Erick Erickson Claims Marriage “Truth” by Getting Defensive

By |May 31st, 2013|

But your individual circumstances and mine should not hide the fact that there is an ideal and optimal family arrangement whether we in our own lives can meet it. - Erick Erickson, in "The Truth May Hurt, But Is Not Mean" AFTER BEING blasted for his patriarchal grunt, Erick Erickson now gets very defensive. How [...]

Queer Talk: Therapist Says He “Heals” Gay Brains to Straight [Video]

By |May 31st, 2013|

Via Right Wing Watch has the story, and video, of an ex-gay therapist who claims he "heals" gay brains so that they become straight. Homosexual brains turned to heterosexual brains. Really, that's what he says. Brian Tashman writes at Right Wing Watch: As we've noted, Daystar host Joni Lamb is hosting a special on homosexuality, [...]

Keystone XL: The “Obama Pipeline”? [Video]

By |May 31st, 2013|

The "Obama pipeline" as a possible description of the Keystone XL pipeline is employed by Rebuild the Dream. President of that organization, and former Obama administration green jobs advisor, Van Jones "cuts through the myths around Keystone XL ... and explains who will be to blame if the pipeline is approved." http://youtu.be/GVpK61CJt3E This comes as [...]

Queer Talk: ExxonMobil Shareholders Reject LGBT Job Protection

By |May 31st, 2013|

Once again and as expected, ExxonMobil shareholders have rejected nondiscrimination protections for LGBT employees, according to the Dallas Voice. For anyone who is paying attention, chalk this up as yet another indication that we need the Employment Nondiscrimination Act passed. We've only been waiting since 1994, when ENDA was first introduced. Well, we knew of [...]

Uproar Leads to El Salvador’s Beatriz Getting C-Section

By |May 31st, 2013|

A seriously ill Salvadoran woman whose struggle to get a medical abortion drew international attention received permission on Thursday to end the troubled pregnancy with a Caesarean section. El Salvador's health minister on Thursday approved the C-section for the 22-year-old woman suffering from kidney failure and lupus, a day after the Supreme Court ruled that [...]

Feature – Newsweek Gets it Wrong on Relationships

By |May 30th, 2013|

Photo: Nicky Johnston/ First Response, Great Britain Ms Garraway, 46, is fronting a campaign to encourage young women to think about fertility and giving birth much younger than "her generation". As part of the campaign, Ms Garraway spent a day being transformed into a heavily pregnant 70 year-old by Adrian Rigby, a prosthetic [...]

Erickson: Female Breadwinners Bad for Kids & Marriage

By |May 30th, 2013|

"Having mom as primary bread winner is bad for kids and bad for marriage." - Erick Erickson IT HAS become a conservative chant lately, the latest from Erick Erickson. "War on men" from Suzanne Venker, Megan McArdle saying women should marry younger, they're all attempting to resurrect Freud's biology is destiny. Now Erick Erickson has [...]

CNN Blasts Past MSNBC

By |May 30th, 2013|

IT'S BEEN a tough couple of months for MSNBC, with CNN finally finding its footing through a mixture of scandal mania and breaking news stories, including the Jodi Arias verdict. Needless to say, with the plethora of scandals surrounding the Obama administration, Fox News channel remains on top. From Huffington Post: CNN, meanwhile, celebrated a [...]

Queer Talk: Virginia a “Gay Rights Battleground”

By |May 30th, 2013|

While locating a "gay rights battleground" is something most of us can do by just looking around wherever we are, this year Virginia is providing a particularly stark example, as an article at Politico noted. A gubernatorial race already defined partly along culture-war lines has grown even more contentious since ... Virginia Republicans nominated as [...]

Politico Gives Wingnut Space to Attack Hillary

By |May 30th, 2013|

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza - 2009) IN AN op-ed on Politico, a right wing bomb thrower named Keith Koffler explains "Why Democrats Might Reject Hillary Clinton in 2016." Just for fun, here's an excerpt: But what those who tout Clinton as a nigh unstoppable force for the 2016 Democratic nomination [...]