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Bigotry Watch

Obama May Steal Election Like Al Franken Did, Via Voter Fraud? Really?

by David Badash ● 5:23 PM January 2, 2012
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An über-conservative pundit claims that via voter fraud, Al Franken stole the election from Norm Coleman, and warns Obama is using the DOJ to do the same in 2012.

News

NOM Cites Relatively Unknown Person Who Doesn’t Like Al Franken

by David Badash ● 10:30 AM August 1, 2011
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This is how far NOM has sunk. Twisting and misquoting work so it fits their tiny concepts, and the best they can do is quote a freelance sports reporter.

Civil Rights

Al Franken, Stephen Colbert, And Leon Panetta: Three Tenors for Equality

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 10:37 AM July 23, 2011

Three Tenors for Equality: Leon Panetta, Al Franken and Stephen Colbert, raised their heads over the side of the foxhole and did the right thing.

Bigotry Watch

DOMA: Al Franken Takes Down Focus On The Family Testimony, Credibility

by David Badash ● 11:59 AM July 20, 2011
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Senator Al Franken today during the DOMA repeal debate in the Senate clearly had done his homework, and destroyed the testimony and credibility of Tom Minnery of Focus on the Family.

News

Sodomite Schools Bill? Homosexual Bonus Pay For LGBT Soldiers? Gays Stealing Kids?

by David Badash ● 8:33 AM November 15, 2012
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Klingenschmitt says U.S. Senator Al Franken is sponsoring a “Sodomite Schools Bill,” and President Barack Obama is working on creating “homosexual bonus pay.”

Civil Rights

White House On ‘Bully’: ‘This Film Is A Powerful Call To Action’

by David Badash ● 7:03 PM April 20, 2012
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Valerie Jarrett, one of President Obama’s top advisors, today called the movie “Bully,” a film that examines the lives of bullied youth,”a powerful call to action.”

Bigotry Watch

GOP Senate Hopeful: Bullying Bill Unconstitutional Because Kids Don’t Know They’re Gay

by David Badash ● 6:01 PM April 19, 2012
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GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate Heather Wilson says an anti-bullying bill is unconstitutional because kids who haven’t reached puberty don’t know if they’re gay.

Bigotry Watch

Transphobia And Homophobia Are All In The Family For Alaska Pro-Discrimination Activist

by David Badash ● 2:30 PM March 28, 2012
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A transphobe and homophobe like his cousin, Jim Minnery is responsible for ads that call transgender Americans “transvestites,” portraying them as threats to kids.

Bigotry Watch

An Open Letter To All LGBT Students Of The Anoka-Hennepin School District

by Scott Rose ● 10:00 AM February 5, 2012
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This letter will help LGBT students clarify their rights and instruct you on how to protect yourselves against those who believe they can deprive you of your rights.

Analysis

2011 Year Of Popular Trash: The Kardashianization Of American Political Culture

by Tanya Domi ● 10:17 AM January 2, 2012
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The Kardashianization of America’s popular trash culture has morphed into an equally diminished political culture. Tanya Domi and Clinton Fein look back on 2011.

Bigotry Watch

Live Here Now! Anti-Gay Groups Join For GOP Family Values Presidential Debate

by David Badash ● 3:34 PM November 19, 2011
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Today at 5:00 PM Eastern NOM will join forces with Focus on the Family and The Family Leader, for a GOP/Republican party/Tea Party family values presidential debate.

DOMA

DOMA Repeal Bill Passes Senate Judiciary Committee 10-8: Highlights

by David Badash ● 12:00 PM November 10, 2011
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The DOMA repeal bill, known as the “Respect for Marriage Act,” was debated in the Senate Judiciary Committee this morning and passed by a 10-8 vote.

News

DOMA: Watch Senate Repeal Hearing Live Video Streaming At 10 AM Here

by David Badash ● 9:49 AM November 10, 2011
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The Senate Judiciary Committee will take up Senator Diane Feinstein’s DOMA repeal bill today, beginning at 10:00 AM ET. Expect other business first but it’s on the agenda. Watch live here!

International

On Our Radar: Australia New Transgender Law

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 9:00 AM September 18, 2011
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Australia has decided to allow their passports to have three gender boxes, M, F, and X for those who are transgender.