October 1, 2012

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CA to LGBT Youth: No More 'Ex-Gay' - You're Officially OK!

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 01, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

The bill California Gov. Jerry Brown signed late Saturday night, SB 1172, could mark the beginning of the end of the inculcated religious and cultural shame over homosexuality that has caused so many kids to kill themselves. Read More


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Austerity Is the New Greek Tragedy

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 01, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

In a previous post, I noted that the U.S. is starting to look a lot like Greece, at least in terms of austerity-driven suicides. Last week, Greece's austerian nightmare seems to have metastasized in to a full-fledged tragedy.Read More


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Nancy Pelosi Is a Zombie in New Political Attack Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | October 01, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

Good taste and judgment are always the first thing to fly out the window while politicians parade around announcing that they have the good judgment needed to run our country. Read More


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Voter ID Laws & Trans Voter Suppression

Filed by James Holmes | October 01, 2012 | 1:15 PM | comments

Most of the talk concerning voter suppression in this election cycle has focused on the elderly, lower income voters, people of color, and young people. However, one group that I haven seen barely mentioned is the trans community. Read More


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Catholic Marriage Equality Supporters Should Be Denied Communion

Filed by Bil Browning | October 01, 2012 | 12:44 PM | comments

"I urge those not in communion with the Church regarding its teachings on marriage and family (or any other grave matter of faith) to sincerely reexamine their consciences... If they continue to be unable to assent to or live the...Read More


Tracy Chapman Meets Mitt Romney

Filed by Bil Browning | October 01, 2012 | 12:42 PM | comments

Projector Monica Helms send in this video she created using Tracy Chapman's song "So" juxtaposed with Mitt Romney images. After all, the song practically describes RMoney perfectly......Read More


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Athletes Come Out

Filed by Norm Kent | October 01, 2012 | 11:45 AM | comments

In 1975, David Kopay, three years after retiring from professional football, acknowledged in a Washington Star interview that he was a gay man. It was unprecedented. Unfortunately, homophobia in sports still exists today just as it did yesterday. Read More


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Good Guy Jerry Brown Edition [What You Need To Know]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | October 01, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

California Governor Jerry Brown signs three pro-LGBT bills, the French president argues LGBT decriminalization at the UN, a Harvard professor scientifically debunks myths about gay people, and more. Plus, the Austin, TX police's It Gets Better video. Read More