So Was the Civil Rights Act of 1964 a Step Toward Fascism, Sen. Perry?

When it comes to justifying discrimination against LGBT people, politicians are making some rather startling arguments. Here, for example, is what Texas Sen. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, told a local television news reporter on Tuesday: “In a free market, I choose who I do service with. If I have government stepping in that role and determining who […]

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About That ‘Bathroom Predator’ Myth…

When supporters of anti-LGBT discrimination succeeded in repealing the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance with their dishonest and disgraceful “sexual predators in bathrooms” myth, we all knew that the religious right would use the same tactic elsewhere. In fact, North Carolina lawmakers have used it to justify a sweeping new law in their state sanctioning discrimination against LGBT people. But check […]

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The Lies They Tell II

So not only are religious-right groups lying about why they support North Carolina’s anti-LGBT discrimination law, they also appear to be exaggerating when making claims about who else supports it. […]

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The Lies They Tell

The backlash from business and civil liberties advocates over North Carolina’s new law encouraging discrimination against LGBT people is getting bigger and hotter. So religious-right groups are focusing their efforts in support of the law on the same dishonest and disgusting argument they used to defeat the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance — that barring discrimination against transgender people endangers women […]

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