Category Archive: News Archives

Nov
20

How do you find a balance between wanting peace and wanting justice?

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With the Occupy movement in full swing and the recent incident at UCDavis, one can’t help but be appalled at the blatant disregard for human rights by the police all across the country. I’m not surprised that people are being arrested. They are performing civil disobedience and that comes with the territory. The horrific thing …

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Nov
04

The more things change, the more they stay the same

The Michigan Legislature recently passed a bill addressing the issue of bullying. Except the “religious provisions” in the bill allow for bullying based on religious motives. Basically, If you bully someone for being gay but you do it because you believe the Bible tells you to do it, then you’re ok. State Senator Gretchen Whitmer …

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Nov
04

The doors creaked open..

It’s been a while since I brought up the “add new post” page on this blog. I was actually ready to delete the whole thing. I’ve been blogging mostly on other sites like Tumblr and over on my Bear-focused blog lately. But I wanted to have a space where I could talk about things that …

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Feb
04

Alabama lesbian beaten by group, then arrested.

25 year old Laura Gilbert was beaten by a group of people outside a bar in Opelika, Alabama. Gilbert says it was because she is gay. from local CBS Affliate WRBL: Gilbert says she said aloud before heading there for a friend’s birthday, “I don’t think they like my kind there.” Gilbert and her friend …

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Jan
31

Getting ready

As many of my blog readers know. I’ve lived in Alabama for 100% of my life. I was born here and i grew up here. In fact, the name of this blog used to be called “Sweet Homo Alabama”. I think a lot of you remember that as it wasn’t that long ago. Now comes …

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Dec
16

So…. this is a thing

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Only “terrists” will object to these god-fearin’ Ameri-trees. “I believe we need to take a stand and rescue our religious holiday,” says Marsha Boggs, founder of Boss Creations. “The new tradition of celebrating Christmas with a CHRIST-mas Tree will help put an end to the secularization of Christmas while enhancing the family’s celebration. We also …

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Dec
15

Alabama legislators are baffled by inequality in possible law

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Alabama’s first openly gay state representative, Patricia Todd, brought up a problem with a proposed law that would limit gifts to legislators and their spouses. Todd asked whether or not her wife would be considered a “spouse” even though Alabama law does not recognize their marriage and they were married out of state. I can …

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Dec
06

Blind Item: Rainin’ on the parade

What Birmingham, Ala. news station filmed a segment on being gay in Alabama only to have their “local celebrity” weatherman threaten to quit if it aired? ┬áHe doesn’t believe in global climate change and most certainly doesn’t like the gays!

Dec
03

Sam Tsui on Ellen

In one of our previous YouTube features, we talked about Sam Tsui and his amazing videos. Now Sam shows up on Ellen to talk about his music, his mom and perform a Katy Perry Mashup.

Dec
02

How to argue like the right wing

Here, Joe “you lie” Wilson gives us a wonderful example of how Republicans argue their case for keeping Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Even in the face of overwhelming evidence against you, just keep repeating your bigoted views. It also helps if you plug your ears and hum.

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