Why Obama Changed His Mind on DOMA

Why Obama Changed His Mind on DOMA

The Obama administration announced last week that it will no longer defend in court a part of the Defense...
TONIGHT: State of the Union Address

TONIGHT: State of the Union Address

White House officials recently announced new online features to accompany the live stream of President...
BREAKING: Iowa House Committee backs vote on gay marriage ban

BREAKING: Iowa House Committee backs vote on gay marriage ban

In a 13-8 vote, an Iowa House committee has approved a measure calling for a referendum on a constitutional...
Battle for marriage equality rages on

Battle for marriage equality rages on

The last few months have been nothing short of bittersweet for proponents of marriage equality. We’ve...

Why Obama Changed His Mind on DOMA

LGBT, NewsBites — March 1, 2011 at 10:36 am
The Obama administration announced last week that it will no longer defend in court a part of the Defense of Marriage Act that forbids the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriage. One widow’s story was one of two cases pending in federal courts cited in the announcement of President Obama’s decision, Bloomberg reports. Edith Windsor and Thea Spyer were together for more than 40 years...

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Opinion

Mr. President, I respectfully have to disagree

Mr. President, I respectfully have to disagree
“I think the entire population has come tremendous strides forward in dealing with the issue of gays,” Carter...
Dec 16, 2010 11:11

Happy Monday

Happy Monday (vol. 57) — FCK Censorship

Happy Monday (vol. 57) — FCK Censorship
We are here. We are queer. Get used to. We are already serving our country. We are not sexual deviants. We are not sinners. We...
Dec 13, 2010 8:00

Music

Sir Elton John speaks out against Proposition 8

Sir Elton John speaks out against Proposition 8
Sir Elton John is “fed up” with being a treated like a “second-class citizen” in the U.S. That’s...
Jan 25, 2011 12:09

World

AIDS Awareness Month: A Plea for Personal Responsibility Over Blaming Bisexual Men

AIDS Awareness Month: A Plea for Personal Responsibility Over Blaming Bisexual Men
The following post was originally published by Arielle Loren via Clutch Magazine. The piece is a powerful one, advocating...
Dec 14, 2010 16:26

Recent Articles

Why Obama Changed His Mind on DOMA

Why Obama Changed His Mind on DOMA
The Obama administration announced last week that it will no longer defend in court a part of the Defense of Marriage Act that forbids the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriage. One widow’s story was one of two cases pending in federal courts cited in the announcement of President...
March 1st, 2011 | LGBT, NewsBites | Read More

TONIGHT: State of the Union Address

TONIGHT: State of the Union Address
White House officials recently announced new online features to accompany the live stream of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. The features promise to be interactive, informative and experience-enhancing and hope to answer any questions the viewers may have during the president’s...
January 25th, 2011 | NewsBites | Read More

BREAKING: Iowa House Committee backs vote on gay marriage ban

BREAKING: Iowa House Committee backs vote on gay marriage ban
In a 13-8 vote, an Iowa House committee has approved a measure calling for a referendum on a constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. The measure, House Joint Resolution 6, calls for a constitutional amendment to declaring “marriage between one man and one woman shall be the only legal union valid...
January 25th, 2011 | LGBT, NewsBites | Read More

Battle for marriage equality rages on

Battle for marriage equality rages on
The last few months have been nothing short of bittersweet for proponents of marriage equality. We’ve seen some gains, we’ve seen some losses, we’ve seen some extreme setbacks. This month, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is set to sign a bill that will recognize civil unions for same-sex...
January 25th, 2011 | LGBT, NewsBites | Read More

Sir Elton John speaks out against Proposition 8

Sir Elton John speaks out against Proposition 8
Sir Elton John is “fed up” with being a treated like a “second-class citizen” in the U.S. That’s why the 63-year-old gay singer said he took a stand last week during a performance at a private Beverly Hills fundraiser for the ongoing legal challenge to California’s...
January 25th, 2011 | Music | Read More

Senate votes to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Senate votes to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
Dear Readers, Forgive me, for today is an emotional day. I would love to provide something witty and wonderful, however as I am writing this, tears are streaming down my eyes and I can barely see what I am typing. Please enjoy this article originally published via the LA Times instead: Reporting...
December 18th, 2010 | LGBT, NewsBites | Read More

Barbara Streisand Disappointed in Obama

Barbara Streisand Disappointed in Obama
In an interview with Larry King, Barbara Streisand states, “At first, maybe a little, because I would have liked to have him use his executive privilege to, if that’s possible legally, to get rid of something like ‘don’t ask, don’t tell,’” she said. “I think people admire real strength,...
December 16th, 2010 | Music | Read More

Mr. President, I respectfully have to disagree

Mr. President, I respectfully have to disagree
“I think the entire population has come tremendous strides forward in dealing with the issue of gays,” Carter said in an interview from Big Think. “I dunno about next election, but I think in the near future, because step by step we have realized that this issue of homosexuality has...
December 16th, 2010 | LGBT, LGBT, Opinion | Read More

House votes to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

House votes to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
In a final vote of 250-175, the House votes in an overwhelming majority to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in spite of staunch disapproval from several House Republicans. This was announced at 5:24 via live stream from cspan.org by Rep. Barney Frank. Stay tuned for more information...
December 15th, 2010 | LGBT, NewsBites | Read More

House plans new showdown on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

House plans new showdown on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
UPDATE: House introduces stand-alone bill. Timetable for debate is TBD. CLICK HERE for more information! WASHINGTON (AP) – In a new showdown on a volatile issue, the House this week will take up a bill that would overturn the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy...
December 14th, 2010 | LGBT, NewsBites | Read More

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