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The Supreme Court Was Right on DOMA; American Family Association Was Not

I spend a lot of time on Twitter—as do many young adults my age.  Anybody familiar with social media has most likely seen their friends transform into amateur political analysts and editorialists as soon breaking news develops.  During the Supreme Court’s recent Defense of Marriage Act decision, however, a tweet by an actual professional policy […]

Have They No Shame?

Is this for real? Really? Did a bunch of Florida Republicans really boo an active duty soldier at last night’s GOP Presidential Debate? The audience at tonight’s GOP presidential debate in Orlando, Florida commemorated this week’s repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell [DADT] by booing Stephen Hill, a gay soldier, as he asked Sen. Rick […]

PRIDE in Pahrump

For the first time in Nevada history, Pahrump will be host to a PRIDE event at the Saddle West Hotel & Casino on August 19th and 20th. To say this is historic is an understatement. Pahrump, with its nearly 40,000 residents is still an unincorporated town, making it the largest settlement in the United States. It is known for its conservative values and its brothels, quiet small-town family life and steadfast grip on the last remaining vestiges of the old wild-wild west. In fact, the town’s motto is “Heart of the New Old West”. Will the LGBT community turn out?

Proposition 8 in Ninth Circuit for Oral Arguments

Oral arguments will be heard before a three judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals over the controversial Proposition 8 of California on Monday December 6 at 10am. The 9th Circuit is reviewing the decision of the lower level district court that had ruled the ban on same-sex marriage to be in violation […]

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