Tag Archives: DOMA

Do DOMA Reactions Reveal Challenges of Tentative Progress?

One tiny move towards equality and the right responds with a deluge of attack. Where are the big guns of the LGBT community? Can we please get mad, for once? And then, you know, stay mad?

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Friday Fundamentalist Farce File – 2/25/11

The Friday Fundamentalist Farce File is a week’s worth of “news” clippings from conservative hubs like WorldNetDaily and the American Family Association’s OneNewsNow. Millions of Americans absorb these messages as gospel truth—literally—on a daily basis.

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To Praise or Not To Praise Obama for the DOMA Decision?

The big question we have to ask about yesterday’s DOJ DOMA decision is: Why now?

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Obama “Evolves” a Bit and Other Tidbits on Marriage Equality

Zack’s still sick, but it was important day for marriage equality. Here’s a rundown of the happenings.

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Politics in Justice, Delays in Equality

These days, good news doesn’t feel like good news. Our lives are still political fodder, and even when equality is ours, we still can’t touch it…

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A Closer Look at the Two DOMA Decisions and What They Mean

There are two tactics you can use when you’re seeking LGB equality in the courts. (Sorry T folks, this post just isn’t really about you, but you already knew that all this marriage equality stuff totally ignores your plight. I thought you’d at least appreciate this little shout-out to our cisgender privilege.) You can go […]

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Faces For Equality: Tanner Efinger

Name: Tanner Efinger Age: 26 Hometown: West Hollywood, CA Occupation: Supervisor of Communications and Social Media, MZA Events Why I Found Him at Creating Change: Tanner explains that he “accidentally” fell into activism after the passage of Proposition 8, though that might be a humble interpretation of his efforts since. Before then, being gay had […]

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Unsurprisingly, There Are SO Many Things Wrong With This WND Story

Wow! Where to begin. I think more than anything, the way this story on WorldNetDaily is written shows how nothing is more important than maintaining the dominance of Christianity to right-wing extremists. Let’s start with the headline: Lesbian awarded custody of Christian’s only child Admittedly, the “lesbian” in question is demonstratively (and in this case, […]

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