Post Tagged with: "Gay Rights"

Bishop T.D. Jakes on SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling:  "We Shouldn't Lose Our Minds" (Photo Credit: Instagram via @BishopJakes)

Bishop T.D. Jakes on SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling: “We Shouldn’t Lose Our Minds”

Bishop T. D. Jakes weighed in on SCOTUS upholding gay marriage saying, “We shouldn’t lose our minds over the world being the world.” Christian Post:  “I’m not really as concerned about this as a lot of people are,” said Jakes during service on Sunday, according to a video excerpt of […]

by · July 4, 2015 · Religious News
George Takei Should Apologize for Calling Clarence Thomas a "Clown in Blackface" (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

George Takei Should Apologize for Calling Clarence Thomas a “Clown in Blackface”

Gay rights advocate and actor George Takei blasted US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as a “clown in blackface.” Sorry, but this is offensive, no matter how much I disagree with the conservative SCOTUS justice. “He is a clown in blackface sitting on the Supreme Court. He gets me that […]

by · July 2, 2015 · Gay Rights
Anti-Gay Texas AG Ken Paxton Could Face Felony Charges for Securities Fraud (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Anti-Gay Texas AG Ken Paxton Could Face Felony Charges for Securities Fraud

Anti-gay Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton could be facing first degree felony charges for securities fraud. Prosecutors are planning to present a fraud case against him to a grand jury. Special prosecutor Kent Schaffer told News 8 Wednesday afternoon that the Texas Rangers uncovered new evidence during the investigation that […]

by · July 2, 2015 · Politics
Texas AG Ken Paxton: County Clerks, Judges CAN Deny Gay Couples (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Texas AG Ken Paxton: County Clerks, Judges CAN Deny Gay Couples

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told judges and clerks in his state that they can deny issuing marriage licenses or performing gay marriages on religious objections, despite the Supreme Court ruling on Friday.   Paxton said in a statement:  “It is important to note that any clerk who wishes to […]

by · June 28, 2015 · Gay Rights
3rd Grade Teacher Omar Currie, Vice Principal Resign Over Gay Fairy Tale (Photo Credit: Facebook)

3rd Grade Teacher Omar Currie, Vice Principal Resign Over Gay Fairy Tale

Omar Currie, a third-grade teacher at Efland-Cheeks Elementary School, and the assistant principal resigned amid controversy over a gay fairy tale he read to students. Currie and Meg Goodhand submitted resignation letters on Monday, the News & Observer reports.   Currie had said he would resign because he felt administrators did […]

by · June 16, 2015 · Today's Headlines
Sylvia Ann Driskell Sues All Homosexuals for Breaking “Moral Laws”

Sylvia Ann Driskell Sues All Homosexuals for Breaking “Moral Laws”

SMH:  Nebraska resident Sylvia Ann Driskell, who identifies herself as the “ambassador” for plaintiffs “God and His Son, Jesus Christ,” filed a lawsuit accusing all homosexuals on Earth for breaking “religious and moral laws,” NBC News reports.

by · May 6, 2015 · Today's Headlines
Rick Santorum: “If Bruce Jenner Says He’s a Woman, Then He’s a Woman”

Rick Santorum: “If Bruce Jenner Says He’s a Woman, Then He’s a Woman”

Rick Santorum “loves and accepts” Bruce Jenner’s coming out as a woman. The right wing will say whatever it takes to score political points. Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum says if Bruce Jenner says “he’s a woman, then he’s a woman.” I guess that softening of his heart came after Jenner […]

by · May 2, 2015 · Elections
Religious Right Wants Ruth Bader-Ginsburg, Elena Kagan Recusals for Gay Marriage Case

Religious Right Wants Ruth Bader-Ginsburg, Elena Kagan Recusals for Gay Marriage Case

SCOTUS hears same-sex marriage case The religious right continues to rear its nervy head. This time, they want liberal SCOTUS justices, Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader-Ginsburg, to recuse themselves from the same-sex marriage case. Here’s more from Politicususa:  “One of the pre-eminent religious arbiters of all things relating to the […]

by · April 28, 2015 · Gay Rights
Gay Hotelier Ian Reisner Apologizes for Hosting Ted Cruz Event

Gay Hotelier Ian Reisner Apologizes for Hosting Ted Cruz Event

Ian Reisner apologizes for Ted Cruz event Ian Reisner, the gay businessman who co-hosted a Ted Cruz event posted an apology on Facebook. He wrote he was “shaken to my bones” by the outrage. Reisner’s Facebook post: “I am shaken to my bones by the e-mails, texts, postings and phone […]

by · April 26, 2015 · Elections
Sweet Cakes Fined $135K for Refusing to Bake Lesbian Couple’s Wedding Cake

Sweet Cakes Fined $135K for Refusing to Bake Lesbian Couple’s Wedding Cake

An Oregon judge ruled that a lesbian couple turned away by baker who refused to make their wedding cake on religious grounds, should receive $135,000 for their emotional suffering, the Oregonian reports. The administrative law judge Alan McCullough for the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries said Rachel Bowman-Cryer and […]

by · April 25, 2015 · Religious News