Marriage Equality: May 2005

Why We Have to Fight

Filed by Ed Team | May 30, 2005 | 9:33 AM | comments

Yes, Dartmouth is Ivy League, thus more open and liberal than, say, Rose Hulman (hey kiddo), but it has the reputation as the most conservative of the Ivys, the most macho ("where men are men and sheep are scared"...Read More

Bustin' up Bosma's kegger

Filed by Bil Browning | May 26, 2005 | 11:04 PM | comments

On June 13th, Brian Bosma, Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives and one of Indiana's leading opponent of GLBT rights, is holding his annual "Junetoberfest" campaign fundraiser at the Rathskeller Biergarten, right in the heart of Massachusetts Avenue,...Read More

What is wrong with the man?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 26, 2005 | 12:58 AM | comments

So Bush is threatening to finally use his veto stamp if Congress overturns his ban on most stem-cell research. As this article points out: By threatening the first veto of his presidency (that's correct, no president in history has...Read More

APA says marriage is OK!

Filed by Jerame Davis | May 23, 2005 | 2:58 AM | comments

Some great news is coming from the American Psychiatric Association this year. If approved by their board of directors in July, the APA will become the first mainstream medical associaton to support gay marriage. The American Psychological Association took...Read More

The Marriage Mobile

Filed by Bil Browning | May 22, 2005 | 10:54 AM | comments

Good As You is reporting on a 48 foot semi-trailer called "The Marriage Mobile." The truck has anti-gay, pro-heterosexual marriage messages painted on it and is currently cruising the highways of Arizona. 'Cuz nuthin' says luvin' like a diesel...Read More

Is anyone still married in Massachusetts?

Filed by Ed Team | May 20, 2005 | 10:41 PM | comments

This week marks the first anniversary of full gay marriage rights in Massachusetts. Now, the defenders of all-that-is-good-and-righteous warned us that allowing gays to marry would destroy the venerable institution of marriage. Although, they say, marriage was created by...Read More

Gay holocaust?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 18, 2005 | 11:30 AM | comments

Leonard Pitts, Jr. recently wrote an extremely interesting article entitled, "Anti-gay laws are inhumane." His article was sparked when a friend of his sent him an e-mail comparing the plight of gays and lesbians today to the jews of...Read More

My name is Tracy and I am a.........

Filed by Ed Team | May 16, 2005 | 12:17 PM | comments

Thanks, Bil, for inviting me to blog. I'm excited about being an official participant in the blogosphere. Most people consider me a square, but I've always considered myself much more spherical. I think I'll fit here just fine. I'm...Read More

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Calls Senator John Kerry's Remarks on Marriage Equality "Wrong" and "a Mistake"

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | May 06, 2005 | 8:37 PM | comments

There's nothing new about Kerry's opinion -- but there's a big difference between his thinking like a Neanderthal and being an activist about it! Here's The Task Force take on it -- with a nice quote from the Massachusetts...Read More

John Kerry the all-around loser

Filed by Bil Browning | May 06, 2005 | 3:28 PM | comments

After reading this article, I don't think of John Kerry as a loser just for giving away an election he should have handily won; he's also a loser for back-pedaling on gay rights. I heard this story on CNN...Read More

HateWatch: Carter Clewes & the Laptop Americans

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | May 06, 2005 | 6:12 AM | comments

While I firmly believe that too much proximity to antigay hatemongers is dangerous to my health, I also believe that the old adage, "Know thy enemy" is ignored at my peril. It's important to know what of our news...Read More

Urv was right after all...

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | May 04, 2005 | 7:30 AM | comments

If, like Rex Wockner recently did in his Wockner Wire entry, "Wrong, I guess"*, you find yourself struck with the sudden realization that we aren't quite as well situated with the American public as the popularity of "Will and...Read More

Hi, my name is Sarah.

Filed by Ed Team | May 02, 2005 | 8:31 PM | comments

I have been invited to participate in this blog and am happy to accept this invitation. I'm not one to keep my mouth shut when I feel passionately about something and apparently my constant ranting on various email lists...Read More