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Gay Patriot Blog

(newer gaypatriot.net)

and http://gaypatriot.net/

with “Dan” from whom I expect to see some movies one day (at a Landmark or similar theater), Bruce, and many others

“Gay Patriot” –The Musings of a gay conservative.  No , this is not mine. (I know GayPatriotWest).  Remember your American history:  loyalists v. patriots. 

MY OWN BLOG (NEW!)

Also (mine): retirement blog

Job market blog

Internet safety blog

Book review blog

Network neutrality

Stopping identity theft

Trademark dilution legislation

Andrew Sullivan’s “Daily Dish”

Kausfiles

Rick Sincere

Gay Equality and the Law

Military blogs

http://www.Instapundit.com

http://www.instantpundit.com  (different)

http://www.Dailykos.com

http://www.volokh.com

A few good political and legal blogs

Public Knowledge

A major source on issues involving confluence of the law, Internet technology and intellectual propery

GLIL (Gays and Lesbians for Individual Liberty)

(check also http://www.gayliberty.org/)

 

A site describing GLIL and now providing its interesting brief on James Dale v. Boy Scouts, emphasizing freedom of association for everyone. GLIL promotes public policy changes that better individual liberty, both generally and for gay men and lesbians in particular. GLIL advocates ideas often found in libertarianism, market liberalism, and classical liberalism.

Outright Libertarians

A site for gay, lesbian, trans-gendered, bi-sexual, or otherwise well-motivated libertarian “activists”

Independent Gay Forum

A collection of articles and press releases about gay issues, with a mainstream to libertarian emphasis. As far as I know, all issues were previously published elsewhere, but the site also contains an open discussion forum. Sponsored by a newly formed 501C3.  (Note: as of 10/1/2001 the forums are no longer available; instead see Jason’s gaytruth site for new forums.

He Asks, He Tells

Andrew Sullivan (author of Virtually Normal)  

SLDN (Servicemembers' Legal Defense Network)

SLDN blog

Defends the legal rights of members of the armed forces, particularly those affected by the military's DADT policy for gays and lesbians.

Military Education Initiative (MEI)

A site and organization that educates and dialogues with military veterans about “don’t ask, don’t tell”

Gay and Lesbian Service Members for Equality

GLSME is the first group of
currently-serving gay and lesbian service members.  At present, our
membership includes 15 active-duty service members in every branch of the
military
.”

Stanford University Law Library on Don't Ask, Don't Tell

A legal reference guide to the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy for gays in the military, including complete litigation history (including cases preceding the DADT policy).

Center for the Study of Sexual Minorities in the Military

Part of the University of California, Berkeley, Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research; check this site for academic work currently being one on the issue of gays in the military

Dave’s Gay Military Site

Another major reference on court cases, political history, bibliography, book reviews on the military gay ban.

Service Academy Gay and Lesbian Alumni  (SAGALA)

Gay and lesbian alumni from West Point, the Naval Academy, the Air Force Academy, and the Coast Guard Academy (the toughest!)

AVER (previously, GLBVA);

Vetsdoaskdotell.org

American Veterans for Equal Rights (formerly, Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Veterans of America);

“Vets Do Ask Do Tell, LLC” (no connection to this site) facilitates services for LGBT veterans. The site says, “This organization is open to anyone who supports veteran's rights.”

Gayscape’s military reference

Gayscape’s reference to gays and lesbians in the military

LGBRPCV

Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

GLOBE

Federal Government Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Employees

Outsports

Gay athletes and sports fans

The Homosexual agenda

What is the homosexual agenda, anyway?

