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National Organization for Marriage

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    October 30, 2013

    Girl Scout Cookies Turn Us Lesbian (and Other Weird Gay Food Boycotts)

    You may remember the Great Gay Cookie Debacle of 2012, when Oreo posted an image of a rainbow cookie on its Facebook page in honor of Pride and was met with a barrage of anti-gay sentiments (and over 22,000 comments), in addition to threats of a biscuit boycott and, no doubt, remarks about baby Jesu ... More >>

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    October 17, 2012
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    December 14, 2010

    The Year in Gay, 2010 Edition

    What a year it was​Who Will Be The Uppity Fag Of The Year?Let's face it -- this was a messy, messy year for the gays. Much of the news was good, ultimately, but shit dragged on! There were three major federal trials (four, technically -- but two were sorta merged in Massachusetts), promises ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    Iowa Ousts Three Judges Who Approved Gay Marriage

    ​LGBT Advocates Blast Special Interests' Campaign To Intimidate Judges NationwideThe huge shift to the right in yesterday's election probably doesn't bode well for any LGBT-friendly legislation coming down the pipeline. But perhaps the harshest rebuke of those who support LGBT rights came from Iow ... More >>

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    October 29, 2010

    Republican Election Ploy: Gays Marry Goats, Dogs, and ... Clocks?

    Dating material perhaps. But you want to marry this? ​The Week In GayHave you noticed that the midterm election is around the goddamned corner? If your home is like mine you shovel 10 pounds of crap out of the mailbox and into the recycling bin every day; you have stopped answering the phone altog ... More >>

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    October 22, 2010

    A Kinder, Gentler - and Still Unconstitutional - DADT

    ​The developments in the ongoing saga that is Don't Ask Don't Tell - the ban on gays in the military - occurred faster than the depletion of Meg Whitman's bank balance this week.On Monday, Judge Virginia Philips heard from both sides on her decision from a week ago that DADT was unconstitutional ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Cocktober Surprise: An Indecent Urinal Proposal

    It's okay! Andrew Miller is married! ​The Week In GayThe biggest news this week is the new term I learned: Cocktober!  Isn't that terrific?  How have I lived on this planet for multiple decades without ever referring to this month as Cocktober??It's adorable, I tell you. And you'll never ... More >>

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    September 24, 2010

    San Francisco Gays on Fire on YouTube

    ​The Week In GayWho says creativity has died in the city that brought us the beat generation (as a matter of fact, Howl -- a story about Allen Ginsburg falling in love -- opens today in San Francisco) and the flower children? Don't forget who built this damn city, people! Two of San Francisco's bl ... More >>

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    September 3, 2010

    Republicans' Love/Hate Relationship With the Gays

    Is pink the GOP's color after all? ​The Week in GayRepublicans are much more entertaining than Democrats, don't you think? They make the most outlandish and flamboyant statements without a hint of irony about the incredible insincerity of their positions. Democrats usually just bite their lips wai ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010

    Jurist, Teabagger, Porn King: The Ravings of Conservative Nutjobs Against Vaughn Walker

    Photo illustration | Audrey FukumanRight-wing loons likened Judge Vaughn Walker to a porn impresario​U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker's decision overturning Proposition 8 is, by the reckoning of most sensible observers, a masterpiece of judicial prose and reasoning. As such, it has been ... More >>

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    August 4, 2010

    Prop. 8 Overturned: Hey Obama! Read the Ruling!

    Gabor GardonyiGlory, glory hallelujah! ​ Today, Judge Vaughn walker drove a stake into the heart of Prop 8. And then he pounded the stake with a sledge hammer. And then he jumped up and down on it.Victorious lawyers Ted Olson and David Bois summarized Walker's decision at a press confere ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    Dan Choi Proposes to Harry Reid: The Week in Gay

    Romance blooms in the desert -- betwen Dan Choi and Harry Reid. Uh-huh. ​The Netroots Nation annual conference took place last week in Las Vegas. What is the Netroots Nation annual conference? It is a gathering of progressive bloggers who seek to learn from each other about strategies to influence ... More >>

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    July 23, 2010

    The Week in Gay: Heterosexual Bloodbath

    This week, let's check in on the heteros​The National Organization for Marriage is on a month-long, 23-city tour in the U.S. to promote heterosexual supremacy. During the tour, NOM is depicting itself as the victim of a campaign similar to the one they are engaged in to marginalize and defame LGBT ... More >>

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    July 16, 2010

    The Week in Gay: Argentina! Clay Aiken! Toilet Water!

    In Argentina, homosexuals can now tango and marry​This week Argentina's senate voted 33 to 27 in support of marriage equality and now it's legal down there. Frankly, I don't know a lot about Argentina. Apparently, it's winter there now. Isn't that fascinating?

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    May 28, 2010

    The Week in Gay: You Call *That* a Repeal of 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'?

    You'll still have to stay in the closet for now, sailor​Thursday night the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that claims to repeal the ban on gays serving in the military (Don't Ask Don't Tell). But the details of the bill reveal that the policy is not really repealed and it won't be unt ... More >>

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    May 21, 2010

    The Week in Gay: Celebrate Milk Day By Giving Money to Do-Nothing Politicians

    Which ineffective politician would Harvey donate money to? ​Everybody knows what today is, right? Harvey Milk Day Eve!! Get ready to have trouble falling asleep tonight and prepare for visions of trod-upon dog poop (Harvey's legislative legacy) to be dancing in your head. Speaking of Milk and hi ... More >>

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    April 16, 2010

    The Week in Gay: New Trend in 2010 -- Same-Sex Bedpans!

    Uppity Fag has his eye on the one on the bottom left...​Late yesterday afternoon President Barack Obama signed a mandate that extends hospital visitation rights to same-sex couples in hospitals throughout the country. Whatever. While some may hail this as a victory for gay rights, the bot ... More >>

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    March 19, 2010

    The Week in Gay -- A Nation of Uppity Fags

    ​ A blogswarm was launched on March 18 to encourage the community to contact Nancy Pelosi's offices about her lack of effort behind the passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). In addition to the pressure on the phone lines, her offices in D.C. and San Francisco were visited by ... More >>

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    November 4, 2009

    Maine Setback Won't Deter Californians Seeking Prop. 8 Repeal in 2010 -- Unless it Does

    Bad day for cake yesterday​For those who support same-sex marriage, yesterday's defeat in Maine was both a head-scratcher and a stomach-punch. The "No on 1" campaign was well-run, well-financed, not hamstrung by, say, the mayor of Bangor crowing about "whether you like it or not," and a huge perce ... More >>

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    May 8, 2009

    Inevitable Porn Deal Offered to Miss California

    It's been a downward spiral for the beleaguered Miss California, Carrie Prejean. During the interview portion of the Miss USA contest, celebrity blogger Perez Hilton asked Prejean about her thoughts on gay marriage. Prejean replied that "...marriage should be between and man and a woman. That's how ... More >>

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