Archive for December, 2011

Top 11 posts from 2011

Top 11 posts from 2011

I love this time of year where I can look back over the past year and see what it means based on what has happened on the blog. In general, it was a very good year for my blog with pageviews up, the loyalty of my visitors also up. The year also showed site visits down, but that may be due at least in part to the fact that the number of posts for the[Read More…]

December 26, 2011 Comments are Disabled general

Sailor and (GF) partner reunited.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta (left) shares a historic kiss with her girlfriend of two years, Petty Officer 3rd Class Citlalic Snell, at Fort Story in Virginia Beach on Wednesday. It’s a tradition at Navy homecomings that one sailor is chosen by raffle to be first off the ship to kiss a loved one. This time, for the first time, the reunited couple was same-sex. The picture is worth a million words!  Follow the link[Read More…]

December 22, 2011 Comments are Disabled Gay Pride, general

Gay community apologizes to Amy Koch for ruining her marriage – Minneapolis News – The Blotter

The entire apology is a good read, and here is just the start of it. “On behalf of all gays and lesbians living in Minnesota, I would like to wholeheartedly apologize for our community’s successful efforts to threaten your traditional marriage,” reads the letter from John Medeiros. “We apologize that our selfish requests to marry those we love has cheapened and degraded traditional marriage so much that we caused you to stray from your own[Read More…]

December 22, 2011 Comments are Disabled Activism, general, Same-Sex Marriage
Is Gingrich anti-US Constitution?

Is Gingrich anti-US Constitution?

Gingrich is a danger to the American people, not only because he is at war with Islam, but because, he can not distinguish the divisions between the Constitution, and Religious Law in general.

December 13, 2011 1 comment general

Update: PA HB 934 passes out of committee.

PA HB 934 is a discriminatory, unnecessary, and costly effort that will limit access to vote by many Pennsylvanians, and now it has passed out of the Senate Government committee. Here is more about the bill:                    

December 12, 2011 Comments are Disabled general

Will Pennsylvania make it harder to vote?

Today, the PA Senate is due to take up HB 934, a Voter ID bill which many claim is a big government program looking to solve a problem that doesn’t exist. Those on the left accuse Republican led efforts in a number of states of being a push to repress the vote in next year’s Presidential election.

December 12, 2011 Comments are Disabled Activism, general

Is Congress raising middle-class taxes in 25 days?

Saw this on Facebook, but it is pulled from Twitter: ?@whitehouse: If Congress doesn’t act, middle class taxes increase in 25 days, 12 hours, 13 minutes. Find out how it affects you:

December 6, 2011 Comments are Disabled Activism, general

Occupy Pittsburgh needs.

Short list off some of the items that Occupy Pittsburgh camp is looking for donations.

December 6, 2011 Comments are Disabled Activism, general

QUILTBAG group meets tomorrow. There is an empty chair with your name on it!

Monday evening is the next QUILTBAG meeting, and I’m excited to see this group continue to form, coalesce, and build a new way for queer individuals and organizations to work together and support each other. Few efforts have begun in here in Pittsburgh that are as important as this one, when it comes to shaping the next generation of cooperation and activism surrounding LGBTQ/QUILTBAG as a community. Saw this pic on the Occupy Pittsburgh Facebook[Read More…]

December 4, 2011 Comments are Disabled general

Questions for Fred Karger

Is there any question you would like to see asked of Fred Karger? Let me know what it is! Leave it as a comment here on this blog post. I’ll report back after the call on how it all went.

December 4, 2011 Comments are Disabled general