Last night we elected a president and vice president who have made clear their support of marriage equality. Four states voted in favor of marriage equality rejecting the weak arguments against it. Iowa voters retained a judge who affirmed the … Continue reading
Looking at all the coverage of the folks making up the long queues at Chick-fil-A reminded me of the sad fact that for so many people, religion is less about connecting with the divine and being of service and more … Continue reading
A friend of mine sent this over. Dude gets a tat quoting Leviticus 18:22, Thou shall not be with a male as one does with a woman. It is an abomination. If this guy would have just read on to … Continue reading
This comes via Wipeout Homophobia on Facebook.
https://twitter.com/alan_thicke/status/176809769313636352 Do yourself a favor and follow @alan_thicke. This guy is hilarious!
Today the United States military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy is officially over. It is the end of a long era. There will still be challenges and there is still a lot of work to be done, but decades of … Continue reading
In 1967 CBS aired a controversial episode of CBS Reports on a taboo subject at the time entitled, The Homosexuals. It was hosted by Mike Wallace and was the first national network documentary dealing with the topic of homosexuality. Originally proposed in 1964, it took three … Continue reading
The late Lucille Ball was born 100 years ago today. In an 1980 interview with People magazine she was asked what she thought about gay rights. Her response, It’s perfectly all right with me. Some of the most gifted people I’ve … Continue reading
The final step in the repeal of the unjust and reactionary “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” is complete with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and President Obama certifying that the military is ready to discard this bullshit policy. The repeal legislation passed by Congress … Continue reading
As I mentioned earlier, after Dan Choi gave his West Point ring to Senator Harry Reid at this past summer’s Netroots Nation on the condition that he would return it once Don’t Ask Don’t Tell was repealed. Well Senator Reid … Continue reading