Ninth Street Center;

Now called

The Paul Rosenfels Community

A group, in New York City, which provides talk groups, counseling services, and publications dedicated to personal psychological growth

COLAGE

Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere

Gay Parent Magazine Online

Gay and lesbian parenting

Trevor Project

Gay and lesbian teens (TheWB “Jack and Bobby” episode 11/17/2004)

Don’t Amend

Lawfully Wedded

Citizen Outreach (owns lawfullywedded)

Groups trying to oppose constitutional amendments that could erase all gains in protection of GLBT equality and rights. Of course, in DADT I had proposed constitutional amendments to cement equal rights for everyobe

Families like mine

People with GLBT parents

NLGJA; special link for conflict of interest problem; Jay Blotcher

National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association; special links for COI problem (including Jay Blotcher’s situation)

Outproud and Oasis Magazine

National Coalition for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgendered Youth

Out Front Minnesota

Main GLBT in Minnesota

Teaching Tolerance

Diversity education

Independent Media Center

Collective of independent media organizations and journalists

Online Policy Group

“One Internet with Equal Access for All”

Wikipedia

Jimmy Wales’s free encyclopedia, with open source collaboration

Government information awareness “opengov” database

“To empower citizens by providing a single, comprehensive, easy-to-use repository of information on individuals, organizations, and corporations related to the government of the United States of America.”

Shadow Conventions

Shadow conventions “behind” the Republican (Philadelphia) and Democratic (L.A.) 2000 conventions—will this grow into the Town Halls I propose for Bill of Rights 2? 

Muslim refuseniks

Controversial site about Islam, esp. with respect to women, by Irshad Manji

Libertarian Party

The nation's third largest political party (since the Reform Party is imploding!)

Libertarian Party of Minnesota

Libertarian Party of "The People's Republic of Minnesota"

Libertarian National Council

Assists Libertarian Party candidates

People for the American Way

Taking Action to Defend Democracy

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

Privacy rights in employment screening, credit reporting, drug testing, medical, and similar issues

Free Market Net

Information on Free Enterprise, Individual Liberty, and Libertarian Ideas

University of Minnesota Campus Libertarians

U of M events from a libertarian perspective; U of M campus libertarian club. Several essays by webmaster Tim Lee.

Peter McWilliams books;

Peter McWilliams trial.

Material from a libertarian author on trial for growing, using, and furnishing instructions on the use of medical marijuana, often valuable to AIDS and cancer patients. The government has gone aggressively after not only illegal drugs but also unapproved pharmaceuticals for patients with many diseases. 

Pink Pistols

Gays and self-defense

GLSEN

Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network

Repeal All Silly and Senseless Laws

A pressure group in Minnesota. It tries to encourage the state legislature to repeal unenforceable laws (including the sodomy law).

Linus Moke

Libertarian Points of View with a most politically incorrect and perhaps adult slant

Maple River Coalition

Material on the Minnesota Profiles in Learning, federally imposed "collectivist" standards in education

More libertarian materials from Minnesota

Essays by Bob Smith and many external links to other interesting libertarian sites

 Advocates for Self-Government

Authored "The World's Smallest Political Quiz"

Libertaria resource list

A collection of sites and organizations (not necessarily affiliated with any political party) that support individual liberty

Economic government

Economic government (without positive law), site managed by Steven Foerster

Ludwig Von Mises Institute

Material on classical liberalism, property rights, free speech (org name based on an Austrian economist).

 Forfeiture Endangers American Rights

Asset forfeiture news

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Free speech on internet and other electronic media

ACSLAW

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

State sodomy laws

State sodomy laws (another source)

Keeps track of the status of state sodomy laws (now 15, plus Puerto Rico) are still in effect, as of summer 2001); presumably invalidated by Lawrence v. Texas, 2003

Age of Consent

Documentation of the age of consent for sexual acts, by country and by state (volunteer organization providing age of consent information worldwide and presumably seeking to liberalize age of consent laws)

Institute for Humane Studies

George Mason University, Fairfax, Va.; grants and seminars for students of individual liberty issues

Americans Against Discrimination and Preferences

Web site with a huge inventory of news items on "affirmative action" issues

UK schmoo

UK site offering modern poetry, entertainment (Continental Drifts performers), music, material on substance legalization and (also) addiction withdrawal

Libertarian Alliance of the United Kingdom

Essay "Equal Rights, not Gay Rights" by Nigel Ashford

International Lesbian and Gay Association

A federation of groups and persons seeking equal rights for gays and lesbians in international arenas; a major player in European Common Market human rights actions, as with Britain’s military policy

Human Rights Campaign

HRC Fact Sheet on Sexual Orientation and Child Abuse

Human Rights Campaign ; Advocacy of Lesbian and Gay Equal Rights

Cheryl Jacques

Former Execute Director of Human Rights Campaign (thru 2004)

Log Cabin Republicans

Organization of lesbian and gay Republicans, including a PAC.

