Results tagged “anti-gay” from Last Word

Actor and MSNBC talk show host Alec Baldwin spoke with Gothamist about recent events in which he allegedly used a gay slur against paparazi. In a video posted to TMZ on Nov. 14, he was shown in an agitated state, telling a photographer to get away from his wife and daughter. Circling around his car, Baldwin threatened a videographer to ... [Read]

Last week, a news report was widely circulated about a lesbian waitress, Dayna Morales, being left an unkind message instead of a tip at her New Jersey restaurant. An image of the receipt was posted on Facebook. Handwriting on the piece of paper seemed to say: "I'm sorrybut I cannot tip because I do not agree with with yourlifestyle & ... [Read]

On Wednesday, pasta company chairman Guido Barilla remarked that he would not depict "a homosexual family" in Barilla's advertisements because he "didn't agree with them."  Reaction on social networks and in the media was swift and harsh, with some calling for a boycott even after the world's largest pasta maker issued apologies. On Thursday the company wrote on Facebook: "At Barilla, ... [Read]

James Kirchick, a writer who has contributed to a variety of news organizations, recently appeared on the RT network (aka Russia Today). The panel discussion was supposed to be about Bradley Manning, but Kirchick took the opportunity to challenge the station itself and the Russian government over the infamous law "against promoting homosexuality to minors."  Kirchick strapped on a pair ... [Read]

[Note: See below for the latest updates to this post.] Chick-fil-A has not made any changes to its "practicies and priorities" says its CEO Dan Cathy. This latest statement casts doubt on reports out of Chicago which claim that the company has agreed to stop making donations to anti-gay political groups in order to open restaurants in that city. Mike ... [Read]

The head of Chick-fil-A restaurants appears to have stated again his personal opposition to gay marriages, and possibly alleged that God will be displeased with America over the expanding acceptance of marriage equality. Jeremy Hooper of the blog Good-As-You uncovered a radio interview, from June, in which Dan Cathy, the President and CEO of Chick-fil-A, Inc., seemed to denounce marriages that ... [Read]

Televangelist and former 1980s teen icon Kirk Cameron went on NBC's Today Show to promote his latest Christian film and to defend his recent denigration of gay relationships and homosexuality. Today Show host Ann Curry grilled him lightly about the remarks he made on CNN earlier this month. He did not apologize nor did he back down from his labeling of ... [Read]

In a videotaped interview with The Guardian news agency, the much lauded President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, told a reporter that she and her country were not interested in decriminalizing sexual relations between gay people. In an edited 2-1/2 minute clip, President Sirleaf would not even speak about homosexuality, only referring to the topic as "that" and "that area." Sirleaf ... [Read]

Tennessee state senator Stacey Campfield continued his media campaign against homosexuality and discussions about gay lives in schools by appearing on the David Pakman Show. During his 10-minute interview on Monday, Campfield seemed to indicate that insurance companies raise their rates for homosexuals. He claimed this to be true because the companies have statistics showing that gays, when compared to ... [Read]

Gay radio talker Michelangelo Signorile interviewed Tennessee state Senator Stacey Campfield about his pending, "Don't Say Gay" bill. That measure would essentially prevent any discussion by teachers about gay lives or references to homosexuality. What Signorile got in response was pretty stunning. The Tennesse senator let loose a plethora of ignorant comments about the "nature" of homosexuality, bestiality, and the combination ... [Read]

[Do you agree with Terry Moffit that homosexuality can be changed? It can be cured?] ''My respect with when answering this question before, is that it really is a state issue as to how those issues want to resolved. It should be handled at a state level.... I've not seen his website so I'm not able to comment.'' [Do ... [Read]

UPDATE: Chris Armstrong dropped his Personal Protection Order request against Andrew Shirvell, explaining to the court that Shirvell has not contacted him since he went on personal leave. Shirvell's lawyer says the two legal teams had discussed the matter and he claims that Armstrong did not want to burden the court's time to settle the issue. Both sides apparently think they ... [Read]

''I went at the invitation of David Bahati, who is a member of parliament in Uganda who has proposed the kill the gays bill.... [He] was very candid about his political education in the United States has friendships with American politicians, his great admiration for Senator Jim Inhofe who has visited a lot and talk about the moral underpinnings ... [Read]

''The homosexuals, they need to listen.... I say this to my gay friends out there, the ones who continuously nitpick everything I say, in their defense and their eternal destination: Hollywood is promoting immorality. And God of the heaven in Jesus name is warning you of the wrath to come, yet you have Muslims calling for your execution. If ... [Read]

''I believe in civil rights, according to Walter Fauntroy, who's one proponent of our DC marriage bill here that we're working on, said that housing, education, salary, and also fair treatment in court is ultimately the essense of what civil rights is really all about....'' ''I'm concerned about the next generation, the children.... Many blacks are outraged that the civil ... [Read]

''Well, it's fairly simple. We look at gay marriage as -- not a civil rights issue, but a moral question. And the moral question is that, in our tradition two men together, or two women together, it makes no sense. It makes no biblical sense to us....'' ''We love Coretta [Scott King], but she was absolutely, fundamentally, 100% wrong ... [Read]

''While I firmly believe that a business climate conducive to growth is critical to our future, I realize our decision affected many of you in a way I did not anticipate, and for that I am genuinely sorry.... Going forward, we will soon begin a strategic review and analysis of our decision-making process for financial contributions in the public ... [Read]

Below is a peek at this week's sickening blanket of socially conservative, anti-gay rhetoric aimed at the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network and the head of President Obama's Safe Schools Initiative, Kevin Jennings who founded GLSEN. They're trying to get Jennings fired and GLSEN thrown out of the school system by focusing in on a sexual education workshop held in ... [Read]

''[The unclean spirit] came out.... [I'm] no longer gay, but it's still a process that I have to go through to be fully delivered. See, I'm not -- the spirit of homosexuality is not in me because I choose not to live in that way. I allow God, the Holy Spirit to come in me, to change the things ... [Read]

Tyra Banks hosted a show with the topic, "I Hate Being Gay." It began like this: "This is Shane, and he says gay people are disgusting and weak. Right here, we've got Greg. Greg says he is terrified of gay people. And then over here, we have Mark. And he says that he feels like homosexuality is a shameful disorder ... [Read]