Monday, August 8, 2011

Today's Headlines From LGBTQNation

Massachusetts governor knows what it’s like to be different, says ‘It Gets Better’

August 8 — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has delivered his message to LGBT youth who have bullied and harassed: "I know what it’s like to be different ... You need to know, it gets better." Read more »

Congress lashes out at gay families, APA supports gay marriage

August 8 — It's been a busy week, with an incredibly offensive anti-gay brief coming out of Congress. But a surprise announcement from the American Psychological Association could put a stop to such briefs in the future. Read more »

Rick Perry’s prayer rally a failed hot mess of hypocrisy

August 7 — Luckily I was away at a family reunion — celebrating actual love — so I missed Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s hot mess of a rally on Saturday. But Right Wing Watch made videos of certain scenes. And they just kill me. How in the world can some of these people dare to pray to God for deliverance for the nation while ignoring their own sins? Read more »

Bachmann still dodging gay marriage questions: it’s a ‘frivolous matter’

August 7 — GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann, continues to dodge questions about her anti-gay platform, calling gay marriage a "frivolous" matter.Read more »

Romney, Bachmann, Santorum, Pawlenty sign NOM’s anti-gay marriage pledge

August 7 — Not to be out-bigoted by Iowa homophobe Bob Vander Plaats and his anti-gay outfit "The Family Leader," the National Organization for Marriage has prepared its own "Marriage Pledge" for the 2012 GOP Presidential hopefuls to sign.Read more »