Monthly Archives: June 2012

Josh Turner’s Album Punching Bag Not a Musical Knockout

Instead of calling Josh Turner’s latest album Punching Bag, it should’ve been called The Love Album. The are songs about good love, bad love, how love makes you feel; both good and bad, songs about the love of God and … Continue reading

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Kenny Chesney on June Men’s Health Cover

The man that I’d love to sit on the beach with and watch the sun set is on the cover of the June 2012 issue of Men’s Health. The article promises Kenny’s “road-tested fitness secrets.” If margaritas and Corona’s are … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Fort Wayne GM Plant Flies Gay Pride flag

More and more corporations are coming out in support of LGBT people in very demonstrable ways. Seeing this kind of acceptance and intergration in the workplace is another reason why it gets better. Why It Gets Better is a series of postings … Continue reading

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Utah School District Takes a Don’t See Gay Approach

The school board of Davis County, Utah recently banned the book In Our Mother’s House by Patricia Polacco; the story of a family headed by two moms. The ban entailed pulling the book from public library shelves and making it … Continue reading

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@jimmylasalvia Equality IS About The Economy, Stupid

Jimmy LaSalvia got into a debate this week on Current TV with The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur over GOProud’s endorsement of Mitt Romney for President. LaSalvia’s point was the endorsement was about jobs and the economy and Cenk’s point was Romney … Continue reading

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Weddings — The Heterosexual Pride Celebration

During this month of gay pride celebrations we often hear that frequent refrain from those people who would like to see us still stuffed in the closet feeling shame about ourselves and who we love: “There isn’t a heterosexual pride … Continue reading

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Time Capsule Quote of the Day: JC Penny’s Struggles Due to Promoting Homosexuality

Once again, I have an item that will go into my virtual time capsule; an idea spawned from a segment I saw on The Rachel Maddow Show.  I take a quote or item of news that someone makes today to … Continue reading

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Ali Forney Center for LGBT Homeless Youth Turns 10

…but there is still much work to do. From Carl Siciliano, Ali Forney’s Executive Director via The Huffington Post: Ten years later I am filled with gratitude for the response we have achieved from the LGBT community and many of our allies. … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Eradicating Homophobia and Transphobia

“…we can’t fully eradicate homophobia without eradicating transphobia, as well.” The above quote comes from an incredibly intelligent op-ed by Laverne Cox in The Huffington Post that analyzes how homophobia, sexism, transphobia and its accompanying discrimination are related issues: Speaking at last week’s … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: You Could be a Democratic National Convention Delegate

In a article from charlotteobserver.com that focuses mainly on the representation of youth in the delegation leads off with the below two paragraphs: RALEIGH N.C. Democrats on Saturday selected the remainder of the party’s 158-member delegation to September’s Democratic National Convention … Continue reading

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