In a slight break from the tradition of Thursday Music, I give you Same Love by Macklemore.
Related: Read about Democratic Mayor of Newark Cory Booker’s transformation from someone who ‘hated gays’ into a a vocal supporter of gay rights. It was under Booker’s guidance that the Democratic Party’s national platform in 2012 included for [...]
why were we worrying about gays in the military?
Watch as Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson (who was at the time of the video a Republican presidential candidate) explains how he believes employers should be able to fire their employees for no other reason than the sexual orientation of said employees (video courtesy PolitiScoop).
Bigotry is a stinky cologne…
During a Springfield (Missouri) City Council public hearing in August on amending the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance to include sexual orientation and gender identity protections, Rev. Phil Snider of the Brentwood Christian Church lashed out at the council for “inviting the judgement of God upon our land” by making “special rights for gays and lesbians.”
Five days after his Senate campaign’s political director sent out an email purporting that Democratic Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin lacked “heartland values” because of her sexual orientation, Republican “Tea Party Tommy” Thompson offered an explanation for his campaign’s attacks on Baldwin. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson said Tuesday that it was a mistake for [...]
As reported by Mansur Gidfar up Upworthy, back in December 2011 during a campaign stop in New Hampshire, Mitt Romney decided to drop by Vietnam War veteran Bob Garon’s breakfast table for a quick photo-op. What Romney didn’t realize is that Garon was sitting with his husband, whom he had married just a few months [...]
Last week Lisa wrote about the nasty, gutter-style attacks being used against Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin by the campaign of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson. While Ben Nemoir, who serves as Thompson’s political director, disavowed any connection between his attacks on Baldwin and the Thompson campaign, it’s important to note that as [...]
Is Chick-fil-A President and COO Dan Cathy a bigot? To borrow his own words, “Guilty as charged.”
Speaking on the Ken Coleman radio show a few weeks back, Cathy had this to say about marriage equality for same-sex partners (and single women): “I think we are inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake [...]
As first reported by Georgia Pabst in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Democratic State Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa came out yesterday as a bisexual member of the LGBT community. “It has always been my goal in office to be transparent and honest with my constituents,” she said. But before the primary in 2010, I didn’t have the [...]