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'Renewal of American Spirit'

12 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

For LGBTQ people and our associated rights, the second decade of the 21st century has been a time of unprecedented progress. Despite setbacks and goals yet achieved, we are living in landmark times for our civil rights movement, and the...

Why can’t we ever stop talking about Russia?

last yearLGBT / Gay : Good As You

I’m not saying there’s a direct connection. But it is weird. If you followed politics anytime between 2013–2015, you are certainly aware of the preponderance of stories surrounding LGBTQ rights and the Russian government’s hostility toward them. From the 2013...

If Jared and Ivanka support us, they need to show the work

last yearLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Jared and Ivanka: If you support us, show the work Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, both of whom are universally seen as influential figures in the President of the United State’s life and decision-making, are getting much credit in the...

In collegiate LGBTQ debate, Trump SCOTUS pick defended discrimination

last yearLGBT / Gay : Good As You

In the mid-1980s, the United States military had yet to even enact its discriminatory Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy, operating instead under an even more sweeping ban on openly LGBTQ soldiers whether they were silent or not. As they usually...

Trump lost popularity battle; signing FADA will lose him the war

last yearLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Donald J. Trump lost the popular vote by nearly three million. He loves to frame his electoral victory as an “historic landslide,” but the popular vote number is the one history will most remember. Hillary Clinton, the first woman o...

GLAAD Guest Post: One possible moderate does not moderate the Trump cabinet

last yearLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Guest post: One possible moderate does not moderate the Trump cabinet [GLAAD]

Many of us are scared, but all of us are uncertain

last yearLGBT / Gay : Good As You

As we try to move forward, one thing I would like to hear from Trump supporters (or even just the "get over it" crowd) is acknowledgement of the great unknown into which we have elected to enter. Whether we chose...

I never got the chance to come out (#NationalComingOutDay)

last yearLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Even though I have shared every aspect of my gay life in so many fora, it occurs to me that I have never really told my coming out story. So here goes. Home for Thanksgiving during my third year of...

When do they make that mass public apology?

last yearLGBT / Gay : Good As You

The predictions haven't come true, and they won't come true. Because they never were true. They never were even meant to be true. They were designed for temporal fear, not long held veracity. So at what point do the antiequality...

Where The Kooks Have No Name

last yearLGBT / Gay : Good As You

About a month ago, Bryan Fischer started following me on Twitter. It's been over a year since I've written the man's name, and much longer since I've given him any real credence as a political operative, yet there he was...

2006: When Clinton vocally supported her state moving forward w/ marriage equality but Sanders did not

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

In 2006, Bernie Sanders, a civil unions supporter, did not support his state taking the next step to legalize marriage equality: June 7, 2006 [Times Argus] That same year, Hillary Clinton, who had been an outspoken civil unions supporter since...

Where art thou, Jeremy?

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Yes, I do plan to put some more words on this website. But in the meantime, your best bet for hearing and/or interacting with my musings is to follow me on Twitter. Why? Because that's the one creative outlet I...

Video: Ad for blemish remover/ tourist spot for our new, bettered America

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

The tide has turned, Tide reminds us: First a clerk in Kentucky, and now a church lady in Los Angeles! This same sex couple faces yet another obstacle on the...Posted by Mark Nickelsburg, Director on Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Whether justified or Kim Davis-ed, individualistic rage rarely outplays broader truths

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

In his 2011 book The War For Late Night, Bill Carter tells a story that really resonated with me. It's a private conversation between Conan O'Brien and a top NBC executive. The conversation took place after it was clear that...

Kim Davis: The almost too perfect coda to the marriage discrimination fight

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

She is portraying herself as a victim even though she is the one denying equal treatment, basic fairness, and dignity to a minority population. She is arrogant, thumbing her nose at court orders that go all the way up to...

Anti-gay clerks are going to have to do their jobs. Because of course they are.

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Declaring that she has "little or no likelihood" to win on appeal, a Sixth Circuit panel has denied a now infamously anti-equality clerk's attempts to sidestep her job whenever a qualified same-sex couple requests she fulfill her paid duties: A...

Jeb really wants to remind voters of his anti-'same status' plan for gay couples

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

When a candidate releases a book in the middle of a primary, every chapter, word, and comma is carefully orchestrated. So you can be sure that Jeb Bush included this in his new ebook, Reply All, because he thinks it's...

Maine: NOM finally forced to hand over its tiny, out-of-state, incestuous donor roll

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

The list itself holds few surprises, showing the same names we've long known (Templeton, Fieler, Caster, Knights of Columbus) having financed NOM's operations in Maine. But having covered this saga for all the years that NOM tried to obstruct justice,...

This delusional primary: Huckabee claims 'same-sex marriage is not the law of the land'

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

The US Supreme Court did not "write a law," obviously. Instead, the majority found that same-sex couples have the right, under our constitution, to enter into civil marriages. In fact, the laws that were passed to try to muddy and.....

The 'Yeah. Duh. Of course' phase of this fight

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

A U.S. District judge ruled today that Kim Davis, the clerk from Rowan County, Kentucky, who went viral when she was filmed denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples, must issue such licenses or ultimately face some pretty steep consequences: Judge...

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