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Irving-Based Exxon Mobil Says It'll Follow New Anti-Bias ...

So you knew you were spamming the thread with pointless drivel but you felt the need to post anyway? I find myself not surprised.  (Wednesday | post #13)

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Irving-Based Exxon Mobil Says It'll Follow New Anti-Bias ...

I find myself wondering what the point of that last remark was.  (Wednesday | post #11)

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Irving-Based Exxon Mobil Says It'll Follow New Anti-Bias ...

They still don't provide domestic partner benefits. But that may soon be moot.  (Wednesday | post #9)

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Attorney Seeks Ruling in ND Gay Marriage Case

Perhaps if the anti-gay can create enough delays, the Second Coming will prevent equality from being realized on earth.  (Wednesday | post #3)

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Mich. Dad Who Beat Daughter to Death to 'Turn Her Gay' Se...

His sentence was at most 15 years. So the only way he won't make it out of jail is if the other inmates carry out a death sentence. Apparently, he could be out much sooner.  (Wednesday | post #19)

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DOJ Set to Fight Gay-Marriage Bans in Supreme Court

Actually, I want you to do something more than whine. As I said in my previous post, I'd like to see participants in polygamous relationships get some legally recognized rights and responsibilities. But nobody will tell me what they want.  (Tuesday | post #419)

Gay/Lesbian

Irving-Based Exxon Mobil Says It'll Follow New Anti-Bias ...

Of course, Exxon has always claimed that it doesn't discriminate against anyone--notwithstanding the fact that they cancelled domestic partnership benefits that Mobil used to provide employees.  (Tuesday | post #4)

Gay/Lesbian

DOJ Set to Fight Gay-Marriage Bans in Supreme Court

Get back to us when the polygamists have worked out the answers to some of those questions. In the mean time, the public will continue to frame polygamy in a negative manner. If you want to change minds, you've got to change the framing to something positive. And that means you've got a lot of work to do. The fact is, I DO have a negative view of polygamy, although I allow that some families work it out to their mutual advantage. [And yes, I would be happy to see some rights and responsibilities attached to those relationships--pro vided the participants want those rights and responsibilities.] So far, you haven't provided anything that would change my general perception. Nor have you convinced me that you have a solution polygamists will actually like if it's enacted.  (Tuesday Jul 22 | post #403)

Gay/Lesbian

DOJ Set to Fight Gay-Marriage Bans in Supreme Court

The difference is that the gays told everybody exactly how to change the wording when they advocated for ending the exclusion.  (Tuesday Jul 22 | post #394)

Gay/Lesbian

Court favors disclosing anti-gay marriage donors

Wondering doesn't care. Gays aren't people to him.  (Tuesday Jul 22 | post #1767)

Gay/Lesbian

DOJ Set to Fight Gay-Marriage Bans in Supreme Court

What if four of the wives worked and one stayed home to change diapers for 25 years? The four wives who worked get their own SS benefits. So should the stay-at-home wife be entitled to only 1/10 of her husband's benefit? Or would she be eligible for 1/10 of EACH of her spouses' earned benefits? You can keep telling us that there are solutions to all these questions. I know there are solutions. But nobody is putting forth the suggested solution. They want us to accept a pig in a poke, which may turn out to be a gilamonster.  (Tuesday Jul 22 | post #389)

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Mich. Dad Who Beat Daughter to Death to 'Turn Her Gay' Se...

You are much too merciful.  (Tuesday Jul 22 | post #3)

Gay/Lesbian

DOJ Set to Fight Gay-Marriage Bans in Supreme Court

Lyin' Brian: Can't you at least make up something new? Keep us on our toes? Everyone on this board already knows that DOJ has sued no states.  (Tuesday Jul 22 | post #370)

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DOJ Set to Fight Gay-Marriage Bans in Supreme Court

I'm sure you'll let us know when that happens. In the meantime, I have some small saplings that I'm waiting to become giant oaks.  (Tuesday Jul 22 | post #369)

Gay/Lesbian

DOJ Set to Fight Gay-Marriage Bans in Supreme Court

And therein lies your problem. Warren Jeffs and a few other bad apples are the face of polygamy in America. When our battle first began, we faced a similar framing by our opponents: Gays are pedophiles. Which ones the mommy and which ones the daddy? Children gays are just perverts. We overcame the negative framing by presenting a different model and putting ourselves forward in a very hostile environment. You need to do the same. Change may be a constant, but it doesn't come easily.  (Monday Jul 21 | post #329)

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