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11/15/2008

No syke: Wanda's an out lesbian

This from The New York Times: In Las Vegas, the comedian Wanda Sykes surprised a crowd of more than 1,000 rallying outside a gay community center by announcing that she is gay and had wed her wife in California on...

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Photos/Video: NYC Impact

**And here's some rough video we quickly edited together: **SEE ALSO: Andy Towle has some pics from protests around the country. **ALSO, PART 2: Joe.My.God has some as well. **ALSO, ALSO, ALSO: The Join The Impact organizers have set up...

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11/14/2008

Video: Miranda rights

This from tonight's "Larry King Live": Wasn't that great? And by "that," we of course mean Cynthia's ability to speak for more than a minute without Carrie Bradshaw chiming in and somehow turning the conversation back to herself. Seriously, there...

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Time flies when you're having your rights stiripped away

We got to lots and lots of stuff this week, most of it involving the timeless tale of a majority who binds together to eliminate the rights of a viable and vulnerable minority group. But believe it or not, there...

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Make it stop. Please, someone, make these mean people stop.

FACT: Nobody knows who sent anonymous letters containing white powder to Los Angeles and Salt Lake City Mormon temples. Not the FBI, and certainly not the professional "pro-family" advocates. For all anyone knows, it could have been the "protect marriage"...

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Mad Props: HRC pens 'yes on 8' naughty list

Here in the online community, various folks have been bringing to light the businesses and figures who made the unfortunate choice to support Proposition 8. But now, in what seems to be a first, one of our national organizations has...

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Report: AZ worker fired for being on right side of history

Want an example of TRUE persecution on the basis of belief? Oh, and one that comes at the hand of the LDS belief system? Well if so, go read what Jim Burroway has learned: Employee Fired By LDS-Owned Firm for...

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Just so all you 'harassed' yes on 8ers remember...

**RELATED: The "yes on 8" campaign is holding a press conference today “the outrageous campaign of blacklisting, harassment, and intimidation against supporters of the Yes on 8 Campaign": Prop. 8 backers complain of ongoing harrassment [OC Register] Apparently they are...

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UPI trafficking an appalling lie

The following egregiously erroneous story comes not from one of the "pro-family" groups, but rather from the Rev. Moon-owned syndicate, United Press International. Have a look: SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Opponents of California's Proposition 8 have released blacklists...

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They who cause us emotional woes now facing financial ones

Well we still don't know if that Focus on the Family TV ad is actually scheduled to air on the major networks like the group claims. We do, however, now know why they need it to air in the first...

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Video: You can sell dreidels, just as long as you mention Jesus

This writer and his partner are consumers. We shop. A lot. Ask any of our friends and family. Or for that matter, ask any of the sales clerks who do business in Manhattan proper. Our favorite time of the year...

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Matt Barber: It's time for ALL sides to denounce his extreme vitriol!

Here at G-A-Y, we prefer to focus on the messaging, not the messenger, and are very reluctant to place definitive labels on individual members of our opposition. We also abstain from using words like "hater" and "bigot," because we see...

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Kern won re-election, not validity

One thing we really wish is that the anti-gay side would stop confusing their ability to obtain popular opinion or popular vote in certain areas as a measure of their righteousness. History is littered with instances in which the majority...

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Programming note: Mel can't marry in CA, but can have a big 'O' in Chicago

FYI: The out lesbian who most enjoys coming through windows, Melissa Etheridge, will be on today's live episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" to talk about the disgusting, cruel, un-American, mean-spirited, rights-stropping Proposition 8. So if you're near an available...

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Video: Can we all just stop booking this show?

Ugh. Just ugh: These protests are violent? No. Thousands upon thousands of people have protested, and there have been a scant number of incidents that have perhaps gone a little far. Some of these have been spun to sound and...

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11/13/2008

K.P duty: Is poppy girl-kisser queen of the 100?

Is newly prominent songbird Katy Perry really one of the people who, over the past 365 days, has earned iconic gay status? Should the polarizing "I kissed a girl" chanteuse grace not only this year's annual "Out 100" list, but...

