Tag Archives: anti-gay sentiment

Telling HER Story: Libby Phelps Alvarez, Former Westboro Baptist Church Member, Now Plans Gay Advocacy Work

With the passing of Fred Phelps, founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, I thought that it was a good time to take a look at another member of the Phelps family. One who has left the church and is working … Continue reading

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Time Capsule Quotes of the Day: Twitter Reactions to Grammy Marriage Ceremonies

The Huffington Post has rounded up the ’15 Disgusting Responses to Grammys’ Same-Sex Wedding Ceremony’ according to my email. A screen capture of them is below. What makes these a quote of the day?

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Quote of the Day: Resilience of the Moscow LGBT Movement

It is a ritual: We show up, they beat some of us up, and the next year we show up again — just to prove that we will keep showing up. Masha Gessen in a New York times article efforts … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Susan Olsen on Demonizing Gays

Susan Olsen, best known for her role as Cindy Brady on the The Brady Bunch television show (ABC 1969-1974), hits it right on target as she talks about the damage that demonizing and being judgmental can cause to gay people. … Continue reading

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Drive to repeal Omaha anti-bias ordinance is under way

Voting on equality, it’s just not for marriage anymore. From Omaha.com: An attempt to repeal Omaha’s legal protections for gay and transgender residents is under way, a move that could inject the contentious issue into next year’s city election. A … Continue reading

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Archdiocese of Washington apologizes for denying Communion to lesbian at her mother’s funeral

The below is an example of how outlandish and harmful anti-gay sentiment can be. Reposted from The Washington Post: WASHINGTON — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington has apologized to a woman who was denied Holy Communion at her mother’s … Continue reading

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