The National: New LGBT Priority – Protect the Sanctity of Marriage and Ban Divorce in CA, ME
As any queer with an internet connection probably knows by now, Question 1 passed in Maine, repealing a law passed earlier this year by the state legislature that legalized same-gender marriage. At the same time, Washington state looks set to approve Referendum 71 (the race has not been officially called), which creates a type of […]
The National: In Which David Mixner Uses Funny Logic, and The World Ends Because of Gay Marriage
With no messiahs to elect today, and only cranky small-time officials to vote for, most people don’t care about voting day — except for a lot of LGBT folks. Maine votes on a popular referendum to decide the fate of same-gender marriage in the state while Washington state voters get to decide whether or not […]
The National: Fellatio, The Swiss Army Knife of Bat Sex?
Hard to believe, right? New research out of China shows Fruit Bats are one of the few mammalian species to engage in oral sex. Those other mammals don’t really know what they’re missing, huh? What’s fascinating are the possible reasons — turns out fellatio is kinda like the swiss army knife of bat sex: Bat […]
The National: Arlen Spector Flips on DOMA. David Beckham Flips, Too?
In an editorial in the Huffington Post, ex-Republican Arlen Spector (D-PA) declares the federal Defense of Marriage Act “a relic of a more tradition-bound time and culture,” reversing his support for the legislation that bars federal recognition of same-gender marriage. Specter’s reversal is the latest in a rising tide of support for the law’s repeal. […]
Gov. Pawlenty slams gay marriage at religious right summit
Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s whirlwind pre-presidential tour continued last weekend when the evangelical governor stumped at the Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C. His rousing speech touched on his true feelings about same-sex couples. A really important example of this is defending and protecting traditional marriage. All domestic relationships are not the same, and traditional marriage […]