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The Dishonor Roll

Californians Against Hate has published a Dishonor Roll of the top contributors to Yes On 8. Most of the individual donors are Mormons. CAH estimates that 75% of the hate money is coming from Mormons. Most are from out-of-state. Here’s the top 20. 1. Knights of Columbus: $1,275,0002. National Organization For Marriage: $941,134.803. John Templeton:$900,0004. Howard Ahmanson, Jr.: $900,0005. American ...

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Ehrenstein On Buse

Writer David Ehrenstein has published a piece in the LA Weekly about the John McCain’s gay chief of staff Mark Buse, Manhunt, and gay Republicans. Ehrenstein, a regular JMG participant, interviewed Log Cabin’s Patrick Sammon, Michelangelo Signorile, Mike Rogers, and me. The article begins: “If an outing happens in the forest and no one hears it, is it an outing?” ...

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Elderspeak

Not only does using terms of endearment when speaking to seniors piss them off, studies show it damages their health. Professionals call it elderspeak, the sweetly belittling form of address that has always rankled older people: the doctor who talks to their child rather than to them about their health; the store clerk who assumes that an older person does ...

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Paterson To Run For Governor In 2010

New York Gov. David Paterson has announced that he will run to hold his office in 2010. Paterson was elected as Lieutenant Governor on Eliot Spitzer’s ticket in 2006, taking over the governorship in March this year after Spitzer resigned in a prostitution scandal. Gov. David A. Paterson said on Tuesday that he would run in 2010 for a full ...

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Protection For CA Gay Seniors

Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a bill that will protect LGBT seniors in nursing homes. The law, which takes effect Jan. 1, requires licensed health care professionals who have constant interaction with seniors to attend a training program on preventing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. “Some members of the (LGBT) community living in nursing homes have been denied ...

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Florida Marriage Ban Poised To Pass

As in California, the gay marriage amendment in Florida has gained support and may pass, despite months of indications that it would not. A majority of Florida voters in a new WESH 2 News Mason-Dixon Poll said they plan to vote in favor of a constitutional amendment to define marriage as being between one man and one woman. The poll ...

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Idiocracy

Remember that clip with the drunk rednecks railing against Obama? Here’s the non-drunk, non-redneck, but just as stupid Midwestern version. BloggerInterrupted found these douche-nozzles in the parking lot of a McCain/Palin rally in Strongville, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. (Via – Wonkette)

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Yes On 8: The Second Ad

Sigh. Here’s the second ad from the Yes On 8 haters in California and it is slick. Our side needs to seriously step up the game. That straight couple talking about their gay daughter is sweet but lacks serious punch.

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