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SCOTUS Judge David Souter To Retire

Sources close to Supreme Court Justice David Souter have revealed that he will retire at the entire of the Court’s current term. The sources say that he will remain in office until President Obama selects his replacement. Factors in his decision no doubt include the election of President Obama, who would be more likely to appoint a successor attuned to …

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Deeeeelicous!!!!

Hey, remember when NOM went all copyright on everybody’s ass because of those Gathering Storm audition tapes? Check out what you see now when you try to play their new clip featuring Perez Hilton aka Mario Lavandeira.BWA HA HA HA. Never thought I’d say THIS, but Perez Hilton FTMFW!

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Q&A With Carrie Prejean At The Washington Press Club

Washington Blade’s Rebecca Armendariz: [Maggie] Gallagher introduced Carrie and was very careful in choosing her words. She said that she understands that the “attacks” on Miss Cali don’t reflect the views of most gay people, and remained civil, and a little emotional, about the need to preserve traditional marriage. I’m sure she’s also really proud of the soundbite she brought …

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White House Shrinks LGBT Rights Commitments List On Official Site

UPDATE II: There have been two important developments in the story. First. Second. Hey, President Obama! Where did that famous list of commitments to LGBT rights go on your website? Within five minutes of Obama’s swearing-in, a heavily detailed list of eight promises to us were posted: repeal DADT, support ENDA, expand adoption rights, etc. There’s no mention of DADT …

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The Two Best Rebuttals In Yesterday’s House Hate Crimes Debate

Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) rips the GOP position that the hate crimes bill criminalizes thought. “That’s like saying that anti-lynching laws criminalized knot-tying!” Some real zingers there. But DO watch Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) tear into the Repubs who numerous times evoked the “Philadelphia 11”, a group of anti-gay protesters who were arrested in 2004 for preaching at a gay …

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34 Senate Co-Sponsors Of Hate Crimes Act

A whopping 34 U.S. Senators have already signed on as co-sponsors of Ted Kennedy’s hate crimes bill. This bodes very well. Sen Akaka, Daniel K. [HI], Sen Bayh, Evan [IN], Sen Bingaman, Jeff [NM], Sen Boxer, Barbara [CA], Sen Brown, Sherrod [OH], Sen Cantwell, Maria [WA], Sen Cardin, Benjamin L. [MD], Sen Casey, Robert P., Jr. [PA], Sen Collins, Susan …

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Victory For Marriage In Maine Senate

The wins are coming every day now. This just in: The Maine Senate this morning passed a bill that would allow same-sex marriage in Maine. The Senate voted 20-15 in favor of the measure. Supporters say it would end discrimination against gays and lesbians and opponents say the proposal is an attack against the institution of marriage. This morning’s vote …

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