Tag Archives: LGBT issues

Conservative moms outraged – just outraged! – by gay comic book hero

TweetLast week, DC Comics announced that one of their characters is going to be coming out soon. Over at The Advocate, they suspect it’ll be The Green Lantern. Marvel has also announced that Northstar, its first openly gay superhero, is going to marry his boyfriend in an upcoming installment. As you might imagine, the mothers [...]
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Colorado legislators kill civil unions bill

Tweet In the closest the state has come to legalizing civil unions, a special session in Colorado’s legislature effectively killed a bill that would have granted the right to same-sex couples before it even reached the House floor: A measure allowing same-sex civil unions that prompted Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper to call a special session after Republicans [...]
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“I only wanted to love him.”

TweetAs Zerlina said earlier this morning, President Obama’s announcement yesterday that he believes that same sex couples should be allowed to get married was significant. It represents an historic turning point in this particular struggle for American civil rights. This video, by Shane Bitney Crone, is about what it can look like, and feel like, [...]
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President Obama: making news and making history

TweetYesterday’s announcement by President Obama that he personally believes that same sex couples have a legal right to get married was a watershed moment. It will go down as one of the great days in civil rights history.  As Rachel Maddow said last night, policy-wise, the Obama administration’s legacy on the issue of gay rights was [...]
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What Would Happen If Obama Supported Gay Marriage?

TweetWhile NC tries to ban gay marriage, yesterday Katie wrote about how Joe Biden is being pushed into the closet on gay marriage after expressing his full support on Meet The Press for same-sex marriage. Within hours of the appearance, a Biden aid  felt the need to clarify the comments and senior Obama campaign advisor [...]
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