Kevin Swanson: Election of Gay Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski Will ‘Destroy Nations’ -LISTEN

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Hysterical anti-gay pastor Kevin Swanson, who earlier this month hosted a conference attended by Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee and Bobby Jindal at which he called for the execution of gay people, has said the election of openly gay Jackie Biskupski as mayor of Salt Lake City is a sign of America’s impending doom.

Neglecting the christian tenet of ecumenicism, Swanson called Mormonism a “sham religion” and claimed that Biskupski’s election is “the tip of the iceberg” with child abuse and porn addiction hiding “under the water.”

RELATED: Kevin Swanson: God Will Smite America Because of Harry Potter and Dumbledore – VIDEO

He also attacked a conference to be held in London next year on LGBT diversion and inclusion in business, arguing that sponsor The Economist wants to be “that edgy, progressive organization that promotes homosexuality in the business world and the very thing that will destroy nations.”

He helpfully added that if people don’t accept that homosexuality is just plain wrong or that “God has the right to determine right and wrong,” we are all doomed, doomed I tells ya.

Listen to Swanson’s eerily calm concerns via Right Wing Watch below.

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The New ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Trailer is Causing a Commotion: WATCH

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Currently the #1 trending topic on Twitter is this trailer, the upcoming Marvel film Captain America: Civil War which pits Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) and Captain America (Chris Evans) against one another after Steve Rodgers decides to protect his old friend Bucky (Sebastian Stan as Winter Soldier).

The film is directed by brothers Anthony and Joe Russo with the screenplay by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely.

Captain America: Civil War also features Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch, Paul Rudd as Ant-Man, Anthony Mackie as Falcon, Emily VanCamp as Agent 13, Paul Bettany as Vision, Black Panther, played by Chadwick Boseman, and the introduction of Tom Holland as Spider-Man, though not all make it into this trailer


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Adele, Jimmy and The Roots Perform ‘Hello’ on Classroom Instruments: WATCH

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One leftover from Adele’s Tonight Show appearance has made it to the internet, and it’s a performance of the megahit “Hello” with Jimmy and The Roots on classroom instruments.

RELATEDAdele Tries to Prove She’s a Better Liar Than Jimmy Fallon: WATCH

“Hello” just broke the single-week U.S. album sales record held to this point by ‘NSYNC.

After processing the first sales reports from Monday, Nov. 23, the album has already sold at least 2,433,000 in pure album sales in slightly more than three days. That sum beats the single-week record for an album since Nielsen began tracking sales in 1991, set by *NSYNC’s No Strings Attached, when it debuted with 2,416,000 in the week ending March 26, 2000.

When a song’s this big it just reverberates across the culture, and you can be sure we won’t be hearing the end of it for a while. In fact you’ll probably be hearing three or four more versions today alone, but this one’s a pleasantly low-fi experience, and even includes a flip phone!


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Ted Cruz Crows About Support From Anti-Gay Religious Nuts Ron Baity and Flip Benham: VIDEO

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Flip BenhamNot happy with backing up Kevin Swanson’s call for the death of all gay people, presidential wannabe Ted Cruz has welcomed endorsements from a number of additional extreme anti-gay activists.

A recent press release titled “More Than 200 Faith Leaders Endorse Ted Cruz For President” lists Pastor Ron Baity and the the Benham brothers’ father Flip (right) as supporters.

Baity, who in 2012 received the Family Research Council’s Watchman Award for services to hatred, has claimed that homosexuality is a choice and called gays “worse than maggots.” He also said that LGBT activists are spreading “perversion” in schools which will lead to – you guessed it – the wrath of god.

RELATED: Ted Cruz Imagines Himself As A Hunky Boxer In Cartoon Challenging Obama to Debate

Last year, gay wedding crasher Benham said the “homosexual agenda” is a “pink-colored glove” covering “the fist of the devil.”

Cruz’s father Rafael said the support of Benham, Baity and others is “a testament both to the high interest in Ted among people of faith and to his consistent defense of religious liberty for all Americans at every step of his career.”

Watch Ellen Page challenge Cruz’s views on gay rights below.

(Flip Benham image via Wikipedia)

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Tuesday Night News Brief: ‘Details’, Degrassi, Pietro Boselli + Disney, Michael Sam


FAREWELL. Eddie Redmayne covers the last issue of Details magazine. 

X RATED. Gay adult film producer Michael Lucas being sued after renting a California mansion on Airbnb to film a gay adult movie and reportedly not disclosing what the house would be used for. The homeowner also alleges that the house was left in a filthy condition: “‘Urine, semen and fecal matter were found on the linens, carpets, upholstery, walls, ceilings and in the hot tub,’ according to the lawsuit filed Thursday by Acacia owner Kristina Knapic.”

FILM. First trailer for Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups debuts.

COLBERT: Justin Bieber cancels appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, citing undisclosed personal struggles: “sometimes life kicks our a[**] and we need to deal with it.”

DAHLING. Patsy and Edina (Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders) were on hand for the British Fashion Awards in London.

