After a lawsuit which eHarmony reluctantly settled with the New Jersey attorney general, the matchmaking site is launching its “gay” service under “compatiblepartners” dot com.
In spite of the fact that I sometimes wish I could transform myself into another species, like a rabbit or a snake, I am stuck in this body that is human. I’m often reminded, by way of a cold, the flu, injury, mistake or mind change, that I am falliable and mortal. Sometimes, because I’m not perfect, I have to ask for forgiveness from people and often, they accept the apology and we continue down our paths.
In a sad and twisted moment, the Obama Administration has decided to delay the repeal of the military’s Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy until 2010. The policy, implemented during the Clinton Administration, prevents gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military. Should it become known that they are homosexual, they loose their jobs.
As the Kansas City-based chorus prepares for their Saturday performance of “And Justice For All” to honor the fight and fighters for civil equality (i.e. women’s suffrage, the stonewall riots and Martin Luther King, Jr.), the “top leaders” of the state’s senate denies a resolution honoring the group.
ABC News recently aired filmed “What Would You Do?” In it, ABC hired two openly gay male actors, one heterosexual couple and one “gay basher” to go to a local sports bar. The heterosexual couple and homosexual couple agreed to show affection toward one another and gauge the crowds reaction.
First, it’s obvious that Norton immediately associates gay relationships with anal sex, something that most homophobic people do. Many homosexuals do not engage in anal sex at all and many heterosexual couples admit to engaging in anal sex, thus his argument fails before it is fully laid out.
Chris Quintanilla, a 14 year old Peoria, Arizona student, was recently forced to turn his rainbow wristband inside out by the principal. Chris reports that he has experienced numerous anti-gay moments at the school.
Radical extremist and Religious Reich member, Stacey Campfield, of Tennessee has introduced more controversial legislation. With his latest push to outlaw the word “gay” from Tennessee schools, Campfield has stooped to a new low.
San Jose Mercury news is now reporting that 56% (14 out of 25 ) of all hate crimes reported in Santa Clara County California were based upon sexual orientation. This is a significant jump from 2007 with only three of the twenty reported hate crimes being “gay” related.
Implicit Association Tests (“IAT”) are experimental and intended to measure the automatic association between mental concepts. In it’s experiment Harvard has designed several IAT’s which measure one’s automatic response to things such as Homosexuality, Race, Gender, Weapons, Weight, Disability and other such categories.