Majority of Likely Voters in Massachusetts Back Pot Legalization

By: Friday February 7, 2014 7:37 am

he voters of Massachusetts are ready to back marijuana legalization. A new Suffolk University/Boston Herald poll found 53 percent of likely 2014 voters favor the legalization of marijuana. Only 37 percent of likely voters oppose legalization.

 

People With Obamacare Will Still Go Broke

By: Thursday December 5, 2013 12:08 pm

President Obama promise “if you like your insurance you can keep it” has generated a lot of attention lately, but long-term the failure of an even more oft-repeated promise will be more important. Obama has frequently implied using the Affordable Care Act will stop people from going broke if they get sick, even though this will not be true.

Scott Lively Running for Governor of Massachusetts as Spoiler Candidate

By: Monday September 30, 2013 7:14 pm

Scott Lively, the Springfield-based anti-gay activist on trial for the persecution of LGBT people in Uganda, has reportedly announced that he is running for Governor of Massachusetts.

Shocking Poll: Marriage Equality Fails to Destroy Massachusetts

By: Saturday September 28, 2013 10:24 am

Same-sex marriage has been legal in Massachusetts for almost ten years, plenty of time for the signs of societal doom to manifest if that were to be the outcome. So guess what Public Policy Polling has found in a recent survey of Massachusetts voters?

Scott Lively Steals Ken Hutcherson’s Rainbow Rant

By: Thursday September 12, 2013 3:20 pm

Pastor Scott Lively loves to incite others. He writes outrageous bunk like Pink Swastika to incite gays to angry words against him to bolster his self-image as a martyr. And he allegedly incites foreign national governments to persecute their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens so that LGBT people will say even angrier things about him, and he’ll feel even more elevated as a martyr.

But sometimes Mr. Lively’s efforts to incite miss the mark.

Only One Legislative Candidate States Position on MA Public Accommodations Bill

By: Monday July 29, 2013 7:20 pm

Another special electionis on the horizon here in Massachusetts. On September 10, voters in the 16th Worcester Massachusetts House district will decide who will become the next person to represent them in the state legislature. The district encompasses the southern half of the city of Worcester.

The election result will directly affect the quality of life for lesbian, gay, bisexual and especially transgender residents of the district. Whoever is elected will be voting on “An Act Relative to Equal Access in Hospitals, Public Transportation, Nursing Homes, Supermarkets, Retail Establishments, and All Other Places Open to the Public” (HB 1589/SB 643) which would add “gender identity” to the list of classes protected from discrimination in public accommodations.

Using Sister City Relationships to Respond to Russia’s “Gay Propaganda” Law

By: Tuesday July 16, 2013 5:40 am

When a powerful foreign government chooses to persecute its own lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens with punitive laws, human rights advocates abroad are always left with the question, “what can we do about it?”.

MA: Equal Access in Public Accommodations Bill to Get Its First Hearing

By: Friday July 5, 2013 5:00 pm

A bill to prohibit discrimination against transgender people in public accommodations is scheduled to get a hearing in the Joint House and Senate Judiciary Committee of the Massachusetts General Court this Tuesday, July 9.

“An Act Relative to Equal Access in Hospitals, Public Transportation, Nursing Homes, Supermarkets, Retail Establishments, and All Other Places Open to the Public” (House Bill 1589/Senate Bill 643) would add “gender identity” to the list of classes protected from discrimination in public accommodations.

If Gabriel Gomez Supports ENDA, Why Doesn’t He Say So Publicly?

By: Saturday June 15, 2013 6:40 pm

Today Washington Blade claims that “Gabriel Gomez endorses ENDA“, the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Congressman Ed Markey and Mr. Gomez are vying for the U. S. Senate seat recently vacated by Secretary of State John Kerry.

How The Senatorial Candidates Showed Their Pride in Boston

By: Sunday June 9, 2013 5:00 pm

While Democratic candidate Congressman Ed Markey was marching in the Boston Pride Parade with Senator Elizabeth Warren, Congressman Joe Kennedy, state Representative Linda Dorcena Forry, Barney Frank, NBA veteran Jason Collins and a continent of supporters.

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