Tag Archives: homosexuality

Supreme Court Gay Marriage Rulings Bring Out the Crazy on the Right

Last week the Supreme Court delivered twin rulings on gay rights, striking down the section of DOMA relating to federal benefits for same-sex couples, and letting stand a lower court ruling that found California’s Proposition 8 unconstitutional. Of course, right-wing … Continue reading

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Washington GLBT Discrimination Bill Doesn’t Go Far Enough

In response to a state lawsuit against a florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding (citing her “relationship” with Christ), Washington state Republicans have introduced a bill that would legalize discrimination against homosexuals based on “sincerely held” religious … Continue reading

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Freedom of Association vs. Coercion in the Case of the Homophobic Florist

The Washington State Attorney General’s Office is suing a florist for refusing to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding. According to the lawsuit, Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland, Wash., illegally discriminated against a customer on the basis of … Continue reading

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Gandhi Was Wrong About Birth Control

Salon.com has posted an essay Mahatma Gandhi wrote about birth control in 1939, and sadly this essay shows that Gandhi was no more enlightened than the average person of that time period (at least when it came to women’s reproductive … Continue reading

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Rand Paul Doesn’t “Understand” Gay Marriage. What’s To Understand?

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) gave an interview to Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association today, and, seeing as this is the same Bryan Fischer who thinks that pedophiles will take over the Boy Scouts if the group’s ban on … Continue reading

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