PLEASE HELP! Uganda LGBT Activist Refugee Fund

These funds will be used solely for transportation out of the city where, food and basic short term temporary lodging for their immediate safety. Then and only then will plans be made for a more permanent solution for some to flee the country.

It is only a matter of time before the house is raided and my friends are arrested by police or beaten or killed by angry mobs.

I am the author of the stories below. Some of these people are my friends and in my stories. I personally know several of them and they are terrified.

Editors note: This fund is no longer active.
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ARE YOU AS PISSED OFF AT CONGRESS AS I AM?

Raul Labrador, Mike Simpson, Idaho Congressmen, RepresentativesDear Rep. Raul Labrador and Rep. Mike Simpson,

I am writing to you to express my personal outrage and disappointment that you have decided to put the political ambitions of the Tea Party over what is best for the American people and your Idaho constituents.

Your decision to support this pointless government shutdown is nothing more than a shameful political stunt. Continue reading

UPDATED: BREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Tomorrow Whether to Hear Proposition 8 Case


UPDATE – NOV. 30, 2012

Supreme Court Issues Order List—No Word Yet on Proposition 8 Case 

Washington, DC – Today, the United States Supreme Court issued an Order List revealing certain cases considered at its November 30 Conference that have been granted review.   Hollingsworth v. Perry (formerly Perry v. Brown), the federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8, was not on the list.      



U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Tomorrow Whether to Hear Proposition 8 Case

Prop. 8 and DOMA Cases Distributed for Nov. 30 Conference

 Washington, DC – Tomorrow, the United States Supreme Court will consider whether to grant review in Hollingsworth v. Perry (formerly Perry v. Brown), the federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8.  The Perry case, along with several cases challenging the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), have been distributed for discussion at the Justices’ private Conference scheduled for Friday, November 30, 2012. Continue reading

U.S. Supreme Court Reschedules Consideration to Hear Proposition 8 Case

U.S. Supreme Court Reschedules Consideration of Whether to Hear Proposition 8 Case 

Prop. 8 and DOMA Cases Now Distributed for Nov. 30 Conference 

Washington, DC – Today, the United States Supreme Court indicated that it has rescheduled the date when it will consider whether to grant review in Hollingsworth v. Perry (formerly Perry v. Brown), the federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8.

The Perry case, along with several cases challenging the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), have been distributed for consideration at the Justices’ private Conference scheduled for Friday, November 30. The Proposition 8 and DOMA cases had previously been distributed for the Conference of Tuesday, November 20. Continue reading

Melaleuca Call-Centers Staffed Minors in Anti-Obama Effort

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Romney National Finance Co-Chair and Melaleuca CEO, Frank VanderSloot is using his resources for the promotion for partisan political flyers* circulated in at least four Eastern Idaho public high schools late October.

The American’s for Prosperity branded flyers were specifically targeting teens at $10 an hour to staff Melaleuca’s Idaho Falls and Rexburg call centers to make political phone calls to swing state voters with an anti-Obama message under the guise of a survey.

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Bryan Fischer Can Dish It Out, But He Can’t Take It

Bryan Fischer, American Family Association, The New Yorker, Jane Mayer

Jane Mayer was on “UP with Chris Hayes” yesterday talking about her latest article in The New Yorker The Voter Fraud Myth.

Watching her with Hayes, took me back to last May when Mayer, having read the piece I co-authored last year for the Southern Poverty Law Center about Bryan Fischer, called me for some insight and additional information on what I knew about Fischer’s activities when he was in Idaho. Continue reading

Boy Scouts Protect Pedophiles, as Congress Offers Special Rights to BSA

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Long before the release of the so-called “Perversion Files” that document how the Boy Scouts of America systematically shielded pedophiles within its ranks, the U.S. Congress created a law mandating that the federal government support BSA regardless of its open policy of discrimination against gays.

On December 30, 2005, President George W. Bush signed in to law the “Support Our Scouts Act of 2005” buried in the 153 page Department of Defense Appropriations Act for 2006. (H.R. 2863 pg 49).

“Support Our Scouts” includes a mandate for the federal government to support the BSA: Continue reading