Posts Tagged ‘Homosexual Rights’

“Gay-marriage advocates hold out hope for enough votes” (Bill Kenney)

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

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gay wedding
his father gave him away
years ago

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Headlines:

“Gay-marriage advocates hold out hope for enough votes” (Philly News)

“Foes of California’s gay-marriage ban lose federal appeal” (Los Angeles Times)

“D.C. Council preps for second gay marriage vote” (WTOP)

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Poem by Bill Kenney (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Cult of Conservative Christian GOPers Backs Death Penalty for Gays With HIV” (Dick Whyte)

Monday, February 8th, 2010

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………………..breaking news…
………………..he is gone by the time
………………..I get home

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Headlines:

“Cult of Conservative Christian GOPers Backs Death Penalty for Gays With HIV” (AlterNet)

“Rick Warren does the right thing” (BoingBoing)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Constance McMillen: Mississippi’s Pro-Gay Prom Rebel is a Hero” (Robert Moyer)

Friday, June 4th, 2010

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Portland wedding
the groom radiant in
her tuxedo

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Headlines:

“Constance McMillen: Mississippi’s Pro-Gay Prom Rebel is a Hero” (Politics Daily)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Bill O’Reilly: Gay McDonald’s Ads? What’s Next, Ads for Al Qaeda?” (Robert Moyer)

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

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McDonald’s play room
a little boy climbs up
on Ronald’s lap

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Headlines:

“Bill O’Reilly: Gay McDonald’s Ads? What’s Next, Ads for Al Qaeda?” (Care 2)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Church divided over gay rights: new fears of schism and anguish for archbishop” (James Tipton)

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

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Guadalajara—
a parade of transvestites
led by the Pope!

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Headlines:

“Church divided over gay rights: new fears of schism and anguish for archbishop” (The Guardian)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Senate delivers potentially fatal blow to ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ repeal efforts” (Bill Kenney)

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

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don’t ask don’t tell
the senators
won’t listen

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Headlines:

“Senate delivers potentially fatal blow to ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ repeal efforts” (Washington Post)

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Poem by Bill Kenney (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet. Thankfully, not long after receiving this poem, the senate turned around and did listen, repealing the ban on openly gay officers in the army. Read more here.

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