09 Aug 2009

Please sign this Tim Hortons doughnuts petition

Over at Change.org Michael Jones (the facilitator of the Gay Rights section) has a petition for which he is gathering signatures. We need as many people signing this thing because Tim Hortons is sponsoring a NOM event. Here is What Michael writes, “The doughnut franchise Tim Hortons has agreed to

03 Aug 2009

Guess who’s getting in on the act of blocking gay-friendly sites…….

…….We all remember the suit involving the ACLU and the Knox County Schools and Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools for blocking students from accessing gay-friendly sites, right? Well guess who is getting in on the same action, FedEx/Kinkos. Yep, you read that right. Apparently Julie Phineas went into a FedEx Kinkos

29 Jul 2009

So Much For Our Fierce Advocate

According to this Miami Herald article, Alcee Hastings (D-FL) a true fierce advocate, was forced under pressure from Congressional colleagues as well as the WHITEHOUSE to withdraw an Amendment he introduced to the Defense Bill that would strip funding for investigating and the discharging of gay and lesbian servicemembers.  Here

29 Jul 2009

Argument for Proportional Representation?

Last night I came across a blog post over at gayrights.change.org with the title “The Anointment of Carrie Prejean as the Right's anti-LGBT Mouthpiece.” What made this article interesting to me is that while we are still in the middle of two senseless wars, still in recession territory, high unemployment,

27 Jul 2009

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repeal Lobby Sheet

I compiled a list of Representatives in the House (with their Washington Phone Numbers) that need to be lobbied to co-sponsor H.R. 1283, the Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2009, also known as the legislation to repeal the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy and replaces it with anti-discrimination language (as

18 Jul 2009


Well it is that time of year again. San Diego Pride Weekend has officially begun. As I sit here, thinking about going out for a few beers (of course “light” beer – it is pride weekend after all,) but I'm not sure if I should go out tonight. Why you

13 Jul 2009

61 Times……..Really?

Really? Does it really take 61 stabs to make sure that a person who makes an unwanted sexual advance learns their lesson? Well, according to a jury last week, that if someone makes an unwanted sexual advance, you can stab them to death using the “gay-panic defense.”  http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-ap-il-biedermannplea-ve,0,2721749.story Does anyone

06 Jul 2009

I’ve had this Video on my youtube favorites……..

…….for quite some time now. But the main page today seems to be chalk full of anti-gay religious zealots so I figured I would post a video of America's Best Christian, Mrs. Betty Bowers, explaining what a Bible Based Marriage really is. I hope you all enjoy. Mrs. Betty Bowers

03 Jul 2009

My e-mail to Harry Reid

Dear Majority Leader Reid, I have a few questions for you. First, since when does it require 60 votes to get any form of legislation through the Senate? Of course, I already know the answer to that, never. So, why are you requiring 60 votes to pass legislation? Cenk Uygur

28 Jun 2009

GLAD lets Obama’s DoJ “off the hook,” for now?

After Obama's Department of Justice used vile language to defend DOMA in Smelt v United States the next DOMA case, for which many eyes are on, for the DoJ to defend is Gill, et. al v. United States. The Gill suit filed by Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)