Category Archives: News and Politics

West Palm Beach to Vote on Equal Benefits Ordinance


West Palm Beach to Vote on Equal Benefits Ordinance http://blogs.browardpalmbeach.com/pulp/2014/07/west_palm_beach_to_vote_on_equal_benefits_ordinance.php West Palm Beach to Vote on Equal Benefits Ordinance By Chris Joseph, Broward-Palm Beach New Times July 30, 2014 “It is all about equal pay for equal work,” says Rand … Continue reading

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LGBT Activists Target Congressional Democrats for Federal Civil Rights Legislation


Melanie Nathan | Oblogdeeoblogda | July 31, 1204 Continuing to pressure Congressional Democrats to advance comprehensive federal civil rights legislation that will give lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans the same legal rights and protections that all other Americans currently … Continue reading

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Gay Congressman Mark Pocan: ENDA Religious Exemption Will Go, Obama Is ‘Leading Us’


Michelangelo Signorile | Huffington Post | July 31, 2014 Openly gay Congressman Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) weighed in on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), at the center of controversy since major LGBT groups pulled their support of the bill in the wake … Continue reading

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BREAKING: “Gay Men Aren’t Pedophiles” Says Boy Scouts’ National Commissioner


Dan Tracer | Queerty | July 31, 2014 The Boy Scouts of America seem to progress about a quarter century behind the rest of the country. That would put them today in the social equivalent of 1989. In 1989, gay people were tolerated, … Continue reading

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GOP lawmaker: You will ‘rethink everything’ when full 9/11 report is released


Travis Gettys | Raw Story | July 31, 2014 A Republican lawmaker renewed his call for the release of 28 redacted pages from the investigative report into the 9/11 terrorist attacks — which a left-wing fringe group claims implicates the … Continue reading

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Jeremy Scahill: White House Censoring What US Public Can Know About Torture Program


Andrea Germanos | Common Dreams | Reader Supported News | July 31, 2014 Journalist says Obama’s “done a lot of running of defense for the CIA.”   ollowing news that the very same Central Intelligence Agency officials involved with the CIA … Continue reading

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Colorado’s Now Average 2.0 Oil and Gas Spills Per Day


Lindsay Abrams | Salon | Reader Supported News | July 31, 2014 The state’s drilling boom is bringing more spills — many of which go unreported to residents   s oil and gas operations ramp up in Colorado, spills, too, … Continue reading

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Ginsburg on Hobby Lobby: Male Justices Don’t Get It


Katie Couric News Video | Reader Supported News | July 31, 2014 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tells Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric that she believes the male Supreme Court justices who voted against her in the Hobby Lobby case … Continue reading

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Dick Cheney And Other Bush Administration Officials May Finally Go To Trial


Manny Schewitz | Forward Progressives | July 30, 2014 Did you know six members of the Bush Administration may finally end up in court? While I’d really rather see Bush painting his self portraits in solitary confinement or Rumsfeld riding the … Continue reading

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US: Wyoming same-sex marriage lawsuit will be allowed to go to trial


Pink News | July 30, 2014 A Wyoming judge has declined to rule on the constitutionality of a state law that specifies marriage is limited to one man and one woman. Laramie County District Court Judge Thomas Campbell also decided … Continue reading

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