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Quickies: Marriage Equality, Trans Woman Killed, Boy Scout Ban

Quickies: Marriage Equality, Trans Woman Killed, Boy Scout Ban

Bakeries the New LGBT Rights Battleground – Bakeries refusing to make cakes for same-sex weddings have generally lost in court. Now a CO man has filed a discrimination complaint after a pro-equality bakery refused to write anti-gay messages on a cake. These bakery suits are testing the lines between the freedom of speech and anti-discrimination laws. Marriage Equality Coming to Alabama ̵... »

Changing Perceptions

Changing Perceptions

During the debates over Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, one of the recurring arguments used by the anti-gay side was that repealing DADT would hurt unit cohesion, as possibly the straight (male) soldiers would be uncomfortable having the gay (male) soldiers around, because the gay soldiers would maybe flirt with them or stare at their asses or something. This is similar to the arguments that ma... »

QUICKIES 02/11/2013

QUICKIES 02/11/2013

Indiana High School students, parents and a teacher want a “traditional” prom that excludes all the queer kids. ‘”Homosexual students come to me with their problems, and I don’t agree with them, but I care about them. It’s the same thing with my special needs kids, I think God puts everyone in our lives for a reason.” Asked if she thought gays also “... »

QUICKIES 2/4/2013

QUICKIES 2/4/2013

How to Discipline a Cat Malala Yousufzai, the fifteen year old girl whom the Taliban attempted to assassinate last year, is recovering from receiving a cochlear implant and titanium plate. President Obama gave a pre-Superbowl interview in which he denounced the Boy Scouts’ anti-gay policy: “My attitude is that gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody ... »