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Maddow & Cooper On SCOTUS/DADT

Rachel Maddow reacts to yesterday’s SCOTUS decision not to hear a challenge to DADT and takes on our “Fierce Advocate In Chief”. Required viewing. Also reacting to the SCOTUS decision was Anderson Cooper, who hosted the increasingly impressive Lt. Dan Choi, who really needs to run for office in New York.

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Today: Free Museum Day In NYC

From 6pm to 9pm today, all the museums along the Upper East Side’s vaunted Museum Mile are offering free admission as part of the 31st Annual Museum Mile Festival. One day a year, for the past 31 years, nine of the country’s finest museums, all ones that call Fifth Avenue home, collectively open their doors from 6pm – 9pm for …

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NGLTF On The March On Washington

I’ve asked some major LGBT rights organizations to issue a statement saying whether they support the proposed March On Washington in 2009. The National Gay & Lesbian Task Force’s executive director Rea Carey responds: “The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force has long held that equality begins at home and that power is built from the ground up. We have …

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HRC On The March On Washington

I’ve asked some major LGBT rights organizations to issue a statement saying whether they support the proposed March On Washington in 2009. HRC’s Joe Solmonese responds: “We shouldn’t wait until October for a march in Washington to do the critical grassroots organizing that can happen today. As we understand it, the purpose behind the call for a march is to …

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NY Assemblyman Dov Hikind: No Gays At Holocaust Memorial

New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn), a notorious homophobe who routinely attempts to block LGBT rights legislation, is pissed off because homosexuals and other groups persecuted by the Nazis will be represented at a Holocaust memorial in Hikind’s home borough. Hikind said even though 5 million people from other groups — including gays, the disabled and Jehovah’s Witnesses — were …

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DC Wingnut Blames Dick Cheney For Failure Of Federal Marriage Amendment

One of the good failures of Dubya’s administration was the non-passage of the Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA), which would have required approval by Congress and by a two-thirds majority of all the state legislatures. Any amendment to the U.S. Constitution would be an enormously ambitious undertaking – much less one with scant support from half of Congress. But the virtual …

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Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay Calls Female Journalist A Lesbian Pig

Celebrity chef and star of Hell’s Kitchen Gordon Ramsay went nuts on an Australian journalist during a food show in Melbourne. Gordon Ramsay has outraged women’s groups in Australia by depicting a leading female television journalist as a lesbian pig. The astonishing tirade shocked audiences at a food show in Melbourne where Ramsay was giving a demonstration. It has led …

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BREAKING: SCOTUS Rejects Challenge To Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

The U.S. Supreme Court has just refused to hear a challenge to “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a challenge to the Pentagon policy forbidding gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military, granting an Obama administration request to maintain the Clinton-era “don’t ask, don’t tell” directive. The court said it will not hear …

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