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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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Log Cabin Republicans Become Cowardly Lion with Romney Endorsement

Another friend of Dorothy has now become the Cowardly Lion. Instinct Magazine is reporting that the gay conservative group, Log Cabin Republicans, have officially endorsed Mitt Romney for President with the laughable statement below (if the stakes weren’t so high … 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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@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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LGBT Equality IS about the Economy

Frequently, during this campaign season, we see or hear about candidates or their spokespeople talking about how a particular candidate wants to focus on jobs and the economy, not social issues as a way of avoiding talking about LGBT issues; … Continue reading

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