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Senate Republicans hate on women again

Senators Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) (R) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) walk away after a news conference on the Paycheck Fairness Act, at the US Capitol, on Sept. 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.I make no bones about the fact that I’m a liberal Democrat.  I also make no bones about the fact that Republicans are a big part of what’s wrong with this country right now.  I don’t dislike Republicans simply because the are Republicans.  I dislike, and disdain them as a political party, because they are wrong on almost ALL of the issues that are important to democracy and equality.  Case in point:  Senate Republicans yet again blocked a vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act that would help ensure women get the same pay for doing the same job as men.

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Billy Crystal pays tribute to Robin Williams at the Emmys

So I think this will be my last official post on QL about Robin Williams.  He’s been put to rest and with everything in me I hope he finds the peace that escaped him here.  I missed the Emmys this year but I heard there was this tribute.  I watched it and I decided I wanted to post it along with some of my final thoughts…

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QL reaches 3K followers!

So I woke up this morning and I realized we hit a milestone here in Queer Landia land.  We hit the 3,000 follower mark and it was a real treat to see this morning as I await my first cup of coffee.  We are 5 months shy of hitting our 3 year anniversary and garnering 3,000 subscribers isn’t too shabby if I do say so myself.

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Refrocked

refrocked

Methodist Pastor, Rev. Frank Schaefer, was given his ordination credentials back today after being stripped of them 6 months ago for performing a wedding for his gay son.  After serving a 30 day suspension for performing the ceremony and then refusing to denounce the practice of marrying same-sex couples he was bounced from the denomination and stripped of his ministry rights in the church.  That was remedied and made right today.

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