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Obama Declared The Stonewall Inn A National Monument, So RWNJs Called Him A Gay N***** (SCREENSHOTS)

If you’re unfamiliar with the story of the Stonewall Inn, it’s a tavern in Greenwich Village, New York that catapulted the gay rights movement to the national level in America. In the late 1960’s,...Read more

NV-Sen: Catherine Cortez Masto (D) Calls For Making The Stonewall Inn A National Monument

Received this e-mail today from former Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto's (D. NV) U.S. Senate campaign: October is LGBT History Month, and you can’t celebrate all of the progress made...Read more

In The Making

my blood is to gay to save a life

In The Making is a project created by two Harvard students Curtis Lahaie and Kyle McFadden. ITM is a photo project that highlights the oppression and the stories of LGBTQ and allied Harvard Students...Read more

When Definite Meets Defiant

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news

One day, the Ukrainian leader definitely stood firm. The next, he was ousted by a defiant nation and is on the run as the world races to react. Not long ago, same-sex marriage was a certain loser...Read more

Phil Robertson: Pick a 16-year-old wife and make sure she can cook (video)

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news

The video below is just the latest comments to shed some light on Phil Robertson's view. I wonder if Sarah Palin and Bobby Jindal would agree that a man should be able to marry a 16 year old girl...Read more

Putin on the Fritz

Putin granted Snowden asylum so Obama's canceling his Russia trip. The Cold War's over, but the Big Chill is on. Russia's fierce & frightening anti-gay laws spark global outcry against the...Read more

The Grand Old Party or A Gay Old Party

As arch-conservatives cling to definitions of marriage as between a man and a woman, more and more Americans come to believe that people have the right to marry whom they love. While the Supreme...Read more

Gay Marriage: Why the Sea Change in Public Opinion?

I think most of my gay brothers and sisters are still pinching themselves, expecting to wake up any moment to realize that it was all just a dream and we Continue Reading → The post Gay Marriage: Why...Read more

Equality for Gay Americans Not Complete Until the End of DOMA

The presidency of Barack Obama has brought a sea change to Gay rights, with the repeal of DODT (Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell) and the president’s announcement that he supports same-sex Continue Reading →...Read more

America’s First Gay President: Coming Out Sometime in the Future

This may seem farfetched at this time in our history but I assure you, America will someday have an out-of-the-closet and into your hearts, gay president. As a gay man, I found it exciting when...Read more

eHarmony’s Gay Lawsuit

Hello Reader, Would you like to stop receiving my Two Cents? If so, tell me and your name shall be removed from my mailing list with haste. Last week, eHarmony, a dating site, was hit with a lawsuit...Read more

Chic-fil-A’s Anti-Gay Marriage Stance Will Prove Costly

I’m certain that Chic-fil-A’s President Dan Cathy will eventually understand the cost of being outspoken about your active support for denying the rights of same-sex couples to marry can be expensive...Read more

Gay Marriage Is About Love and Lots of Other Things

I realize the Christian Right is having a tizzy over same-sex marriage. But then I really don’t care. All my life I’ve watched heterosexuals fall in love and get married and then fall out of love and...Read more

The "Chick-Fil-A" Standard

When Boston Mayor Thomas Menino came out against Chick-Fil-A after its CEO expressed opposition to gay marriage, numerous grassroots campaigns throughout the nation followed suit encouraging people...Read more

After DOMA: The Future of Gay Marriage in America

I think it’s probably safe to say that gay marriage is eventually going to happen in America, and I don’t mean state by state. What I mean is the end of DOMA and then legislation federally...Read more

Yet ANOTHER thing I didn’t think I’d live long enough to see. . .

Let's face it, I am a news junkie. I watch all sorts of news/infortainment/opinion programs every day, and I've been increasingly distressed to see the news programs degenerating into infotainment,...Read more

Bigotry in the Shadows: Hate and Ignorance Still Hiding In Plain Sight

Coming from a small town and growing up in the 70s and around a lot of people who had problems with those who were different, I kept my homosexuality to myself. I knew that if the fact I was gay came...Read more

Equality in America for Gay People: Marrying the One You Love

I am certain that over the course of America’s history there have been many visionaries, those who could look into the future of this great land and see the bustling growth of a nation and the...Read more

The Judgment of Christians and a Gay Teen’s Silence

Growing up in a Christian home may have its benefits, especially if it’s a loving home with parents who are good people and love their God and their children. There are also children who grow up in...Read more

The Intersex Question and Same-Sex Marriage

Intersex is a group of conditions where there is a discrepancy between the external genitals and the internal genitals (the testes and ovaries). Throughout my life time, I have had the pleasure and...Read more

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