Tag Archives: gay rights

Marriage equality, you betcha!

TweetImage via. I’m very proud that my home state of Minnesota is set to become the 12th state to legalize same-sex marriage and the first Midwestern state to do so without a court order. Yesterday the senate passed the bill, and Gov. Dayton is set to sign into law today. This victory comes right on the heels of marriage [...]
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Missouri pastor gives awesome anti-gay rights speech

TweetYes, you read that right. If you haven’t seen it yet, watch Rev. Phil Snider’s speech against gay rights as the Springfield City Council debated adding sexual orientation and gender identity protections to the city’s nondiscrimination law. Watch until the end. In a followup post on his blog, Rev. Snider notes that different forms of [...]
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Mitt Romney doesn’t care about gay people

Tweet No, seriously — he even said so. In a past encounter that Boston Spirit found between Romney and two plaintiffs whose case led to marriage equality in Massachusetts, the level of insensitivity and apathy for these individuals’ lives is truly striking. Take his conversation with Julie Goodridge, for example: GOODRIDGE: Governor Romney, tell me — [...]
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Malawi’s first woman president vows to repeal anti-gay laws

TweetJoyce Banda, who became Malawi’s first female president last month, is hitting the ground running. In her first state of the nation address, she announced that as “a matter of urgency” she’ll seek to repeal the country’s laws criminalizing homosexuality. Banda seems to have enough support in parliament to get the laws overturned, but Malawi [...]
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Who Will Speak for the Closeted Christmas-Celebrators? Rick Perry, that’s who!

TweetWho will speak for the persecuted Christians? “I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m a Christian…But you don’t have to be in the pew every Sunday to know that there’s something wrong in this country when gays can serve openly in the military, but our kids can’t openly celebrate Christmas or pray in school. As [...]
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