American Psychological Association;

GLBT links;

Avoiding homosexual bias in language

 

Major American Psychological Association links

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund

Legal representation for lesbians and gay men in major cases: employment, HIV (and ADA), child custody, sodomy laws, military

U.S. Senate voting records

Voting records of U.S. Senators on gay issues

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation;

Catholic Church Sex-Abuse Crisis

Materials from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) with a statement about the child abuse and pedophilia crisis in the Catholic Church

American Association for Single People

Unmarried America

Promotes equal rights, in both law and private practices, for unmarried adults

Work and Family

Employee Assistance Programs  

Balancing work and family, and family-friendly workplace policies; WF contains many related links and sells detailed policy reports; EAP requires membership through an employer  

Minnesota AIDS Project

PrideAlive

Major organization in Minneapolis providing services for People with AIDS and educational services for the public at large. This organization sponsors PrideAlive (the "queer men's initiative for MAP"), which targets educational activities and "cafe chats" for gay men. Similar organizations are the Oak Lawn Counseling Center in Dallas, and Whitman Walker Clinic in Washington DC (as well as Gay Men's Health Project in New York City).

American Foundation for AIDS Research

America's leading non-profit voluntary organization dedicated to funding AIDS research, especially through private sources

Cover the uninsured

Health care debate about universal care

Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus; Dallas Turtle Creek Chorale; Galachoruses,

Minnesota Philharmonic

(Minneapolis-St Paul) Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus; The Turtle Creek Chorale in Dallas; the organization of gay choruses; Minnesota Philharmonic

Queer Soup

Queersoup reduces queer art, thought and politics to the "bare bones." A lot of varied material, including information on both the Libertarian and Reform parties. The overall views are similar to those of doaskdotell.

Outwoods; Igloo

Minnesota outdoors group for gays and lesbians; national gay outdoors group

All God's Children Metropolitan Community Church; MCC Washington DC; MCC Dallas; United Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches

Dignity/USA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Cathollics)

AGCMCC in Minneapolis. This links to the United Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches, which has a specific gay-affirmative ministry to lesbians and gay men. Other links right here show the Washington DC church and the largest MCC church which is MCC Dallas, the Cathedral of Hope (which will sonn build an even larger Cathedral). Also Dignity, which now has statements about the Catholic Church child abuse crisis

Independent Film Producers

Minnesota Film Board, Ufilm, Intermedia Arts

 Project Greenlight  (Matt, Ben, Miramax); Liveplanet

General movie review site from ABC

For aspiring filmmakers  (me??)

Lahiji project

Raw capitalism, maybe; but one of the youngest stars in the financial world

Life Research Institute: Population Control

Population replacement and fertility rates: the tables are turning

Miss Richfield   (Yeah!)

Miss Richfield, a Twin Cities staple. (Okay, I like the boy bands like Nsync [Celebrity??], singers like Ricky Martin and Britney Spears, too—but mostly classical and symphonic)

ConservativeThink,

Conservative-Libertarian,

Board

Conservative Right Wing, Libertarian

Annenberg Political Fact Check

Check facts made in political debates

Johnwboushka.com

Java site with database tables for political arguments

These links are informative, not commercial. For advertising links, see the advertisers link.  

To browse the Constitution of the United States, I recommend the following URL: http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/constitution

Or visit the National Archives: http://www.archives.gov/national_archives_experience/charters/constitution.html

Declaration of the Rights of Man (France, 1789, Yale University reference)

Declaration of the Rights of Woman (France, 1791, Olympe de Gouges, CUNY reference)

 

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