Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Power of Personal Stories in the Fight for LGBT Equality

Reuters has an excellent piece on the power of the personal stories of gay and lesbian couples who wished to have the right to marry in the three states that recently passed marriage equality legislation: Washington, Maryland and New Jersey … Continue reading

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Country Cutie Craig Campbell

I just like the alliteration of that headline–and it’s the truth; as evidenced by the photo below. Every now and again I like to take a look around the music world and see who are some of the artists that … Continue reading

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Why it Get’s Better: Hockey Against Homophobia

It Gets Better isn’t the only video project that is taking place to try and combat homophobia. NHL’s Burke family (Brian Burke, General Manager of the Tornoto Maple Leafs; Patrick Burke Scout for the Philadelphia Flyers) has created a new public-service announcement: … Continue reading

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Archdiocese of Washington apologizes for denying Communion to lesbian at her mother’s funeral

The below is an example of how outlandish and harmful anti-gay sentiment can be. Reposted from The Washington Post: WASHINGTON — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington has apologized to a woman who was denied Holy Communion at her mother’s … Continue reading

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Alan Cumming, Chely Wright To Open LGBT Center in Kansas City

From advocate.org: Alan Cumming, Chely Wright, and Hal Sparks are among the entertainers who will help launch The Lighthouse, a community center in Kansas City, Mo. for the LGBT community, their families and straight allies. According to a press release, … Continue reading

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Prop. 8 Play On YouTube

Just in case you missed it or want to watch it again, you can veiw the entire Prop. 8 play production that was livestreamed on March 3, 2012.

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County Artist Dustin Lynch Cranks My Tractor

Here’s something to wake you up on a Sunday morning. A new, handsome, country artist with a 100K watt smile that will knock you off your feet. I happened upon Dustin Lynch about a month back and listened to his … Continue reading

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Profile: Gay, black city councilman fights for transgender workers

Below is an excerpt an excellent profile piece on Berkeley, CA city councilman Darryl Moore, who “led an effort to pass legislation covering health benefits for transgender city employees, including paying for sex reassignment surgery.” Re-posted from gaypolitics.com: Moore had … Continue reading

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NC marriage question explanation OK’d by panel

I didn’t even know something like this had to happen. From newsobserver.com: RALEIGH, N.C. —  A little-known state panel got more public attention than in recent memory Thursday while deciding how to inform voters about a proposed constitutional amendment to make … Continue reading

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Episcopal Bishop of Alaska endorses Prop 5, Anchorage Equal Rights Initiative

Reposted from the blog Bent Alaska: The Right Rev. Mark Lattime, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Alaska, is endorsing Proposition 5, the Anchorage Equal Rights Initiative, which will appear on the April 3 Anchorage municipal ballot (the initiative, if … Continue reading

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