Category Archives: politics

Tell us YOUR Gay Marriage Equality Evolution Story, Hillary Clinton

Queerty reports on an interview with Hillary Clinton via National Public Radio where they describe her reactions to being questioned about her support of marriage equality as being “angry.” I have listened to the audio portion of the interview and … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: Houston Mayor Annise Parker

Advocate magazine gives us a profile piece on the woman who helped to write Houston’s successful anti-discrimination ordinance: Parker’s résumé helps explain how she combines liberal social policies with fiscal conservatism. While gradually growing more prominent as a community activist, … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: GOP Congressman Charlie Dent Evolves on Gay Marriage Equality

We’re getting there, little by little. The Washington Post reports that congressional Representative Charlie Dent, a Republican, is now, officially, supportive of marriage equality. Dent’s evolution became complete after Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriages was ruled unconstitutional. After a federal … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Into 2016; Political Ads, Now with Gay Marriage Equality Inclusion

Doug Gansler, Maryland’s Attorney General, is running for governor of that state in 2014. Below is one of his campaign ads, which contains a declaration of his fight for marriage equality. This declaration isn’t a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment or some veiled … Continue reading

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Stop ‘Outing’ People Unless You Have Real Evidence

Please, let’s stop this ridiculous and embarrassing mystery gay-date game of Outing people. I am referring to the ‘Clue’-like hints and speculation that constantly come up about celebrities, politicians and other public figures who are rumored to be gay; i.e., … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Va. Attorney General Evolves on Marriage Equality

Joe Jervis, blogger for Joe. My. God., notes that recently elected Attorney General, Mark Herring of Virginia, will file a supportive brief in the case to overturn that state’s gay marriage ban. What is notable about this post that Herring … Continue reading

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Today In LGBT History: A Memoir of the Early Days of the AIDS Crisis

Though a very engaging book trailer for Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS and Survival, author Sean Strub gives us a glimpse into a history that needs to be remembered. The first few minutes of the video are … Continue reading

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