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The Long Defeat

From David Brooks in the NY Times: In short, Hillary Clinton’s presidential prospects continue to dim. The door is closing. Night is coming. The end, however, is not near. Last week, an important Clinton adviser told Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen (also of Politico) that Clinton had no more than a 10 percent chance of getting the nomination. Now, she’s …

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The Pregnant Husband

A transgender man, legally male and legally married to a woman, is carrying the couple’s baby. To our neighbors, my wife, Nancy, and I don’t appear in the least unusual. To those in the quiet Oregon community where we live, we are viewed just as we are — a happy couple deeply in love. Our desire to work hard, buy …

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Hillary On Rev. Wright

Hillary Clinton says that wouldn’t have stayed in Rev. Wright’s congregation. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, in a wide-ranging interview today with Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reporters and editors, said she would have left her church if her pastor made the sort of inflammatory remarks Sen. Barack Obama’s former pastor made. “He would not have been my pastor,” Clinton said. “You don’t choose …

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The Bullied Boy

Bullies don’t care if you’re actually gay. In ninth grade, a couple of the same boys started a Facebook page called “Every One That Hates Billy Wolfe.” It featured a photograph of Billy’s face superimposed over a likeness of Peter Pan, and provided this description of its purpose: “There is no reason anyone should like billy he’s a little bitch. …

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H&R Block: No Online Returns
For Civil Unioned

Via the ACLU: The American Civil Liberties Union sent a demand letter to H&R Block today demanding that it change its online tax preparation system to accommodate gay couples in Connecticut with civil unions. The ACLU is representing a couple with a civil union who attempted to file their taxes on the company’s website through their online service, TaxCut Online, …

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HomoQuotable – John Amaechi

“I nearly just decided not to ever go back to America and just stay here and say ‘let them froth around in their own mess,’ but I went to Manchester Pride and Sir Ian McKellen was the Marshal … I’m not very fluffy with these things and I’m quite cynical. “However, the sight of him waving and looking at the …

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Burger Logo Riles Humor-Free Queers

Gay students at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor are upset with the logo of a local burger joint. The Stonewall Democrats, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender caucus of the University’s College Democrats chapter, has taken offense with the restaurant’s logo and recently began circulating a petition to sway the owners to change the logo. LSA senior Kolby …

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Craig Replacement Could Be Pro-Life

Literally. A nutjob running for Larry Craig’s seat has legally changed his name to Pro-Life Richardson. A 66-year-old Idaho strawberry farmer, formerly known after a previous name change as Marvin Pro-Life Richardson, is now, simply, “Pro-Life.” “I think it’s just and I think it’s proper to have Pro-Life on the ballot,” Pro-Life told the Idaho Press-Tribune. “If I save one …

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Obama: Gays Are A Wedge Issue

Via PageOneQ: Senator Barack Obama (D-IL), speaking to rally attendees in Medford, Oregon on Saturday, took issue with how recent political campaigns have used wedge issues to divide the electorate, but have ultimately done little to make a real difference, especially when there are more important things to worry about. “I mean, think about what these last few election cycles …

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Sally Kern Stands By Her Hate

On Sunday, Sally Kern appeared on a local Oklahoma political chat show to defend her remarks, appearing opposite openly gay pastor Scott Jones. This clip quickly devolves in the usual interpretations of Leviticus, Sodom and Gomorrah, and Santa Christ, but Kern takes some good hits from the panelists. Here’s part two of the show. (Via – Pam’s House Blend.)

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