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for everybody who has ever loved

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on the gayness of straight

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gleeks jump with glee

I don’t follow this show. But it’s hard not to be aware of it, given it’s general content and themes 😉 And I thought this was cute: [Audio:? (not necessary)] The kids are watching the latest episode of Glee, at … Continue reading

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this n that

Obama State Of The Union Speech 2011: FULL TEXT. By most accounts on twitter, a fairly mundane — even boring — speech. But you know what? Obama tends to put out exactly what’s needed for a particular speech. So he … Continue reading

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on the (long) road toward equality

Several interesting — and important — things going on at a federal level. In this article, Court win for same-sex couples seeking benefits, we see the first stages of chipping away at DOMA. In a victory for gay rights advocates, … Continue reading

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the stupid: it burns

Michele Bachmann will guard our intelligence (h/t JMG). I just… I just… WHUT????? McCain Rants Against DADT Repeal: ‘Today’s A Very Sad Day’. Any further proof you needed that McCain’s legacy — whatever it might have been — is utterly … Continue reading

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the stupid: it burns

American Family Association: DADT Repeal Will Lead To Mandatory Cross-Dressing. The Tea Party In Power. Tax cuts, no spending cuts = Nassau in financial crisis. But the elected teabagger did exactly what he said he’d do. Judicial Activism. This has … Continue reading

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but we already know what needs to be done

I came across this link a day or so ago, and wanted to talk about it in some more detail: A sense of belonging. The article starts out by describing how the It Gets Better Project got started and the … Continue reading

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this n that

In Spain, Gypsies Find Easier Path to Integration. This seems to me a good example of thinking outside the box: Spain has become so successful, in fact, that it now serves as a model for other European countries, including Romania, … Continue reading

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exclusions of minorities

Eve Ensler of the Vagina Monologues: Nothing Short of a Sexual Revolution Frankly, nothing short of a worldwide sexual revolution will stop the spread of AIDS. We need to dissemble the shame, reclaim pleasure, celebrate desire, human connection, skin and … Continue reading

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this n that

Another one for “making it better” — Peace Prom makes safety stylish. A safe space is created for LGBT teenagers and allies to have their prom. Held in a church, even. Looks to me like more pressure is being applied … Continue reading

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more links du jour and a helping of snark

Oh, and as for all the GOP fury over the political nature of comments made at King’s funeral? I don’t geddit. Google up the political nature of comments made at Reagan’s funeral. Pot, kettle, ka-DING… The Eighth Carnival of Feminists … Continue reading

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oh! another one!

I simply must remember this tack next time I’m sucked into this type of argument (though these days I’m much more adept at staying out of them, but…) natural law and ‘the gays’. I particularly like the last sentence, too … Continue reading

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hmmmm

HOMOPHOBIA: THE LAST “RESPECTABLE” PREJUDICE From The Heart is A Little to The Left Essays on Public Morality William Sloane Coffin …and then there are other times I don’t despair quite as much. Plus which, the quote du jour: “Better … Continue reading

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Stupid side effects

Where’s that emoticon for banging your head against a wall??? Ah… Ohio’s Gay Marriage Ban Strikes Down Domestic Violence Charge AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH Like 0

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