EXCLUSIVE Bachmann Footage at Rally
Originally posted on April 8, 2005 at eleventh-avenue-south.com. Today Minnesota Senator Michele Bachmann thought it would be fun to circumvent the Senate Committee process and force a floor vote of the amendment to end domestic partnerships, and ban civil unions and same-sex marriage while we were outside rallying for our rights. Even Senate Republicans thought […]
ST. CLOUD PRIDE FLAG MISSING, FACEBOOK FANATICS SUSPECTED
It’s GLBT History Month in America, and St. Cloud State University decided to fly a rainbow flag to honor that. Someone thought it was a very, very bad thing and stole it. The AP says it may have been members of a SCSU Facebook group called “Remove the GLBT Flag,” but they don’t have any […]
WISCONSIN RESTAURANT BRAWL OVER ANTI-SAME-SEX MARRIAGE AMENDMENT
Diners at a Wauwatosa, Wisconsin restaurant were discussing same-sex marriage on Monday evening when a homophobe got violent and assaulted 3 people. Then the argument got physical. Surveillance video shows the man, who had just joined the debate. He throws “Jorryn” down to the floor and then punches another customer. The suspect continued yelling, throwing […]
Since ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ was adopted, over 11,000 servicemembers have been discharged as suspected or actual LGBT people. That number includes a number of gay Arabic language experts, the kind of experts that could be valuable in the search for terrorists. As AmericaBlog put it last week, “to the Republicans running our government, finding […]
TWIN CITIES TAXI CAB HOMOPHOBIA
MNspeak poster, go team!, got kicked out of a cab for making out with his boyfriend, and then again a few minutes later in another cab. And it’shappened to other gays before. Has this happened to anyone you know? Is it time for a “Kiss In” night in Twin Cities cabs?
WHY WAS PRIDE SO BORING?
The Twin Cities Pride Festival was chock full of corporate goodness. Big box retailers, insurance companies, real estate agents, radio stations, etc. I didn’t see the parade, but I can only assume it was hours of advertising for companies who ‘support’ the GLBT community. The Star Tribune in the past week has printed to articles […]
PENTAGON SAYS SORRY OVER CLASSIFYING GAYS AS SICK
Happy Pride Month! If you’re gay, the military no longer considers you mentally ill. “Homosexuality should not have been characterized as a mental disorder in an appendix of a procedural instruction,” the Pentagon said in a statement on Wednesday. “A clarification will be issued over the next few days.” [365Gay.com] That’s a great step. Kudos […]
PENTAGON LISTS HOMOSEXUALITY AS MENTAL DISORDER
Via AmericaBlog. Our tax dollars support the United States military and the Pentagon. It’s not enough that we aren’t allowed to serve our country openly, but we also are forced to pay for a military machine that considers GLBT people mentally ill.
TWIN CITIES CAB DRIVERS DISCRIMINATE AGAINST GLBTS
WCCO is reporting that 3 gay men were kicked out of a cab on Friday night because two of them kissed. The driver apparently said that homosexuality violated his religious beliefs. This discrimination is against the law in Minnesota thanks to the Minnesota Human Rights Act. This case appears to be one associated with Islam, […]
ANTI-GAY GRAFFITI AT THE U OF MN
WCCO reports that anti-gay hate messages inculding swastikas have been reported for the seventh time since January and it’s the third time in several weeks. This comes at a time when more messages promoting hate against certain groups is on the rise at the U of MN. According to the Minnesota Daily: “The incident is […]