Tag: Gay Rights

Conservatives Expand Their Base With People Who Share Their Values

Filed in National by on November 12, 2012 3 Comments

NOM (National Organization for Marriage) is organizing a boycott against Starbucks for the company’s support of gay marriage. Oh… you haven’t heard about it? Perhaps that’s because you live in the wrong place.

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Mitt Romney’s Pattern of Homophobia

Filed in National by on May 11, 2012 37 Comments

There’s been lots of debate over whether Mitt Romney’s teenager years as a bully are fair game, but what I find interesting is that it shows a pattern of homophobia over many years.

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The Day After

Filed in National by on May 10, 2012 5 Comments

While the newspapers, websites, and cable news channels are filled with chatter and some analysis about President Obama’s support of gay marriage, there is still a long way to go.

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Biden Comes Out in Support of Same-Sex Marriage

Filed in National by on May 6, 2012 25 Comments

Kudos to Vice President Joe Biden saying publicly that he is “comfortable” with same-sex marriage. I could not be more proud of our Vice President right now.

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Grenell Wasn’t Romney’s First

Filed in National by on May 5, 2012 4 Comments
Grenell Wasn’t Romney’s First

As Liberal Elite pointed out, Mitt Romney likes to fire people. As Mother Jones reports, when Romney was governor he fired Ardith Wieworka, head of the state’s Office of Child Care Services. The reason? Wieworka concluded it was her marriage to another woman.

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Going to the Chapel……..

Filed in National by on February 7, 2012 0 Comments

Well, in less than six months time, the gay community has scored another victory. In a 2-1 decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Proposition 8 was unconstitutional. It also upheld a decision that the original trial judge was not biased in deciding the case because he is gay.

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Witchhunts a’comin?

Filed in National by on December 4, 2011 4 Comments

So when did Salem, MA circa 1660, become the Nation’s capital? Reports are out that Mitt Romney, Michelle Bachmann, and Rick Santorum have signed a pledge to form some type of commission to investigate the LGBT community if they are elected president.

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The Loss of a Civil Rights Leader

Filed in National by on October 12, 2011 0 Comments

The gay community lost a hero and leader yesterday with the passing of Dr. Frank Kameny. It was fitting that he passed away on National Coming Out Day.

Kameny was the first person to challenge his firing from the Federal government because he was gay in the courts. He was an astronomer with the Department of the Army and was fired in 1957 for being gay. He could have just quietly walked away and found something else to do but he stood and fought, all the way to the Supreme Court. Even though he lost his case, he persevered to fight for what he believed in, equal rights for the gay community.

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Could This Happen in Sussex

Filed in Delaware, National by on September 28, 2011 16 Comments

When a person is elected to public office, the take an oath to uphold the laws and Constitution of the State. Unfortunately, some think they can pick and choose which laws to obey and enforce. Sussex County Clerk of Peace George Parrish isn’t sure how he will respond to the new Civil Unions bill.

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Dan Savage vs. Marcus Bachmann

Filed in National by on July 18, 2011 18 Comments

Let me begin by saying that I had no opinion, whatsoever, about Michelle Bachmann’s husband.  I had no idea who he was.  I first saw him on TV as I was walking past the set, and my only thought was – I swear! – this guy must be on talking about support for gay marriage.  […]

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Mean And Nasty Simply To Be Mean And Nasty

Filed in National by on May 17, 2011 8 Comments

Gov. Scott Walker believes a new law that gives gay couples hospital visitation rights violates the state constitution and has asked a judge to allow the state to stop defending it.

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Cindy McCain Sticks It To Hubby

Filed in National by on November 12, 2010 8 Comments

Watch the video.  The one thing that stands out – when it comes to Cindy McCain – is how what she says hits directly at her husband. Religious and political leaders?  DADT?  Wonder who she’s targeting? “Our political and religious leaders tell LGBT youth that they have no future,” Mrs. McCain says in the ad, […]

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Late Night Video: Gays Are Funnier Than Fascist Homophobes

Filed in National by on August 15, 2010 4 Comments

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