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G-A-Y
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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Back in May, I wrote about a place called The Hitching Post, a Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, business that marries couples for profit. At the time, I opined about how the ordained minister who owns the business has every right to... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Good As You
In a temporarily stayed ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl has ruled against Wyoming's discriminatory marriage ban. Once the stay is lifted (on Oct 23rd, if not before), this will make Wyoming the 32nd marriage equality state: 2:14-cv-00200 #44... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Good As You
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Victory is what happens while you're busy making other plans [GLAAD] Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Good As You
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Cathi Herrod, Arizona's longtime voice of discrimination for LGBT people, weighs in on today's decision bringing marriage equality to her state: PHOENIX – “I am heartbroken for a country and a state that has had the redefinition of marriage forced... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Good As You
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US District Judge John W. Sedwick has just ruled that marriage equality can begin in Arizona If this sticks, then that brings us up to thirty-one states and counting. And just as social conservatives have long predicted, the rapid developments... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Good As You
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James O'Keefe, the controversial conservative filmmaker whose big thing is to secretly film progressives in what are often lazily twisted versions of incomplete truths, released a latest video wherein a leader with the Arkansas Young Democrats' gay caucus intimated that... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Good As You
Priorities, folks: WENTWORTH — A Rockingham County magistrate submitted his resignation Thursday, saying he couldn’t marry same-sex couples because it violates his religious beliefs. Magistrate John Kallam Jr. sent a letter to Chief District Court Judge Fred Wilkins and said... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Good As You
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The National Organization For Marriage today suffered what should be its final and most crushing blow in its years long, wholly concocted attempt to create an IRS "scandal." The same court where NOM lost its case earlier this year, receiving... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Good As You
This is the kind of thing that the anti-gay far-right will surely turn into another "poor, pitiful us" routine: North Carolina magistrates have been directed to perform civil marriages for same-sex couples or face suspension or dismissal from their state... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Good As You
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Frank Turek is a longtime voice of anti-gay hostility and an early adopter of the anti-equality movement's now-definitive "victim" meme. So it's no surprise that he, a North Carolina resident, is all kinds of angry at the recent actions that... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Good As You
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This is the a headline running at the American Family Association's "news" site: [AFA's One News Now] The subject is the supposed "right" of public accommodations to flout fairly enacted nondiscrimination laws when they don't feel like serving a same-sex... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Good As You
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The Vatican is starting to admit that gays and lesbians have "gifts to offer." And that's more bad news for the exceedingly anti-gay head of an organization that has made marriage inequality its cause célèbre: [Tony Perkins] Oh please. Marriage... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Good As You
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As a dad of an infant who is often in search of a changing table, only to find that the business chose to only put this item in women's restrooms, I can see the many reasons why a gender neutral... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Good As You
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The Family Research Council is being victimized, ya'll: [FRC] Those dang judges and their legal training. But a few things about this: (1) By "voted for marriage," FRC means voted for civil discrimination of the kind that turned state constitutions... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Good As You
Now that any political observer with even a smidgen of objectivity knows that the anti-equality movement has lost the marriage fight, the beleaguered organizations that tried and failed to discriminate against us in civil policy are scrambling for any way... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
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Like other Republican governors before him [Gov. Christie (NJ), Gov. Martinez (NM), and Gov. Corbett (PA) come to mind), North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) accepts that marriage equality is now the law of the land in the Tar Heel... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
Marriage equality keeps coming to more states, and even the staunchest conservatives seem too bored to care. The vast majority of the public is either ecstatic, okay with, or at least ready to move on from the same-sex marriage debate.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
Here's the latest attempt by the American Family Association to completely obliterate whatever mainstream conservative credibility it might've every enjoy, once again dealt by the organization's own Issues Analyst, Bryan Fischer: In John’s vision, any Christian who does not willingly... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
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This is what desperation looks like: [National Organization For Marriage] Oh, you're so right, NOM. In fact, you should get started right now with an ad campaign that raises this very question, which you should run day and night in... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Good As You
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The National Organization For Marriage is one of a couple of pro-discrimination special interest groups that are proudly targeting certain Republicans this election cycle simply because they are either gay or supportive of marriage equality. And as we can see... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
Pastor Ron Baity, the winner of the Family Research Council's 2012 "Watchmen Award" for pastors, is a longtime marriage activist in the state of North Carolina. He's led many major rallies at which all of the activists and lawmakers who... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
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Just a heads up if you live in Iowa: a whole lot of people who oppose basic freedoms for certain kinds of citizens who happened to have been born a certain way will be traversing your state in hopes of... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
This video is three hours of anti-LGBT personalities like Tony Perkins and Mat Staver trying to sway the upcoming election. I haven't watched the whole thing because I am not a masochist. But I do want you to see this... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
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Even though MassResistance, the anti-equality organization that has been fighting a lost cause in the Bay State for many years now, has almost no "successes" under its own belt, its overseers fancy themselves as all-knowing political operatives who could have... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Good As You
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Congratulations, citizens. You now live in an America where a whopping thirty states have marriage equality, including both of the non-contiguous ones: 3:14-cv-00089 #38 by Equality Case Files Make your own jokes about seeing equality from your house. Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at Good As You