High court upholds trademark of lesbian biker group

Jan 7, 2008 | Posted by: Sunnydale | Full story: blogs.usatoday.com

The U.S. Supreme Court says a lesbian motorcycle group that leads the annual Gay Pride parade in San Francisco can keep its trademark - Dykes on Bikes .

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Jan 7, 2008
 
This is how our Supreme Court spends its time, on twaddle like this! Good grief.

Since: Feb 07

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Jan 7, 2008
 
Isn't dyke a "homophobic" epithet? Has the Supreme Court just given the all clear to call lesbians dyke's without running afoul of harassment laws?
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Jan 8, 2008
 
psyops wrote:
This is how our Supreme Court spends its time, on twaddle like this! Good grief.
"twaddle"... that's great cause it sounds liketwat and it so fits the lesbians...
Bravo to you sir!

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Jan 8, 2008
 
Only in California. Maybe if the government of California actually focused on real issues it might not actually need the most federal funds in the country.
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Jan 8, 2008
 
They should have just gone ahead and put their labels on. No other fool would otherwise us it.

BTW, the US court system sucks.

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Since: Feb 07

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#8
Jan 8, 2008
 
If an anti-gay twit hadn't brought the suit, it wouldn't have been an issue.
psyops wrote:
This is how our Supreme Court spends its time, on twaddle like this! Good grief.

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Since: Apr 07

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Jan 8, 2008
 
Polish Knight wrote:
STUPID DYKES.....
Is anyone hurting anyone??? breaking laws? aren't people, in fact, just people? why does is bother you so?

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Since: Jun 07

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Jan 8, 2008
 
Shouldn't their group be called, "DOGS ON HOGS"???

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Jan 8, 2008
 
MojoMan the Navy Man wrote:
Shouldn't their group be called, "DOGS ON HOGS"???
Good one. ; -)

I heard their name used to be "Dykes who hike on bikes and trikes wearing Nikes" but some shoe company already had "Nike" copyrighted, and besides, they had to dumb down their catch phrase to three words so our Supreme Court justices could actually comprehend what the hell the fracus was actually all about.
Just a dude

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Jan 8, 2008
 
Gotta love how if you're gay, you can call each other (and have it stitched on your jacket? dykes but is someone else says that word - OH NO, you're anti-gay.

When will we either accept these terms as slang or just do away with them? I'm sorry but if you're using a word you find offensive if someone other than you said it, it should be said at all...

Personally, I wouldn't care if they called themselves "The Box Lunch Gang"...

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Jan 8, 2008
 
Or maybe they could be called, "COOTERS ON SCOOTERS"???
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Jan 8, 2008
 
Polish Knight wrote:
STUPID DYKES.....
MENTAL PROBLEMS ON BIKES HA HA NOT P.C.
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Jan 8, 2008
 
Fed up Suffolk Taxpayer wrote:
Only in California. Maybe if the government of California actually focused on real issues it might not actually need the most federal funds in the country.
Uhhh .. that was the U.S. Supreme Court.
dumbass.
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#22
Jan 8, 2008
 
Now they can market all their "stuff" and rock that trademark. Infringement is protected.

Imagine the "Dykes on Bikes (tm) Super-Deluxe Custom Seat" for yer Hawg!

Ridin' Bitch? Try the new "Dykes on Bikes(tm) Extra Large Seat Extension!"

It's business.
John Baake

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#23
Jan 8, 2008
 
Actually they didn't waste any time on it, they refused to hear it.
psyops wrote:
This is how our Supreme Court spends its time, on twaddle like this! Good grief.

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Since: Aug 07

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Jan 9, 2008
 
Just a dude wrote:
Gotta love how if you're gay, you can call each other (and have it stitched on your jacket? dykes but is someone else says that word - OH NO, you're anti-gay.
When will we either accept these terms as slang or just do away with them? I'm sorry but if you're using a word you find offensive if someone other than you said it, it should be said at all...
Personally, I wouldn't care if they called themselves "The Box Lunch Gang"...
Great point!! Same thing goes for the dreadded "N" word.

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