Talking About Gay Marriage and Prostitution on The Ashley F. Miller Show

Ashely F. Miller of the blog Ashley F. Miller hosted her inaugural episode of The Ashley F. Miller Show and Mavaddat Javid and I were her guests. First we speculated about the prospects for this week’s Supreme Court rulings on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act. Then we talked about themes brought up in [Read More...]

David Hyde Pierce On His Marriage And Prop 8

This is a little old and comes from before the landmark Prop 8 ruling of this summer, but it is still poignant: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Why Did So Many Pro-Prop 8 Witnesses Back Out Of Testifying?

After pre-trial depositions, many pro-Prop 8 witnesses backed out of testifying, citing fear of reprisals in response to their testimony. Anti-Prop 8 lawyer David Boies is asked what he did to scare them off during the depositions: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Follow The Closing Arguments Of The Proposition 8 Trial Today

And you can follow them as they are live-blogged on the Proposition 8 Trial Tracker website, which was an invaluable resource during testimony, filled with fascinating in-depth accounts of the arguments everyday.  They’ve also started rolling already today on their Twitter feed and on their Facebook page. Here is the schedule for the arguments, all [Read More...]

8: The Mormon Proposition

8: The Mormon Proposition, a new movie out in theaters next Friday and available on DVD in July, explores the way that a tax exempt organization has waged a “secretive, decades-long campaign against gay rights”: Thanks to Richard for the link. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Gay Marriage = Religious Freedom

Another great video from before the inception of Camels With Hammers worth catching up on in case you missed it.  This one is from robtish, who has other terrific videos on his youtube channel. It’s not just a cheerleading or general argument video but an in-depth information video with a bunch of important facts refuting some [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...]

Is There Conflict Between Gays and Blacks?

LZ Granderson paints an ugly picture (thanks to jackandjillpolitics): Despite the catchiness of the slogan, gay is not the new black. Black is still black. And if any group should know this, it’s the gay community. Bars such as The Prop House, or Bulldogs in Atlanta, Georgia, exist because a large number of gay blacks [Read More...]

Consigning Minority Rights To Majority Vote Would Make Constitution Unnecessary

David Boies sums up the case he and Ted Olson are making in favor of a constitutional right to gay marriage: Countries as Catholic as Spain, as different as Sweden and South Africa, and as near as Canada have embraced gay and lesbian marriage without any noticeable effect — except the increase in human happiness [Read More...]


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