A Political Parable On Serving Sheep and Goats in Restaurants

By: Saturday October 26, 2013 9:00 am

Two restaurants with excellent service. Two parties that enjoyed their meals. Two very different tips. Two very different reasons, which illustrate well the differences between the Democratic and the Republican parties.

Sheep and Goats, people.

 

Family Research Council Puts Out Ridiculous Self-Congratulatory Video

By: Wednesday October 2, 2013 12:19 pm

The Family Research Council has come out with a nauseatingly self-congratulatory video showcasing how the organization supposedly stands up for American values and the family.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Rodger McDaniel, Dying for Joe McCarthy’s Sins: The Suicide of Wyoming Senator Lester Hunt

By: Saturday September 28, 2013 1:59 pm

Rodger McDaniel — a lawyer who served 10 years in the Wyoming state legislature before entering seminary and becoming a Presbyterian pastor — says in the acknowledgements to Dying for Joe McCarthy’s Sins: The Suicide of Wyoming Senator Lester Hunt, “Honestly, I never so much wanted to write a book, as I wanted to tell this story.” And what a story it is.

Lionsgate Responds to Geek’s Out “Skip Ender’s Game” Campaign: “We’ll Give You Money”

By: Friday July 12, 2013 3:10 pm

With ComiCon, the hajj of geekdom rapidly approaching, Lionsgate–the studio behind sci-fi flick Ender’s Game, based on the novel by homo-hater Orson Scott Card who is also a producer on the movie–is scrambling to control the damage that Card’s nastiness is inflicting on the potential box office receipts.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Anthony Stanford, Homophobia in the Black Church: How Faith, Politics, and Fear Divide the Black Community

By: Sunday June 2, 2013 1:59 pm

Anthony Stanford masterfully tells how African-American history and the fight for equality has made black culture less (rather than more) tolerant of its LGBT members. His research is thorough and meticulous; his writing is clear and engaging.

Video Spotlights Anti-Gay Images of the Past

By: Saturday June 1, 2013 6:40 pm

For those who haven’t seen it, the following video is one I made featuring images from my book, How They See Us. If the images upset you, then good. They are supposed to. They serve as a reminder of how far the lgbt community has come and how far we still need to go:

The “M Community”: LGBT Courage in Haiti

By: Saturday May 18, 2013 5:20 pm

In honor of May 17, International Day Against Homophobia, we run an interview with Charlot Jeudy. Jeudy is the president of the Haitian organization KOURAJ, meaning “courage” in Creole.

Why Gays Get Angry – When the ‘Butt Sex’ Christian Meets the Discredited Researcher

By: Friday May 10, 2013 5:54 pm

No matter how the religious right (and unfortunately a few members of the media) attempt to turn the momentum of marriage equality into a debate of whether Christians are now the victims of bigotry and lgbts are the perpetrators, it will always come back to the video above to refute that point.

Niall Ferguson (sort of) Apologizes for Claiming Gay People Don’t Care About the Future

By: Wednesday May 8, 2013 9:25 am

Harvard historian Niall Ferguson has a history of saying inflammatory nonsense to get attention. But recently while trying to sex up an attack on his long dead intellectual nemesis, John Maynard Keynes, Ferguson went way too far in his endless quest to widen the eyes of his audience.

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