Friday, August 12, 2011

Today's Headlines From LGBTQNation

High school student confronts Pawlenty, Bachmann on their anti-gay positions

August 12 — An openly gay high school student from Minnesota on Friday confronted GOP presidential hopefuls Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann during campaign appearances in Iowa, to challenge their positions on marriage equality and LGBT rights. Read more »

Poll: Majority of New Yorkers don’t want marriage equality overturned

August 12 — Just weeks after same-sex marriage was legalized in New York state, a new poll suggests growing support for marriage equality in the Empire state, and more than six in ten do not want the legislation to be overturned. Read more »

NOM slapped down by the courts while its bus tour is flopping hard

August 12 — The First Circuit Court of Appeals has again ruled against the National Organization for Marriage’s attempts to challenge the “constitutionality of a Rhode Island election law requiring the reporting of so-called ‘independent expenditures.’” Read more »