Dan Savage Reveals Truth About Gay Mafia’s Involvement In Antigay Mozilla CEO’s Resignation

dan_savage3No gay rights organizations had called for him to step down. This wasn’t really an issue in the gay community, it was an issue at Mozilla. There were people at Mozilla who didn’t want this man representing them… He was perceived by his own employees as an unacceptable CEO.”

Pundit Dan Savage in an interview with Huffington Post discussing Bill Maher’s suggestion that the “gay mafia” forced Mozilla CEO Brendon Eich to step down for having made a donation to Prop 8

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  • Caine

    I say we revoke Dan Savage’s toaster. Whose with me?

  • redcarpet

    He better have a talk with his friend Andrew Sullivan. That man went full on douche over this.

  • inbama

    Where’s his mistake?
    What gay organization went after Eich?
    None that I know of.

  • doug105

    @redcarpet: Sullivan is a DOUCHE every now and again he just acts human.

  • robirob

    That hypocrite Andrew ‘Milky Loads’ Sullivan is a douche and acts like one.

    Nowdays the conservative media and its pundits claim that the Gay Community or its borderline Satanic cabal called Gay Mafia is a group of bullies that force the Gay Agenda down their straight and vulnerable victims’ throats.

    I was very disappointed when Bill Maher made that claim that the Gay Mafia’s responsible for Eich stepping down. He should have known better.

  • Alton

    What’s most annoying is gay advocates acting like what happened to Eich was a BAD thing, and something to duck responsibility for at all costs. No, gay groups per se didn’t loudly demand that Eich be fired, but many of us DID boycott Mozilla, as we do Chik-Fil-A and other businesses associated with anti-gay people and causes. And when the desired result was achieved, when Mozilla felt compelled to force Eich to resign because it was bad business for them to be perceived as anti-gay, suddenly we’re all supposed to wring our hands and feel guilty for being bullies? Jesus Christ on a pogo stick.

    I never asked for Eich to resign. I would have been happy to continue to use Mozilla if he had apologized and made a matching restitution to a pro-gay organization. He was not only unwilling to apologize, he wouldn’t even rule out the possibility of making anti-gay donations in the future. What part of “the man is a bigot” don’t these gay apologists get? And since when are we SORRY that bigots lose their jobs when their bigotry is disclosed?

    Savage made the point himself on his podcast that you can’t publicly come out against interracial marriage and expect to keep a high-profile corporate job in this day and age. He further went on to say that we’re not there yet in terms of gay rights. Well, how the fuck did he think we were going to GET there? Did he really think no one was going to lose his/her job over being anti-gay while we’re on our way towards a world where it isn’t socially acceptable to be anti-gay? Honestly, if you don’t have the stomach for this war, get off the front lines.

    People are fired EVERY DAY for being gay in this country. People are KILLED for it on a regular basis. People lose their homes and their friends and their families for it all the fucking time. And we’re supposed to feel bad because some corporate fat cat lost his job for trying to help keep gay people second class citizens? Mary, please.

  • Cam


    THANK YOU!!!

    They gay community has a tendency to wring it’s hands and clutch it’s pearls over incidents that are actually beneficial.

    Oh my goodness, we didn’t have anything to do with that poor man being fired!! Or Oh my, don’t call those people bigots, they only hate gays because of their religion!

    or somebody up in one of these posts called that anti-gay woman who was bullying her gay co-worker a bitch. We shouldn’t do that, it makes us just as bad as them.


    1. Glad the CEO had to quit, and guess what? Other companies will now think twice before hiring an anti-gay bigot, and guess what else….THAT is good! Fuck that bigot.

    2. And guess what, people who only don’t like gays because of their religion….are BIGOTS. Bigotry is based on belief. If they believe gays are bad, it doesn’t matter where they got the belief, they’re a bigot. If they don’t like hearing it, don’t be it. If they complain that gays are bullies. Boo Hoo Preventing them from attacking us is defense.

    3. Hand wringing because somebody says that Sara Palin is stupid or that Rick Santorum is an ignorant fool is NOT just as bad as them trying to pass laws to harm us. IF you think it is, then get therapy and some self esteem.

  • redcarpet

    @inbama: I think you misunderstood, I meant Savage needs to be the one enlightening Sullivan. Sullivan is the douche in this case.

  • loren_1955

    I have long felt that if Eich’s departure was based solely on gay intervention that he was a coward and spineless man. Across this country there are many corporate leaders that have taken their shots against gays, many that continue to do so. Despite boycotts and other actions they are not leaving their positions. There was much more to the story of Eich leaving than the gays or he certainly was with little backbone to handle the heat.

  • Throbert McGee


    I meant Savage needs to be the one enlightening Sullivan.

    You are mistaken, good sir!

    In actual fact, both Dan Savage and Andrew Sullivan are bug-eyed, skull-faced aliens pretending to be normal homosexual human beings. I don’t expect you to believe me immediately, but I have special sunglasses given to me by Mr. Rowdy Roddy Piper after a ridiculously long fist-fight, and I swear it’s true — Savage and Sullivan are both extra-terrestrials. Or possibly they’re mutant CHUDs. Either way, they are unhealthy for homosexual children and other living things, and they must be stopped!

    P.S. I’m here to kick ass and chew bubblegum, and I’m all out of bubblegum.

  • Throbert McGee


    People lose their homes and their friends and their families for it all the fucking time. And we’re supposed to feel bad because some corporate fat cat lost his job for trying to help keep gay people second class citizens?Mary, please.

    Butch the fuck up, Mary, and stop feeling sorry for yourself.

  • Cam

    @Throbert McGee:

    And as usual Throbert will say or do anything to defend an anti-gay bigot.

  • Throbert McGee

    I wasn’t defending anyone, Cam — and, might I add, remedial reading lessons are available for free at many public libraries!

    I very clearly attacked Sullivan and Savage for being monstrous space-aliens, and also attacked Alton for being the latest annoying barfly to drop a quarter into the Big LGBT Rainbow-Bubbling Wurlitzer® Jukebox, in which EVERY SINGLE SONG goes “Oh halp! We are downtrodden second-class citizens, [doo-wah, bop-she-bop], and right-wingers want to push us into ovens, [rama-lama ding-dong], won’t someone please think of the LGBTQ children? [koo-koo-ka-choo].”

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