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Ender’s Game Over

I’m interested in science fiction, on the whole. Speculation about worlds that could be is fun, and it stimulates imagination about the way we could begin to live right now.

Of course, not all science fiction is worthy of attention. Much of it is unnecessarily violent. Some of it is cheesy. Some science fiction seeks [...]

Which Senate Democrats Have Failed To Confront Discrimination On The Basis Of Sexual Orientation?

These Democrats are the congressional equivalent of the kids in high school who would look the other way while the gay kids got beat up. We list the name of the Senate Democratic cowards here. [...]

Delaware And Bicycles

Marriage equality in Delaware, National Bike Month, and a pedaling protest against the Bigot Scouts of America. [...]

National Day Of Prayer Becomes National Day Of Kooky Conspiracy Theories About Satan

The leader of the National Day of Prayer warns that Satan himself is the leader of the marriage equality movement, using little demons, devils and other evil spirits to communicate with lesbian and gay activists, and give them their satanic marching orders. [...]

Help Congress To End Discrimination By Sexual Orientation At Work

Jared Polis, a Democrat from Colorado, is leading an effort in Congress to address a terrible gap in America’s promise of equality under the law. He has introduced H.R. 1755, a bill that, if passed into law, will prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. [...]

18 Democrats Join Push For Student Non-Discrimination Act

You may note that, despite all the talk about Republicans shifting their positions to accept the new reality that Americans accept equality on the basis of sexual orientation, there is not yet a single Republican co-sponsor of the Student Non-Discrimination Act. [...]

Lagging Democratic Support For Student Non-Discrimination Act In Congress

The first time the Student Non-Discrimination Act was introduced, it had 171 cosponsors. Now, the number of cosponsors is down to 120. [...]

Boy Scouts Of America Won't Even Allow Gays To Help From A Distance

The Boy Scouts of America leadership simply doesn’t like non-heterosexuals, and is encouraging the boys under its charge to follow along with this bigoted attitude. That’s an ugly and unhealthy message for children to receive – and it’s incompatible with the patriotic Americans who support the Constitution of the United States of America, which outlaws inequality under the law. [...]

Those Who Get Equality, And Those Who Don't

It’s lonely being a bigot. The Boy Scouts of America organization found itself scrambling yesterday with the news that two of the big performers for this summer’s Boy Scouts Jamboree have pulled out of the event. Carly Rae Jepsen and the band Train told the BSA that they won’t sing and dance at the Jamboree [...]

If Obama Really Wants The Boy Scouts To Stop Discriminating Against Gays, Here's What He'll Do

If Barack Obama really wanted to do something to help end the shameful discriminatory policies of the Boy Scouts, would resign his position as Honorary President of the Boy Scouts of America. [...]

Shorter University A School That Closes Doors And Narrows Minds

Shorter University students will carry with them an association with bigotry and intolerance. Diplomas from such an institution of education will qualify Shorter graduates to work for small range of employers within a small ideological territory. Who will want to graduate with that kind of handicap? [...]