Friday, August 02, 2013

'Black conservative summit aims to fight lgbt equality' and other Friday midday news briefs

Fischer: Gay Activists Should Support Russia's Anti-Gay Laws In The Name Of Diversity - Oh yeah. Support getting your ass kicked and being imprisoned simply for your sexual orientation "in the name of diversity." I don't think science has discovered the species of hate which embodies Fischer's psyche.  

Black Conservative Summit boasts multiple speakers who blame Satan for gays, LGBT rights - Apparently there is going to be a "black conservative summit" addressing ways to fight lgbt equality starring the usual cast of characters of anti-gay black activists. First item on the agenda - "how to get more money from these white religious right groups who's paying us to do this shit." 

California Catholic School Fires Gay Teacher For Marrying Partner - Obviously they are angry at him for breaking the "lonely, struggling with his faith and will never get a man" gay guy stereotype.  

“Purposeful Misinformation”: How Right-Wing Media Are Smearing San Antonio’s Proposed Anti-Discrimination Ordinance - A deliberate attempt to lie about an anti-discrimination ordinance. Sad but typical.  

Same-Sex Couple Visa Applications Will Receive Equal Treatment - Finally, let's end today's news briefs with some good news regarding same-sex couples and VISA applications.

Rhode Island same-sex couples line up to get married

Yesterday, I featured gay couples in Minnesota who got married. It's only fair that I show gay couples in Rhode Island who also were able to get married. From Buzzfeed comes the following image:

This is John Gacher and Federico Santi of Newport , R.I. and apparently they have been together for 41 years before finally being able to "make it legal." Don't tell the religious right, thought. It would just ruin their day.

Then again . .  .