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Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Jan - 21 - 2012 36 COMMENTS

Just in time for the 2012 election PlanetPOV presents the new Periodic Table of Dangerous Elements. There are plenty of new infamous characters added but there are still some golden oldies on the table.  Some more notorious international figures were added as well but really you could make a whole […]

Posted by Caru On Oct - 22 - 2011 5 COMMENTS

A quick look into an Irish Presidential debate which I attended on the 20 October.

Posted by Caru On Oct - 14 - 2011 21 COMMENTS

Stating that gay people were born with their orientation seems like the perfect counter to the conservative argument that being gay is a choice, but this life-affirming rebuttal opens the door to other attacks.

Posted by atdnext On Sep - 25 - 2011 21 COMMENTS

Last week, I was here in Las Vegas to celebrate the end of DADT. Once (and hopefully future) Congresswoman Dina Titus discussed what happened in the last session of Congress to make this happen, and representatives from Harry Reid‘s office and Shelley Berkley’s office were also on hand to share […]

Posted by 2ndClassCitizenPundit On Jul - 16 - 2011 10 COMMENTS

What happens when a homeless couple shows up at a homeless shelter? The policies and procedures will punish them for their audacity, and rightfully so.

Posted by Marion On Jun - 29 - 2011 52 COMMENTS
Obama Speaks At Hate Crimes Prevention Act Enactment

In the 21st Century, intellect has debased itself to such a point that every action needs simplification to the nth degree, with people being willfully and patently unable to see more than one way of achieving an end.

Posted by Marion On Jun - 26 - 2011 5 COMMENTS

We are the United States of Shallow Americans. We obsess over the nuance in a phrase or a word and are distracted by the most inane things, thus allowing the sheisters and idealogues, whom we reckon good enough to govern us, free rein to rape and pillage our way of […]

Posted by Khirad On Nov - 8 - 2010 16 COMMENTS

I went to the All Souls Procession Sunday night. True, Día de los Muertos was last week, but hey, Tucson operates on its own time. It is no small irony that the liveliest I’ve ever seen downtown Tucson is when everyone is dressed like they’re dead. Due to my flash […]

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Apr - 17 - 2010 40 COMMENTS

I came across a site that contained a test Harvard created for a study which tries to measure your conscious and even subconscious biases. The have bias tests for race like black and white, ethnicity, religiosity, gender preference, sexuality, disability, age, weight, weapons and ever your preference towards President Obama. […]

Posted by SueInCa On Apr - 1 - 2010 45 COMMENTS

If there were only one religion in England there would be danger of despotism, if there were two they would cut each other’s throats, but there are thirty and they live in peace and happiness. Voltaire This is the last article in this series.  I hope it has been of […]

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Feb - 9 - 2010 11 COMMENTS

In the clearest signal yet that DADT is on it’s way to being repealed Lt Choi has been called back to active duty. This development along with positive hearings in Congress on repealing DADT shows the Clinton/Powell DADT policy will be reversed. Top military brass gave candid and sometimes passionate, […]

Posted by SueInCa On Jan - 8 - 2010 5 COMMENTS

I received an email this morning from CREDO’s Becky Bond that announced that the trial regarding the constitutionality of Prop 8 will be published via webcast on YouTube.   Judge Walker of the 9th Ciruit of the  US District Court ruled that interest in the outcome was sufficient to warrant publc access to the trial […]

Categories: Gay Rights, Society
Posted by Scheherazade On Jan - 7 - 2010 13 COMMENTS

NEW JERSEY – The state Senate denied marriage equality to all its citizens. The marriage equality bill failed to pass in a 20-14 decision despite Democrats holding the majority. Senators James Beach (D-Camden), Paul Sarlo (D-Bergen) and Steve Sweeney (D-Gloucester) abstained and 2 other senators did not attend the state […]

Posted by Scheherazade On Jan - 1 - 2010 22 COMMENTS

NEW HAMPSHIRE – At 12:00 a.m. EST many couples shared the joy of greeting 2010 with kisses and clinks of champagne glasses, but some in New Hampshire were celebrating with the same customs for additional reasons. The Granite State has joined Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts and Vermont as the 5th state […]

Posted by Scheherazade On Dec - 24 - 2009 28 COMMENTS

From Think Progress: Ugandan official on gays: ‘Killing them might not be helpful’; life imprisonment would be better. Reuters reports that Uganda may “soften” its Anti-Homosexuality Bill, a draconian attempt to severely punish gay men and women by making some homosexual acts punishable by life imprisonment or even the death penalty. […]

Categories: Gay Rights, Society
Posted by Scheherazade On Dec - 18 - 2009 34 COMMENTS

As an LGBT member this is something very important to me. I’m thrilled by this. From Think Progress: Marriage equality is now legal in the nation’s capital. This morning at the All Souls Unitarian church in Washington, DC, approximately 150 activists and same-sex couples congregated to witness marriage equality become […]

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