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|QOTD: NOM chairman suggests Chief Justice Roberts' choice to adopt kids is "second best" option+more
Not the best dad, according to NOM Quote of the day, from the Associated Press :"You're looking at what is the best course societywide to get you the ...
|Two more marriage cases teed up at Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Hollingsworth v. Perry , the Prop 8 case, will be reviewed by the Supreme Court. The Justices have added a question regarding whether the proponents of Prop 8 have legal standing to be in federal ...
|House Republicans' request to appear at DOMA hearing via telephone denied by judge
So this is fun. The House GOP has maxed out on its spending cap in defense of DOMA. (Since that report, they suffered another defeat in a court of appeals and that case ...
|BREAKING: Prop 8, DOMA cases have been distributed for September 24 conference at the Supreme Court
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker The Supreme Court docket page for Hollingsworth v. Perry , the Prop 8 case, has a new notice that the case has been "DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, ...
|BREAKING: Plaintiffs in challenge to Prop 8 ask Supreme Court to decline review
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker and The Huffington Post The plaintiffs in the Prop 8 case Hollingsworth v. Perry filed their opposition brief to the ...
| Same-sex binational couples challenging DOMA seek preliminary injunction against their deportation
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker Aranas v. Napolitano is a challenge to Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act that was filed in July by the Center for Human Rights and ...
|House GOP dealt another blow: 2nd Circuit refuses to halt oral argument in Edith Windsor's DOMA case
The Second Circuit has just denied the request by the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group (BLAG), who is defending Section 3 of DOMA on behalf of House Republicans, to halt oral argument in Windsor v. ...
|Part 1: What's next for DOMA and marriage equality on trial?
The past few weeks have seen a flurry of new developments in the courts concerning DOMA and marriage equality cases. The proponents of Prop 8 - in Perry , the challenge to the California ...
|House Republicans' attempt to stall DOMA challenge brought by military veteran with MS is denied
The judge hearing the Southern Poverty Law Center's challenge to Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act has just denied the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group's (BLAG) request to stay the proceedings.
|House Republicans appeal Gill/Massachusetts DOMA case to Supreme Court w/ Updates
Cross-posted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker Earlier this month, the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group (BLAG) who is defending DOMA in court challenges, noted in a filing that they would be petitioning the ...
|Bryan Fischer of hate group American Family Association tweets about "Obama Plantation"
Um: Blacks who have left the Obama Plantation: Booker, Ford, Davis, Powell, West. Plus Rendell. Getting real ugly out there. — Bryan Fischer (@BryanJFischer) May 22, 2012 That would be Bryan ...
|GOTV! Prop8TrialTracker is covering today's election on Amendment 1 in NC from inside the state.
Today's the primary in North Carolina, and it's also the day people are voting for or against Amendment 1 in the state. The amendment says that the "only domestic legal union" that would be "valid ...
|Proponents of anti-gay Amendment 1 in North Carolina have veered completely off-message
From the beginning of their efforts to remind gays and lesbians in North Carolina that they remain inferior to heterosexuals in the state, the campaign to pass Amendment 1 has tried to minimize the ...
|Sponsor of anti-gay Amendment 1 in North Carolina abandons it, will vote against it
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker State Representative Jim Crawford is a conservative Democrat in North Carolina who was one of the supporters and sponsors of Amendment 1, working to get it onto ...
|North Carolina's anti-gay Amendment 1 and the escalating war on women and children
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial ...
|Senator Kay Hagan speaks out against anti-gay Amendment 1 in NC
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker Senator Kay Hagan, United States Senator of North Carolina, has released a video statement coming out forcefully against Amendment 1. Hagan talked about the ...
|Supporters of anti-gay Amendment 1 in North Carolina release first ad
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker The campaign to pass Amendment 1 in North Carolina, banning every domestic legal union in the state except marriage between a man and a woman, has released its ...
|Historic PPP Poll: Support for anti-gay Amendment 1 in North Carolina falls below 55% to record low
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker Public Policy Polling ...
|An illustration of LGBT life in the South
Two of my friends in Tennessee (along with some other people) have started a colony of the queer/allied fraternity Sigma Phi Beta at Middle Tennessee State University. This has been an ongoing ...
|Help fight an anti-gay amendment in North Carolina
Early voting starts today in North Carolina for their primary. The actual primary date is May 8. So starting today people will be able to vote on Amendment 1 in the state. The amendment's sponsors ...
|House Republicans intervene to defend DOMA against challenge from military veteran
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker When the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group moved to intervene in cases challenging the Defense of Marriage Act, authorization was given to " defend the ...
|PPP Poll suggests when people understand Amendment 1 in North Carolina, they oppose it
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker Public Policy Polling has just released a new poll of likely primary voters in North Carolina who were asked about Amendment 1, the state constitutional ...
|Shoddy journalism on the mythical gay-black divide
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker Typically writing, especially writing an opinion piece that wishes to express a particular point of view to readers so that they come away with certain clearly-...
|Breaking: DOJ announces investigation into Trayvon Martin shooting
Think Progress has the statement from “The department will conduct a thorough and independent review of all of the evidence and take appropriate action at the conclusion of the investigation” ...
|President Obama opposes anti-gay Amendment 1 in North Carolina
Cross-posted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker This is news :“While the president does not weigh in on every single ballot measure in every state, the record is clear that the President has long opposed ...
|I got a job! I'm a Contributor to Courage Campaign Institute's Prop 8 Trial Tracker w/ Updates!
UPDATE x2!: Actually now that I'm thinking about it, it'd be pretty cool if you could show your support for this by donating a little bit to P8TT ! UPDATE: I'm having trouble with images but here'...
|Rick Santorum's gay marriage stance endorsed by hate group Family Research Council
Rick Santorum recently told audiences that he would nullify all existing marriages between same-sex couples in the United States. Even in California, when Proposition 8 took effect, their state ...
I'm in Tennessee for a week. I was in Chattanooga for a couple days protesting against Rick Santorum and visiting friends, may visit Murfreesboro at some point, and now I'm in Nashville. I have ...
|Sick Rantorum believes in his sick rants
Pay attention to this :“People are looking for someone who doesn’t read off a teleprompter; that actually tells you what they believe, and can do so with some consistency.” “They’re ...
|Ninth Circuit en banc review sought in Prop 8 case
Metro Weekly :Charles Cooper, the lead attorney for the proponents of Proposition 8, tells Metro Weekly that the proponents of the California marriage amendment will be asking the full U.S. Court of ...
|w/ Updates Rick Santorum is not trying to win the presidency
Does anyone here believe that a man is going to win the presidency in 2012 by telling the electorate that he wants the Supreme Court to overrule Griswold and Eisenstadt and leave birth control up to ...
|Spreading homophobia and transphobia, ignorance and HIV
“I guess it is and have voted for contraception, although I don’t think it works. I think it’s harmful to women. I think it’s harmful to our society to have a society that says that sex ...
|Homophobia and transphobia destroy communities
The 2004 election season was quite bad for those of us unlucky enough to not be born heterosexual or cisgender. On my 20th birthday, President George W. Bush endorsed a constitutional amendment to ...
|Pelosi says Democratic Party should have marriage equality in its 2012 platform
Freedom to Marry has launched a new campaign, Democrats: Say I Do , urging the Democratic Party to recognize the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples in its 2012 platform. The platform "will ...
|CNN sends warning that God "will kill" unrepentant gays
I understand that there are all sorts of views about gay people and about what marriage should or should not be. I have my own views (I am convinced that I deserve the same civil rights as any ...
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