Tag Archives: National Organization for Marriage

Being Adopted Does Not Mean My Parents Bought Me As ‘Chattel’

It’s been a long time since I’ve written here at ZFb, because I find my role as LGBT Editor at ThinkProgress provides me the venue to say most of what I feel needs to be said. Today is an exception, as I feel the need to write a personal response to an attack I received […]

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NOM’s Excuse for Research Methodology

NOM thinks they know how to conduct an unbiased poll. They don’t.

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FCKH8.com Becomes a NOM Fundraising Tool

Andy Szekers brings to our attention the fact that NOM is using the FCKH8 campaign to support their own fundraising (“Protect the Kids”).

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The Prop 8 Trial is Back And… Well, The Same Discrimination As Ever

The Prop 8 Trial resumes today with Oral Arguments for the Appeal before the Ninth Circuit. Here’s all the info to get you caught up and help you listen live starting at 1 PM EST (10 AM Pacific).

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Some Additional Dispatches from Harrisburg re: NOM

Just wanted to share a couple links to show some more coverage of the National Organization for Marriage rally and counterprotest last week here in central Pennsylvania. Both the Pennsylvania Independent and Philadelphia Gay News have published stories about the goings-down last Friday. (Full disclosure: both stories quote me.) The Independent has some pictures as […]

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A Successful Counterprotest to NOM in Harrisburg, PA (with Photo Gallery)

What an exciting afternoon at the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg, PA. The National Organization for Marriage took center “stage” on the steps but we actively responded and created visibility across the street for LGBT equality! (Click on the image to the left for the full interactive gallery or click here if you can’t see […]

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Stonewall Uprising and Youth Panel in Central PA Last Night, Counterprotest Today

So last night I attended the alternative event organized by Equality Pennsylvania and the Central PA LGBT Community Center in response to NOM’s arrival here in Harrisburg today. The event consisted of a screening of the new documentary Stonewall Uprising, which I found particularly compelling. Even when you know a lot of the history and […]

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To Counterprotest or Not To Counterprotest: Courage, Integrity, Tact, and Cowardice

You’re going to let them get away with that? While I’ve been recently arguing that proactive activism needs greater emphasis, here’s why I think reactive activism is still just as important. Join me in counterprotesting NOM this Friday in Harrisburg.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 17 – The Summer Destruction of Marriage Tour

Peterson and Zack are back together in the Sunbury studio! After some reflections on their conference experiences, they delve into the antics of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and their “Summer Marriage Tour.” How do we respond to their self-victimizing tactics and what is the future of the marriage equality movement? Petersonalso shares his […]

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Masturbation is Great! That is all.

Anybody who teaches masturbation deserves some applause. What does NOM have to say about it?

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