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Protecting a Bully? Tell Us It Isn’t So Senator Saxby Chambliss

Where does this “Faggots Must Die” issue currently stand?

It basically stands the same place it was last Tuesday… Maybe Saxby’s crew is having a hard time finding a anti-American, Reagan hating, leftie-liberal-pinko-socialist-commie-fascist  cross-dressing “faggot”  as a stand-in for taking the fall who “hacked” the email service.

You think I’m kidding?

But on the serious side.

As I had posted as an update in my previous thread here at Once Upon a TPM:

From: Jim Galloway – Political Insider at the AtlantaJournal

“Saxby Chambliss says gay slur originated with his office.”

OK. So now, what’s the true identity of this individual named “Jimmy” who placed this comment “All Faggots Must Die” on Joe Jervis’ blog?

Now allow me to explain why I deem it necessary to get this all out in the open.

On one hand, I would never deny the right to freedom of expression for this individual. I deem that a basic right of utmost importance for others to express themselves. Especially when it comes to denigrating others in a hateful manner within our society. It allows us all to be aware and forewarned as to the base nature of such a person who would basically verbally bully others under the cloak of anonymity.

On the other hand, although that person does have the right to express themselves it doesn’t allow them a right to privacy when working in the capacity of a governmental agent or agency such as the local Georgia Senate offices of Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss.

So where does this issue stand as of today with Chambliss? As reported at The GA Voice | Atlanta Gay & Lesbian News & Events

“We have seen the allegations and are moving quickly to understand the facts. This office has not and will not tolerate any activity of the sort alleged,” Chambliss spokeswoman Bronwyn Lance Chester told Galloway. “Once we have ascertained whether these claims are true, we will take the appropriate steps.”

That was last Tuesday.

So … If there’s anyone out there looking to pick up a few Gs for a part-time acting job maybe you should contact the Senate office there in Georgia and see, what’s wiggling fire-chief?

In the meantime… SAXBY … Hey SAXBY!

I’m Waiting . . .

~OGD~

…like Bill Maher in drag.

William K. Wolfrum posted in his blog William K. Wolfrum’s Morning — Don’t Panic at Dagblog, a youtube video of Dan Savage and his husband Terry talking to LGBT youth about how things do get better and not to panic. 

The video is part of the It Gets Better Project on youtubube that Dan Savage started to help those LGBT youth are struggling with a life made miserable because of the rejection and oppression these youth experience because they are part of the LGBT community.

Dan Savage explained the project in one of his advice columns “Savage Love” on The Stranger website.

I just read about a gay teenager in Indiana—Billy Lucas—who killed himself after being taunted by his classmates. Now his Facebook memorial page is being defaced by people posting homophobic comments. It’s just heartbreaking and sickening. What the hell can we do?

Gay Bullying Victim Who Survived

Another gay teenager in another small town has killed himself—hope you’re pleased with yourselves, Tony Perkins and all the other “Christians” out there who oppose anti-bullying programs (and give actual Christians a bad name).

Billy Lucas was just 15 when he hanged himself in a barn on his grandmother’s property. He reportedly endured intense bullying at the hands of his classmates—classmates who called him a fag and told him to kill himself. His mother found his body.

Nine out of 10 gay teenagers experience bullying and harassment at school, and gay teens are four times likelier to attempt suicide. Many LGBT kids who do kill themselves live in rural areas, exurbs, and suburban areas, places with no gay organizations or services for queer kids.

“My heart breaks for the pain and torment you went through, Billy Lucas,” a reader wrote after I posted about Billy Lucas to my blog. “I wish I could have told you that things get better.” (more…)

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