Monthly Archives: February 2011

Two bills in Maryland

I’m sure that everyone is aware that our neighbors across the river are about to enact marriage equality; as I write this on Wednesday, the Maryland Senate is engaged in debate on SB116, the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Protection … Continue reading

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Good and evil, PFM style

Here we go again, with the Chuck expressing shock, shock, that his “worldview” is perceived by the recipients of his tender loving counsel as hateful. How could anyone object to The Manhattan Declaration, he wonderingly asks, when it clearly includes … Continue reading

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All that matters

A reader writes to The Daily Dish on “who would get married for the tax benefits”: My boyfriend and I did exactly that last year. We’ve been together for 10 years, cohabitating for 6 and just bought a house. We … Continue reading

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Next up: Gay ninjas

Some Wednesday amusement (via Joe. My. God.): Apparently, there’s an annual event in Florida called the Gasparilla Festival, and Eugene has discovered it. Sort of. The comments are the best. I love it when folks from other parts of the … Continue reading

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Serving without honor

Speaking of christianists who feel themselves entitled to Super-Extra-Special Rights, here are the words (via Wayne Besen) of a soldier who was no doubt encouraged by the treasonous musings of our own Chuck Colson: Maxey went on to write that … Continue reading

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Finally: Now Haggard wants to be clear: He supports civil marriage rights for gay couples. “The word marriage is a big deal to people of faith,” he says. “We’ve made it sacred. That’s why I believe that churches, synagogues, mosques, … Continue reading

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Why we need PFLAG, continued

The Loudoun Out Loud event last weekend was a huge success; great turnout and enthusiasm that I think even exceeded expectations. Lori Stevens and the other organizers of this project have just done a fantastic job meeting this need. This … Continue reading

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