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Celebrities

Neil Patrick Harris Endorses Obama In Best Tweet Of The Week!

by David Badash ● 5:52 PM October 11, 2012
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Neil Patrick Harris today offered the best tweet of the week, writing, “I’m voting for President Obama because I believe in equality.”

Bigotry Watch

Michele Bachmann’s No Good Very Very Bad Week

by David Badash ● 11:58 AM August 6, 2012
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From lawsuits to financial difficulties, Michele Bachmann, a former presidential candidate who withdrew from the race in January, has had a devastating week.

Media

Mitt Romney Is A Wimp? Newsweek Asks, And By Asking, Answers

by David Badash ● 4:42 PM July 29, 2012
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Newsweek’s cover this week is making headlines for proposing Mitt Romney suffers from “the wimp factor,” and asking if Mitt Romney is “just too insecure to be president.”

News

Pope Tells Catholics To Ignore The Bible, Become Political

by David Badash ● 10:43 AM May 15, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI this week told Catholics they should become more political, ignoring what the Bible teaches about politics. Speaking in Tuscany, the Pope urged the melding of Church and State, and told listeners to be “the engine of society in promoting peace through justice.” Via Vatican Insider: Today, said the Pope, in his role as [...]

Discrimination

NYC Woman Moving To AZ For ‘Pregnancy Begins 2 Weeks Before Conception’ Law

by David Badash ● 12:08 PM April 27, 2012
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Taylor Ferrara, a New York City woman, says in this video she is moving to Arizona to benefit from their new “pregnancy begins two weeks before conception” law.

Civil Rights

‘Pregnancy Begins 2 Weeks Before Conception’ Now The Law In Arizona

by David Badash ● 2:03 PM April 13, 2012
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In Arizona women are now legally pregnant two weeks before conception, according to a new law designed to restrict abortion, signed yesterday by Governor Jan Brewer.

News

Gabby Giffords, One Year Later Resigns From Congress Promising To Return

by David Badash ● 2:29 PM January 22, 2012
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Gabby Giffords, just two weeks after the one-year anniversary of the tragic shooting, just announced through this video message that she is resigning from Congress.

Bigotry Watch

On Our Radar – Pat Buchanan’s Backside

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 2:16 PM January 15, 2012
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On Our Radar this week is Pat Buchanan’s backside, the part of his body we will see as Buchanan, all but fired from MSNBC, “exits stage right.” Way, way right.

News

If You’re Gay, Anderson Cooper, Please Don’t Use Sweeps Week To Come Out

by David Badash ● 4:50 PM December 15, 2011
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Anderson Cooper has long been thought to be gay. Now Gawker’s Brian Moylan is reporting that Cooper may be paving the way to come out publicly and step one is today.

Media

CNN Takes 3 Years To Decide To Fire 50 Employees 2 Weeks Before Thanksgiving

by David Badash ● 12:55 PM November 12, 2011
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CNN is firing 50 employees just 2 weeks before Thanksgiving after taking 3 years to study ways to save money.

Analysis

Week In Review: A Zygote Is A Person?, Eurozone Greek Crisis, NJ Gay Marriage, Internet Freedom

by Tanya Domi ● 3:46 PM November 6, 2011
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This week, Herman Cain, the Greek Eurozone crisis, gay marriage in New Jersey, a Mississippi personhood bill, anti-LGBT discrimination gains, all dominated the news.

Civil Rights

Week in Review: Occupy Wall Street, Saudi Women Suffrage, DADT Cases Moot

by Tanya Domi ● 4:25 PM October 2, 2011
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Gay xenophobia in Serbia, burgeoning “Occupy Wall Street” protests gained labor unions joining the fight along with 700 arrests on the Brooklyn Bridge in NYC.

Civil Rights

On Our Radar – Lesbian Jurist Alison Nathan

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 9:00 AM October 2, 2011
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On Our Radar this week is someone we may never get to know. Her name is Alison “Ali” Nathan and she’s a lawyer. And a lesbian. Herein lies the problem.

Arts

You Have 3 Weeks To Help A Queer Filmmaker Realize Her Vision Of Love, Loss And Identity

by Guest Author ● 10:00 AM September 26, 2011
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“Gone” is a touching and contemplative character piece that resonates with anyone who has lost a loved one. You have 3 weeks to help make this queer film a reality.