Tag Archives: straight allies

Mayor, LGBT Ally, Firefighting Hero

Not only is Newark Mayor Cory Booker an outspoken ally in the battle for LGBT equality, he’s now being hailed as a firefighting hero. Booker arrived home last night to discover his next-door neighbor’s house on fire, and rescued a young woman trapped upstairs by carrying her through the flames, suffering second-degree burns in the process. The mayor’s security team …

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Zach Wahls At GLAAD Media Awards

We need to get this kid into Congress.

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Grandparents For Marriage Equality

(Via – Zack Ford)

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Heterosexuals For Same-Sex Equality

A new Facebook photo campaign. Check it out.

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Here’s The Highlight From Last Night’s Washington Marriage Bill Debate

One of the few Republicans to support the bill provided the most moving testimony during yesterday’s marriage equality debate on the floor of the Washington House. You might need a tissue.(Via – Matt Stopera)

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Rob Reiner On Prop 8 Ruling

Famed actor and director Rob Reiner is one of the major financial backers of the fight to overturn Proposition 8. Yesterday he appeared on the Stephanie Miller Show to talk about the Ninth Circuit Court’s ruling. His words: “Meathead strikes again!” (Via Radio Guy Chris)

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Quote Of The Day – Miley Cyrus

“I believe every American should be allowed the same rights and civil liberties. Without legalized same-sex marriage, most of the time you cannot share the same health benefits, you are not considered next of kin and you are not granted the same securities as a heterosexual couple. How is this different than having someone sit in the back of the …

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Sen. Al Franken For Marriage Equality

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BRITAIN: Rugby Star And “Manliest Man” Does Gay Mag As Part Of …Fap Fap Fap

Rugby star. “Manliest man.” Gay-friendly. AIDS activist. And some other stuff about getting naked. Sorry, were you saying something?

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Oscar Winner Mo’Nique For Marriage

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CHICAGO: Anti-Bullying Ally Ben Cohen To Kick Off Gay Softball World Series

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Remembering Jack Layton

Canada’s 22 Minutes (which is sort of like the Daily Show) has posted a montage of amusing moments with the late LGBT ally Jack Layton.

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Photo Of The Day – Jack Layton Tribute

In Toronto’s Phillips Square, hundreds of residents have created chalk tributes to the late progressive leader Jack Layton, who died of cancer last week at the age of 61. Layton was considered Canada’s most passionate and effective ally of the LGBT community and his passing has affected the gay political world like nothing in recent memory.

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Jay Bakker On LGBT Rights

The son of whackadoodle Jim Bakker and the late Tammy Faye Messner turned out to be an OK dude.

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MARYLAND: Gov. Martin O’Malley Renews Vow To Pass Marriage Equality

(Via – Towleroad)

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CANADA: Opposition Leader And LGBT Advocate Jack Layton Dies At Age 61

Jack Layton, Canada’s legendary progressive and the current head of the opposition New Democrat Party, has died of prostate cancer at the age of 61. An ardent friend of the LGBT community, Layton was a vigorous supporter of HIV/AIDS activism in the early years of the pandemic. In 2005, Layton was credited by many for the success of Canada’s national …

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MINNESOTA: Parents Of Killed Gay Soldier Fight Proposed Marriage Ban

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Cory Monteith: Straight But Not Narrow

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Gillibrand Pushes For NY Marriage

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Ben Cohen On Gay Times Cover

(Via – Towleroad)

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