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Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Suzanna Danuta Walters discusses the ‘Sabotaging of Gay Equality’

The author of the provocative cultural critique, ‘The Tolerance Trap,’ joins us in a lively and revealing discussion on Rag Radio. Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | June 30, 2014 Our Rag Radio podcast features Suzanna Danuta … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Suzanna Danuta Walters discusses the ‘Sabotaging of Gay Equality’

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Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias, Austin school trustee and American Catholic priest, on Rag Radio

The Hon. Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias is an East Austin community activist and the first openly-gay member of the Austin school board. Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | April 15, 2014 The Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias — … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias, Austin school trustee and American Catholic priest, on Rag Radio

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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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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 : Ted Cruz’s Opposition to Liberty

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Photo by Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images. States’ rights trump the Constitution:Ted Cruz’s opposition to liberty Cruz’s homophobia is so pronounced that he has criticized other politicians for being too accepting of gays. By Lamar W. … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Ted Cruz’s Opposition to Liberty

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FILM / David McReynolds : ‘How to Survive a Plague’ Is the Remarkable Story of ACT UP’s Battle Against AIDS

How to Survive a Plague:The remarkable story of ACT UP Panic spread slowly. Rock Hudson’s death gave the disease a public face, but took us no closer to the cause. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | April 10, … finish reading FILM / David McReynolds : ‘How to Survive a Plague’ Is the Remarkable Story of ACT UP’s Battle Against AIDS

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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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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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Paul Krassner : An Open Letter to Barack Obama

Image from GetReligion.org. Listen to Thorne Dreyer‘s two-part interview with author, journalist, and legendary satirist Paul Krassner on Rag Radio here and here. To find all shows on the Rag Radio archives, go here. ‘Eat, pray, be disappointed’:An open letter … finish reading Paul Krassner : An Open Letter to Barack Obama

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Houston Pride : 2010 Parade is Horse of Different Color

Houston gay and lesbian community — and friends — stage a massive and joyous Pride Parade in the Montrose neighborhood, for the 31st straight year. Photos by Bill Maxey / The Rag Blog.(And the cops manage to hold their horses)Massive … finish reading Houston Pride : 2010 Parade is Horse of Different Color

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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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