March 8, 2012

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International Women's Day Co-Opted by Cosmetics Industry

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 08, 2012 | 6:30 PM | comments

If you ask the #Rock the Lips movement on Facebook what the day's about, you'll get quite a confusing message. They're asking women everywhere to celebrate International Women's Day by wearing red lipstick.Read More


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Will Villaraigosa Advocate for a Marriage Equality Plank in Dem Platform?

Filed by Karen Ocamb | March 08, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

Villaraigosa says he is not running for public office after he is termed out as LA Mayor. So he has nothing to lose if he becomes a fierce advocate within the Party for marriage equality. The question is: will he?Read More


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Navy Seals Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Bil Browning | March 08, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

What does the Navy want you to know today? Nothing. But here's the stuff I think you need to know.Read More


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Honoring the Women In My Life: International Women's Day

Filed by James Holmes | March 08, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

In honor of International Women's Day, I thought I would write a post thanking the women in my life who have shaped me in more ways than I can fit into a blog post. Read More


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Big Step Forward For MSNBC's Coverage of LGBT Rights, But...

Filed by Rebecca Juro | March 08, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

MSNBC took a big step when for the first time the network demonstrated that it understands the modern civil rights movement isn't entirely whether gays and lesbians can serve in the military or marry each other. Read More


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There Will Be No Chicken Dance

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | March 08, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

I didn't want a cake topper at all, at first. I thought it was gauche or too kitschy or something, but I changed my mind. I also didn't want dancing at the reception. Read More


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Fresh Prince of Downton Abbey

Filed by James Holmes | March 08, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

In spite of my disinterest towards Downton Abbey, I find this new video from College Humour as a worthy alternative for those of us who like life a little more light hearted. Read More


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Indiana Tries to Take Away Gay License Plate (Again)

Filed by Bil Browning | March 08, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

With only two days left in the legislative session, Republicans are using a loophole in Indiana law to try and take away a license plate awarded to Indiana Youth Group. The plate is the first in the nation to honor an LGBT youth group.Read More


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100,000 Urge President Obama to Sign Executive Order Protecting LGBT Contractors

Filed by Joe Mirabella | March 08, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Several sources have claimed that the executive order has received approval by the U.S. Labor Department and the Justice Department, and is now at the White House waiting for the President's signature.Read More