Monthly Archives: June 2012

NOM/FRC African-American Support Is All Take and No Give

In May when the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) came out in support of same-sex marriage the reaction from the oppostion was immediate. People questioned whether the NAACP was still relevent and why they were not doing … Continue reading

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A Snapshot of History: Pentagon Gay Pride Celebration

Click the image for a bigger version or read the online version. Thanks to Joey Keyes for the photo and my buddy, Philip Skopp, for the headline.

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Kick-start a Discussion of Marriage Equality by Supporting the Film BRIDEGROOM

In 2011 Shane Bitney Crone experienced a tragedy. His partner, Tom Bridegroom, fell from a roof accidentally while taking photos of friends and died. Tom and Shane were going to be married when it became legal. Because they could not, … Continue reading

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The Importance of LGBT Homeless Shelters and Greater Acceptence of LGBT Youth

Some good news comes out of New York today. $7 million dollars which was to be cut from the 2013 budget will now be restored. The Huffington Post has the story: …on Tuesday, City Councilman Lewis Fidler told The Huffington … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Knoxville, Tenn. Mayor Declares Gay Is Okay

While Tennessee can sometimes seem backwards with things like trying to pass a ‘don’t say gay’ bill, there are bits of progress moving forward. Such is the case in Knoxville, Tenn. where Mayor Madeline Rogero declares ‘it’s okay to say … Continue reading

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All Prides Great and Small: Frederick County, MD

In this month of Pride celebrations, our minds tend to go to the big ones: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, but there are also a whole slate of other pride celebrations that happen in smaller town and cities accross the … Continue reading

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New Finance Analysis for Minnesota Gay Marriage Equality Ban Amendment

And the surprise is that most of the money for the group opposed to the constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage equality, Minnesotans United for All Families, comes internally from Minnesota. This is counter to what those who want to … Continue reading

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East-Coast Celebrates Marriage Anniversary/West-Coast Prepares for Marriage Fight

Yesterday marked dueling Pride celebrations on both coasts of the country. While New York City was celebrating the one year anniversary of the legalization of gay marriage equality, Pride revelers in Seattle looked forward to November; where Referendum 74 will … Continue reading

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Where SOME Country Artists Stand with LGBT Support has listing of some country artists who, in their words, “Support LGBT Equality.” While some of the quotes are more shrugs than support from their shoulders, I thought it was at least worth a highlight to see where some … Continue reading

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Where Companies Stand On Gay Rights

MSN Money has a brief primer on five companies that are good with gay rights and five that aren’t. Boeing and Goldman Sachs are among the good; Urban Outfitters are among the bad: Because of the clientele it serves, Urban … Continue reading

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