Hump Day Headlines
Amway is being called the new Chick-fil-A after the company donates money to anti-gay groups. Former Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger is calling for a boycott.
The Illinois Family Institute is asking parents to remove their children from classrooms where the teacher is gay. “If parents have children who have already gone through the school or have already completed a year or more, they should ask those children and/or their friends or friends’ parents which teachers are known for bringing their politics into the classroom or who displays a Safe Space sticker, the inverted pink triangle, the rainbow flag, or the lower case Greek letter lambda on their desk, classroom door or wall,” the group advocates. Witch hunt, anyone?
Did opponents of Prop 8 conveniently hide over a million in contributions? The Sacramento Bee says so. The paper reports that Protect Marriage failed to report the money, even though state law requires they do so. The group’s now facing some stiff penalties.
Gay geeks unite over Gaymercon, the first LGBT event for tech pros. Mark your calendars for August of next year in oh-so-gay San Francisco.
Melissa Etheridge talks Chick-fil-A. “I never ate there to begin with,” says the singer, who’s ready to release a new album next month – 4th Street Feeling.
Elton John blasts Madonna again. Sir Elton says that her career is over and that “she’s such a nightmare. She looks like a f- – – – ing fairground stripper.”
Pop star Mika comes out. Well, duh. You don’t sing a song about wanting to be just like Grace Kelly without the gaydar going off.