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Entries by Alvin McEwen from 04/2010

Newsbusters's accusation of 'religion bashing' deserves rebuke

| Posted 04.01.2010 | Huffington Post

The site Newsbusters tries very hard to be a conservative version of the popular Media Matters. The site would do better to be compared to a member of...

Racism vs. Homophobia: A Visual Demonstration

| Posted 04.05.2010 | Politics
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In the long run, it doesn't matter who had to ride in the "back of the bus" or who gets chased down a street. As long as there are entities willing to exploit fear and stereotypes, we all suffer.

Phony Medical Group Attempting to Peddle Anti-Gay Propaganda to Schools

| Posted 04.06.2010 | Politics

What Facts About Youth does is push almost every anti-gay talking point and distortion repeated by various religious right groups over the past 30 years under the guise of unbiased research.

Black Versus Gay Is a Tiresome Argument

| Posted 04.07.2010 | Politics

We are going to continue to have this tired argument until both communities stop clinging to past symbolism and acknowledge the present.

'Dirty 30?' Traditional Values Coalition can't stop lying about ENDA

| Posted 04.08.2010 | Huffington Post

Earlier this week, I pointed out the similarities between the Traditional Values Coalition (TVC)'s lies about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (E...

Mike Huckabee Attacks Gay Families, Compares Them to People Raising Puppies

| Posted 04.10.2010 | Politics
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In a recent interview, Fox News host Mike Huckabee seems to go all out against the lgbt community, attacking not only same-sex marriage but also lgbt families.

Religious Right Can't Prove 'Men Invading Women's Restrooms' Claim

| Posted 04.12.2010 | Huffington Post

n attacking anti-discrimination laws and ordinances which would give lgbts equal protection in instances of housing and employment, religious right groups are quick to use the claim that such laws would endanger the safety of women and children.

Phony Medical Group Receives Numerous Rebukes for Inaccurate Anti-Gay Web Site

| Posted 04.14.2010 | Politics
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The American College of Pediatricians is nothing more than a shell group designed to give these same distortions a degree of "scientific credibility."

Fox News's sloppy coverage of GLSEN's Day of Silence

| Posted 04.14.2010 | Huffington Post

Friday will mark the 2010 Day of Silence in which students across the country will remain in silence in solidarity of lgbt youth and in protest of the...

ENDA opposition comprised of lies, chicanery, and beliefs of religious supremacy

| Posted 04.15.2010 | Huffington Post

Just what is it about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) that scares the Traditional Values Coalition (TVC) and other religious right group...

Andrea Lafferty: ENDA will lead to the molestation of disabled veterans

| Posted 04.17.2010 | Huffington Post

Andrea Lafferty of the Traditional Values Coalition has officially reached the zenith of homophobia with her new accusation - pro-gay laws will allow the VA to molest disabled veterans.

The Family Research Council's history of scientific distortions

| Posted 04.18.2010 | Huffington Post

Recently, Tony Perkins from the Family Research Council had this to say about the abuse of children in the Catholic Church: While activists like to ...

Elderly gay couple robbed of companionship, possessions, and dignity

| Posted 04.19.2010 | Huffington Post

In spite of their platitudes about how gay marriage could unfairly define the word "marriage" and thereby ruin the concept of the term for so many peo...

Christians and Guerilla Warfare: Who knew the terms mixed?

| Posted 04.20.2010 | Huffington Post

Activist and author of Anything but Straight: Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay Myth Wayne Besen has more gumption than me. Last week...

How to scare the bejesus out of Christians with a failed game plan

| Posted 04.21.2010 | Huffington Post

When I saw this Family Research Council graphic about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA - which would simply provide workplace protection ...

Andrea Lafferty: I'm Proud to be a Member of a Hate Group

| Posted 04.22.2010 | Politics

Andrea Lafferty saying that she is proud to be a member of a hate group is a like a cannibal bragging about his table manners.

When Defending Anti-Gay Lunacy, Personal Attacks Are the Order of the Day

| Posted 04.24.2010 | Politics
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In my post earlier this week regarding the Traditional Values Coalition's Andrea Lafferty expressing pride with TVC being designated as an anti-gay ha...

'Men hand-in-hand skipping down to adoption centers to 'pick out' a little boy for themselves'

| Posted 04.26.2010 | Huffington Post

A fellow barista at Pam's House Blend sent this to me via email. It's by Eugene Delgaudio, a  District Supervisor in Sterling, Virginia: Our...

Lgbt employment protection? Absolutely not. Ugly anti-gay comments at work? Sure.

| Posted 04.27.2010 | Huffington Post

Apparently the idea that lgbts should be afforded decent job protections scares the right-wing Family Research Council. I recently received an email ...

Religious right leader switches from lying about gays to just plain lying

| Posted 04.29.2010 | Huffington Post

Maybe the lgbt community is boring the Liberty Counsel's Matt Barber. Or maybe maligning us by describing our relationships as "one man violently cra...