Iraqi gays – the unnoticed victims

Since the invasion of Iraq six years ago, the treatment of Iraqi gays has steadily diminished. Under Hussein, gay men were largely ignored. While they didn’t have many rights, they also weren’t hunted down and killed as is happening today. With the religious extremism that has been brought forth by the civil war in Iraq, …

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Never fight your way through a phone menu again

I’m sure most of you hate phone menus as much as I do. Hell, I recently moved my brokerage account away from E*Trade primarily because their phone system (and thus customer service) was an absolute disaster. Well, I just ran across a product which could change all that. * Fonolo essentially allows you to call …

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Article: Pa. court upholds gay-rally ruling

Pa. court upholds gay-rally ruling Published: Jul 25, 2008 By MICHAEL YODER, Intelligencer Journal While obviously I’d rather it wasn’t this particular law that was used to set the precedent*, overall this is a positive outcome for anyone who has any interest in limited, understandable government. Essentially, the legislature used a completely unrelated bill to …

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Assorted News Articles

Rather than make a separate post for each of these, I’m stringing together a couple of interesting news articles and making one big post out of them. Judge OKs adult trial for teen suspect Attorney sought juvenile court for fatal shooting case By Raul Hernandez, Ventura County Start Friday, July 25, 2008 The judge responsible …

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Article: Belief in God, Parenthood Prompt Gay Partners to Make Commitment

Thought I’d go ahead and share this article from UIUC’s ACES News. According to a study done by an assistant professor there – Ramona Faith Oswald – legal recognition of same sex relationships is most often sought by parents and people of religious faith. While not exactly a surprise, it sure contradicts the messaging of …

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