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Why, Obama, why? The Presidential Inauguration Committee announced Tuesday that the President Obama has selected Pastor Louie Giglio of the Georgia-based Passion City Church to deliver the benediction for his second inauguration. In a mid-1990s sermon identified as Giglio’s, available online on a Christian training website, he preached rabidly anti-LGBT views. The 54-minute sermon, entitled […]

Heroes

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On December 21, 2012

The word hero is used way too often in our society for any number of reasons. But actual heroes exist. One of them was the AIDS activist Spencer Cox, who died this week at the age of 44. He helped sav

Free Speech

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On December 4, 2012
I assume that conservatives’ spirited defense of free speech in fighting the California law banning the use of gay conversion therapies for minors means that they will provide equally full-throated arguments in favor of other sorts of speech that would expose children to ideas about sexuality that could potentially damage them, such as the display […]

Sally Ride

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On July 24, 2012

Sally Ride indeed blasted through the space ceiling for women. Her death is a sad day. It’s made even sadder by the fact that despite her pioneering past, she couldn’t crack another ceilin

They’re Crazy Over There

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On March 19, 2012
Meeting a political leader who supports bans on sodomy must indeed be awkward. Fortunately, here in the United States of America nobody who held such barbaric positions would be allowed anywhere near a position of power and influence. To be clear, the Liberia law is barbaric. Sirleaf’s position should be strongly criticized (whether or not […]

You Can Play

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On March 4, 2012

It contradicts the very core of my worldview to have anything good to say about anything associated with in any way with the Maple Leafs, but obviously I can have nothing but praise for this. Hopefull

Remember all the assertions that same-sex marriage would be easily preserved as long as the rights were declared by legislatures rather than courts? Well, there was never any actual evidence for the theory, and New Hampshire provides us with yet another dis-confirming data point. To state the obvious, opponents of same-sex marriage are outraged by […]
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