In just the second day of the 2017 Texas legislative session, far-right lawmakers are already demonstrating their contempt for LGBT people and public schools. Read More

We continue our review of the outrageous and offensive things we heard from the right in 2016. Today let's look at the continuing right-wing freak-out over extending equal rights to LGBT people, including the freedom to marry, to be not face discrimination, and even to use public restrooms. You can check out previous posts from the Year in Quotes here.…… Read More

The highest Republican elected officials in Texas have now officially joined the appalling campaign to use state and local governments to discriminate against legally married same-sex couples. Let's be clear: this is nothing more than a shameful effort to validate the hatred of religious-righters for LGBT Texans and their families. Read More

What is it with the American right's love affair with Vladimir Putin's Russia these days? Tom Pauken, who served as chair of the Texas Republican Party in the 1990s and currently supports Donald Trump for president, tweeted this morning that Russia is "returning to its Christian roots" while the United States is "going in the opposite direction."…… Read More

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is one of the most notorious anti-LGBT politicians in the country. In March 2015 he even railed against same-sex marriage at a rally at the Texas Capitol. He was joined at the rally by Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Attorney General Ken Paxton as well as other politicians. Today, however, Alabama's Court of the Judiciary suspended Moore from the bench for the remainder of his term because he had ordered probate judges in his state to ignore the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last year striking down laws banning same-sex marriage. Read More