NETFLIX AND CHILL. First trailer for Degrassi: Next Class drops.

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING. The perfect gift for the Golden Girls fan in your life. 

WORLD. Turkey shoots down Russian airplane. Putin says it’s a “stab in the back.” President Obama: Turkey has a right to defend itself.

POLICE STATE. Chicago officials release video of 17-year-old black teenager Laquan Donald being fatally shot 16 times by white police officer Jason Van Dyke in October 2014. Prosecutors have announced they will charge Van Dyke with first degree murder.

MUSIC. Adele’s 25 officially breaks the record for fastest selling album in the U.S. previously held by N’Sync’s No Strings Attached.


MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN. Black Lives Matter protestor recounts the beating he was dealt at a Donald Trump rally after Trump egged on the crowd that was beating him: “They called me n*****, monkey, and they shouted ‘all lives matter’ while they were kicking and punching me.”

ADVERTISING. Amazon takes used imagery from Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan to cover seats in NYC subway cars to advertise for its new show The Man in the High Castle. After taking heat on social media, Amazon announced it will pull the ad campaign. 

BLACK FRIDAY. Online shoe retailer Zappos will cover your pet adoption fees from Black Friday through Cyber Monday if you give a furry friend a forever home.

CLUELESS. Sarah Palin had no idea there was screening process for Syrian refugees so Seth Meyers had to explain it to her. 

MASH UP. Male model / math teacher Pietro Boselli meets Disney’s Hercules.

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ON THE TOWN. TMZ posts video of Michael Sam leaving LA restaurant with ex-fiance Vito Cammisano, prompting questions as to whether the couple is back together.


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NYC City Council Pledges $6.6 Million for PrEP and PEP Programs

The NYC City Council will spend $6.6 million on programs to treat and educate New Yorkers with regard to  Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) in an effort to lower HIV infection with an end goal of ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic, Gay City News reports:

johnson “This initiative will help continue to provide programs and education to raise awareness of this devastating epidemic,” City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said in a joint November 23 statement with Corey Johnson (pictured), the openly gay and HIV-positive Council member who represents Chelsea. “It is critically important that all New Yorkers do their part to fight the spread of HIV/ AIDS. The more we take advantage of these resources, the closer we’ll get to ending the epidemic.”

The plan, which was first proposed by leading AIDS groups in 2014, relies largely on using anti-HIV drugs in HIV-positive and HIV-negative people to reduce the number of new HIV infections in New York State from the current roughly 3,000 a year to 750 annually by 2020…

…“New York has a plan to end the HIV/ AIDS epidemic and now we’ve got to fund it,” said Johnson, who chairs the Council’s Committee on Health, in the statement. “Every dollar of the Council’s $6.6 million contribution will bring us closer to achieving this goal.”

According to the paper, money from The Council will go towards PrEP programs run by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, ACRIA, and TasP efforts at Housing Works, and at Amida Care. They’ll also fund PEP education and training.

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Kathryn Knott’s Anti-Gay Tweets Can Be Entered as Evidence, Judge Rules

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Homophobic tweets posted by accused Philadelphia gay basher Kathryn Knott will be admitted as evidence in the trial against her set to start next month.

Knott is accused of savagely attacking a gay couple in City Center, Philadelphia on September 11, 2014 while shouting gay slurs. While her two cohorts in the attack accepted plea deals, Knott, the daughter of Bucks County, Pennsylvania police chief Karl Knott, opted instead to fight the charges against her in court.

Knott faces one charge of conspiracy, two counts of aggravated assault and other related offenses. Knott will not be charged for a hate crime as Pennsylvania’s hate crimes legislation does not apply to crimes motivated by anti-LGBT animus.

kk (1)Knott’s anti-gay tweets were first exposed by activist Scott Wooledge in the aftermath of the gay bashing, as we previously reported. The judge in Knott’s trial decided that those tweets, because they are of an anti-gay nature, would be admissible in the trial despite her defense attorney’s objection (he labeled the attempt to admit them “character assassination”). However, other tweets showing Knott’s history of heavy drinking and making hateful remarks towards other minorities were deemed inadmissible. reports:

A Common Pleas jury is expected to hear that Knott, 25, of Southampton, had posted the following on her @kathryn_knott Twitter account:

* “@krisssstenxoxo the ppl we were just dancing with just turned and mafe out with eatch other #gay #ew”

* “jazz flute is for little fairy boys”

* “@g0_nads he’s gonna rip me today for my hair..just wait. #dyke”

* “this camo song is gay like all the other brad paisley songs”

RELATED: Meet Accused Philadelphia Gay Basher Kathryn Knott

Prosecutor Michael Barry said the tweets “clearly indicate a general dislike to a disgust of gays and lesbians and people of other backgrounds.” Barry added, “She does not like gay people. This is why the fight happened. . . . She’s one of the people who jumped in and joined the assault.” Knott’s attorney meanwhile insisted that Knott is not homophobic.

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