Happy Mothers’ Day – New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Introduces Every Child Deserves a Family Act

By: Friday May 10, 2013 11:25 am

With the list of marriage equality states doubling in the last six months and New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s introduction this week of the Every Child Deserves a Family Act which would remove barriers to same-sex couples who wish to foster or adopt children, it is fitting that The New Yorker honors mothers this year [...]

Cleveland Plain Dealer Dehumanizes Murdered Transgender Woman

By: Tuesday April 30, 2013 3:33 pm

Most newspapers leave the dehumanization of transgender people to the trolls in the online comments.  But not Cleveland’s Plain Dealer.  They bring the sewage right to the surface. Their article about the discovery of the body of a brutally murdered 20 year old African-American woman, Cemia Acoff, begins with the title “Oddly dressed body found [...]

Anti-Gay Pastor Launches Radio Show to Address “Idiocy” Of Fellow Radical-Right Christians

By: Sunday February 17, 2013 1:01 pm

Anti-gay campaigner and former televangelist Gary Randall is coming out of retirement to host a daily radio show which he hopes will help unite the warring factions within Washington state’s radical-right Christian wing. There has been much strife and conflict within the Christian community with various agendas at play on the most important and defining [...]

Manti Te’o: Game over, man.

By: Friday January 18, 2013 6:43 am

Look, I have no idea whether Manti Te’o is gay. Only he can answer that question. But the football player’s fake dead girlfriend hoax story isn’t going away, and the number of plausible reasons for this fantastic charade occurring are dwindling. Given that the primary fable foisted on the public by Te’o and Notre Dame — [...]

Golden Globes: Jodie Foster comes out (again) in debated speech about privacy

By: Monday January 14, 2013 12:18 am

If you happened to be on Twitter or Facebook as Jodie Foster delivered a speech upon receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award for outstanding career achievement at the Golden Globes (transcript here), you saw a variety of heated, confused and interesting reactions to her call for privacy and her “take two” of coming out of the [...]

UPDATED: Pentagon Internet filtering blocks major LGBT, political blogs, lets hate groups through

By: Friday January 4, 2013 8:21 pm

UPDATE (1/5): John Aravosis received another statement from the DoD. I just received a statement from the Pentagon, in the name of Pentagon Press Secretary George Little, in response to our series of stories over the past day about a number of gay and progressive Web sites – including AMERICAblog, Pam’s House Blend, Towleroad, Good As You, Bilerico, The [...]

Meteorologist Fired for Civil Response to an Ignorant Facebook Post by a Viewer About Her Natural Hair

By: Wednesday December 12, 2012 7:51 am

“The black lady that does the news is a very nice lady.the only thing is she needs to wear a wig or grow some more hair. im not sure if she is a cancer patient. but still its not something myself that i think looks good on tv. what about letting someone a male have [...]

It’s Not About Politics, It’s About Family

By: Saturday November 3, 2012 7:14 pm

Three generations of Merle & Barbara Smith-Mosel’s family gather in the family home in Federal Way to talk about how much they want Rachel and her partner Sandy to be able to marry. Today Washington United for Marriage, the broad coalition working to defend the state’s bipartisan marriage law and approve Referendum 74, released this [...]

Who Is More Adorable in This Approve R-74 Ad, Jeff or His Moms?

By: Friday November 2, 2012 2:28 pm

Here’s an excellent new Approve Referendum 74 ad from Washington United for Marriage featuring Jeff DeGroot, a third-year law student at the University of Washington, talking about why marriage matters to him as well as to his two moms. Count them: TWO hockey moms! That’s one lucky kid. To keep Washington’s new freedom-to-marry law on [...]

Mary Lambert: Stand Up For My Love

By: Wednesday October 31, 2012 5:04 pm

Mary Lambert is the amazing talent featured on Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’s SAME LOVE. She asks Washingtonians to “stand up for my love” by approving Referendum 74 on their November ballot. On Top Magazine writes: Singer Mary Lambert calls on voters to stand up for her love on Election Day. In a 2-minute video for [...]

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