Tag Archives: Harvey Milk

Speed Read: A lot can happen in a week…

If this was a week you thought it was safe to take a vacation, you may have missed the big religious exemption ruling by the Supreme Court, a push for a religious exemption in President Obama's pending executive order, an

Speed Read: No appeal, Keystone is 19

In a surprise development, Pennsylvania's Republican Governor Tom Corbett announced Wednesday he would not appeal a federal district court decision striking down the state's ban on same-sex couples marrying. New Jersey's Republican Governor Chris Christie reappointed the state supreme court

Speed Read: Log Cabin gets booster

Houston Mayor Annise Parker has introduced a human rights bill that goes farther than many thought she would. A major trade group has promised "financial support" to Log Cabin Republicans. And Rep. David Cicilline is in the Ukraine to show

White House honors LGBTs

The White House announced Monday (May 20) it would honor the late astronaut Sally Ride, whose same-sex relationship was revealed after her death last year. The White House will present Ride's partner and other family members with the Medal of

Gays, Blackwater, and aborigines?

A look at how Proposition 8 defenders seek to justify the same-sex marriage ban What do gay political icon Harvey Milk, anti-gay marriage activist Maggie Gallagher, controversial military contractor Blackwater, and the Walibiri aborigines of Central Australia have in common?