Homosexuals http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1244/all en WashPost's Capehart: Republicans 'Told Women,' Minorities to 'Go Bleep Yourself' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/washposts-capehart-republicans-told-women-minorities-go-bleep-yourself <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-12-30-MSNBC-TLW-Capehart.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />Appearing on the Monday, December 30, <em>The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell</em> on MSNBC, <em>Washington Post</em> columnist Jonathan Capehart charged that, in the year 2013, Republicans had "told" women, young people and minorities to "go bleep yourself" as he divulged his choices for "worst political move" of the year.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/washposts-capehart-republicans-told-women-minorities-go-bleep-yourself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics African-Americans Blacks Campsign 2012 Hispanics Homosexuals Jonathan Capehart Minorities MSNBC Republicans The Last Word Women Tue, 31 Dec 2013 21:35:09 +0000 45208 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Hayes Rejoices Over 'Thousands of Years' of Gay Marriages http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-rejoices-over-thousands-years-gay-marriages <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-12-23-MSNBC-AI-Hayes1.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On the Monday, December 23,<em> All In with Chris Hayes</em> show on MSNBC, after Richard Kim of the far left <em>The Nation</em> magazine awarded the "Rookie of the Year" award to 84-year-old gay rights activist Edith Windsor, host Chris Hayes delivered a sappy tribute to gay rights as he imagined that for "thousands of years" same-sex couples have managed to </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-rejoices-over-thousands-years-gay-marriages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division All In Chris Hayes Gay Marriage Homosexuals MSNBC Richard Kim Thu, 26 Dec 2013 21:14:30 +0000 45193 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Taylor Invents 'Hypocrisy' Charge Over GOP Views on Duck Dynasty Vs. ObamaCare http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-taylor-invents-hypocrisy-charge-over-gop-views-duck-dynasty-vs-obamacare <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-12-19-MSNBC-PN-Taylor.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Thursday's <em>PoliticsNation</em>, MSNBC political analyst Goldie Taylor ludicrously saw "hypocrisy" in Republicans speaking out against A&amp;E possibly firing <em>Duck Dynasty</em>'s Phil Robertson while opposing ObamaCare's contraception mandate as she failed to note that ObamaCare, as opposed to the <em>Duck Dynasty</em> controversy, is an issue of forc</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-taylor-invents-hypocrisy-charge-over-gop-views-duck-dynasty-vs-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics Al Sharpton Duck Dynasty Goldie Taylor Homosexuals MSNBC obamacare Phil Robertson PoliticsNation Religion Republicans Fri, 20 Dec 2013 20:53:19 +0000 45180 at http://mrc.org MSNBC Guest Tucker: GOP 'Pandered to' 'Bigots,' 'Racists', 'Homophobes' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-guest-tucker-gop-pandered-bigots-racists-homophobes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-11-18-MSNBC-PN-Tucker.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />Appearing as a guest on Monday's <em>PoliticsNation</em> on MSNBC, syndicated columnist Cynthia Tucker charged that Republicans "pandered" to "bigot" and "homophobes" in the 2004 presidential election, and later threw in the word "racists" as well, as she and host Al Sharpton responded to Wyoming Republican Senate candidate Liz Cheney's dispute with sister Mary</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbc-guest-tucker-gop-pandered-bigots-racists-homophobes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics Al Sharpton Cynthia Tucker Homosexuals MSNBC PoliticsNation Racism Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:46:41 +0000 44988 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Hayes: 'Heinous Teaching' for Pope to Say It Is 'Sin' to 'Violate God's Law' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-heinous-teaching-pope-say-it-sin-violate-gods-law <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-07-29-MSNBC-AI-Hayes3.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Monday's <em>All In</em> show, as MSNBC's Chris Hayes rejoiced somewhat over Pope Francis's recent comments about people who have homosexual "tendencies" becoming priests, the MSNBC host also declared that it was a "heinous teaching" for the Pope to say that it is a "sin" to "violate God's law," referring to acting out on homosexual feelings.