Anita Bryant

You're making a statement that you can walk away from any time it becomes too difficult.
Over the course of my life I have come across a number of closet cases, each with their own range of reasons for hiding their true self; every excuse becoming more and more absurd with every step toward equality. Come on people, it's 2015!
The anti-gay right seem to be painting a portrait of victimhood in anticipation of further progress by the LGBT community and the goal is most likely to stop this progress. But I have one question. How in the hell can anyone forget how we got to this point?
After what seemed like an eternity, Florida has finally embraced marriage equality, albeit by force. Federal Judge Robert Hinkle ruled, back in August, that it was unconstitutional for Florida to ban gay marriage. Despite his ruling, many hurdles were to come, all on account of one woman.
As marginalized people, we are pushing the boundaries unwilling any longer to accept the repressive status quo. In coalition with other disenfranchised groups and allies, we are refusing to buckle under and to assimilate into a corrupt system.
Along came Anita Bryant with her Save Our Children crusade and enough was enough. This kid, steeped in Bible-believing, conservative fundamentalism, sat down and wrote a letter to the newspaper denouncing Bryant's intolerance. To say the least, it was noticed.
Nancy, did you minimize the effect of Anita Bryant's hateful crusade against homosexuality? Yes. Did you characterize Anita Bryant as a loving, gracious, innocent person unfairly attacked through no fault of her own? Yes. Was she a "sweet lady" shockingly humiliated for no reason? No way. Let me break it down for you.
She then added, "Why did that guy do that? Look at her. She makes me think of my own mother. Why would you do this to a sweet
I've decided that CG blood absolutely denotes something different than the splatter that comes from exploding blood bags, the old-school method of spraying a fake version of the fluid of life.
Is there anyone out there over the age of 13 who has not -- I'll be as tactful as possible -- pleasured themselves, sexually? No? Come on. It's just you and me here.
Now that Harvey Milk is on a stamp, I'll be able to ask for him by name whenever I go to the post office. The announcement was made close to the 35th anniversary of the assassination of Harvey Milk, who became the first openly gay official to hold public office.
In conjunction with the celebration of October as LGBT History Month, The Huffington Post will be providing you with "Know
We were compared to drug addicts and the mentally ill. We were even preached to that God hates us. Is it any wonder we were all in the closet back then?
Uma, Anita; Anita, Uma. As reported by THR and other trade outlets, Uma Thurman has been cast as outspoken anti-gay activist
The latest episode of Critical Thinking Hosted by Waymon Hudson focuses on the anti-gay myth that has been blocking LGBT equality progress for decades: the vicious and debunked "Save Our Children" argument that gays are somehow dangerous to children.
Last week ultra-right-wing rabbi Noson Leiter referred to Hurricane Sandy as "divine justice" for the state of New York's 2011 legalization of marriage for same-sex couples. Conservative Christian leaders have long held LGBT people responsible for natural disasters.
Also in the archives are four neatly organized boxes containing singer and anti-gay crusader Anita Bryant's news clippings
In late January, Robert Green Jr. found himself back where he started more than 30 years ago--trying to reconcile the parents
Bob Green is dead. Most people have no idea who he was. You can't blame them. He was just a speed bump on the road toward equality of rights. Behind the scenes, however, he played an important role in creating the "culture war" that still plagues this nation.
Bryant, 71, burst onto the scene as a singer in the 1950s but made national headlines -- and a country full of LGBT enemies