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Marriage Equality Threatened By States, Possible Supreme Retirement

Politics  

Dear Supremes, Stop, in the name of love. Marriage equality could be in jeopardy if Justice Kennedy retires next Summer. On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld their original Obergefell v. Hodges decision granting same sex couples the right to marriage, including the right to all benefits and privileges legally granted to straight couples….

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Transphobe Appointed To Lead Gender Equality Post

Politics  

One cannot be surprised anymore by the Trump administration’s incredibly tone-deaf staffing choices. The new senior adviser for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in the US Agency for International Development, Bethany Kozma is infamous for leading a campaign against the Obama administration’s school guidance which allowed transgender students to use the bathroom’s facilities that correspond…

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Marriage Equality Under Attack in Texas

Politics  

Houston we have a problem. Marriage equality is under attack in Texas. In a recent decision, the nine member, all Republican Texas Superior Court has reversed the lower court decision affirming that married same-sex couples are entitled to all benefits accorded by law to their heterosexual counterparts.   In writing the unanimous decision, Justice Jeff…

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Germany Edges Towards Marriage Equality

Politics  

Time to plan your gay wedding at this year’s Oktoberfest in Berlin, or Munich or Hamburg or Cologne!   Pending an expected final approval vote from the upper house of Germany’s Parliament, same-sex marriage will become the law of the land this fall in Germany.   Angela Merkel, in anticipation of a tough election in…

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Celebs Respond To The President’s Insecure Tweet Condoning Violence Against The Media

Politics  

Another day, another round of everyone with a brain wondering how much lower the president can sink with his un-presidential tweets. The latest is an edited video of “45” inflicting violence on his favorite enemy, the “liberal media” (recently he’s singled out Morning Joe hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski for particular scorn) all weekand an obvious…

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Offender in Chief

Politics  

Another embarrassing press incident recently occurred in the White House Oval Office that evoked memories of the infamous “Grab them by the pussy” Access Hollywood audio recordings. Caitriona Perry, Washington Correspondent & U.S. Bureau Chief with RTÉ News—Ireland, posted a “video of the bizarre moment” @realDonaldTrump was on an official congratulatory phone call with Ireland’s…

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Heterosexual Pride Day Is Real — And Really Stupid

Comedy, Politics  

If you thought National Pride Month would come to a close without any official notice from the current White House administration, you were correct. Still, you probably weren’t prepared for the lunacy that is National Trolling Day Heterosexual Pride Day, a Twitter initiative that one day celebrates one 24-hour period when straight people can celebrate…

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Tanarchy in the U.K.! Rowling Plots Demonstrations If Trump Visits Britain

Politics  

J.K. Rowling—the creative force responsible for making fantasy children’s books a lucrative literary genre—is coordinating demonstrations to counter a possible official visit to the U.K. from Melania Trump’s sweetheart deal, Spray-Tan-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. “Rather than crafting placards, I think we should enlarge Trump’s London tweets so they’re on camera everywhere he goes to ‘show support.’” The tweets…

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