Tag Archives: Southerners

From The Campaign For Southern Equality

(Tipped by JMG reader Raj)

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CNN On Gay Parenting In The South

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More Gays Raise Kids In The South

According to a study of data released by the U.S. Census, there are more gay couples raising children in the southern states than in urban states more traditionally considered to be gay hot spots. Child rearing among same-sex couples is more common in the South than in any other region of the country, according to Gary Gates, a demographer at ...

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“Confederate Southern Americans” Want Official U.S. Census Recognition

You can’t make it up. Proud Southern descendants of the fight to preserve slavery (among other things) want their own “Confederate nationality” recognized on the census. Are you tired of Anti-Southern discrimination and bigotry directed at Southern people? Are you tired of being called a racist simply because you are proud of the Confederate Battle flag – the symbol of ...

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“He’s Other”

A few gems on Obama’s racial identity from Southerners interviewed by the New York Times: – “He’s neither-nor,” said Ricky Thompson, a pipe fitter who works at a factory north of Mobile, while standing in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart store just north of here. “He’s other. It’s in the Bible. Come as one. Don’t create other breeds.” -“I ...

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