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Catholic Bishop: Voting for the Democratic Party Could En...

Where's the IRS on this... Shouldn't this be cause to have their tax exempt status revoked? Isn't the rule that you can endorse "ballot inititives" but can't endorse or advocate for a party or particular candidate?  (Sep 28, 2012 | post #11)

Gay/Lesbian

Gay Couple Sues Airline Over Sex Toy Prank

Perhaps the only safe way to travel with a "sex toy" is to "pack" it in your pants... Think of it as a way to impress all the other passengers too! ;-D  (Aug 31, 2012 | post #17)

Gay/Lesbian

Jim Henson Company Severs Relationship with Chick-Fil-A O...

The youtube link doesn't work...  (Jul 23, 2012 | post #16)

Gay/Lesbian

MS legislator suggests gays should be put to death, claim...

Actually, it doesn't just appear to be backward, but it IS one of the most backward states in the US. If it wasn't a state it would be a 3rd world country... with all the hateful prejudice and backward economic conditions.  (May 20, 2012 | post #2)

Gay/Lesbian

Lou Engle Spins Civil War Metaphor on Gay Rights

You know, his statement sort of sounds like he's advocating the overthrow of the Federal Government... Perhaps the Secret Service should look into all of his speeches (can't call them sermons, since they don't sound Christ like.  (May 6, 2012 | post #2)

Gay/Lesbian

Survey shows more same-sex attracted

Although I think the numbers quoted by the article are probably in the ballpark, the sponsors of the survey are somewhat suspect... I'd be more inclined to believe it valid is a reputable university had sponsored / conducted the study. __________________ __________________ ____________ "The 2011/2012 Great Australian Sex Census, an initiative of the Australian Sex Party, the Eros Association, Sexpo and adult dating website RedHotPie.com.au, surveyed 15,000 Australians. Only 68.8 percent of respondents were exclusively heterosexual in their attractions. Just over 6 percent of men identified as homosexual, 12.1 percent as bisexual and 13.1 percent as bi-curious. "  (Apr 26, 2012 | post #2)

Gay/Lesbian

Gay student sues Ohio school district over T-shirt

My reading of the Morse v Frederick summary is that the decision was very narrow and focused solely on promotion of drug use, and that the majority opinion explicitly excluded any broader interpretation of this decision.  (Apr 4, 2012 | post #89)

Gay/Lesbian

Gay student sues Ohio school district over T-shirt

Don't paint us all with that broad brush. The Cleveland-Akron metro area is quite progressive... Mostly south of I80 you're assessment is correct. I live in Cleveland and there are a number of cities that that have domestic partnership registries and non-discrimination laws. I grew up in southern Ohio, and I remember the KKK sponsoring the 4th of July picnic when I was a child.  (Apr 4, 2012 | post #86)

Gay/Lesbian

Rutgers webcam defendant 'sorry about Tyler'

Actually, according to the jury, we know exactly what Ravi did and meant. I'm sure they heard more of the circumstances and proofs than we ever will, so we have to trust that they arrived at a just verdict... no matter what after the fact revisions Ravi gives in interviews.  (Mar 22, 2012 | post #5)

Gay/Lesbian

2 US men arrested on gay cruise in Caribbean

With the owner of the gay oriented cruise company totally downplaying the fact that 2 of his customers were pulled off the ship for being gay and engaging in gay sex in their room... I would question the sanity of anyone booking a cruise with this company. The owner actually said in an interview that he would go back to the same port of call! We as gay consumers need to make sure we vote with our $ to exclude these island nations who discriminate against us.  (Mar 21, 2012 | post #1)

Gay/Lesbian

Dharun Ravi Found Guilty Of Hate Crime In Clementi Case

One part of the verdict I don't understand, the jury found that Ravi was not guilty of bias crimes against MB, "probably because Ravi didn't know him". Since when is that a requirement of bias... MB upon finding out that he was filmed would NOT feel intimidated whether he knew Ravi or not?!?!? I suppose that a black in 1950 wouldn't feel intimated if he found out about a lynching near by? Wouldn't gay people in Laramie, Wyoming, feel intimidated after hearing of Matthew Shepard? I'm glad he was found guilty but the not guilty verdicts regarding MB are incomprehensible to me.  (Mar 16, 2012 | post #8)

Gay/Lesbian

Colorado student charged in 'glitter bomb' of Romney

I agree that throwing anything just plays into the haters statements that we are "dangerous " and are "attacking " the "religiously right people". However, I do think that we must find someway to confront the haters and make it personal. But, I don't have any good ideas of how to do it without playing into their persecution complex.  (Feb 9, 2012 | post #4)

Gay/Lesbian

Black leaders: Gov. Christie needs history lesson after l...

Generally people who make wild claims and don't cite their sources DON'T have sources to cite... or at the very least, have suspect sources/cites and don't want to admit to them. Cite reputable sources, like reputable peer reviewed papers by recognizable unbiased academic sources if you want to have any credibility. Frankly your claim seems unlikely, so I, for one, will not believe your claim until I see your sources.  (Jan 26, 2012 | post #26)

Gay/Lesbian

Karen Santorum: "It's Wrong What Gay Activists Have Done"

“And I think the problem is that some see that public policy difference as a personal assault,” he said. Well, at least, I can be sure that Rick "Santorum " and his wife can agree with us on one thing... But I can't say that they truly understand the implications of that statement!  (Jan 19, 2012 | post #2)