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Video: Controversial ad gets Fred-ited

Remember earlier this week when we showed you the ad for which Focus on the Family has supposedly booked network air time? Well, we haven't forgotten about that issue. We've been in touch with ad people all over the channel...

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Hey, FOF: Their legal bonds are not alleged!

This headline comes from Focus on the Family's Citizenlink: This response comes from Good As You's Jeremy Hooper: 'Obtained a drivers license.' 'Filed for unemployment.' 'Was elected to public office.' 'Utilize city trash collection and recycling services' I can do...

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Prop 8ers dig Elton's latest tune

Congratulations, Elton John. With the comments you gave to USA Today in which you encouraged USA gays to take alternate routes towards obtaining their full citizenship, you have handed the "yes on Prop 8" side some news for their cause....

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Bias: The choice of a past generation

The American Family Association, a group who will boycott a company whose CEO even vomits in rainbow colors, has found a new receptacle for their misplaced ire. This from an AFA release: PepsiCo gives $500,000 to promote the gay agenda...

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Breaking: Another Beatie bun in the manly oven

Barbara Walters just revealed on "The View" that Thomas Beatie, the media fascination who is often referred to as "the world's first pregnant man," is with child once again. Oh, and on the same show, Elisabeth Hasselbeck expressed support for...

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Video: Savage but fair

First Colbert and now the Coop. Dan Savage is on a roll: Oh, Tony. The only "red hair-ing" here is the disingenuous, un-American, unlawful, tyrannical, church-state-linking nonsense that you have been propagating under your own fire-tinted mane! Because ya know...

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'hattan against H8in'

Last night in Manhattan, we East Coast gays rallied behind our Left Coast friends. Check out Joe.My.God and Blabbeando for nice photo/video coverage from the long distance Prop 8 protest: NYC: Thousands Rally For Equality [J.M.G.] My New York: Gotham...

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Video: His story ain't just history

Milk stars sit down with MTV News to talk Harvey, protests, and Prop 8: Interesting. Much better than hearing cast members from a workshop production of Anita Bryant: A Rock Opera explain why leisure suits may die, but the anti-intellectual,...

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11/12/2008

Put your organ in me, baby!

See, social conservatives: Our gay hearts really are in the right place: New research finds that heart transplant patients have better odds of survival and a lower risk of rejection if they get organs from donors of the same sex....

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Everyone: Own your donation!

The writer who's speaking to you now donated against Proposition 8. This writer's partner donated against Prop 8. This writer's in-laws also donated against Prop 8. However, none of our donations ever appeared on the rolls, and we all find...

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Artistic director exits stage right

Scott Eckern has resigned from his post with California Musical Theatre: CMT artistic director quits in fallout from Prop. 8 support [Sac Bee] We have nothing else to say on the matter at this time. **EARLIER: Prop 8 donations: Don't...

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Appealing 'Onion' might leave you in tears

This from the most recent edition of The Onion: California Passes Anti-Gay Marriage Legislation [The Onion]

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Video: Seriously, Monica? You don't get it?

In observing the following clip, many, like our bloggy buddy Andy Towle, are lashing out against Bill O'Reilly's oddly determined attempts to pit gays against the African-American community. And that's a perfectly valid source of anger, especially since the racial...

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The facts about 'Fax': e-Head gave butt load to Prop 8!

Do you use eFax to send correspondence? Do your gay friends? Well, you might wanna use an alternate messaging service and tell them about the following nugget, which just turned up on Datalounge. The unfortunate nugget: It seems the CEO...

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Marriage equality: Some 'C' states still get an A+

Get ye'self to Martha Stewart country, marriage-craving gays. For Connecticut's marriage equality is now in effect: Judge opens door for gay marriage in Connecticut [CNN] True to recent form, we hear the Mormon church has gone ahead and booked up...

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No, we will never tolerate unfairness. And it's our right to say so.

If we hear one more "yes on 8" person calling the LGBT community "intolerant" for standing up against the recently passed biased, we are going to pull our hair out. It, along with accusations of "gay hate," have become the...

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Prop 8 donations: Don't shoot the messenger!

