Tag Archives: DOMA

Project Postcard

Here’s another Activism 4.0 project, only this one uses snail-mail. CivilRightsFront.com wants you to mail postcards to Barack Obama requesting the immediate repeal of the Defense Of Marriage Act. President-elect Barack ObamaPresidential Transition OfficeKluczynski Federal Building230 S. Dearborn St., 38th FloorChicago, IL 60604 WRITE A MESSAGE – I recommend that we all write the same thing, so that our message …

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McCain Speaks To Washington Blade

John McCain has responded to a list of LGBT-related questions submitted by the Washington Blade. In his responses, McCain speaks fondly of such noted gay figures as former Rep. Jim Kolby (R-AZ), lesbian activists Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon, and Mark Bingham, at whose funeral McCain spoke. Unfortunately, the submitted questions do not mention McCain chief of staff Mark Buse, …

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GOP Enshrines Hate In 2008 Platform

From the GOP’s approved 2008 convention platform: “We consider discrimination based on sex, race, age, religion, creed, disability, or national origin to be immoral.” Who’s missing from that list? Oh, right, we are. The GOP says it right there: discrimination against gays IS NOT IMMORAL. On DADT: Personnel policies The all-volunteer force has been a success. We oppose reinstituting the …

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Obama Says Nothing New To Advocate

UPDATE: One paragraph in the interview is bringing wide media attention. In it, Obama says that he won’t make the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” a “litmus test” for his potential Joint Chiefs of Staff appointees. The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund agrees with Obama’s position. Victory Fund spokesperson Denis Dison says, “In terms of any kind of litmus …

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Bill Clinton Defends DOMA

Speaking to college reporters, Bill Clinton defended the Defense of Marriage Act as a “reasonable compromise” for the political climate of its time and accused Melissa Etheridge of “rewriting history” when she said that his administration “threw gays under the bus” once his election was achieved. Clinton also seems to predict that gays will suffer greater harassment if states are …

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Feds Deny Gay Man Passport Under
His New Married Name

Citing the Defense Of Marriage Act, the State Department has refused to issue a passport to a Massachusetts AIDS counselor under his new married hyphenated name. As an AIDS counselor, Jason Hair-Wynn wants to bring his expertise to Africa, a continent that has been ravaged by the disease. But when the Attleboro resident recently applied for a new passport so …

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Queers: Invented By Jews

Through the magic of Free Republic’s homo-obsession, I came across this 1993 article by Jewish theologian Dennis Prager. You may recall Prager as one of the “insider” architects of the Defense Of Marriage Act, in support of which he testified before Congress in 1996. Prager begins with this premise: To appreciate the extent of the revolution wrought by Judaism’s prohibiting …

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