The Republic of T.

Black. Gay. Father. Vegetarian. Buddhist. Liberal.

September 11, 2012
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Repost: Gay Americans and 9/11 – On A Queer Day

Today is a day of remembrances, obviously. Across the country, Americans marked the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, tolling church bells, pausing in silence to reflect and mourning the loss of the nearly 3,000 people who … Continue reading

August 16, 2011
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Gay Husbands, Submissive Wives & Michelle Bachmann, Pt. 1

Not that it’s going to matter much to Michelle Bachmann… In 2006, Bachmann said her husband had told her to get a post-doctorate degree in tax law. “Tax law? I hate taxes,” she continued. “Why should I go into something … Continue reading

July 13, 2011
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Gingrich Nixes “Marriage Vow” Proposal

So, Newt Gingrich has refused to sign that anti-gay marriage pledge. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich refused to sign Iowa social conservative Bob Vander Plaats’s anti-gay-marriage pledge, saying through a spokesman that it had a long list of problems. Mr. … Continue reading

November 11, 2008
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From the People Who Helped Bring You Proposition 8

Dead, but baptized, Jews. Holocaust survivors said Monday they are through trying to negotiate with the Mormon church over posthumous baptisms of Jews killed in Nazi concentration camps, saying the church has repeatedly violated a 13-year-old agreement barring the practice. … Continue reading

August 7, 2008
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The LGBT Hate Crimes Project: Shanesha Stewart

In the previous post, I wrote: Basically, I had someone say to me that if a hate crimes case didn’t get widespread coverage, didn’t spark large protests, or catalyze new legislation, then it wasn’t noteworthy enough to warrant its own … Continue reading