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-heinous-teaching-pope-say-it-sin-violate-gods-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Catholics Chris Hayes All In Homosexuals MSNBC Pope Francis Religion Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:17:15 +0000 44141 at http://mrc.org George Takei Omits 'Under God' from Pledge, Slams Chris Christie on Gay Marriage http://mrc.org/biasalerts/george-takei-omits-under-god-pledge-slams-chris-christie-gay-marriage <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-06-29-MSNBC-TES-Takei.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />Appearing as a guest on Saturday's <em>The Ed Show</em> on MSNBC, actor George Takei omitted "under God" as he started quoting from the Pledge of Allegiance during a segment in which the gay rights activist and former <em>Star Trek</em> cast member reacted to the Supreme Court ruling that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/george-takei-omits-under-god-pledge-slams-chris-christie-gay-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics Chris Christie Ed Schultz George Takei Homosexuals MSNBC Same-Sex Marriage The Ed Show Mon, 01 Jul 2013 22:28:50 +0000 43948 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Hayes Celebrates 'Sweet, Sweet Victory' of Gay Marriage Ruling http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-celebrates-sweet-sweet-victory-gay-marriage-ruling <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-06-26-MSNBC-AI-2Hayes.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Wednesday's <em>All In</em> show on MSNBC, host Chris Hayes opened the program rejoicing over the "sweet, sweet victory" of the Supreme Court ruling against the federal Defense of Marriage Act, calling it a "watershed moment in the centuries-long struggle for equality in this country."<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-celebrates-sweet-sweet-victory-gay-marriage-ruling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics All In Chris Hayes DOMA Homosexuals MSNBC Same-Sex Marriage Supreme Court Thu, 27 Jun 2013 22:58:25 +0000 43919 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Hayes Marks 'Real Milestone' of Jason Collins Coming Out http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-marks-real-milestone-jason-collins-coming-out <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-04-29-MSNBC-BigHayes.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Monday's <em>All In</em> show, MSNBC host Chris Hayes celebrated the coming out of gay NBA player Jason Collins as he tagged the development as a "real milestone," a "watershed moment," "something momentous," and "big, big news." He later hosted a panel that included liberal gay activist Dan Savage, known for trying to spread the flu to a GOP presidential can</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-marks-real-milestone-jason-collins-coming-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division All In Chris Hayes Dan Savage Homosexuals Jason Collins MSNBC Tue, 30 Apr 2013 22:04:37 +0000 43433 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Harris-Perry Lauds Addition of Sex Change Surgery to Cuban National Health Care http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-harris-perry-lauds-addition-sex-change-surgery-cuban-national-health-care <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2012-05-26-MSNBC-MHP-BigPer.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Saturday's <em>Melissa Harris-Perry</em> show on MSNBC, after recounting some of the human rights abuses perpetrated by the Cuban government against its citizens, host Harris-Perry praised the efforts of Fidel Castro's niece, Mariela Castro, in securing sex change surgery as one of the medical services covered by the government-run health care system of the</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-harris-perry-lauds-addition-sex-change-surgery-cuban-national-health-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Health International Communism Cuba Homosexuals Melissa Harris-Perry MSNBC Same-Sex Marriage Sun, 27 May 2012 01:53:12 +0000 40211 at http://mrc.org Kathy Griffin Aims Vulgar Name-Calling at ABC's Hasselbeck http://mrc.org/biasalerts/kathy-griffin-aims-vulgar-name-calling-abcs-hasselbeck <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2012-05-01-BigGriffin.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Thursday's <em>Kathy</em> show on Bravo!, host and left-wing comedienne Kathy Griffin called Elisabeth Hasselbeck by two vulgar words after playing a clip of the right-leaning co-host of ABC's <em>The View</em> in which Hasselbeck challenged President Obama to explain the distinction between his own view on how the federal government should treat same-sex marriag</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/kathy-griffin-aims-vulgar-name-calling-abcs-hasselbeck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics abc Barack Obama Homosexuals Kathy Griffin Same sex marriage The View Fri, 18 May 2012 09:53:31 +0000 40117 at http://mrc.org Maher Claims Romney 'Bullying' Worse Than Michael Jackson Molestation http://mrc.org/biasalerts/maher-claims-romney-bullying-worse-michael-jackson-molestation <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2012-05-15-TBS-BigMaher.