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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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In Austin and Everywhere : Today is the ‘Day Without a Gay’

December 10 is International Human Rights Day. ‘In order for this movement to continue it can’t just be about marching and being pissed off. It’s got to be creative in different ways to get into the hearts and minds of … finish reading In Austin and Everywhere : Today is the ‘Day Without a Gay’

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Richard Rodriquez : Why Churches Fear Gay Marriage

Author Richard Rodriguez is Mexican-American, gay and a practicing Catholic. Photo by Christine Alicino / salon.com. As the American family fractures and the majority of women choose to live without men, churches are losing their grip on power and scapegoating … finish reading Richard Rodriquez : Why Churches Fear Gay Marriage

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Producer Marc Shaiman on Prop 8 – the Musical (With Video!)

The musical itself is the brainchild of Marc Shaiman, the composer of the film and stage musical “Hairspray,” as well as some of the filthier songs in “South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut.” By Dave Itzkoff / December 4, 2008 … finish reading Producer Marc Shaiman on Prop 8 – the Musical (With Video!)

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Sodomites! : Bigotry on the Bus

‘The bus driver surveyed the situation and exclaimed, loud enough for the passengers to hear, “sodomites!”‘By Dan Wentzel / November 24, 2008 A week after the election, I was riding the bus home in Santa Monica when we went past … finish reading Sodomites! : Bigotry on the Bus

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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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Homophobia : The Great Unifier

Button: Rainbow Youth Niagra.‘That complete strangers could be so unequivocally united in their homophobia was a chilling reminder that hatred of queers is not quarantined to one community.’By Luna M. Yasui On Nov. 5, I awoke to the uncomfortable realization … finish reading Homophobia : The Great Unifier

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Read the Signs : Prop 8 Kickstarts a Movement

Charlotte rally against Prop. 8: Republican Reid Read (beard, backwards NASCAR cap, with sign): No hater. See brother Kirk’s sign below.‘It is ironic that the gay marriage issue has served as a launch pad for a militant protest movement.’By Jeff … finish reading Read the Signs : Prop 8 Kickstarts a Movement

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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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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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