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Quote of the Day: Positive Learing from Gay Relationships

“My first really good model of a long-term relationship in which people were sharing their lives but still keeping their individuality was a gay couple,” said Ashley Holmes, Indianapolis. “They came along in my life at the same time I … 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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LGBT History: ‘The Case Against 8’ Documentary

History as we lived it is the subject of a new documentary by Ben Cotner and Brian White. From The Huffington Post: Two gay couples who waged a five-year court battle to restore same-sex marriage in California are back in … Continue reading

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Contact Your Ind. Legislators to Vote ‘No’ on Gay Marriage Ban

indystar.com is reporting on the switch of House Joint Resolution 3, which would ban gay marriage in Indiana, from the House Judiciary Committee to the House Elections Committee: A few weeks ago, no one would have anticipated that the measure … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: ‘Discrimination Has Gone On Long Enough’

A federal judge should strike down Utah’s same-sex marriage ban because the precedent has been set by the U.S. Supreme Court and discrimination has gone on long enough… From an Associated Press article via theindependent.com Read the full article

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Today in LGBT History: Judge Judy on Prop 8

From the not too distant past comes this clip that I just happened to stumble upon while surfing around YouTube. My favorite part is when Larry King ask her if she thinks we’ll ever see it in more that two … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Tennessees: Progress Made; Progress Yet to Be Made

While the town of Collegedale makes progress by approving benefits for same-sex couples, The Tennessee Equality Project reminds us all of the barrier of Tennessee’s gay marriage equality ban. First, the Collegedale story from timesfreepress.com. Starting today, Collegedale is the … Continue reading

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Time Capsule Quote of the Day: Scott Walker on Wisc. Gay Marriage

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said he didn’t think gay marriage equality would be addressed “anytime soon” by the Wisconsin lawmakers. Walker was asked the question at conference in Milwaukee. From The Huffington Post: “To change anything in the constitution … … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Dan Savage Blasts the ‘Protect Marriage’ Meme

Starts around the 1:00 mark with the payoff coming at 1:52 Succinct. Powerful. Correct. I’d love to see one, real scientific study on how banning gay marriage equality has strengthened, or ‘protected’ marriage.

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Why It Gets Better: From Homophobic Comments to Signing A Marriage Equality Petition

We really can change hearts and minds. In 2007, NBA player Tim Hardaway made some harsh comments about gay people, saying in part “it shouldn’t be in the world.” Now, six years later, after conversations with gay cousins and relatives, … Continue reading

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