Advice Corner: Pat Robertson on ugly wives killing marriage, Allen West on guns and index fingers

By: Sunday January 13, 2013 1:10 pm

Man, scanning headlines on the weekend can result in pulling up some cray-cray stuff. It’s hard to believe that the fossilized Religious Right televangelist Pat Robertson is still alive and kicking. It was even more interesting that he was scanning Maxim mag, saw a query from a teen about the distant relationship of his parents, and decided to offer up some sage advice.

Wisconsin State Senator Pushes Bill Classifying Single Parenthood as Child abuse

By: Sunday July 8, 2012 7:57 am

I’m so sick of rule of the wingnuts. In legislatures around the country, low-life teabaggers, bigots, know-nothings, and deeply insecure individuals managed to get elected. Now they are empowered to be full-out womb controllers, to attack the rights of low-wealth residents to vote, to rile up fear of black and brown people…the list goes on and on.

Flawed Study Funded by Anti-gay Org Claims to Overturn Decades of Research Affirming Gay and Lesbian Parenting

By: Tuesday June 12, 2012 6:45 am

Anti-gay forces have been vexed by countless studies showing that it’s not the sexual orientation that matters in healthy parenting because, well, those forces are homophobic. Here’s another junk science study attempting to slow the social change that is already in progress.

In Wake of ExxonMobil’s Rejection of LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections, WH dodges Executive Order Again

By: Thursday May 31, 2012 2:45 pm

At today’s press briefing, Jay Carney was asked about the status of the executive order that would bar discrimination against LGBTs by federal contractors. This came up because on Wednesday oil conglomerate (and federal contract0r) ExxonMobil held its shareholder meeting, and a vote on LGBT non-discrimination protections was rejected strongly, 80% to 20%. It’s notable that Mobil led on this issue as one of the first companies to include sexual orientation in its non-discrimination policy — after the merger, Exxon rescinded that policy, along with the benefits to the same-sex partners of gay employees.

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