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />Appearing as a guest on Tuesday's <em>Conan</em> show on TBS, HBO comedian Bill Maher absurdly suggested the recent allegations that Mitt Romney engaged in&nbsp; "bullying" in high school are worse than being molested by Michael Jackson, and asserted that he would be willing trade being beat up in grade school for being "gently masturbated by a pop star."</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/maher-claims-romney-bullying-worse-michael-jackson-molestation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Faith Politics Bill Maher bullying Conan O'Brien HBO Homosexuals Michael Jackson Mitt Romney TBS Wed, 16 May 2012 10:11:45 +0000 40094 at http://mrc.org Donny Deutsch Lauds Obama on Gay Marriage Vs. Romney 'Bullying' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/donny-deutsch-lauds-obama-gay-marriage-vs-romney-bullying <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2012-05-14-NBC-TTS-BigDeuts.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />Appearing as a guest on Monday's <em>The Tonight Show</em> on NBC, advertising executive and former CNBC host Donny Deutsch praised President Obama for voicing support for same-sex marriage, and predicted that voters will prefer Obama as a person, in contrast with Mitt Romney, as Deutsch raised the story of Romney allegedly bullying a fellow classmate in high </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/donny-deutsch-lauds-obama-gay-marriage-vs-romney-bullying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics Barack Obama Donny Deutsch Homosexuals Jay Leno NBC Same sex marriage The Tonight Show Tue, 15 May 2012 12:24:25 +0000 40076 at http://mrc.org CNN's Morgan Mocks Catholic Love of Gay Children, Should Say 'I Hate Gay People' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-morgan-mocks-catholic-love-gay-children-should-say-i-hate-gay-people <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2012-05-01-CNN-MorganBig.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Wednesday's <em>Piers Morgan Tonight</em>, CNN host Piers Morgan mocked Catholic League president Bill Donohue's declaration that Catholicism demands that gay children should still be loved by their parents by suggesting in a later segment that he would have more respect for Donohue's opposition to gay marriage if he would just claim to "hate" homosexuals inst</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/cnns-morgan-mocks-catholic-love-gay-children-should-say-i-hate-gay-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics Barack Obama Bill Donohue Catholics Clay Aiken CNN Homosexuals North Carolina Piers Morgan Piers Morgan Tonight Religion Thu, 10 May 2012 08:03:29 +0000 40036 at http://mrc.org CBS Highlights 'Very Conservative' Santorum's Views on Social Issues http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-highlights-very-conservative-santorums-views-social-issues <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2012-01-06-CBS-EN-Pelley1.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="178" /></div> <p>On Friday's <em>CBS Evening News</em>, anchor Scott Pelley tagged Rick Santorum as the "very conservative Pennsylvania Senator" as he introduced a full report on the GOP presidential candidate's views on gay rights, abortion, and contraception, with correspondent Dean Reynolds warning that the GOP candidate's views on social issues that helped him in Iowa "have energized his opponents here in New Hampshire."<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-highlights-very-conservative-santorums-views-social-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Abortion BiasAlert cbs contraception DanReynolds EveningNews Homosexuals liberalmediabias RickSantorum ScottPelley Mon, 09 Jan 2012 07:04:00 +0000 38860 at http://mrc.org In Debate, ABC Hits Republicans from Left on Gay Rights http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/debate-abc-hits-republicans-left-gay-rights <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2012-01-07-ABC-debate-Sawyer1.jpg" border="0" width="240" height="179" /></div> <p>During Saturday's Republican presidential debate in New Hampshire hosted by ABC, two of the three co-moderators - <em>World News</em> anchor Diane Sawyer and local ABC affiliate anchor Josh McElveen - posed questions about gay rights issues to candidates Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Rick Santorum, and Mitt Romney.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/debate-abc-hits-republicans-left-gay-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert Campaign2012 Debate dianesawyer Homosexuals JoshMcElveen liberalmediabias NewtGingrich RickSantorum Same-SexMarriage Sun, 08 Jan 2012 23:31:00 +0000 38858 at http://mrc.org