Of course it's pretty self evident that DOMA discriminates. Of course discrimination by itself isn't wrong... its only wrong when based on 'wrong' criteria (I discriminate based on party affiliation all the time in the voting booth). … [Read more...]
Transcript of Bishop Gene Robinson’s Testimony
(My name is Gene Robinson) ... and I serve as Episcopal bishop of New Hampshire. Last June my partner of 28 years and I, Mark Andrew and I, were joined in a civil union, for which we are very grateful. I'm here to ask your support in making … [Read more...]
NH: Marriage Equality Hearing Feb. 5th!
Unlike DP and CU bills, which require trees-worth of paper and oceans of ink, marriage equality bills are blissfully simple. Here is the key provision of the bill. So easy for all to understand. Marriage is the legally … [Read more...]
New Jersey District 25 – any hope?
In anticipation of the upcoming marriage equality debate in New Jersey, I'm trying to get a feel for the possibilities in my family's district. They live in District 25, which is represented by 3 republicans: Senator ANTHONY R. … [Read more...]
Prop 8: What really went wrong?
So, this article in Rolling Stone is the best write up I've seen about what went wrong with Prop 8. I've been uncomfortable with the "blame the black people" backlash. It seems that what went wrong is the arrogance of the people who ran … [Read more...]
Connecticut steps up as California steps back … maybe
In the painful aftermath of the passage of Prop 8 in California, it's nice to see things heading in the right direction in Connecticut. Today is the first day for same-sex marriage in the Nutmeg State. Meanwhile, on the left coast, … [Read more...]
Nov 15th is National Day of Protest Against CA Prop 8
Thirty state constitutions now explicitly discriminate against gays by preventing same-sex marriage (not to mention prohibit adoption and foster parenting by gay parents). But only in California were gay families stripped of currently … [Read more...]
NY Times revisits the candidates’ views on marriage
This NYT article doesn't really break any new ground; it doesn't even appear to have requested new quotes from the candidates on the topic. It says (again) that both McCain and Obama oppose same-sex marriage. It also says that … [Read more...]
Signature drive to place 1913 repeal on the 2010 ballot fails
Brian Camenker (aka MassResistance) thumbed his nose at the milquetoast haters of Mass Family Institute, and tilted at the windmill of a referendum petition drive to repeal the repeal of "the 1913 laws" that previously prevented gay … [Read more...]
Hackers Attacking “Vote NO on Prop 8” and Related FL Website [UPDATED]
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