Throwing his voice into the “It Gets Better” ring, Matchbox Twenty lead
singer Rob Thomas tells LGBT teens that bullies are scared of the
“courage” and “conviction” it takes to be unique, and they respond by
lashing out. Advocate.com: Daily News
“We are doing a poor job of fighting the terrorists at home if we continue to allow Muslim immigrants, especially from Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen, into America. We won’t win this war if we permit the uncontrolled construction of mosques, as well as Islamic schools, some of which already have sown the seeds from which future terrorists will be cultivated. We won’t win this war if we continue to permit the large-scale conversion to Islam of prison inmates, many of whom become radicalized and upon release enlist in al-Qaida’s army. We must purge the evil from among us, or else. ” – Wingnut columnist Cal Thomas, writing for Townhall. Thomas is the former vice president of the Moral Majority.
Eagles player Todd Herremans is sorry
for his homophobic tweet about True Blood that read, "Not a fan of how
they get u hooked w/ 2 seasons then bring on a barrage of
homosexuality." Said Herremans: "It was not my intention to offend or
After their apology last week, Target may now face a boycott from the Right.
Sports Illustrated's Jeff Pearlman on baseball manager Brent Bowers's apology for his anti-gay slurs: "Even in the aftermath of his resignation, Bowers still didn't seem to get it. Yes, he was sorry and upset and all that stuff. But, come day's end, he was a skipper being a skipper. "There were a couple of instances in two games where I got kicked out in the first inning from that umpire, OK?" he told the Edmonton Journal. "And some of my players also got kicked out from that same umpire. I just though, as manager, I needed to go out there and just ask why is this happening to me and us, and it just came to a point then where I just started saying bad things to him, and for that I'm sorry."
Right as basketball legend Isiah Thomas returns to the New York Knicks as a part time consultant, he and his son Joshua Zeke Thomas posed for Adam Bouska’s NOH8 campaign to show their support for marriage equality. Daily News
Gay activists: "Uganda's 'Anti-Homosexuality Bill,' which raised a worldwide uproar over its death penalty for gay sex, has stalled in parliamentary committee and it is unlikely to be passed in the current session."
Tori Spelling looks surprisingly plain without any make-up.
Tragedy on K-2: "Swedish climber and skier Fredrik Ericsson has fallen to his death on K-2 while trying to conquer the world's second highest peak."
Elena Kagan was sworn in by Chief Justice
Roberts today. While she'll be able to take on her justice duties
immediately, she won't be installed as a Justice until October 1.
Possible explanation as to why the GOP isn't being as vocal about same-sex marriage as they have in the past: "'Every indicator that I have … generally speaking, is that economic growth and job creation are the tandem issues that will be the principal drivers of voter decision at polls,' Republican National Committee political director Gentry Collins told reporters Thursday. 'What I’m encouraging candidates to do is go out and run on an economic platform, a jobs platform.'"
Workshop organized by gay priest in California attempts to bring the church and the LGBT community together.