Category Archives: Gay Rights

Oklahoma Court OKs Gay Adoptions

I covered Oklahoma’s anti-gay adoption law — which not only prevented gay adoptions in the state, but also prohibited the state from recognizing adoptions granted in other states to same sex couples — when it was passed by the Oklahoma … Continue reading

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Fatwa in Effect

It’s as I suspected. Yesterday I posted an update on the situation with religious anti-gay death squads in Iraq, after seeing an article describing ongoing attacks despite reports that Iraqi cleric Ali al-Sistani had lifted the fatwa against gay men … Continue reading

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Apology Not Accepted

Kudos to Washington D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams has recommended that minister Alfred Owens apologize for blatantly homophobic remarks made during a sermon. Mayor Anthony A. Williams threatened yesterday to remove a prominent minister from his interfaith council if the minister … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Media Matters notes that Oliver North asked why Dean hadn’t denounced anti-gay protesters at soldiers’ funerals, and implied that the protesters — Fred Phelps and family — may be “liberals” or Democratic supporters. Ollie missed the point. Maybe the reason … Continue reading

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Listening to Laura

Maybe Bush should try listening to his wife instead of hiding behind her skirts. Normally, I wouldn’t pay much attention to what Laura Bush says or thinks. And that’s usually because she’s usually prattling on about stuff like not believing … Continue reading

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Thanks to Bolo Boffin for reminding me of the Dean I used to know, at a time when I think  barely recognize the guy. Oh well, I still have the memories

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GA Tech Sez “To Heck With Bigots”

I posted earlier about some wingnuts suing Georgia Tech, and the meme about the intolerance of intolerance is the “new intolerance” (or is that the tolerance of intolerance in the “new tolerance”?), but it got eaten in the last database … Continue reading

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While Dean, henceforth known as "the ex", falls back on the lame old excuse of "he didn’t really mean anything to me", his new boyfriend is sounding crazier by the day. Oh well. I hope they’re happy together.

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