Author Archives: Terrance

About Terrance

Black. Gay. Father. Buddhist. Vegetarian. Liberal.

Gay Flip-Flops Abound

I’ll say this for the Bush administration. They can still surprise me. Back in January I posted about how the Bush administration backed an Iranian initiative to block U.N. access to gay human rights groups. But apparently there’s been an … Continue reading

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Iraqi Gays Still Terrorized

I don’t know if news is just slow to spread in Iraq. But unless this story is older than I think it is, it looks like gay Iraqis still face religious death squads, despite earlier news that Sistani lifted the … Continue reading

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So, can we call them racists yet?

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A christian adoption agency that receives government funds won’t let Catholics adopt. Well, you know what they say about “what goes around.”

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It’s official. The reservations have been made. I’ll be at the YearlyKos Convention in Las Vegas, June 8 – 11. (And “the ex” is gonna be there too.) I’ve never been to Las Vegas before, so it should be quite … Continue reading

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Somehow it got by me, but the Mad Professah reminded me that today is International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO). Of course, every day is a day against homophobia on this blog, so I’m not sure what I’m supposed to do … Continue reading

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Brain Busted

I always suspected it, now I hear there’s a study that damn near proves it: my brain is working against me. As you dash outdoors in the middle of winter, you might make it halfway down the block before realizing … Continue reading

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Good News from Georgia

Well, this is welcome news. A Georgia judge struck down the state’s ban on gay marriage. And in doing so, she offered these words of sanity. Judge Constance C. Russell’s order states: "This Court is well aware that Amendment One … Continue reading

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Tar Baby

Oh no he didn’t. It’s amazing what people will say when they think you ain’t in the room. SNOW: Having said that, I don’t want to hug the tar baby of trying to comment on the program, the alleged program, … Continue reading

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Religious Remainders

I don’t often to “remainders” posts. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever done one. But there were a lot items on my radar and in my news reader today that were religiously related in one way or another. So … Continue reading

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links for 2006-05-16

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Boss from Hell

I’ve been seeing previews for The Devil Wears Prada, and as much as I’d like to see Meryl Streep sink her teeth into what looks like a pretty over-the-top role, I don’t think we’ll be spending any babysitting mojo on … Continue reading

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Maybe I’m a hardass, but it doesn’t mean much to me that a criminal will be "tormented for the rest of his life" by his crimes (or at least by the fact that he got caught). He can just endure … Continue reading

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Supremes Sidestep Gay Families

Did they dodge a bullet or did we? I’m not sure, but I’m a bit relieved when the Supreme Court refuses to rule on a gay adoptions case, thus letting stand a ruling that came down in our favor. In … Continue reading

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