dispatches from pennsyltucky

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PA High School Students Organize “Anti-Gay Day” in Response to National Day of Silence

McGuffey High School in Claysville, Pennsylvania made headlines over the weekend when a group of students organized an “Anti-Gay Day’ in direct retaliation to the LGBT youth-supportive National Day […]

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BIGOT WATCH: PA High School Principal Cancels Spamalot Over “Homosexual Themes”

Opponents of marriage equality may not have much luck nixing same-sex marriage in our state, but, according to some recently revealed emails, they can keep […]

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DISPATCHES FROM PENNSYLTUCKY: PA Church Kicks Out Young Member for Being Gay

Here we go again. Ambassador’s Bible Chapel in Manchester, Pa., is making headlines this week for revoking the membership of a longtime worshiper because he’s gay. […]

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Rev. Frank Schaefer Refuses to Uphold Anti-Gay Methodist Doctrine, Says He Won’t Surrender Credentials

Rev. Frank Schaefer — the Methodist pastor who was punished for officiating his son’s gay wedding — is nearing the end of his 30-day suspension, […]

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Holy Ghost Prep Headmaster Responds to Firing of Gay Teacher

Over the weekend we reported the dismal news that Michael Griffin, a gay teacher in Bensalem, Pa., was fired from Holy Ghost Prep after telling […]

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DISPATCHES FROM PENNSYLTUCKY: PA School Teacher Says He Was Fired “Because I’m Gay” [UPDATED]

It takes a lot to drag me to the keyboard to blog on a Saturday, but I heard some news this morning that was so […]

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DISPATCHES FROM PENNSYLTUCKY: Lehigh Co. Tea Partier Compares Same-Sex Couples to Pets

Just in case today’s news about Corbett comparing gay marriage to incest wasn’t enough to boil your blood, here’s another ignorant statement by Lehigh County […]

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DISPATCHES FROM PENNSYLTUCKY: PA Rep Drops Support of Non-Discrimination Bill Because of Trans ‘Bathroom Issue’

Bucks County State Rep. John Galloway has decided to drop his support of HB 300, legislation that would amend the state’s Human Rights Act to prohibit […]

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Dispatches from Pennsyltucky: Lebanon Pastor in Trouble for Performing Same-Sex Marriage for Son

I’m going to start a new column calling out all the ridiculousness that’s happening out in Pennsyltucky (aka the reason we are the only Northeast […]