Tag Archives: Gay Rights

Dave Zirin :
Sochi 2014: Where Pussy Riot gets whipped by Cossacks

Members of the punk rock collective Pussy Riot were attacked by Cossacks and horsewhipped in the streets of Sochi. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | February 19, 2014 In Cairo’s Tahrir Square, way back in 2011, there was … finish reading Dave Zirin :
Sochi 2014: Where Pussy Riot gets whipped by Cossacks

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Lamar W. Hankins : Obama Not Legally Bound to Appeal DADT Ruling

A member of the military who was fired because of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, at a press conference on Capitol Hill May 3, 2010. Photo from Newscom.There is no legal reason to appealruling on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Clearly, the … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Obama Not Legally Bound to Appeal DADT Ruling

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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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Larry Ray :
Lt. Dan Choi : Don’t Ask (Or Tell). Just Sign.

Bolstered by more than 300,000 signatures to letters of support… Lt. Dan Choi is now taking his fight to repeal the discriminatory ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy to Congress. By Larry Ray | The Rag Blog | July 2, 2009 … finish reading Larry Ray :
Lt. Dan Choi : Don’t Ask (Or Tell). Just Sign.

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Did the Mormons Cross the Line with Prop. 8?

Thanks to Jeffrey Segal / The Rag Blog

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Schwarzeneggar : Time to Show Some Muscle on Prop. 8

Douglas Kmeic: ‘Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger may well be a proximate cause of this breakdown … the Prop. 8 case should be settled, and there’s no one better to do it than our governor.’By Jon Ponder / November 20, 2008 Douglas … finish reading Schwarzeneggar : Time to Show Some Muscle on Prop. 8

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‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Will Enter Obama’s Agenda

More than 100 retired generals and admirals have signed a letter calling for the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays in the military. They said it’s time that homosexuals be allowed to serve openly in the … finish reading ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Will Enter Obama’s Agenda

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Thorne Dreyer: Intelligent Exchange on Gay Hate

Obbop: ‘Piss on the Gays’By Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog / November 16, 2008 I post most of The Rag Blog’s material to social networking site Reddit. Yesterday I sent a link to an article brother Richard Jehn placed … finish reading Thorne Dreyer: Intelligent Exchange on Gay Hate

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Texans by the Thousands Rally to Protest California’s Prop. 8

Photo by Laura Skelding / Austin American-Statesman.A rally against Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriages in California, drew more than 2,000 to Austin City Hall Plaza on Saturday. Protests were held in Dallas and Houston and across the U.S. Thousands … finish reading Texans by the Thousands Rally to Protest California’s Prop. 8

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Gay Rights Activist Aravosis: ‘Utah Is a Hate State’

Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah.Church Action Prompts Tourist Boycott of Utah By Brock Vergakis / November 15, 2008 SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s growing tourism industry and the star-studded Sundance Film Festival are being targeted for a boycott … finish reading Gay Rights Activist Aravosis: ‘Utah Is a Hate State’

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Thousands Protest Gay Marriage Vote in SF Vigil

Coy Abellano is comforted by Erwin Barron as he cries outside City Hall where hundreds of people gather for a candlelight vigil in response to Proposition 8 in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008. Photo by Lacy Atkins … finish reading Thousands Protest Gay Marriage Vote in SF Vigil

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California Election: Gay Marriage Is History

A child holds a sign promoting California Proposition 8. The ballot measure to ban gay marriage passed Tuesday. Photo: David McNew, Getty ImagesCalifornia Approves Gay Marriage BanBy Lisa Leff / November 5, 2008 LOS ANGELES – Voters put a stop … finish reading California Election: Gay Marriage Is History

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