Dear President Obama, Thanks for keeping your promise about DADT. I’m done being mad at you now. Hugsnkisses, Rachel p.s. – you look so happy to be signing this law today, and that makes me happy. you’re awesome.
(this post title thanks to BJ Ward’s fantastic poem which can be viewed here) This post is for Asher Brown. This post is for Seth Walsh. This post is for Billy Lucas. This post is for Tyler Clementi. This post is for Raymond Chase. There are no numbers here. There are faces and names and […]
I haven’t blogged about this for a few reasons (book ban, work, writing, tennis, karate, etc.), but I think it deserves some attention here, at least for the attention it’s getting at Autostraddle: Ramin Seetodeh wrote an article for Newsweek about gay actors not being able to convincingly play straight. Alan Cumming (yes, that Alan […]
So if you’re not tapped in to the queer community or the Christian community, you might have missed this particular bit of news: If you’ve been involved in the evangelical Christian community in any way in the last 15 years, the name Jennifer Knapp is probably as familiar to you as Kelly Clarkson. Knapp is […]
about the Prop 8 trial: David Boies: NO singularly accepted universal definition of marriage. Marriage constantly evolving. David Blankenhorn: Yes sir. I wrote those words in my book. David Boies: No further questions, your honor.
I just want to say that the Prop 8 Trial is providing some really incredible entertainment to break up the monotony of a workday. You can check out Courage Campaign’s liveblogging efforts here. I’ll warn you: the blogging is extensive, and can be a little difficult to follow. But Rick Jacobs is providing wonderful daily […]
in New Jersey:
It seems like there’s a lot going on this week in gay news, and I’ve been trying to keep up with it. Some quick updates: 1. New Jersey State Senate will vote tomorrow on marriage equality – if you live in NJ, click here for info on how you can help ensure the bill gets […]
On Monday, Donna and I, along with Maureen, had the incredible privilege of attending the NJ State Senate Judiciary Committee’s public hearing on NJ S-1967, the Freedom of Religion and Equality in Civil Marriage Act. This bill, sponsored by Senators Weinberg and Lesniak, would allow gay couples in NJ to get married. It was an […]
So we went with Christie. I mean, I can’t say I’m surprised – Corzine has sucked for the past few years, and clearly most of the people in this state agree. But I’m disappointed nonetheless: Corzine offered us some wonderful chances to level the playing field in terms of Civil Rights in this state. And […]