"Sure, there are lesbians in the ghetto. They're generally the product of a culture where families already have been destroyed." Conservative pundit Star Parker becomes the latest critic to attack Mary Cheney's newly-discovered social conscious ...
While attempting her own historical revisionism. In a particularly ugly column, Parker discounts most black gays and lesbians as never having "had the opportunity to grow up in an intact family and to understand what it means to have a man in your life." Using this methodology, how does one explain Maya Keyes, the young black lesbian activist who grew up in the wealthy, suburban, two-parent home of arch-conservative Alan Keyes? FYI to Star: Luv the perm.
· In a letter to the editors of the Washington Post, Bishop Alfred A. Owens Jr. has kinda-sorta-but not really apologized for his now-infamous "no faggots and sissies" Palm Sunday sermon. No one is impressed.
Ron Oden, the openly gay mayor of Palm Springs and candidate for State Assembly, now campaigns via a daily video blog.
· In a rare closed-door session, the Senate Judiciary Committee sends the Family Marriage Amendement to the floor. "If you want to leave, good riddance,"
ranking thug chairman Arlen Specter told Russell Feingold (D-WI) who refused to participate in the blatantly partisan parliamentary maneuver.