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Entries by Thalia Zepatos from 10/2012

Here Come the Lies

| Posted 10.09.2012 | Gay Voices

What do you do when you're frantically swimming against the tide of history? When you know that a solid majority of Americans don't share your views? You turn to the politics of fear.

Anti-Gay-Marriage Lie Number 1

| Posted 10.15.2012 | Gay Voices

One of the anti-marriage-equality ads in Maine splashes these dire outcomes across the screen: "Fired. Sued. Fined. Punished." In it, a spokesman for Maine's 2009 campaign to repeal the freedom to marry, a school guidance counselor, claims, "They tried to get me fired."

Anti-Gay-Marriage Lie Number 2

| Posted 10.19.2012 | Gay Voices

Of all the lies that anti-gay campaigns are airing to scare voters away from supporting marriage equality, the most absurd is the claim that marriage doesn't really matter -- or shouldn't matter -- for committed gay couples.

Anti-Gay-Marriage Lie Number 3

| Posted 10.26.2012 | Gay Voices

The National Organization for Marriage and its hired gun, Frank Schubert, are doubling down these final two weeks before the election with phony claims that churches and religious-based charities will be sued or punished unless gay couples are blocked from the freedom to marry.