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Gay Marriage Constitutional Amendment Qualifies for Ballot in November

2008 The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — California’s Secretary of State says an initiative that would again outlaw gay marriage in the state has qualified for the November ballot. Debra Bowen says a random check of signatures submitted by the measure’s sponsors showed that they had gathered enough for it to be put to voters.…

Remind Sacramento of the Hope Harvey Gave Us

Here’s part of a sexual message I got from Geoff Kors at Equality California on remembering a very special person… “You gotta give ‘em hope.” Those words were spoken more than 30 years ago by activist Harvey Milk. Today is Harvey Milks birthday, and I see it only fitting to reflect on what he accomplished…

LAT-Dana Parsons on Marriage Equality Ruling

Most people know how I probably feel about the Marriage Equality Ruling. And while I may still write my thoughts on the subject, I figure the thoughs of a heterosexual man who writes for the LATimes are also important to be shared. Same-sex marriage is no threat to society Dana Parsons May 17, 2008 Being a heterosexual male…

BREAKING!! The Supremes’ Verdict: YES on Mariage Equality!!

We therefore conclude that in view of the substance and significance of the fundamental constitutional right to form a family relationship, the California Constitution properly must be interpreted to guarantee this basic civil right to all Californians, whether gay or heterosexual, and to same-sex couples as well as to opposite-sex couples. The court just ruled…

No Big Tent for Log Cabin Republicans

I will say it again; I read the Flash Report so you don’t have to.  And what I read there over the past week or so troubles me.  There are a series of articles and posts about Republican candidates for office rejecting the endorsement of Log Cabin Republicans, a pro-Gay Rights GOP group seeking to…

Chuck DeVore and Tom Harman Support Higher Taxes*

*If you are a part of a gay/lesbian couple…. And Heather Pritchard inspired this post ;)  Today is Tax Day, and if you just happen to be part of a Gay/Lesbian couple, you’re paying more taxes than your straight/married counterparts.  Why?  Gays and Lesbians cannot take advantage of the marriage deduction and routinely pay more in taxes…