Tag Archives: Gay Rights

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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