Good As You: Massachusetts Roundup

07/29/2008

People in Mass Houses to throw stones (at needless law)?

According to several sources, today will be the day that the Massachusetts House finally debates and votes on repealing the antiquated 1913 law that has, up until now, been used to prevent out-of-state gays from marrying in the Bay State:...

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07/22/2008

What next, MassResistance -- Mardi Gras photos standing in for hetero 'I dos'?

REMINDER: Don't book MassResistance staff members to put together any part of our wedding albums! Seriously, under no circumstances. No matter how good the price -- and they are certainly known for "cheap shots" -- we are under no circumstances...

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07/17/2008

Tony Perkins has priorities firmly in order

For a piece that he (or his ghostwriter) has written on the Massachusetts' Senate's vote to repeal the 1913 law that's prevented out-of-state gay from marrying in the Bay State, the Family Research Council's Tony Perkins has decided the following...

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07/15/2008

VOTE: Mass Senate pulls plug on nonagenarian law

Holy shit. This wonderful update just came off the wire: "The Massachusetts Senate has voted to repeal a 1913 law used to bar out-of-state gay couples from marrying here." Senate Votes To Let Out-Of-State Gays Marry [Boston Channel] The House...

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Will Mass. Senate bring marriage to the masses?

The Massachusetts Senate is today expected to vote on a repeal of the outdated 1913 law that has, up until now, kept out-of-state gays from marrying in the Bay State. Check out this Boston Globe piece for the arguments being...

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07/11/2008

Video: You decide who's truly 'brazen'!

Responding to the news that fair-minded Massachusetts lawmakers will soon attempt to overturn the antiquated 1913 law that has kept out-of-state gays from marrying in the Bay State, the unfair-minded folks at Focus on the Family have made this deeply...

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07/10/2008

MA: Is 95-year-old law entering its final days?

You know that antiquated Massachusetts law that keeps out-of-state gays from marrying in the Bay State? The one that's kept Massachusetts from becoming the "Vegas of gay marriage" (as the social conservative sometimes like to say)? The one that was...

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06/12/2008

Deval Devalues gay daughter? Think again!

Remember when Alan Keyes' daughter Maya came out a few years back? And remember how Alan, a conservative political figure and major gay rights foe, reportedly kicked his daughter out of her home, refused to pay her tuition, and stopped...

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06/10/2008

Gay pride: Destroying the sanctity of Celtics b-ball

To kick off gay pride week, Boston mayor Thomas Menino and various other city officials held a ceremony in which they raised a pride flag at city hall. So it should come as no surprise that Massachusetts' most vehement anti-gay...

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05/12/2008

Better luck next year, Hatequeers, Alabama

PlanetOut has named Provincetown the number one gay resort town in America, with Key West and Palm Springs serving as runners up: Provincetown named best gay resort in America [Wicked Local] Not to be outdone, the PlanetCloseted website has recommended...

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04/26/2008

The honor of your presence is requested: Fab marriage article in 'Times' mag

This weekend's edition of The NY Times Magazine has a great cover story (with adorable photos). The topic at ring-adorned hand? The young Massachusetts gay men who, despite what the far-right would have you believe, are (a) desperately, monogamously in...

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03/07/2008

Audio: Coupling of Sarah/Jessica still not for Parker

Confused about why teaching Massachusetts children about the state's currently legal practice of opposite-gender marriage is simply the moral and right thing to do, yet letting them know about the state's currently legal practice of same-sex marriage is "insidious indoctrination."...

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02/21/2008

No homo-sex in his city: Sarah/Jessica not for Parker

You know David Parker, the Massachusetts farther who caused a major stink when his child was given the option of reading a book on gay acceptance, and who proceeded to take his case to federal court? And you know how...

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02/14/2008

Audio: 'Indoctrination' -- the heterosexist's phony cliché

The folks at MassResistance have uploaded this audio from WBZ radio's "Nightside with Dan Rea," touting David Parker's appearance as "the gold standard of how to get it done without compromising." Listen for yourself and see if it is Mr....

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02/01/2008

Nice win for Heather and her two mommies

The Wirthlins and the Parkers, the two Massachusetts families who were instantly turned into evangelical martyrs after they opposed gay-inclusive, pro-acceptance children's books being read to their children in their public school classrooms, have encountered another setback in their attempts...

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12/24/2007

Weird, we've always thought of their work as cheap

The extremely radical MassResistance group has always accepted and even sought lucre in order to fund their rabidly anti-gay endeavors. However, judging by a new image they've placed on their homepage, it seems they want 2008 to become the year...

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12/17/2007

Claim: Romney a carcinogen

The director of the so-called Pro-Life Massachusetts group, R.T. Neary, is asking for a mea culpa from Mitt Romney in regards to the supposedly liberal things that the presidential candidate brought to the Bay State during his stint as governor....

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12/12/2007

Project 'Run, it's the gays!'

We all know that the MassResistance group is not so forward-thinking in terms of gay acceptance. But what about in terms of their fashion? Well, the good folks at Bay Windows are exploring that exact topic in a newly published...

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