POINT ONE: Political donations are public record. No website or news outlet makes them public -- the government does. This is why Prop 8 donations, both for and against, are coming to light. And acknowledging that they exist is not...

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Video: Savage satire

Writer, gay rights activist, sex columnist, and part time president of the Wasilla PTA, Dan Savage, appeared on last night's edition of "The Colbert Report." Check it out: Colbert [Comedy Central]

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11/11/2008

WHOA, WHOA, WHOA, WHOA, WHOA...

Focus on the Family today unveiled a new TV ad for a spinoff website called "Thanks Fred." On said site, you can find links to all of the rabidly anti-gay group's usual information, like "counseling for same-sex attraction": In fact,...

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Referen-dumb: Another progressive state, another possibility for majority tyranny

Here in NYC, we've long been made ecstatic by the prospect of a Democratic Senate who would finally vote in favor of marriage equality. After all, the Assembly did the right thing last year, and our governor is more than...

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Audio: Hypocrisy is such a riot

In the past few days, we've seen the "pro-family" community in a supposed state of shock over the principled Prop 8 protests being waged by gay activists. They just can't believe those pesky queers would be upset with having their...

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Anti-gay, yet quite pro-recycling

Conservative columnist Thomas Sowell is getting attention for a widely disseminated column in which denounces both affirmative action and marriage equality. We, however, have one primary reaction to the piece. We want to know: Why didn't the numerous outlets that...

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Anyone care to respond?

To Goodasyou, Please take this email and blog it if you can. My name is Mary Ann. I am perplexed regarding the Prop 8 talks and blogs and protests and everything else that goes along with it. I have gay...

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Gosh! Bias is a freakin' idiot!

This is Aaron Ruell in his Napoleon Dynamite wedding: This is Aaron Ruell putting dynamite to our own ceremonies: He once said: We reply: Yes, Aaron -- peace out, indeed! Aaron Ruell's Prop 8 donation [Election Track] **UPDATE: It actually...

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Audio: Sig & Nancy

Michelangelo Signorile is a gem of the activist community, standing firm against any and everyone who fights for a non-inclusive world. Yesterday, it was Nancy from Amarillo, TX, who dared to enter Signorile's Sirius radio ring. Decide for yourself who...

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Activist-in-law

When my 23-year-old son came out to me and my husband, I didn't say, "How could you do this?", I didn't say, "I am ashamed of you" or "Maybe you can try to be straight". I couldn't possibly say any...

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DRA-MA!

Remember Scott Eckern, the California Musical Theatre artistic director who was found to have donated 1000 smackers in support of Proposition 8? Well since we first told you about the donation on Friday, the situation has simply exploded. Hairspray composer...

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Sooner rather than l8ter?

Attention vindication-seeking gays: The California Supreme Court could rule as early as this week on a lawsuit that seeks to invalidate Proposition 8, court spokeswoman Lynn Holton said today.Prop 8 ruling could come quickly [Sac Bee] We've had our dark...

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11/10/2008

Video: Well said

Gay marriage is a question of love [MSNBC]

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Video: Ban divorce, ban hypocrisy

Protect Marriage, Protect Children, Prohibit Divorce [Funny or Die]

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They rob us of right to protect our families, yet we're the 'frightening' ones!?

Reacting to the gay activist community's outrage over the Mormon church's crucial role in passing Prop 8, Focus on the Family's Caleb Price shares the following thoughts and fears: "Who will they come after next?" he asked. "Gay activists and...

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Video: We never really leave high school, do we?

Shatner vs. Takei, part 2: Shatner Tries To Settle Takei Feud [Youtube] (H/t: Perez) **EARLIER: A captain throws down with his shipmate [G-A-Y]

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Letters, we get letters

Usually we just delete emails like this. However, with the current gay rights climate being what it is, and folks like Matt Barber acting as if threats and ill wishes are only the jurisdiction of heated gay activists, we see...

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Rights group to Mormons: Put your (considerable, obviously liquid for political purposes) money where your mouth is

A brilliant strategy: It remains to be seen if the LDS church will answer positively, stepping up to Utah's fight for LGBT equality in a major way. Though if you think the possibility of that is greater than not, then...

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