Archives for December 2011

Monthly Archives: December 2011

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Entertainment

Merry Christmas, Katy.  I’m divorcing you.  Also, happy anniversary of the almost-day I proposed to you in India two years ago. I told Ellen on her show that we were very much in love still, but I kind ...
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Entertainment Politics

1.  “I will tell you that I had a mother last night come up to me here in Tampa, Florida, after the debate. She told me that her little daughter took that vaccine, that injection, and she suffered from ...
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Health

Scholars at the Williams Institute, a leading UCLA think tank on sexual orientation and gender identity law and policy issues, issued the following statements on some of the most important research-driven policy developments of 2011 that impacted the ...
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Faith and Religion

Cardinal Francis George said in an interview last week, “You know, you don’t want the Gay Liberation Movement to morph into something like the Ku Klux Klan, demonstrating in the streets against Catholicism.” Now, after publicly being asked to step ...
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Entertainment

Native New Yorker Lady Gaga has been hand-picked by Mayor Bloomberg to be his special guest for the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square. The “Born This Way” phenomenon will push the official Waterford Crystal button that ...
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Entertainment

The Seattle Lesbian took some time to chat with One More Lesbian (OML) founder Shirin Papillon recently.  We discussed mainstream television and representation of LGBT characters throughout the past few years and how the media mogul intends to ...
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National

It was the eve before Alyssa’s holiday party at school.  Excitement ran wild from within.  As the night turned into day, Alyssa realized the time had finally arrived!  As I entered into Alyssa’s class on that half-day of ...
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National Politics Top News

While California’s domestic partnership laws grant certain rights to same-sex couples, they do not provide all of the rights of marriage. On October 9, 2011, the legislature and Governor Brown corrected some of that inequity by passing the ...
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National

The Seattle Lesbian received a press release today that we found particularly intriguing. The Palm Center stated: Paul Bedard, author of a USA Today political blog, has suggested that a new study shows that military academy cadets are ...
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National Politics Top News

Michelle BeneckeA new article in the William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law, “Turning Points: Challenges and Successes In Ending Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” offers a fresh perspective on how the policy that banned gays and lesbians ...
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