December 7, 2012


God's Diary

Filed by James Holmes | December 07, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Or how the Bible fell from heaven and fiction became the law. Read More

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Supreme Court Will Hear DOMA & Prop 8 Cases

Filed by Bil Browning | December 07, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

The Supreme Court announced today that they will accept one of the DOMA cases and the Prop 8 case that is California specific.Read More


MSNBC's O'Donnell Shames Republicans for Voting Against UN Disabilities Treaty

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 07, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

On Tuesday night The Last Word's Lawrence O'Donnell seemed to choke up as he shamed Republican senators who voted to block a treaty to protect people with disabilities as former Senator Bob Dole watched from his wheelchair on the Senate floor.Read More


I. Love. This. Photo.

Filed by Bil Browning | December 07, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

This photo went viral last night and I found it fascinating how visceral the reaction has been to it. Why are people reacting so strongly (and positively)?Read More

Carol of the Muppets

Filed by Bil Browning | December 07, 2012 | 12:15 PM | comments

One of my favorite things about blogging in December is that I get to use holiday videos for the daily "You Gotta See This" feature. Here's the Muppets doing Carol of the Bells - as only they can....Read More


It's Official: We Can Marry in Maryland

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 07, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

Marriage equality won big in Maryland this November. But, as with many things in life, the job isn't finished until the paperwork is done. So, this update from Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley is welcome news.Read More

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Getting Hitched Edition [What You Need To Know]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | December 07, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Same-sex marriage licenses begin to be issued in WA, the youngest gay lawmaker in America, the queer case for immigration reform, wealthy LGBT people on the fiscal cliff, and more. Plus: reflecting on just how far we've comeRead More


Marco Rubio: Homosexuality Is a Sin

Filed by Bil Browning | December 07, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I can tell you what faith teaches, and faith teaches that it is. And that's what the Bible teaches ... but it also teaches that there are a bunch of other sins that are no less. It teaches that lying...Read More