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Mutual Respect

Last week was a big week for our country and for me personally. The Supreme Court, comprised of largely conservative justices, held oral arguments about two massively important gay rights issues: California’s Prop 8, and DOMA. 559 more words

DOMA

Mitt Romney's Record on Gay Rights


From the 2008 Opposition Research report prepared by the McCain Campaign.

Gay Rights

    Romney endorsed Rep. Barney Frank’s Employment Nondiscrimination Act in 1994.

    In 1994, Romney called “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy first step toward having gays and lesbians “able to serve openly and honestly in our nation’s military” and said he would provide “more effective leadership” on gay rights issues than Ted Kennedy. 109 more words

American Spirit

Poor doesn't mean worthless

   Everywhere I turn, I see the ranting’s of Classism in this state and nation. It was seen when Katrina hit Louisiana, whenever the story of a white disappearance and death are seen over that of minorities, and I see it in small town America. 365 more words

Current Events

The 'Artificial' Cloud of Controversy over Qatar 2022

Having watched the BBC’s chief sports editor, David Bond, interview Hassan al-Thawadi, Chief Executive of the Qatar 2022 World Cup bid yesterday, I came to one conclusion; I can sympathise with Qatar. 1,043 more words

Opinion

The importance of Soweto Gay Pride

Every year at Joburg Pride, I see thousands of black gay guys arrive AFTER the march, to join in the festivities at Zoo Lake.

The point of Pride IS the march. 589 more words

Gay Rights

Oral Arguments Underway at California Supreme Court on Proposition 8

The California Supreme Court is right now hearing oral arguments for and against Prop 8.  I’ll see if I can keep you updated about what justices are asking what.  1,009 more words

Politics

California Supreme Court Will Hear Oral Arguments on Proposition 8 This Thursday

The California Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for and against Proposition 8, the proposition narrowly passed by voters last November that bans same sex marriage tomorrow.  410 more words

Same Sex Marriage