Monthly Archives: April 2012

North Carolina, Be on the RIGHT Side Of History Come May 9

On May 8, North Carolina voters will be voting on a proposed amendment to the state’s constitution that reads as follows: Marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in … Continue reading

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Equality Should NOT Require a Quota

In the below Minnesota Marriage Minute, gay marriage equality opponents focus on the “small” percentage same-sex households raising children and how marriage shouldn’t be “redefined” for such a small percentage: First off, equality should never depend on a quota. To put this in perspective, … Continue reading

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LGBT History: ACT UP at 25

The Huffington Post has an excellent article about the anniversary of 25 anniversary of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (more commonly known as ACT UP); an organization formed over the lack of political and scientific response in the advent … Continue reading

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Powerful Speach Against NC’s Anti-Gay Amendment One

I found the below via a post on pamshouseblend.com about NC Rep. Jim Crawford who was sponsor of North Carolina’s anti-gay Amendment One now going to vote agains it. The speach by this woman against Amendment One is quite powerful and … Continue reading

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Does Adam Lambert Make Us ‘Embarrassed to be Gay’? He Shouldn’t

I opened up my mailbox yesterday to find Adam Lambert peeking out at me. He is May’s cover story for Instinct Magazine. In the interview, Lambert talks about his upcoming album, Trespassing; his relationship with boyfriend Sauli Koskinen, a Finish reality … Continue reading

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‘Tessa Masterson’ is a Masterpiece of LGBT YA Fiction

Emily Franklin and Brendan Halpin’s book Tessa Masterson WILL Go To Prom will blow you away. It is an amazing literary effort about the good, bad and the ugly of friendship and LGBT youth. Tessa Masterson is a young, recently out … Continue reading

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Photos Stolen from Exhibit that Highlights LGBT Athletes

‘Fearless’ is an photo exhibit by Jeff Sheng which “documen[s] high school and collegiate athletes who openly self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender and are “out” to their predominantly straight teammates and coaches.” The photo exhibit tours colleges and gyms … Continue reading

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