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Virginia GOP doubles down on detachment from reality

In his television ad, Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli attempts to reinvent himself as a progressive (i.e., he wants viewers to see him as someone who “stands up for the vulnerable,” who prioritizes the prevention of sexual assault, who volunteers … Continue reading

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No protected classes?

For years the line has been ‘no protected classes,’ and the first thing they throw in — very secretly — was a very protected class, and limited them from repercussions of their own actions. No protected classes, indeed. It’s important … Continue reading

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Frank Wolf’s discriminatory religious conviction

Last week, I called Congressman Frank Wolf’s office and spoke to his aide Andrew. I asked Congressman Wolf to support H.R. 3017, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2009 (ENDA). I told Andrew that I didn’t expect Congressman Wolf to support … Continue reading

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Maggie meltdown

“Political movements can–sometimes at great human cost and with great output of energy–sustain a lie but eventually political regimes founded on lies collapse in on themselves.” This would be a pretty good description of the current state of the anti-gay … Continue reading

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Secular arguments against marriage equality are useless, says leading anti-gay activist

The striking thing about Iowa, aside from the unprecedented unanimity expressed simply as “Affirmed. All justices concur,” is the sense that finally, finally, a court has said what is so painfully self-evident. This ruling was inevitable. It’s as if the … Continue reading

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More silence and hypocrisy from the AGI

There’s still been nary a peep from the usual Anti-Gay Industry outlets about the recent public executions of gender variant youth. A local exception is a brief condemnation of violence from the Community Levee Association, which says “We condemn all … Continue reading

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Ignorance kills

So. It wasn’t newsworthy that a 15 year old boy who had been the target of relentless bullying and threats because he was “feminine” was publicly executed by a classmate – nor did the slaying of another “too feminine” teenager, … Continue reading

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