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News

Irony 2012: GOP Convention Held In Taxpayer-Funded Stadium

by David Badash ● 1:35 PM August 22, 2012
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The GOP’s 2012 convention theme will be, “We Did Build This!” — which is amusing since the RNC convention will actually be held at a taxpayer funded stadium.

Bigotry Watch

Tennessee Principal To Gay Students: You’re Going To Hell

by David Badash ● 11:35 AM March 1, 2012
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A Tennessee principal is accused of singling out students she thought were gay and specifically telling them they are going to hell.

News

Chances Of Allen West Getting Re-Elected? Almost Zero, Thanks To Florida’s GOP

by David Badash ● 11:40 AM January 31, 2012
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Tea Party darling Congressman Allen West is about to be redistricted out of a job, and the Florida GOP is the one to blame. Or, thank.

News

Texas Denies Mother Food Stamps. Mother Shoots 2 Kids Then Kills Herself

by David Badash ● 6:16 PM December 6, 2011
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A mother in Laredo denied food stamps for several months by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shot her two children, then herself to death.

Civil Rights

19-Year Old: Police Pepper Sprayed And Kicked Me And Now I’ve Miscarried

by David Badash ● 3:53 PM November 22, 2011
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A 19-year old Seattle woman says Seattle Police pepper sprayed and kicked her in the stomach, and she says has now miscarried.

News

Gay Man Loses Election To Convicted Criminal Who Owes $31,000 To Widow

by David Badash ● 9:30 AM November 11, 2011
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Local voters in Utah decided a convicted criminal – who owes $31,000 to a widow living on social security – was a better choice than a gay man.

Arts

REVIEW: Five Borough Songbook Premiere In NYC’s DUMBO

by Scott Rose ● 11:00 AM October 23, 2011
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The Five Borough Songbook of 20 songs enjoyed an auspicious premiere last week at the Galapagos Art Space, in that Brooklyn neighborhood designated as DUMBO.

Bigotry Watch

Fear and Cowardice in Louisiana’s Capitol for LGBTs

by Cody Daigle ● 1:44 PM July 29, 2010

A pro-diversity resolution including LGBTs is pulled in Baton Rouge because of anti-gay backlash, and both the opponents and supporters of the resolution have failed our community.

Cody Daigle

Louisiana Fishermen and the Price of the Oil Crisis

by Cody Daigle ● 6:00 PM May 4, 2010

A closer look at economic impact of the Gulf oil crisis.

Cody Daigle

Holes in the Floor: Telling the Right Story from the Gulf

by Cody Daigle ● 2:00 PM May 3, 2010

The real story unfolding in the Gulf Coast oil leak crisis has yet to be told.