Professional Homophobe Marcus Bachmann Accosts Openly Gay News Anchor

“As both CNN staffers tried to question Bachmann, Lemon said he was pushed by two members of Bachmann’s staff,” reports CNN. “Lemon also said that Marcus Bachmann, the congresswoman’s husband, pushed him.”

Marcus Bachman, the husband of GOP frontrunner Rep. Michele Bachmann, elbowed and pushed CNN anchor Don Lemon during a campaign event in Iowa on Saturday.

Marcus Bachmann has been at the center of a scandal that erupted last month after an undercover investigation revealed that his Christian psychology clinic provided so-called ex-gay “reparative therapy,” despite his assertions that it did not.

Lemon, the CNN anchor, is openly gay.

Video and a report from the The Advocate follow.


Family Research Council Founder Admits Taking Rent Boy on European Vacay, Compares Self with Jesus Evangelizing Prostitutes

photos-repkers-luprcienGeorge Alan Rekers is a prototypical professional homophobe. He is a founding board member of the Family Research Council, a well-funded anti-gay organization that the Southern Poverty Law Center has labeled a hate group; an officer for NARTH, the National Association for Research & Therapy of Homosexuality, a pseudo-scientific group that disseminates anti-gay disinformation disguised as research; and a researcher for the American College of Pediatricians, which, despite its legitimate-sounding name, has been described as a “phony medical group attempting to peddle anti-gay propaganda to schools.”