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Lamar W. Hankins :
METRO | Some questions for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

Where do you draw the line on accommodating the religious beliefs of public officials? By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | June 30, 2015 SAN MARCOS — In his official opinion as the Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
METRO | Some questions for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

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METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : The failure of Greg Abbott’s best arguments against marriage equality

It appears that the issue of marriage equality is less a matter of partisanship than it is of pandering to the religious right. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | November 2, 2014 Most lawyers are embarrassed to … finish reading METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : The failure of Greg Abbott’s best arguments against marriage equality

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Mariann G. Wizard :
VERSE |’Texas gay marriage: Soon come?’

Texas Gay Marriage: Soon Come? By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog | March 5, 2014 Candidates claiming to support the Constitution need to get hip: Love’s sweet institution will soon be respected in fair distribution. Today’s headlines say … finish reading Mariann G. Wizard :
VERSE |’Texas gay marriage: Soon come?’

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Larry Ray : The Right of Americans to Love and Marry

There’s a problem when the stars and stripes exclude some Americans, forcing them to have their own flag. Image from iHandbill. The right to love and marry:Picking the fly specks out of the pepper Conservative judges on the Supreme Court … finish reading Larry Ray : The Right of Americans to Love and Marry

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Gay Marriage and Social Justice with Gail and Betsy Leondar-Wright

Betsy, left, and Gail Leondar-Wright, were Thorne Dreyer’s guests on Rag Radio, Friday, June 22, 2012.Rag Radio:Gail and Betsy Leondar-Wrighton gay marriage and social justice By Rag Radio | The Rag Blog | June 28, 2012 Gail and Betsy Leondar-Wright, … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Gay Marriage and Social Justice with Gail and Betsy Leondar-Wright

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Ted McLaughlin : Equal Rights? Don’t Ask, Don’t Think

Ignorance is bliss. Image from Rosemblumtv.Equal rights in America:The legacy of the Fourteenth Amendment A misguided and wrong-headed Dred Scott-type decision by the Supreme Court could set [gay rights] back by many years… By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Equal Rights? Don’t Ask, Don’t Think

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Mexico City Legalizes Gay Nuptials : Catholic Clergy Aghast

Gay rights activist cheer after a session at the city’s assembly in Mexico City last December. Photo by Daniel Aguilar / Reuters.Mexico City sanctions gay marriage:Catholic Church warns of Sodom and Gomorrah In Morelia, Michoacan, Bishop Alfredo India added to … finish reading Mexico City Legalizes Gay Nuptials : Catholic Clergy Aghast

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : ‘The Mormons are Coming, the Jews are Coming’

“The Mormons are Coming” / Californians Against Hate. As Martin Buber said, ‘I do not even know what it means to say that “The ends justify the means,” but I can tell you this: The means that you actually use … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : ‘The Mormons are Coming, the Jews are Coming’

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California Supremes on Prop. 8 : The Return of Separate But Equal

Demonstrators placed signs on a statue of Lincoln in front of San Francisco City Hall on May 26, 2009, after the California Supreme Court ruling upholding Prop. 8. Photo by Paul Sakuma. In reality, the point of the Court’s muddled … finish reading California Supremes on Prop. 8 : The Return of Separate But Equal

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Annie Leibovitz and The Gay Tax : The Cost of Love

Susan Sontag. Photo © Annie Leibovitz / Politics, Theory & Photography.Annie Leibovitz and the gay tax Same-sex couples do not have the same privileges as straight married couples when it comes to inheritance. If your partner passes away and leaves … finish reading Annie Leibovitz and The Gay Tax : The Cost of Love

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Oscars 2009 : Sean Penn: ‘You, Commie, homo-loving sons of guns…’

Sean Penn Wins for “Milk” — Acceptance Speech Sean Penn: ‘For those who saw the signs of hatred as our cars drove in tonight, I think it’s a good time for those who voted for the ban against gay marriage … finish reading Oscars 2009 : Sean Penn: ‘You, Commie, homo-loving sons of guns…’

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Bigotry Still Rules : The Special Suffering of Gay Americans

Civil rights pioneer Bayard Rustin was fired from the Friendship for Reconciliation, a pacifist group, for being gay. The way anti-gay bigotry works is that a great deal of the violence and suffering is conducted away from the public eye. … finish reading Bigotry Still Rules : The Special Suffering of Gay Americans

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