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Gay Marriage Shows States Luring Discriminated Couples

From Bloomberg.com: “The states that recognize same-sex couples and allow them to marry are likely to be in a better budget position, they may find that they’re more attractive places to live,” Research Director M.V. Lee Badgett said, though effects … Continue reading

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The ‘REAL’ Problem with Log Cabin Republican’s Endorsement of Mitt Romney

Casey Pick, the program director for Log Cabin Republicans, writes on BlogHer about the reasoning behind Log Cabin Republicans qualified endorsed of Mitt Romney. The defense is peppered with ‘he’s not so bad’ and ‘we can work with him’ statements which would have been … Continue reading

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The Economics of Gay Marriage Equality: Adam Lambert Gets it

Even glam-rocker Adam Lambert has a better grasp than GOProud of the economic tie to gay marriage equality. From METROWEEKLY: “Ideally, that’s what being an American is — that we all have a shot [at marriage]. I hear a lot of … Continue reading

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The Economic Impact of LGBT Equality: DADT Repeal

Since gay conservative group GOProud is so focused on its economic and job message for this election vs. social issues like equality for Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender LGBT people, I thought that on this anniversary of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Equality Economics: Estate Taxes

Since GOProud founders Jimmy LaSalvia and Chris Barron seem so misguided about how economics is tied to gay marriage equality, I thought a little education for them, and us all, was in order. From The Christian Science Monitor via msnbc: ATLANTA … Continue reading

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Ohio Could Get an Economic Boom from Gay Marriage Equality

From The Columbus Dispatch: About half of the 19,700 same-sex couples living in Ohio (according to the 2010 census) would marry if the ban was overturned, a study released yesterday estimated. That would produce a $165 million economic impact over three years … Continue reading

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