Marriage Equality: November 2006

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Filed by Bil Browning | November 30, 2006 | 11:50 PM | comments

1. Research shows negative gossip can build friendships, release tension via USAToday.com (Hate your boss? Can't stand that popular wannabe singer or actress? Think pro athletes are spoiled, coddled and overpaid? You're in luck.) 2. Drivers think of sex rather...Read More


Rethinking Morality

Filed by Sheila S. Kennedy | November 29, 2006 | 9:36 AM | comments

Call me an optimist, but I think November's repudiation of Bush Administration policies was a sign that "the times they are achanging," and--even more significantly--a sign that Americans are beginning to recognize that "values" are considerably more complicated than ostentatious,...Read More


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Filed by Bil Browning | November 27, 2006 | 3:16 PM | comments

1. POLISH EXCHANGE STUDENT IN US: My Half-Year of Hell With Christian Fundamentalists via Spiegal Online (This poor kid. You have to feel sorry for him. The title pretty much speaks for itself...) 2. Don't Bet on Barrack via Advocate.com...Read More


Blame It All On The Gay Agenda

Filed by Annette Gross | November 24, 2006 | 8:24 AM | comments

*Blame it all on the gay agenda* By Steve Kluger | November 2, 2006 IT'S FINALLY happened. We've been exposed. With the recent ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court requiring equal marital rights for same-gender couples, the Homosexual Agenda...Read More


Top Ten Reasons to Make Gay Marriage Illegal

Filed by Bil Browning | November 22, 2006 | 5:46 PM | comments

01) Being gay is not natural. Real Americans always reject unnatural things like eyeglasses, polyester, and air conditioning. 02) Gay marriage will encourage people to be gay, in the same way that hanging around tall people will make you tall....Read More


Driving Home a Point to Indiana Republicans

Filed by Chris Douglas | November 22, 2006 | 7:56 AM | comments

The voters have spoken in Indiana's Marion County, and it's important to understand one of their messages: The Republican Party, both locally and statewide, must now stop its attacks on the glbt community if it is to achieve an electoral...Read More


Help hone the blade

Filed by Bil Browning | November 20, 2006 | 9:09 PM | comments

I'm going to plug the American Values Alliance now. *grins* Art Farnsley, the Executive Director, just returned from a trip to Washington DC. He met with quite a prominent group of people and they talked about some things that would...Read More


Eric opens his yap

Filed by Bil Browning | November 18, 2006 | 2:31 PM | comments

Today's Indy Star has an interview with Advance America's Eric Miller that'll you want to go check out. It's full of the usual half-truths and distortions that we've come to know and despise. While the Star didn't hold Miller's feet...Read More


From around the world

Filed by Bil Browning | November 14, 2006 | 10:22 PM | comments

I was going to post these as separate posts today, but decided since it was getting late I'd go ahead and put them together. We have something to celebrate and something to mourn. First, in South Africa the parliament passed...Read More


Michael Moore's pledge

Filed by Bil Browning | November 14, 2006 | 2:44 PM | comments

Michael Moore has a snarky pledge up to our "Conservative Brothers and Sisters" that you should go read. I thought that it was very interesting that #2 was about same-sex marriage. Two? Hey, we're moving up the list, ladies and...Read More


Cue the mariachi band

Filed by Bil Browning | November 10, 2006 | 1:10 AM | comments

Remember my post about Vernon Robinson and his outrageous ads? Remember the ad about homosexuals and immigrants? "If Brad Miller had his way, America would be one big fiesta for illegal aliens and homosexuals" with the mariachi music? Who knew?...Read More


Popozouch!

Filed by Bil Browning | November 08, 2006 | 4:31 PM | comments

Because, remember folks - marriage is sacred. Only heterosexuals should be able to enjoy it since they know how to treat such a treasured tradition... But hey, at least Brittany lasted longer than 55 hours this time. Two years,...Read More


The Election of 2006

Filed by Chris Douglas | November 08, 2006 | 10:29 AM | comments

Yesterday's votes are not fully counted, but already there are some important lessons helpful to progress within the Republican Party for the glbt community. First, Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi, who has been openly supportive of the glbt community in...Read More


Back pats...pat's back...but no time for complacency

Filed by Don Sherfick | November 08, 2006 | 8:01 AM | comments

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Cock-a-doodle-doo! It's been a good night! Hee Haw!

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | November 08, 2006 | 3:28 AM | comments

2006 election update: Dems retake Indiana House, gay marriage loses strength as wedge issue, control of Congress flips, and more good news.Read More


I have a headache.

Filed by Bil Browning | November 06, 2006 | 3:51 PM | comments

Plaintiffs did not claim a right to same-sex marriage any more than they claim a right to same-sex equality.Read More


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Long Quote of the Day

Filed by Ed Team | November 05, 2006 | 11:02 PM | comments

The following letter from Ted Haggard, former senior pastor of New Life Church, was read to the congregation this morning at the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services. To my New Life Church family: I am so sorry. I am...Read More


On Conservative Judicial Activism and Election 2006

Filed by Chris Douglas | November 05, 2006 | 8:32 AM | comments

Under an earlier post by Bil Browning, there is a debate going on which speaks directly to a type of Judicial partisanship that should dishearten every Hoosier, let alone those who are its victims. A fundamental guarantee of Indiana's Constitutional...Read More


Haggard - swaggart III or mcgreevey II?

Filed by Don Sherfick | November 04, 2006 | 8:30 AM | comments

This morning as I flipped from channel to channel and URL to URL looking for the latest developments in the Haggard revelations out of Colorado, I flashed back to the late 1980's when another TV evangalist was having difficulties with...Read More


Mark St. John of Indiana Equality on CNN

Filed by Jerame Davis | November 03, 2006 | 7:37 PM | comments

CNN interviews Mark St. John of Indiana Equality in a segment on gay marriage and the 2006 election in Indiana. Thanks to Don for the vid!! Congrats to Mark on his first CNN appearance. Hooray for IE for getting...Read More


Non-partisan judge?

Filed by Bil Browning | November 03, 2006 | 3:33 PM | comments

You might be wondering why I have a picture of a house advertising Cruella Deville, er, I mean, Katherine Densborne... Because of who lives in the house - S.K. Reid. That would be Marion County Superior Court Judge S.K....Read More


The Right-Wing Sexpose Continues

Filed by Ellen Andersen | November 02, 2006 | 9:02 PM | comments

This just in: According to the A.P., the Rev. Ted Haggard, who heads up the influential National Association of Evangelicals, a vocal opponent of marriage equality, has just resigned amid allegations that he paid for sex with another man. Mike...Read More