Tag Archives: Gay Rights

Billl Clinton Urged John Kerry to Support a Ban on Gay Marriage

Thursday, March 28, 2013 With this week being marked by the U. S. Supreme Court hearing arguments on both California’s Proposition 8 and DOMA, I was intrigued to learn as recently as 2004, former president Bill Clinton urged Democratic presidential … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Endorses Marriage Equality

Monday, March 18, 2013 Private citizen Hillary Clinton is now free to endorse marriage equality. Watch It:

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Queen Elizabeth to Make Historic Pledge in Support of Gay Rights

Saturday, March 9, 2013 For the first time in 61 years as Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, in a live television broadcast Sunday, will sign a new charter designed to stop discrimination against gay people and promote the ‘empowerment’ of women, … Continue reading

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Pentagon to Troops: The Gays are Coming!

Thursday, January 27, 2011 Pentagon leaders will roll out a plan Friday to train the military services have about three months to face the new reality: the gays are coming! The plan, they said, will outline the personnel, recruiting and … Continue reading

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Angry Gay Voters Could Punish Obama and the Democrats

Monday, October 25, 2010 As President Obama roams the country in the days before the November 2 midterm election, desperately trying to rally support from nation thoroughly disenchanted with his administration, the president and the party have lost the support … Continue reading

Posted in DINO Democrats, DOMA, Don't Ask Don't Tell, Election 2010, Gay Rights, LGBT, News, Politics, President Barack Obama | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Obama Says Yes to Islamic Mosque at Ground Zero but, No to Gay Marriage

Saturday, August 14, 2010 At a White House dinner celebrating Ramadan, President Obama proclaimed “as a citizen, and as president, I believe that Muslims have the same right to practice their religion as anyone else in this country,” and announced … Continue reading

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Robert Gates: Obama May Veto DADT Repeal

Sunday, June 20, 2010 Defense Secretary Robert Gates drops a bombshell: President Obama could veto legislation lifting the ban on openly gay servicemembers. Obama’s alleged veto — according to Gates, wouldn’t be based on his feelings about the viciously homophobic … Continue reading

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No DOMA Repeal in 2010, Says Nadler

Friday, December 11, 2009 Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) says he doesn’t think there will be enough support to repeal the viciously homophobic, Clinton-era Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) this year, or in 2010. Nadler, who sponsored of the DOMA repeal … Continue reading

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Obama Has Time for Immigration but Not DADT and DOMA?

Sunday, November 15, 2009 President Obama has moved immigration reform to the top of his to-do list and well before the all-important 2010 midterms. The New York Times reports: The Obama administration will insist on measures to give legal status … Continue reading

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AMA Joins Efforts to Repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 This caught me off guard. The American Medical Association proved to be ahead of President Obama and the U.S. Congress by agreeing to join efforts to repeal the viciously homophobic, Clinton-era military policy of ‘Don’t Ask, … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Empty Promise of Gay Equality

Sunday, October 11, 2009 Last night in Washington DC, President Obama delivered his familiar campaign stump speech to the gay and lesbian rotary club, AKA, the Human Rights Campaign, promising to repeal the viciously homophobic, Clinton-era military policy of ‘Don’t … Continue reading

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Rep. Patrick Murphy to Host House Speeches in Support to Repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 Tonight at 9:00PM, Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-PA), will host an hour of speeches by House members in support of his bill, HR 1283, to repeal the viciously homophobic, Clinton-era military policy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” … Continue reading

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Washington DC Archbishop Enters Antigay Marriage Debate

Friday, September 4, 2009 The Catholic church is up to it’s old queer-hating tricks again. This time, Washington DC Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl has increased the church’s involvement in opposition to marriage equality in the nation’s capital. Wuerl addressed 300 … Continue reading

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When it Comes to Marriage Equality, Guess What Country is More Liberal than the USA?

Monday, August 3, 2009 When it comes to marriage equality, guess what country is more liberal than the USA? No, not Spain — that’s a slam-dunk. Maybe the Netherlands then? Too easy. Perhaps Canada, just across the U.S. border? Try, … Continue reading

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Barry Sends Berry to Washington DC’s Pride to Quell LGBT Concerns

Monday, June 15, 2009 President Obama dispatched John Berry, the director of the Federal Office of Personnel Management and the highest-ranking out appointee in the Obama administration, to Washington DC’s Capital Pride festival on Sunday, as a sort of emissary … Continue reading

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Demonstrators Demand Obama Abolish ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Thursday, May 28, 2009 Chanting and carrying flags, gay rights advocates greeted President Obama last night outside the Beverly Hills Hotel where he attended a fundraiser. They demanded the president move more aggressively to keep his campaign promise to repeal … Continue reading

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What’s So Great About Iowa?

Friday, April 3, 2009 Well, for starters: 1. Corn 2. Soy Beans 3. Iowa Writer’s Workshop 4. Oh yeah, and gay marriage equality Iowa became the first state in the Midwest to approve same-sex marriage on Friday, after the Iowa … Continue reading

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Iraq to Execute 128 prisoners, Many Convicted of ‘Crime of Homosexuality”

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Post-Saddam Iraq, is still a shitehole of a nation, informed by the religious zealotry of Islam. I know such a harsh characterization riles many people on both the left and the right who want to embrace … Continue reading

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