2024-06-16 9:21 AM

Congressman Moran’s News Commentary

The House this week passed the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act, legislation extending federal hate crimes law to protect individuals targeted because of their sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability.

Anything But Straight: People of Faith or Fibs?

In a breathtaking display of lies and hypocrisy, a group of anti-gay culture warriors and long-time Mormon bashers placed a full page ad in the New York Times pretending to be both victims of alleged homosexual “mobs” and staunch defenders of the Latter Day Saints (Mormons).

Anything But Straight: Radio Hall of Shame

I once had a revealing conversation with an A-list news reporter, when I was trying to convince him to cover the scientific distortions of Focus on the Family’s James Dobson. He declined to do so because he felt that Dobson lies so frequently that it wasn’t news.

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Three Local Ladies’ Sports Teams Are Tackling the Notion Women Shouldn’t Compete in Contact Sports Head-On They’re called the suicide seats. Only the boldest members of the raucous, capacity crowd at Sterling, Va.’s Dulles Sportsplex dare occupy them. The others prefer to play it safer and sit further back from the track, the risk of […]

Anything But Straight: A Date With Hate

In trying to beat back a growing wave of support for federal hate crime legislation, the right wing was up to its most dastardly and divisive old tricks. On April 17, they had scheduled a media conference at the National Press Club pairing so-called “ex-gays” with anti-gay black ministers. Their goal was to drive a […]

Nicholas F. Benton: Tim Hardaway

The anti-gay rant by former professional basketball player Tim Hardaway last week enrages me not only because of the emotional pain it caused for all who felt assaulted by it. According to a prominent National Basketball Association insider, it reflects the way almost every pro athlete thinks. No attempt has been made to take this […]