National Sanctity of Life Day," this is, of course, a complete coincidence.