Tag Archives: Slate

Slate: Hillary Dresses Like A Lesbian

A Slate piece today aims to “decode” Hillary Clinton’s fashion sense. Vanessa Urguhart writes: Hillary Clinton’s sense of style has been criticized for as long as she has been on the national political scene. One of the uglier forms this mockery has taken, most often in barbed private jokes and comments but occasionally openly by anti-gay activists, has been the ...

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Quote Of The Day – Mark Joseph Stern

“The problem here, of course, is that an honest answer—’your honor, we believe gay people will destroy the marital institution altogether’—would undermine the supposedly secular, animus-free nature of these arguments. In developing them, anti-gay activists began with a conclusion—gay people don’t deserve the rights that we straight people have—then worked backward, camouflaging each prejudiced premise with a supposedly neutral talking ...

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Slate: Create Your Own Marriage Ruling

Mark Joseph Stern writes at Slate: These judges know this is their shot at a very specific kind of immortality, and they seem to be in subtle competition with each other to write the one marriage equality opinion that history remembers. Now Outward is offering a chance to create the ultimate gay marriage opinion. We’ve taken the most notable portions ...

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Straights Should Stay Out Of Gay Bars?

Slate vlogger and self-identified separatist June Thomas says that gay nightclubs are too few and “precious” to the community and therefore straight people should think twice about coming in. And gay guys should stay out of lesbian bars too. (Tipped by JMG reader John)

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Slate Launches “Gaysplaining” Section

Slate today announced the launch of Outward, a new section of the site that “won’t be just another one-note, mainstream ‘gay news’ blog.” Um, ouch? Being made of the same ornery stuff as the rest of Slate, Outward will be a haven for passionate expressions of underrepresented and controversial points of view that we hope will make you think, make ...

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