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Interests: nyc, acceptance, fran lebowitz, hrc, charles pierce, rockefeller five, the advocate, harvey fierstein, tolerance, gavin newsom, bella abzug, one nation, love, peace, america, diversity, freedom, harvey milk, larry kramer, armistead maupin, equal rights, equality, glaad, aclu, out magazine, jim kepner, gmhc, keith haring, stonewall, cathy cade, open minds
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It's not perfect, what with its allowing church-led groups to sidestep the change. But still: Boy Scouts End Nationwide Ban on Gay Leaders [NYT] One small step for outdoorsy gay dads; one giant leap for an entire minority population sick... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Good As You
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No longer needing to pretend they are something other than the thoroughly Catholic organization they've always been, the National Organization For Marriage has announced this little stunt: [NOM] I love how it's all about supposedly men and women coming to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
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Legislatively? Nope. The bad laws they passed were unconstitutional, and recent years have turned in our favor anyway. Electorally? Nope. The last four states to vote for marriage went in favor equality, and all credible polling for a few years... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at Good As You
Since it's summer vacation time, perhaps you've found yourself at a theme park. And at said theme park, perhaps you've found yourself sitting on some sort of tram watching the tableaus of an attraction play outside your moving window. When... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Good As You
I see Bryan Fischer's wife among this collection of southern-accented actors: America Cannot Wait from American Family Studios on Vimeo. Join our campaign today! Visit www.afa.net/americacannotwait. Um, AFA, I'm pretty sure that your ability to make yourselves heard is a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Good As You
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Good As You
This is big step toward comprehensive civil rights protections beyond marriage: WASHINGTON — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that existing civil rights law bars sexual orientation-based employment discrimination — a groundbreaking decision to advance legal protections for gay,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2015 at Good As You
In a new post on the 2016 campaign site that she and her conservative pals at the American Principles Project are trying to make happen, Maggie Gallagher writes under this headline and premise: New Poll: Huge Drop in Support for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2015 at Good As You
It came out today that Aaron and Melissa Klein, the (former) Oregon bakery owners who infamously turned away a lesbian couple and who rely admit they have turned away other gay customers in the past, have raised over $350,000 via... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at Good As You
Over on the Family Research Council's blog, one of the viciously anti-LGBT group's more recent hires, Travis Weber, posts yet another bit of defiance in the wake of the Supreme Court's marriage equality decision. In this one, Travis makes the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at Good As You
Some of the funniest failed characters in all of anti-LGBTdom (Peter LaBarbera, Janet Porter, Willie Owens) are vowing to keep fighting forever to stop same-sex marriage. In : New Coalition Pledges To Fight Gay Marriage [Texas Observer] In an overcompensating... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at Good As You
When teacher Margie Winters was hired at Waldron Mercy Academy in 2007, she says she told the Philadelphia area Catholic school that she is married to a woman. According to Winters, the school requested she just not discus it with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at Good As You
While neither of these long-sought-after LGBT rights developments, both of which broke this afternoon, are specifically related to marriage, you can be sure that the Supreme Court's ruling is a major reason why we see things falling into place in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at Good As You
When it comes to making us look even better in the wake of victory, Dent County, Missouri just did the victorious equality movement a solid: The Dent County Commission voted unanimously Monday to observe one year of "mourning” over the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at Good As You
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The media has found a story in the fact that Wisconsin governor and Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker, who staunchly opposes marriage equality and supports measures to overturn the Supreme Court's decision, has two young and photogenic sons (ages nineteen... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at Good As You
The Supreme Court should be put in time out, suggests a Focus on the Family staffer who is as reliably qualified as most Focus on the Family staffers to make such an argument: This isn't something I make my child... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at Good As You
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The National Organization For Marriage just issued one of its near-daily fundraising pleas in which they claim to have a plan to still stay relevant even though marriage equality is the law of the land in all fifty states and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2015 at Good As You
This chilling clip of a Kentucky gay couple being denied a civil marriage license is quickly going viral. The "religious freedom" advocates surely hate that it is. If not, they should: Put the clip behind a grainy black and white... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2015 at Good As You
Tony Perkins is on a bit of a church tour right now, giving the same basic speech everywhere he goes. His closing message to the faithful? That if they tolerate the Obergefell decision, it's going to lead to Christians being... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2015 at Good As You
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After the Proposition 8 injustice of 2008, the right-side-of-history rose up instantly and organically in protest of the discriminatory move. By the next day, Californians were in the streets in mass numbers vowing to overturn this wrong. By week's end,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2015 at Good As You
Tonight in Florida, militant anti-equality activist Tony Perkins, who insists Christians need not abide by marriage laws, will be telling the faithful they need to "reclaim America." The far-right is going around spinning outright myths about one of those handful... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2015 at Good As You
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Brian Brown's organization literally vowed to "drive a wedge between blacks and gays." Remember that as you read Brian, now one of the most desperate clothes-less emperors in all of American politics, directly compare a ruling that extended freedoms to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2015 at Good As You
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Here's something novel: an advancement from the religious world: Details: AP via ABC News And of course all of the anti-gay conservatives will fully respect their religious freedom. Right? Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2015 at Good As You
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In yet another fundraising plea (because NOM does little else these days), the already-done-even-if-they-don't-know-it-yet National Organization For Marriage has taken to calling the Obergefell decision "illegitimate": [NOM] Of course if it would've been 5–4 the other way, and the majority... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2015 at Good As You
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You guys, if you donate forty buckerooskies to the notoriously and infamously anti-gay Focus on the Family, you can save one marriage. Or, um, two. They claim different things in different places. Either way, they definitely have managed to put... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2015 at Good As You