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Mormon students talk about suicide in ‘It Gets Better’ video

LGBT students at Brigham Young University, a school with close ties to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, are speaking out in a new video about their religion, which forbids gay sex. The campus group Understanding Same-Gender Attraction (USGA) recently created the video to speak out about the…

NOM strategy documents: ‘Drive a wedge’ between black and LGBT voters

Documents have come to light in a Maine court filing that detail a plot by the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) to slow the legalization of same-sex marriage by dividing black and LGBT people, according to the Human Rights Commission. The documents, marked “Confidential,” emerged as part of an investigation…

‘Ex-gay’ pastor: Arrest Dan Savage for anti-bully campaign

A pastor who claims to be a “former homosexual” says that sex columnist Dan Savage should be arrested for his role in launching an anti-bullying campaign to help young LGBT people. In a recent interview with Americans For Truth About Homosexuality Radio Hour host Peter LaBarbera, pastor DL Foster suggested…

Elizabeth Warren sends message of hope to gay teens

In a video published to her website, U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren urges gay teens to not give up hope even in the face of relentless bullying. Although the Harvard professor doesn’t actually use the word “gay,” her message is part of the “It Gets Better” campaign, meant to encourage…

Sen. Franken pushes for Student Non-Discrimination Act

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) has released an online video that urges people to tell their representatives to support legislation to protect public school students from a “wave” of bullying targeting lesbian, gay, bixsexual or transgender teens. “Nine out of ten LGBT kids are harassed or bullied in school,” he said.…

The face of the LGBT movement and the mainstream media: tackling the diversity problem

I’ve noticed that there’s a familiar trend of nearly all of the on-air talking heads that represent the LGBT community’s anger with the Obama administration and Congress have been urban gay white men. I have to wonder if this feeds long-held impressions and biases out there that this is a…

The meme that will not die — blacks enabled Prop 8 to pass

It’s really time to stop dancing around the fantasy of a post-racial America, particularly with the exposed nerves around Prop 8. Here’s another example of jaw-dropping color arousal and unhelpful ruminating, this time in an op-ed by Caitlin Flanagan and Benjamin Schwarz in the NYT, “Showdown in the Big Tent”…

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