Last Tuesday saw some pretty big wins for equal marriage rights in the United States. Voters in Maryland, Washington, and Maine solidly supported same-sex marriage, marking the first time that a popular vote granted marriage rights to same-sex couples in the country. As usual, whenever big steps toward equality is made, I just have to […] . . . → Read More: Slap Upside The Head: Vatican Reacts To Equal Marriage Advances
In a speech to French bishops last week, Pope Benedict XVI announced that gay people aren’t fully developed humans and are threatening families. While I’m sure very few gay people actually care what the pope thinks of us, sometimes this guy’s just evokes imagery I really want to draw.
“The family is threatened in . . . → Read More: Slap Upside The Head: Pope Says Gays Aren’t Fully Developed Humans Who Threaten Families
The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC), an anti-choice and anti-gay lobby group based in the UK, has distributed fliers suggesting that legal same-sex marriage will lead to an increased number of abortions.
“Legalised same-sex marriage will increase confusion about what it means to be a man or woman and removes natural . . . → Read More: Slap Upside The Head: Anti-Gay Group Says Equal Marriage Leads To Abortion
An anti-gay group calling themselves New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms filed a lawsuit late last year to reverse the state’s equal marriage law. Like most attempts to get same-sex marriage overturned, they gave themselves a delightfully ironic name; unlike other groups, however, they didn’t seem to rely on the usual arguments about how families . . . → Read More: Slap Upside The Head: Court Rejects Anti-Gay Lawsuit
A recently retired politician in Denmark seems to have discovered a new argument against equal marriage: Killer snails are hermaphroditic, therefore same-sex marriage should be illegal. Gee… I never thought of it that way before.
Check out this video of Jane Svoboda arguing against a non-discrimination ordinance in Lincoln, Nebraska. It’s about as coherent and reasoned as any other anti-gay argument, but the reactions of the guy in the back is priceless!
Family Research Institute, an anti-gay lobby group based in the United States, has warned Americans that advancements in equal rights for GLBT citizens has “doomed” Canada forever. Funny… I don’t feel particularly doomed today. I mean, once you get used to all the walking corpses wailing through rivers of fire along the streets, you’ll wonder . . . → Read More: Slap Upside The Head: Anti-Gay Lobby Group Calls Canada “Doomed”