Author Archives: Christopher di Spirito

Westboro Baptist Church to Picket Funeral of Kansas Jewish Center Shooting Victims

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Dr. William Lewis Corporan and his grandson Reat Griffin Underwood Killed Sunday If you thought the death of Fred Phelps would put an end to the Westboro Baptist Church’s evil, then think again. The hate-church is … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Semitism, Bigots, Hate Groups, Hate Speech, Homegrown Terrorism, International News, Jewish, News, Westboro Baptist Church | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Tel Aviv Unveils First Memorial to Gay Holocaust Victims

January 10, 2014 Flowers on Tel Aviv monument honoring gays persecuted by the Nazis Tel Aviv joins Amsterdam, Berlin, San Francisco and Sydney to memorialize gay and lesbian Nazi Holocaust victims with a monument. As reported in the BBC: Tel … Continue reading

Posted in Gay and Lesbian, International News, Israel, News, WWII | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

New Jersey Becomes the 14th State to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

Monday, October 21, 2013 The Garden State becomes the 14th state to recognize same-sex marriage! Newark Mayor and U.S. Sen.-elect Cory Booker led the ceremony for seven gay couples, telling the audience, “This is very beautiful.” Gay couples married throughout … Continue reading

Posted in Gay Marriage, Gov. Krispie Kreme, International News, LGBT Rights, Marriage Equality, New Jersey, News, Sen. Cory Booker | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Court Refuses NJ Gov. Krispie Kreme’s Request to Block Gay Marriage

Thursday, October 10, 2013 Gov. Krispie Kreme Seen Here Struggling to Propel His Girth Out of Bed The Associated Press reports a judge refused on Thursday to delay the start of same-sex marriage in New Jersey until a legal appeal … Continue reading

Posted in Chris Christie, Gov. Krispie Kreme, Homophobes, LGBT Rights, New Jersey, News, Same-Sex Marriage | Tagged , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Cher Says “Nyet” to Open 2014 Sochi Olympics in Russia

September 16, 2013 The Patron Saint of the LGBT community, Cher, turned down an offer to open the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. In an interview with Canadian magazine Maclean’s, Cher revealed that she recently turned down an offer … Continue reading

Posted in Cher, Gay and Lesbian, Gay Rights, Hate Speech, LGBT, Russia | 11 Comments

International Olympic Committee Forbids Athletes to Speak Against Russian Antigay Laws

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 If you thought the International Olympic Committee is on our side, think again. From the Advocate: The International Olympic Committee says it plans to stop any athlete from showing support of LGBT Russians at the Sochi … Continue reading

Posted in Antigay, LGBT Rights, Olympics, Russia | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday Clears the Way for Same-Sex Marriage to Resume

Friday, June 28, 2013 BREAKING The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday lifted its stay on an injunction and cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California. State officials ordered California’s 58 counties to stop enforcing … Continue reading

Posted in California, International News, LGBT Rights, News, Proposition 8, Same-Sex Marriage | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 The Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, a vile and cowardly relic from the Clinton years, was today struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. By a 5-4 vote, Justice Anthony Kennedy writing in the majority … Continue reading

Posted in International News, LGBT Rights, News, Same-Sex Marriage, Supreme Court | Tagged , , , , | 17 Comments

Who Voted ‘YES’ and ‘NO’ on Manchin-Toomey Background Check Bill

Thursday, April 18, 2013 The fact that 90% of Americans support sensible background checks to own a gun was lost on the U.S. Senate yesterday. The senate by a vote of 54-46, including five Democrats, voted to kill the Manchin-Toomey … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate Greed, Democratic Scoundrels, Guns, International News, News, U.S. Senate | Tagged , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Two More Southern California Gay Men Die from Bacterial Meningitis

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Map of Southern California showing counties with bacterial meningitis outbreak Two more Southern California gay men have died from bacterial meningitis. The deaths follow the death a West Hollywood man who died last week. Brett Shaad, … Continue reading

Posted in Bacterial Meningitis, Gay Men, News, Public Health, Southern California | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

Uruguay Becomes the 12th Nation in the World to Legalize Gay Marriage

Thursday, April 11, 2013 National flag of the South American nation of Uruguay With 71 of the 92 members of the Chamber of Deputies, Uruguay, voted to legalize gay marriage, making the South American country, the third in the Americas … Continue reading

Posted in Gay Marriage, International News, LGBT Rights, News, Same-Sex Marriage, Uruguay | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

GLAAD to Inexplicably Honor Bill Clinton

Thursday, April 4, 2013 GLAAD, America’s leading gay Uncle Tom organization, will honor Bill Clinton with its Advocate for Change Award. Despite signing both ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ (DADT) and the Defense of Marriage Act, (DOMA), cowardly actions designed to … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Clinton, DADT, DOMA, Gay and Lesbian, GLAAD, LGBT, News | Tagged , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Hillary Clinton Returns to the Public Arena

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 Hillary Clinton Delivers Speech at the Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards Hillary Clinton has left the State Department but, if you thought she would return to a comfortable, private life in New Castle, NY, a home … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, Hillary Clinton, News, Politics | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

Billl Clinton Urged John Kerry to Support a Ban on Gay Marriage

Thursday, March 28, 2013 With this week being marked by the U. S. Supreme Court hearing arguments on both California’s Proposition 8 and DOMA, I was intrigued to learn as recently as 2004, former president Bill Clinton urged Democratic presidential … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Clinton, Gay Rights, John Kerry, News, Politics, Same-Sex Marriage | Tagged , , , , , | 19 Comments

Hillary Clinton Endorses Marriage Equality

Monday, March 18, 2013 Private citizen Hillary Clinton is now free to endorse marriage equality. Watch It:

Posted in Gay Marriage, Hillary Clinton, International News, Marriage Equality, News | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

The Catholics Have a New Pope

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 And he’s every bit as horrible as the last Pope. Please meet former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina. He has chosen the papal name Pope Francis. Here are the fascinating factoids about him: ☛ He … Continue reading

Posted in Catholics, Homophobes, International News, News, Pope Francis, Religious Extremists | Tagged , , , , , | 18 Comments

Twinkies to Make Summer Return

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 If you miss eating the iconic Twinkie, just hang in there a few more months. A new owner of Hostess Brands Inc.’s snack cakes hopes to have Twinkies back on U.S. store shelves by this summer, … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth to Make Historic Pledge in Support of Gay Rights

Saturday, March 9, 2013 For the first time in 61 years as Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, in a live television broadcast Sunday, will sign a new charter designed to stop discrimination against gay people and promote the ‘empowerment’ of women, … Continue reading

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