Attorney General Rob McKenna’s moderate facade hides an anti-gay plotter

By: Thursday November 11, 2010 10:00 am

Always genteel, Washington State’s Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna likes to portray himself as a moderate.  Being relatively new to Washington, I only started to think about Mr. McKenna’s political positioning recently as LGBT friends & allies started mentioning that they had spotted him at this or that event.  Delighted at the prospect of a [...]

The Seattle Times models heterosexual privilege

By: Tuesday August 3, 2010 6:54 pm

Whenever someone says in the same sentence “I support LGBT equality” and “I’ll vote for the anti-equality bigot anyway”, I know I’m dealing with a bad case of heterosexual privilege.  The Seattle Times, which has consistently editorialized in favor of LGBT equality in the past, has just endorsed raging homophobe Jim Johnson for reelection to [...]

Let’s put two more fair-minded justices on Washington’s Supreme Court

By: Friday July 9, 2010 11:00 am

If we needed a reminder, this week’s rulings striking down Section 3 of DOMA demonstrate the importance of having fair minded justices on the bench. By a 5-4 vote the Supreme Court of the State of Washington ruled in 2006 in Andersen v. King County that the state’s Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was constitutional. [...]

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