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"I was given a ballot that was already filled out for Amendment One. I made them give me a new one."

North Carolina Pollsters Complete Ballots with “YES” on Amendment 1

Huffington Post and others have been reporting possible voter fraud in North Carolina, including ballots that exclude Amendment 1, which bans same-sex marriage and domestic partnerships.  This, however, takes the cake when it comes to intimidating voters: I was given a ballot that was already filled out for Amendment One.  I made them give me…
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May 8, 2012 2
Inger and Phillippa say Goodbye

The Facebook Photo that Will Break your Heart

In spite of being legally married in the U.S. State of Iowa, Inger Knudson-Judd and Philippa Knudson-Judd don’t get to spend much time together or with their 12 year old daughter. In fact, prior to this most recent 5 week visit, the couple hadn’t seen each other in 6 months.


April 25, 2012 0

Stupid Things People Say About Gays – They are Animalistic and Should Respect the Law

Every Valentine’s Day several mass wedding ceremonies are held in front of the Bexar County Courthouse in San Antonio, Texas. For over 20 years, Pastor Joe Sullivan, a former Democratic candidate for US House of Representatives – Texas District 23, has presided over the ceremonies. Last year, a group of same-sex couples participated for the first recorded time with no incident. Although after the event, Sullivan stated, “They don’t have a license. If they took vows, it really means nothing


February 18, 2012 2

Stupid Things People Say About Gays: Motor Cycle Helmets and Barebacking

The City Manager of San Antonio, Sheryl Sculley, completed and introduced the new budget for San Antonio with an included provision to allow for financing of Domestic Partnership benefits for city employees in same-sex relationships.


September 16, 2011 2

Stupid Things People Say About Gays: Blame the Victim

Sunday, May 22nd would have been the 81st birthday of slain civil rights leader, Harvey Milk. While cities throughout the country marked the event with various marches, rallies and celebrations, something much more sinister was taking place in Portland, Oregon.


May 27, 2011 4

Demand for Dan Ramos’ Resignation Escalating – Protestors Hit the Fund Raisers

Yesterday evening, about 2 dozen lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, along with their allies, stood in front of the Granada Homes building where the “Proud Democrats” were hosting a fund raiser for the Bexar County Democratic Party (“BCDP”). But in Bexar County, there is no reason to be proud of being a democrat.


March 18, 2011 2

Houston Mayor’s “Bittersweet” Valentine – Freedom to Marry Day Events

In an open letter, City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker wrote:

“All across this country people will be sharing Valentines Day with the ones they love. It is a bittersweet observation in the LGBT community, where we yearn for that day when we’ll have the right to marry the ones we love.”


February 11, 2011 0
Jude Stevens, jaysays.com author, converses with WBC in San Antonio, Texas

Gay Activists to Use Protests of Arizona Victim’s Funeral as Anti-Violence Fundraiser

The Westboro Baptist Church (“WBC”), under the guidance of the Reverend Fred Phelps, has dedicated substantial time and resources in making the United States a living hell.  Not only has the church spread hate-filled messages against the LGBTQ community to the masses, they have also attacked the United States as a whole because of its…
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January 10, 2011 0

ATTENTION PERSONS MARRIED UNDER DC LAW – YOUR MARRIAGE MAY BE NULLIFIED!

As you may recall, Mark Reed-Walkup and Dante Walkup were married this past October. Their marriage was officiated via Skype by a person authorized to perform marriages by the District of Columbia, who was physically in DC at the time of the service. Mark and Dante decided to conduct their vows in their home state so that family and friends could be in attendance without the significant costs and problems of flying everyone to DC.


December 14, 2010 1

Stupid Things People Say About Gays: Libertarian Party Board Member Says DADT Should Remain

Although the Libertarian party has often pressed Congress on the repeal of the military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, a recent internal email from one of the party’s Board Members, Norm Olsen of Region 4, argues against the repeal, stating that, “The heterosexual soldier has a right to be free from unwanted sexual advances.”


September 27, 2010 0