Anti-Referendum 74 Group Compares Real-Life Tragedy to Lunch Meat

By: Friday October 26, 2012 4:36 pm

Opponents of Referendum 74 and marriage equality in Washington state have sunk to a new low. They’ve compared the real-life tragedy of Angie Buysse and Cynthia Per-Lee — a Seattle couple who faced the nightmare of their domestic partnership not being recognized as one of them faced emergency surgery — to slices of bologna. Angie [...]

The Daily Beast: Netroots blogs turn 10 — and are struggling to survive

By: Wednesday October 24, 2012 8:59 am

David Freedlander’s report is a fairly accurate reminder of once was was — organized online political power by a group of individual bloggers that is now in decline — and what the state of things is now as changes in the economic, political and media landscape have resulted in natural, if not desired, evolution. I’m [...]

Marriage Matters, Especially During a Medical Emergency

By: Tuesday October 23, 2012 8:32 pm

Living here in Massachusetts where same-sex marriage is legal, I’ve experienced first-hand how being able to answer “I’m her wife” to the question “What’s your relationship to the patient?” immediately puts to rest healthcare providers’ questions and concerns about my right to be informed and make decisions for my wife. And for us, this isn’t [...]

Preserve Marriage Washington’s New Ad Attacks Anti-Discrimination Law, Not Marriage Law

By: Tuesday October 23, 2012 2:18 pm

They say their new ad gives examples of “the profound harm” in store if Washington voters approve Referendum 74 to retain Washington’s new freedom to marry law. In reality the ad is a complaint against anti-discrimination law, not marriage law. Marriage Fact Check has already debunked Preserve Marriage Washington’s assertions that innkeepers have been persecuted [...]

CNN anchor Carol Costello on Bryan Fischer’s rants: ‘I’m a proud, card-carrying member of the gay gestapo’

By: Monday October 22, 2012 2:57 pm

I’m glad that she’s making fun of Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association. Mocking is all that he and his ilk deserve. He has been having a cow ever since she booted him off of the air for his insane anti-gay, fact-free offensive blathering. Think Progress: Costello abruptly ended the interview after Fischer started [...]

Kicked off of the air on CNN, Bryan Fischer says: CNN is ‘What the Gay Gestapo Looks Like in Action’

By: Friday October 19, 2012 3:00 pm

The tide has turned and hate and junk science purveyors like Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association need to be prepared to be tossed off the air (CNN’s Carol Costello had enough of his foolishness the other day). Now Fischer is foaming at the mouth — and TEH HOMO is to blame. If only [...]

Well done – CNN’s Carol Costello tosses hate-spewing Bryan Fischer off the air

By: Tuesday October 16, 2012 3:42 pm

The mainstream media usually gives professional Beltway homophobes like Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council and Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association uncontested air time to spew homophobic, misogynistic crap (often couched in pious “Christian” remarks about “family”). CNN’s Carol Costello had her fill of Fischer today. The headline from Mediaite: “CNN Anchor [...]

The Lesbian Parents Next Door

By: Monday October 15, 2012 3:22 pm

Meet Chad and Lisa Johnson, a pair of Seattle neighbors who talk about getting to know the family next door, Colleen Ozolitis and her partner, Lee Ann Martinson, because their five-year-old sons went to the same pre-school.  Like so many other parents, the Johnsons soon learned that they and Colleen & Lee Ann shared the [...]

First Reject R-74 Ad Makes Incoherent Statement About Children and Marriage

By: Thursday October 11, 2012 5:48 pm

“Marriage is more than a commitment between adults. It was created for the care and well-being of the next generation,” says the first ad by the campaign seeking to bar gay and lesbian Washingtonians from civil marriage in Washington state. Well here’s the thing: A significant number of same-sex couples in the Pacific states — [...]

WATCH THIS: Amazing new TV Ad Featuring Washington State Rep. Maureen Walsh (R)

By: Monday October 8, 2012 1:45 pm

You may remember her standing on the Washington state House floor in February during debate on the freedom to marry bill, speaking in reference to her lesbian daughter: “some day, by God, I wanna throw a wedding for that kid.” Today this amazing pro-equality ally, advocate and Republican Washington state Representative is featured in the [...]

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