Defend Maine’s Same Sex Marriages

Today Greta Christina reposted her call for activist attention directed towards Maine’s upcoming vote on same sex marriages.  Following her lead, I’m reposting my coverage of her post.  Early voting has already begun.  It’s time to get involved: Greta Christina sends out the rallying cry: momentum is huge in politics. A win makes the next [Read More...]

Judge This: Obama’s Speech On Gay Rights To Human Rights Campaign Last Night

Here’s a key 2:34. And the full text, via the White House Press Office: REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN DINNER Walter E. Convention Center Washington, D.C. 8:10 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, everybody. Please, you’re making me blush. (Laughter.) AUDIENCE MEMBER: We love you, Barack! THE PRESIDENT: I love you back. [Read More...]

Gay March Footage + “Fundies Say The Darnedest Things, Anti-Gay Edition”

Accompanying this footage from today’s march on Washington for gay rights in the YouTube comments, I found the work of a true theologian, one Richard45772: this is being design to weaken are beliefs on man+woman=child !!! if they think that they are part of the future. WRONG, In the year 2050 when those who surface [Read More...]

Like A Straight Pride Parade Everyday

ZJ has a great series of videos exploring LGBTQ issues and pushing back against the irrational and unfair rationalizations people endlessly give for marginalizing gays. This video is one of the most hilarious and on target of them: Money quote: I’m not heterophobic or anything, we don’t need to attack people for being straight but [Read More...]

Why Homosexuality Should Be Banned

I have to admit the case he makes strikes me as watertight: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

10 Great Daily Show Videos On Gays

The Daily Show has had a wealth of material on gays and gay rights issues over the years.  Here are just 10 great clips from the show: Stephen Colbert interviews the not-gay inventor of “gaydar”: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are www.thedailyshow.com [Read More...]

Happy National Coming Out Day 2009!

Let me just take the opportunity to let all my LGBTQ friends know how much I admire your resilience in the midst of so much cultural hostility.  Individuality, self-definition, self-creation, self-overcoming, and values-innovation are all extremely high ideals to me (in no small part due to my Nietzscheanism).  And the increasingly successful struggle of gays [Read More...]

30 Republican Senators Vote Against Rape Victims’ Rights To Bring Charges In Court

Yesterday, 30 Republican senators opposed an amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill that would prohibit federal defense contractors like Halliburton/KBR from getting money “if they restrict their employees from taking workplace sexual assault, battery and discrimination cases to court.”In other words, 30 GOP senators want to deny rape victims their day in court. Just stupefying and [Read More...]

Personal Tales Of Iraqi Persecution Of Gays

As we’ve highlighted before, in Iraq gays are suffering intense persecution.  New York Magazine has an important 7 page piece.  Here are just some of the key portions: The eruption of violence in February appears to have been an unintended consequence of the country’s broader peace. In the wake of the surge in American troops [Read More...]


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