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Al Franken Catches Focus of the Family Leader in Lie To Senate

Senator Al Franken’s smackdown of Focus on the Family leader Tom Minnery before a Senate Judiciary Committee on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act is required viewing, as far we are concerned. Senator Franken catches the homophobic Minnery in a lie about the well-being of children in homes […]

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HISTORY: Senate Confirms First Out Male Federal Judge

The Senate made history Monday, confirming the first out gay male in history to the federal bench. With a vote of 80-3, J. Paul Oetken became a federal judge. Oetken was nominated in January by President Obama to sit on the US District Court for the Southern District of New […]

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New York: Concrete Jungle Where Gays Can Marry?

The fate of gay marriage in New York state rests solely upon two undecided Republican Senators after a Democrat-led Assembly approved a measure that would bring marriage equality to the state last night. To be fair, it was the third time Democrats in the House have rallied up a successful […]

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DOMA Repeal Legislation Introduced

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D) of California introduced the Respect For Marriage Act into Congress yesterday. The bill seeks to outright repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, which the president recently announced is no longer being defended in court by the federal government, a green light for repeal if ever there […]