Marriage Equality: July 2005

Two Strikes You're Out?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 31, 2005 | 10:16 AM | comments

In the past year two political events have stirred the Indianapolis GLBT community more than anything I have seen since I became involved with GayIndy.Org, which was in late 2002. The first was the Indiana General Assembly's passage of...Read More

Our Invitation Must've Gotten Lost in the Mail

Filed by Jerame Davis | July 29, 2005 | 9:33 PM | comments

Friends, Curt Smith and the Indiana Family Institute are holding a "Restoring Families Rebuilding Communities" banquet at the Marriot Downtown on September 16. The Indiana Family Institute is a branch of the right-wing, anti-GLBT organization Focus on the Family....Read More

That rich queer myth -- again.

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | July 24, 2005 | 9:02 PM | comments

A while back, people on the GayIndy list were discussing queers' incomes. Yes, the myth of the wealthier than non-gay gay community was started by a research firm that looked the disproportionately prime-aged, wealthier, SINK and DINK male readers...Read More


Filed by Bil Browning | July 22, 2005 | 4:18 PM | comments

I well remember in 1990 or so reading sophisticated and accurate analysis in the New York Times and Foreign Affairs Quarterly about events transpiring in the Soviet Union, especially the coup against Gorbachev. Being an intelligence officer with the...Read More

Spain's first gay marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | July 12, 2005 | 10:22 AM | comments

A psychiatrist and a store window decorator were the first gay couple to tie the knot in Spain yesterday. The couple, Carlos Baturin German and Emilio Menendez Menendez, hadn't planned on being Spain's first wedded couple; paperwork and court...Read More

Ellison Bakery

Filed by Bil Browning | July 09, 2005 | 2:19 PM | comments

Pam's House Blend has a post about Ft. Wayne's Ellison Bakery. They have a long history that they seem pretty proud of - it's too bad they're willing to turn it into a legacy of discrimination and prejudice. They...Read More

"Today the Spanish society grants them the respect they deserve..."

Filed by Ed Team | July 08, 2005 | 3:22 PM | comments

Spain's Prime Minister Luis Zapatero hails Liberty in his predominantly Catholic and traditional nation. Profound: "We are not legislating, honorable members, for people far away and not known by us. We are enlarging the opportunity for happiness to our...Read More

Canada, Spain & Indiana

Filed by Ed Team | July 08, 2005 | 12:24 PM | comments

I have been away, for a couple of weeks, at an annual outing where friends get together and cook for hundreds, sing old songs, the louder, the later, the better, and drink beer. Oh yes, there is a rumor...Read More