Posts from February 14, 2012

Libyan UN Envoy: Gays Threaten the Human Race


Libyan deputy envoy Ibrahim Dabbashi has told the UN's Human Rights Council that gays threaten humanity, UN Watch reports: Protesting the council’s first panel discussion on discrimination and violence based on sexual orientation, scheduled for M…

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1064

VICTORIA JACKSON: Takes on lesbian author Ellen Ratkin at CPAC. IMPRISONED PUTIN: Fake video of jailed Russian PM going viral. DUBAI: An aquatic tribute to Whitney Houston. REVERSE THINGS: Going backwards. For recent Guides to the Tube, click HERE.…

Proposition 8 Ruling Analysis: The Dissent


BY ARI EZRA WALDMAN The prescient dissent has a storied place in American constitutional history thanks to the preeminence of once-dissenting Supreme Court justices like Holmes, Harlan, and Brandeis. Their progressive dissents foresaw a future where…