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Quick Hit: California Attorney General makes the case for marriage equality

TweetEd. note: I’m off this week. The wonderful Tobias Rodriguez is filling in for me. Tobias originally hails from Texas and now lives in New York where he works in social media at a reproductive health organization. Before tomorrow’s Supreme Court hearing on Prop 8, take a look at California’s Attorney General’s argument against the ban on [...]
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Republican Senator Rob Portman changes his mind on marriage equality because of his gay son

TweetIn a moving tribute to his son Will, who is gay, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman announced his support of marriage equality. The celebrated conservative senator, once on the short list to become Mitt Romney’s running mate in 2012, writes in a column published today in The Columbus Dispatch: I have come to believe that if [...]
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BREAKING: Marriage equality passes in English House of Commons

TweetWoo hoo! Next stop, House of Lords! The BBC reports: MPs have approved legislation for same-sex marriage in England and Wales, despite the opposition of dozens of Conservative MPs. The Commons voted in favour of the The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, by 400 to 175, a majority of 225, at the end of a full [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetIn case you are worried that little women can’t carry big men out of combat, here are some GIFs. Enter a short film in the Female Condoms Are_______ Film Contest and win a cash prize! Teenage Girl Blossoming Into Beautiful Object. Please, anti-choicers, let’s keep Lilly Potter out of this. Kiera Feldman looks at the [...]
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Obama taps gay Latino poet for 2nd inauguration

TweetSometimes good news comes with bad news.  First the bad, which is the rather disappointing news that an anti-gay preacher will give the benediction at President Obama’s 2nd inauguration. Back in the mid-1990s Pastor Louie Giglio promoted that ex-gay therapy nonsense and railed against homosexuality in sermons.  You would think after Pastor Rick Warren, the [...]
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