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    Bad news for the Right: There already are gays in the Boy Scouts

    Filed By DREW COURTNEY →Director of Communications, People for the American Way | Wednesday, February 6, 2013
    In addition to being deeply offensive, BSA’s policy has always struck me as profoundly stupid. Maybe it’s just my own experience, but who did they think was joining the Scouts? In my troop, at least, it wasn’t just the “normal” kids. It was those of us who were a little… off. A little too awkward. A little too hyper. A little too helpful. A little too queer. In short, it was the kind of kid who grows up to be interesting, committed, successful and, none too rarely, gay....

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    The worth of your child in Alabama Public Schools: $2,655

    The Lauderdale County Board of Education in Florence, Ala. has decreed that Queer students, racial minority students, overweight students, or any students that do not meet the standards of normalcy of the local community are…

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    When Christians are Christianity’s worst enemies

    Hi, I'm a Christian. As a gay man, I understand all too well why those words conjure up fear, loathing, and dramatic eye rolls among my LGBT friends. But I'm proud of my faith. I…

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    Jadin Bell: The Lynching of a Butterfly and the Modern Mob

    The officials are calling the impending death of young Jadin a “suicide”. It was not a suicide; it was the destruction of something innocent, something beautiful, something of supreme contribution exposed to an environment that…

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    ‘Would it have bothered you if your daughter, Whitney was gay? Absolutely.’

    We will never know the sort of life Whitney Houston might have had if her Mother had been just a bit more compassionate, loving and accepting toward her daughter. If she is harboring this much…

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    Despite Dan Cathy’s new gay friendship, nothing has changed at Chick-fil-A

    Campus Pride executive director Shane Windmeyer revealed Monday that he and Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy are now friends, and explains that his organization has suspended its campaign against the anti-gay chicken company — which has…

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    What happens when a son tells his gay dad, ‘You are not my Mom’

    I always figured there were certain hateful statements my sons would make, especially ones that say I am inadequate. Such statements would come out in the future during some teen age angst scrapple where I…

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    Separate but equal is never equal – Ever.

    I don’t want to rain on anyone’s LGBT Inaugural moment, however… Even though the President mentioned Stonewall along with Selma and Seneca Falls in the same sentence, he doesn’t really see gay marriage as a…

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    David Kato remembered: A hero then, and a hero now

    David Kato advocated for the freedom of LGBTI Ugandans and for their right to their natural born sexual orientation in a heightened climate of hostility and homophobia ... Today on this second anniversary of the…

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    ‘As much as he can, he gets it.’

    In his second inaugural address, the President called for the equality of gays and lesbians like no President has ever done. Even now, as I think about the transcript of his speech and reading those…