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Eleven-year old Marcel Neergaard has quickly won his fight against an anti-gay lawmaker and StudentsFirst, thanks to the help of LGBT activists and over 50,000 allies who signed a MoveOn.org petition.
Tennessee Senator Stacey Campfield is very angry that “two percent of the community, more or less the homosexual activist community,” is bringing him the national media attention he craves.
Stacey Campfield, who authored the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, has re-introduced it demanding LGBTQ youth who discuss homosexuality with school officials will be outed to their parents.
Sen. Stacey Campfield wants to cut welfare to families if their children don’t perform well in school, calling it a step toward “breaking the cycle of poverty.”
As publisher of The New Civil Rights Movement, one of my greatest satisfactions is sharing beautifully told tales that help people see the world just a little differently.
Missouri’s Rev. Phil Snyder delivered a warning of the “end times” in his anti-gay speech before Springfield’s city council and delivered a special bonus at the end.
Alan Chambers, the president of Exodus International, the world’s largest “ex-gay” organization, on Hardball last night admitted, “I have same-sex attractions.”
Anti-gay state senator Stacey Campfield, who made homophobic comments about HIV/AIDS and homosexuality, may lose his hall of fame status from his old high school.
The Tennessee Senate just days ago passed their alternative to the much lampooned “Don’t Say Gay” bill that would classify holding hands as “gateway sexual activity.”
Despite “Don’t Say Gay” bills or schools refusing Gay-Straight Alliances, across the US hopeful things are happening –everyday people are fighting everyday bullies.
Tennessee’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill is on hold after lawmakers realized that the bill was not only unnecessary from their own standpoint, but counterproductive as well.
Martha Boggs, owner of Knoxville’s Bistro at the Bijou kicked anti-gay Tennessee Senator Stacey Campfield out of her restaurant on Sunday.
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