New Texas bill would ban gays from becoming foster parents. Rep Robert Talton (R): “It is our responsibility to make sure that we protect our most vulnerable children and I don’t think we are doing that if we allow a foster parent that is homosexual or bisexual.”
Michelangelo Signorile’s 1988 encounter with Cardinal Ratzinger: “This man was the embodiment of all that had oppressed me, all the horrors I had suffered as a child. It was because of his bigotry that my family, my church — everyone around me — had alienated me, and it was because of his bigotry that I was called “faggot” in school. Because of his bigotry I was treated like garbage. He was responsible for the hell I’d endured. He and his kind were the people who forced me to live in shame, in the closet.”
Santa Fe, New Mexico prepares for the arrival of Rev. Fred Phelps.