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DOMA Repeal Legislation Introduced

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D) of California introduced the Respect For Marriage Act into Congress yesterday. The bill seeks to outright repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, which the president recently announced is no longer being defended in court by the federal government, a green light for repeal if ever there[…]

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Boehner Denies Gay Veteran Constituent Entry To His Office

Officer Sean Watkins, a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2, visited Speaker of the House John Boehner’s office during his office hours to present his elected representative with 30,000 signatures from constituents in the district requesting that Mr. Boehner not defend DOMA in court. The defense, which our own president[…]

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How Much Is Defending DOMA Going To Cost?

Former Speaker of the House, and now House Minority Leader, Nancy Pelosi’s home district is San Francisco, California. So you know homegirl has love for the gays. John Boehner’s announcement that he will hire private lawyers for a costly defense of the Defense of Marriage Act now that President Obama[…]

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I Have Sex

Our little gay blog that could told you all about how the U.S. House of Representatives voted to end federal funding for Planned Parenthood. The current republican majority also seeks to defund NPR and PBS to boot, but the Planned Parenthood attack seemed particularly brazen considering the fact that…well, we[…]

House of Reps Vote To End Planned Parenthood Funding

We stepped out for groceries yesterday, and the country fell 100 years back in time. The United States House of Representatives has voted to cut off all federal funding to Planned Parenthood for public services like HIV tests, cancer screenings, birth control education and distribution, and other lifesaving care. Straight[…]