Monthly Archives: June 2012

Free Speech Isn’t a Free Pass

When I first saw the reports on Caiden Cowger’s radio program where he states Obama and Biden are making kids gay, I knew I wanted to respond in some way but wasn’t sure how. After all, Caiden Cowger, is barely … Continue reading

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DC Cowboys Dance Troupe Heads Off Into the Sunset

The DC Cowboys dance troupe, an entertainment institution in Washington, DC for nearly two decades is hanging up their hats after this weekend’s Capital Pride Celebration. From METROWEEKLY: [Kevin Platte, Artistic and Executive Director,] remembers the reaction of the audiences to … Continue reading

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Gay Airman Randy Phillips Wants His Generation To Talk About AIDS

The video crew from I’m From Driftwood catches up with Gay Airman Randy Phillips during the AIDS/LifeCycle Ride in California. In the video Phillips discusses his experience with coming out to his family; meeting with an HIV positive rider and … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Miss USA Supportive of Transgender Contestants

The newly crowned Miss USA, Olivia Culpo of Rhode Island responed with the below when asked if it would be “fair” for a transgender contestant to win Miss USA:  “I do think it would be fair…” [because] “there are so … Continue reading

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Today in Ironic Studies: ‘Most Elligible’ Gays In States Where their Marriage Is Banned

From The Huffington Post: Gay, single and seeking marriage and family? As it turns out, you may have to travel to a state where same-sex marriage isn’t legal to find the partner of your dreams. In honor of Pride Month, … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Mormons March in Gay Pride Parade — As Supporters

From The Salt Lake Tribune: Before the drag queens in heels danced across Main Street, more than 300 members of the LDS Church left Utah Gay Pride Parade spectators in tears Sunday morning. One Mormon father turned to the crowd … Continue reading

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Author Todd Parr Responds the Ban on His Children’s Book

Todd Parr, author of The Family Book responds to the ban of the book in Erie, Ill. The reason behind writing the book is very touching (and surprising). Banning the book is even more ridiculous knowing this information. Learn more … Continue reading

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Big Government Bookworms Missed Banning These ‘Gay’ Books

In the past two weeks, there have been two reports of books with content reflective of same-sex families being banned. The first was Todd Parr’s The Family Book, which includes text that states some families have two moms and two … Continue reading

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Gov. Jerry Brown proclaims June 2012 LGBT Pride Month

President Obama isn’t the only politician making Pride proclomations. California Governor Jerry Brown made his own Pride Proclamation. From The San Francisco Examiner: In a statement issued Saturday, the governor called June 28, 1969 a “historic  turning point” — a … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Pride Month Proclamation

Jeremy Hooper from goodasyou.org has President Obama’s Pride Proclamation posted on his website. It reads in part: “From generation to generation, ordinary Americans have lead a proud and inexorable march toward freedom, fairness and full equality under the law — … Continue reading

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