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Don't Ask Don't Tell

Tony Perkins: DADT Repeal So Overwhelming Military Has No Time To Facilitate Voting?

by David Badash ● 4:44 PM October 9, 2012
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Tony Perkins suggests the military is being disenfranchised because top brass are too busy implementing the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.

News

Top Anti-Gay Group’s Wild 2008 Pre-Election Fear Mongering Never Came True

by David Badash ● 7:30 AM October 9, 2012
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Focus On The Family during the 2008 election issued a 34-point “Letter from 2012″ that predicted how terrible America would become if Barack Obama were elected…

News

John Boehner Thinks Gay Marriage Should Be Banned Because Of Polygamy

by David Badash ● 12:09 PM September 28, 2012
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Paul Clement, an attorney hand-picked by John Boehner – who is spending 1.5 million tax dollars to ban gay marriage – is arguing DOMA must live because of polygamy.

Bigotry Watch

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell: New Study Reveals Number Of Soldiers Who Quit Over DADT

by David Badash ● 1:18 PM September 20, 2012
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A new study reveals the number of military service members who quit over the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, as this week marks its one-year anniversary.

News

Barney Frank Doubles Down, Defends Calling Gay GOP Group ‘Uncle Tom’

by David Badash ● 5:04 PM September 11, 2012
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Barney Frank has just released a lengthy, scathing statement defending comments in which he called gay GOP groups, especially the Log Cabin Republicans, “Uncle Tom.”

DOMA

Not Just Obama: 70% Of Constitutional Law Professors Call DOMA Unconstitutional

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM September 8, 2012
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“Eighty-seven percent of constitutional law professors back marriage for same-sex couples, and 7 out of 10 believe the federal Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.”

DOMA

Breaking: 145 House Democrats File Amicus Brief Denouncing DOMA

by David Badash ● 6:56 PM September 7, 2012
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Today, 145 House Democrats signed onto an amicus brief denouncing DOMA as unconstitutional.

Democratic National Convention

‘Freedom To Marry’ The Headline Of The Democratic Platform?

by David Badash ● 1:16 PM September 4, 2012
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“Freedom To Marry” is the headline of the Democratic National Committee platform, published last night. The headline, according to many in the media. But is it?

News

Updated: Prop 8 Case Closed — Will California Same-Sex Couples Be Allowed To Marry?

by David Badash ● 3:39 PM August 27, 2012
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California’s Proposition 8 case has been ordered closed by federal Judge James Ware, after almost four years, countless millions of dollars and countless hours.

Bigotry Watch

Donnelly: Military Will Kick Out Anti-Gay Soldiers For Being Anti-Gay

by David Badash ● 11:05 AM June 20, 2012
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CMR President Elaine Donnelly is claiming the U.S. military has a “zero tolerance” policy and will kick out military personnel who are anti-gay for being anti-gay.

Bigotry Watch

Fox News Host Laura Ingraham’s Transphobic Attack On Love And Marriage?

by David Badash ● 11:49 AM June 18, 2012
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Laura Ingraham, a Fox News host and conservative radio commentator, today made a seemingly transphobic attack on love and marriage, via Twitter.

Civil Rights

22 LGBT Advances That (Probably) Will Disappear Under A President Romney

by David Badash ● 12:09 PM June 14, 2012

Under a President Mitt Romney, there are at least 22 advances in LGBT civil rights delivered by President Barack Obama that most likely will disappear.

Discrimination

GOP Congressman: ENDA Part Of Obama’s ‘Ongoing War On Religion’

by David Badash ● 6:11 PM June 12, 2012
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GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert says ENDA is part of President Obama’s ongoing war on religion, and falsely claims that ENDA would force Christian schools to hire gays.

Don't Ask Don't Tell

On Our Radar – The Legacy Of A Gay Soldier

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 10:37 AM May 27, 2012
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This Memorial Day weekend we remember CPL Andrew Wilfahrt, killed February 27, 2011, the first gay soldier to fall in battle after Don’t Ask Don’t Tell was repealed.