Monday, February 26, 2007
Sunday, February 25, 2007
Link Three major issues are on the plate for the new Demo-led U.S. Congress, and any of the three would be a significant advance in federal-level rights. Of course, the Concerned Women for America believe this will lead to sin, disgust, dogs and cats sleeping together, etc.
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
Link For a country that typically scores high marks for tolerance, France is slipping on this one. Shared parenting by same-sex couples still is not legally recognized, but that may change depending on who gets elected to the top office.
Link Rhode Island hasn't given an okay to same-sex marriage within it's own borders, but there is a push on to recognize marriages from the neighboring state of Massachusetts. Wicked good, eh?
Link The so-called "defenders of marriage" have long trotted out the stance that "marriage is about children and procreation". So a group in Washington state has come up with a proposal that's asking them to put their money where their yapping mouths are: procreate or divorce in three years. Oh, there's more, too.
Monday, February 19, 2007
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Link Homophobic Hoosiers are pushing toward amending that state's constitution to prevent same-sex marriage from happening in Indiana. Possible good news? It's headed to Indiana's House of Representatives, where Democrats are the majority.
Link After traveling out of the country for IFV treatment, two couples from Sweden were initially denied two-parent adoption. Now, a court of appeals has overturned that ruling and now they're both legally-married moms - twice over!
Sunday, February 11, 2007
Link Remember that 2002 Apple computer ad featuring the chick who absolutely had to have been stoned? Well, she claims she wasn't, and in this in-depth interview, she does drop a lot of hints that she's batting for the pink team. Now she's an icon to a whole 'nuther group!
Link Daphne du Maurier's novel, "Rebecca", tells of a second wife's struggle to surpass her predecessor. In reality, Du Maurier's struggles involved juggling her own difficult affairs with women. Coming up, the BBC movie with all the details.
Wednesday, February 07, 2007
Link According to one New York politician, the biggest threat to our troops might be a platoon of lesbians. Hey, better to retain those cunning linguists than kick the queers out of Arabic language school. Cue the Militia Etheridge joke.
Saturday, February 03, 2007
The Human Rights Campaign and Chiq Bar present "Lesbian Speed Dating" on Sunday, February 11, starting at 6 p.m. Chiq Bar is located at 4900 66th St. North in St. Petersburg. Tickets include a free drink and cost $10 per person, with all proceeds going to HRC. Registration closes at noon on Friday, February 9, due to a limited number of spaces. For tickets go to www.hrc.org and click on "Events in Florida-West Coast."