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Just for the record …

The La Crosse Wisconsin Seven River’s Riverfest Board and the La Crosse LGBT Resource Center have issued a joint statement in which Riverfest Commodore Mark Schneider claims no responsibility for what he did to the 14 year old girl, the girl and the LGBT group forgive him, and everyone is asked to move on. Not…

Federal Judge Vaughn Walker has decided to uphold … or overturn … California’s highly controversial and uncivilized Propositoi 8, which bans marriage between two people who fail to meet arbitrary gender-based criteria specified in the proposition. Some call this the first test of the constitutionality of the law, but that is, of course, absurd. The…

You’ve probably already heard about Target corporation’s sponsorship of an ad backing Republican Tom Emmer in his bid to keep Minnesota in the Dark Ages. The corporation known locally as The Mother Ship spent $150,000 to produce this ad:

A Minnesota-based Christian rock band whose lead singer calls for the execution of homosexuals will appear at this year’s state GOP convention and has ties to the reelection campaign of Rep. Michele “Crazy Eyes” Bachmann. Being discussed on Joe.My.God. and reported here.

Good for her, but this is just another incremental step in the continued isolation of a social backwater in Mississippi known as Itawamba. She won’t say which school she now attends, but she plans to graduate June 2. Meanwhile … Members of a fundamentalist church from Kansas say they’ll protest the Itawamba graduation Saturday because…

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Monday in a major case testing whether state colleges and universities can deny official status and subsidies to student groups that bar homosexuals and other groups from membership.

Same Sex Couples to Have Equal Treatement President Obama on Thursday signed a memorandum requiring hospitals to allow gays and lesbians to have non-family visitors and to grant their partners medical power of attorney. The president ordered the Department of Health and Human Services to prohibit discrimination in hospital visitation. The memo is scheduled to…

Fulton … The end of the line.

I have not been able to blog about the Fulton Idiocy largely because I can’t bring myself down to the cool, calm, collected level I usually operate at being that I’m a professional blogger and all. I will blog about it, but later. I’ll blog about it mainly because I want this to come true:…

I don’t know what to think about this. Remember the prom, where the lesbian girl wanted to wear a tux (gasp!) and bring her girlfriend (gasp) so the local already known to be wacked out school district shut the prom down? You may also know that the ACLU organized an alternate prom, and has been…

Recently, the Itawamba County School District, in Mississippi, canceled the high school prom because a lesbian student had asked if she could show up in drag and with her girlfriend. The school district officials stated that they hoped that a private group not bound by the same laws as a school district would hold an…