Category Archives: politics

Washington, D.C.’s LGBT Center Faces New Hurdle in ‘Permanent’ Home

After being housed in two temporary locations, the D.C. Center thought it had finally found a permanent home, but potential redevelopment may put a crimp in those plans as well. From The Washington Blade: The D.C. Center for the LGBT … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: You Could Be Mayor in Mexico

While we are pretty familiar with some of our own city leaders who are openly gay here in the United States, Mexico is making some history by electing it’s first gay mayor. Joe Jervis, of the blog Joe. My. God. … Continue reading

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If Former First Lady, Nancy Reagan, DOES Support Marriage Equality, She Should Say So Herself

The Huffington Post is reporting on an interview with Patti Davis, daughter of former President Ronald Reagan and former First Lady Nancy Reagan, where Davis states that her mother supports gay marriage equality, but does so privately. “She does,” Davis … Continue reading

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Holding Our Breath For Justice

The cover of The Washington Blade for the week after the Supreme Court Hearings on DOMA and Prop 8. Read all the coverage

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Del. RNC Chair Supports Marriage Equality

From The Washington Blade: WILMINGTON, Del.—The gay executive director of the Delaware Republican Party is among those who attended an Equality Delaware fundraiser on March 15. “I’m here this evening because I support marriage equality,” John Fluharty told the Washington … Continue reading

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Md. Transgender rights bill killed by committee

From the CapitalGazette.com: A Senate committee has killed a bill prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity. The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee voted 6-5 last week to defeat Senate Bill 449. Similar bills had failed in recent years, but this year’s … Continue reading

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Time Capsule Quote of the Day: John Boehner’s Marriage Views

Time capsule quotes are ones we note in the current day to bring them out at a later time to see if they are true. Today’s quote comes from current House Speaker John Boehner. Boehner says he “can not envision” … Continue reading

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Is This Religious Freedom: Oppressing The Welcoming Church?

Blogger Joe Jervis of Joe. My. God. posted about the Faith & Freedom Coalition who has started a petition to yank funding from the National Cathedral over the decision to have same-sex wedding ceremonies. See science capture below: What is … Continue reading

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N.H. Elects First Transgender Legislator

The good news from election night just keeps on coming. From The Huffington Post: New Hampshire joins neighboring Maine in making history this Election Night, welcoming its very first transgender lawmaker. The Nashua Telegraph reports that Stacie Laughton, a Democrat, beat … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Post-Election Headlines

For any Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) Youth out there who are looking for reasons for hope, take a look at screen capture for post-election headlines on the advocate.com (click image for bigger version). You want real-time, concrete reasons … Continue reading

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