Prop 8

On Our Radar

Stop. Link time. (It had to be said.) For RH Reality Check, Jaime Jenett bravely discusses her experiences as a non-biological lesbian parent of an ill child while enduring the daily hurt of Prop 8 stickers… and makes eloquent efforts to communicate with those who don’t believe she deserves rights (reposted at AlterNet). Mother Jones offers advice on how to wade through media coverage of Osama bin Laden’s death. Jane Laplain of Questioning Transphobia talks about trans* identity and the one-word-or-two-words question… and why it matters. ColorLines shares the Center for Reproductive Rights video “They’re Coming for Roe.” Shakesville provides an open thread on the results of Canada’s election. Racialicious reports on the release of the book I Speak for...

BitchTapes: Prop 8 Ruling Celebratory Wedding Mix!

Hooray for the Prop 8 ruling! Sure, we have to wait to see what the Supreme Court says, but in the meantime I thought we could celebrate with a... Read more »

Prop 8 Ruling: Open Thread

Image via the SF Gate From yesterday's ruling that Prop 8 is... Read more »

The Body Electric: "Naturally Procreative Relationships" or Policing Bodies Goes Straight!

Uh oh. Those pro-h8ers got themselves in a pickle last week in San Francisco with U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn, who questioned laywer Charles Cooper about his dumb assertion that Prop 8 is important to the state because it enourages "naturally procreative relationships." The judge, bypassing... Read more »

AA Strikes Again: "Legalize Gay" Shirts

While I've made my feelings about American Apparel clear in the past, they certainly are making themselves into a moving target. Picking up the slack left behind by... Read more »

These people threaten the sanctity of marriage?

The Courage Campaign released a video in response to the brief Ken Starr filed in California to nullify the 18,000 marriages that took place there last year before Proposition 8 passed. Set to Regina Spektor’s “Fidelity”, the video shows dozens of same-sex couples, their friends and family... Read more »

Urban Outfitters Pulls Support Tee

Urban outfitters recently yanked a t-shirt from their shelves, citing "bad press" as the reason. Was it one of their infamous "Voting Is For Old People" shirts? Or possibly the one with money signs encircling the phrase "Everyone Loves A Jewish Girl?" Or maybe one of the many shirt images that... Read more »

Prop 8 - The Musical

I wish once a week, it was “musical day,” where we sort out our disagreements through song. What would you like to see a musical about? Read more »

Exit, Stage Right

So many douchebags, so little time. The air was thick with them this week: That guy who owns American Apparel and who holds his staff meetings in the... Read more »

Prop 8...

Before I go any farther, let me say I'm glad Obama won. I feel like if queer folks don't say that first, there will be a backlash against our community that will be painfully unprecedented. So, again I say: I am glad Obama won. I'm disgusted to live in California, a state that refuses to give me... Read more »

"my dad could be a woman, and my mom could be a man!"

thanks to megan for the heads-up, and who’s also written a very thoughtful post about gay marriage… Read more »