Monday, February 28, 2011

Congrats to Caitlin Childs, OUTlaw Secretary

The election results are in and Cait Childs is the new secretary for WNEC OUTlaw. Congrats, Cait!

Thursday, February 24, 2011

MD Senate approves same-sex marriage bill

NPR reports the the Maryland Senate approved a bill granting same-sex couples the right to marry. The whole article is available here.

DOJ's letter to Congress regarding DOMA

GLAD has posted a link to Attorney General Eric Holder's letter to Congress regarding DOMA. AG Holder sets forth the reasons why sexual orientation, as a class, should be inherently suspect and reviewed under heightened scrutiny. Read the whole letter here.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Hawaii Governor Signs Civil Union Bill

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force reports that the Governor of Hawaii has signed a bill granting same-sex couples the right to civil unions. Read more here.

DOJ won't defend DOMA

Per Obama's instruction, the Department of Justice will not defend DOMA. The Advocate's Michelle Garcia explains in further detail.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

NOM Blog hotlinks to Pride Flag & Crashes

NOM (National Organization for Marriage) hotlinked to a comic that the bloggers assumed had an anti-gay undertone. When the creator discovered that NOM had used his comic, he changed the image to make his point. Read the whole story from The Advocate.