Gay Rights Pushed to Fore in Range of Issues

Feb 12, 2013 Full story: Bloomberg 8

A Pentagon announcement yesterday that it will open military commissaries and child-care facilities this year to the same-sex partners of service members propels a wave of gay rights issues sweeping onto the national agenda.

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Since: Aug 11

Santa Cruz, CA

#1 Feb 12, 2013
It's about time.

Bayard Rustin, a gay black man, was instrumental in leading the non-violent civil rights movement. In fact, he was the mover and shaker behind the great civil rights march on Washington in 1963 when Martin Luther King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech.

How quickly such a great man is forgotten by many who owe him so much.

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

33.00, -111.51

#2 Feb 12, 2013
HOMOSEXUALIZING the states one by one ! THE PLAN is working !:)

(with apologies to felon Pete McGowan).

Since: Jun 11

AOL

#3 Feb 12, 2013
WasteWater wrote:
It's about time.
Bayard Rustin, a gay black man, was instrumental in leading the non-violent civil rights movement. In fact, he was the mover and shaker behind the great civil rights march on Washington in 1963 when Martin Luther King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech.
How quickly such a great man is forgotten by many who owe him so much.
Civil rights leader Bayard Rustin, architect of the March On Washington and one of Dr. King's main advisors, in 1986 said: "The barometer of where one is on human rights questions is no longer the black community, it's the gay community, because it is the community which is most easily mistreated."

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

33.00, -111.51

#4 Feb 12, 2013
Not Yet Equal wrote:
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Civil rights leader Bayard Rustin, architect of the March On Washington and one of Dr. King's main advisors, in 1986 said: "The barometer of where one is on human rights questions is no longer the black community, it's the gay community, because it is the community which is most easily mistreated."
Ya mean Libertarians !

:)
Andrei

Ukraine

#6 Feb 12, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
HOMOSEXUALIZING the states one by one ! THE PLAN is working !:)
(with apologies to felon Pete McGowan).
Thanks for your honesty. I never hear any other queers admit to that.

“Together for 24, legal for 5”

Since: Sep 07

Littleton, NH

#7 Feb 12, 2013
Andrei wrote:
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Thanks for your honesty. I never hear any other queers admit to that.
Perhaps the news has been censored. It is illegal to promote homosexuality where you are, isn't it?

Or maybe you didn't hear because your in denial. Denial of what is really the question.

But rest assured we are winning. It will even be safe to come out in Russia soon!

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#8 Feb 12, 2013
Andrei wrote:
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Thanks for your honesty. I never hear any other queers admit to that.
yeah, who would want equality in theri country, da?

DNF

“Judge more and you love less”

Since: Apr 07

Newark OH-Baltimore MD-S.Fla

#9 Feb 12, 2013
Andrei wrote:
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Thanks for your honesty. I never hear any other queers admit to that.
What? you missed the latest Gay Agenda update? It's only 20 years old.

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