Monthly Archives: December 2011

Elijah the prophet: Little boy who goosed Michele Bachmann over gay marriage may have been coached, but he’s still right

This article from the New York Daily News puts, succinctly, what it on my mind: Eight-year-old Elijah may have been coached into confronting Congresswoman Michele Bachmann on gay marriage Sunday, or his priceless jab may have been purely unrehearsed. Either way, Elijah spoke like … Continue reading

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Troy, Mich. mayor confronted by angry citizens over use of gay slur

From TROY, Mich. — In a city council meeting that stretched five hours until nearly 1 a.m. Tuesday, residents of Troy, Mich. blasted mayor Janice Daniels over comments she posted to Facebook last June about gay marriage, which included … Continue reading

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Maryland, Missouri Municipalities Protect Gender Identity

From with links to both full articles: Possibly in response to inaction at the state and national levels, a Maryland county and a Missouri city moved to protect its transgender citizens from discrimination.

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Raleigh City Council Passes Resolution Opposing Anti-LGBT Amendment, 6-2

From Equality North Carolina: Raleigh, N.C. — The Raleigh City Council passed a resolution Tuesday opposing a proposed constitutional amendment appearing on the state’s primary ballot. In a 6-2 vote, new Mayor Nancy McFarlane, who was sworn in on December … Continue reading

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Ms. (HIV) Plus America

From the Pageant winner Michelle Anderson is HIV-positive and has a message for women. [snip] “I am hoping that by sharing that we can tear down the walls of being stigmatized,” says Michelle Anderson, who was crowned Ms. Plus … Continue reading

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Tevor Project Video

Love this video that I found via the blog Joe. My. God.

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“Two Lesbians Raised A Baby And This Is What They Got.”

And what a fine, upstanding young man they raised. From Zach Wahls, the Iowa college student whose moving speech about being raised by two lesbian mothers became a viral sensation earlier this year, lit up the Internet again this … Continue reading

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Music Video: “Bait a Hook” by Justin Moore

When I first downloaded this song from iTunes, the file was corrupted, so, I only got the first lyric. Even with that I LOVED the song; especially, the “sounds like it sucks” line. I wanted to hear the rest of … Continue reading

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Saving Lives, One HIV/AIDS Campaign at a Time (PHOTOS)

Saw this in the Huffington Post Gay Voices section: San Francisco AIDS Foundation is a long-time pioneer in innovative public health campaigns.  In the early days, the organization prioritized spreading information that helped people sort HIV fact from fiction, and … Continue reading

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Gov. Patrick (of Massachusetts) signs transgender protection bill

From The Patriot Ledger in Massachusetts: BOSTON — Gov. Deval Patrick signed legislation Wednesday adding the words “gender  identity” to the state’s non-discrimination laws, a bid to prevent  discrimination against transgender residents seeking housing, employment, credit  or post-secondary education. The … Continue reading

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