Category Archives: Gay Rights

Bigotry & Belief

As long as we’re talking about scientific types (see the previous post about MIT) head over to Dispatches from the Culture Wars, where Ed is holding forth on the latest madness from the Traditional Values Coalition, in the form of … Continue reading

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Dems? Dean? Done.

That’s it. As of today, or at least as soon as my county board of elections gets my updated voter registration, I am no longer a registered Democrat. I am officially unaffiliated. Why, you ask? Well, I guess it was … Continue reading

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Not-So-Proud Mary

OK. I wasn’t going to say anything about Mary Cheney’s recent full-court-press to promote her book in the media, but my bullshit meter just went so far in the red that I can’t stand it any more. I kept my … Continue reading

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Iraqi Gays Still Hunted, But Who Cares?

I was all set to blog about an account of the horrific death of Atwar Bahat, a leading Iraqi television journalist. Fortunately, before I could blog about it I found out via Peter Daou that the video that inspired the … Continue reading

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Gay? It’s All in Your Mind.

Or, according to a new study, it’s all in your brain. Lesbians’ brains react differently to sex hormones than those of heterosexual women. An earlier study of gay men also showed their brain response was different from straight men — … Continue reading

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We All Have Choices

The title of this post is borrowed from a fraternity brother of mine, now deceased, who was often heard to utter that phrase to someone who was — figuratively speaking — charging headlong down a dead-end road. Alex would roll … Continue reading

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I asked earlier, just what the Democrats’ strategy on gay issues is for 2006. Well now we know. Basically it’s "Shut up, faggot." One thing’s for sure, I bet the new guy (and his partner if he has one) steer … Continue reading

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So, five years ago this mom kidnaps her son, so he won’t “catch teh gay” from her ex-huband/his father. Oh yeah, and according to the kid she forced him to lie about being molested while with his dad. The bright … Continue reading

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Defeat for Discrimination in Ohio

This is good news for gays & lesbians, but also for just about anybody who lives in Ohio and isn’t a right wing zealot. A federal appeals court ruled that the state can jack-up beat-down discipline state employees who discriminate … Continue reading

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It’s 2006. Maybe it’s stating the obvious, but when you’ve been royally fucked, sans lube, it can take a coupla years for “the healing to begin.” In the case of gay Republicans, it’s just in time for another reaming. If … Continue reading

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Queers’ Kids in the City

It’s funny how things come full circle sometimes. About a year ago, I wrote a post titled "Kids in the Queer City" about an article suggesting that San Francisco’s sizable gay population was "driving families from the city," by somehow … Continue reading

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I wrote about Dwan Prince’s gay-bashing earlier. Today there was some justice in the case, as one of his attackers was sentenced to 25 years in prison for his part in the attack. The beating left Prince in a coma … Continue reading

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Gore Gets It

Via Pam at Pandagon, I came across this recent quote from Al Gore concerning same-sex marriage. It is that love, after all, that is at the heart of why everybody is here. That is what must be honored and respected. … Continue reading

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Always a Bridesmaid

Dave has a post up over at Adamant Sun about receiving news that his sister got married, and it pretty much sums up what probably goes though the minds of a lot of gay couples every time they get a … Continue reading

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What’s the Strategy, Dems?

Over at MyDD, Matt Stoller has asked a question I’ve been asking over here for a while now: What’s the strategy for gay issues in 2006? The Democrats’ strategy, that is. We already know Republican strategy. They’ve announced it: generally … Continue reading

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