The RPV doesn’t dare speak badly of gay rights.

The Republican Party of Virginia sent out an e-mail to supporters today, complaining about President Obama’s nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. Kagan, famously, joined in an amicus brief in a lawsuit fighting the Solomon Amendment, the law that prohibits federal funding to universities that bar military recruiters from their campus. Kagan did […]

Dick Cheney backs gay marriage.

From the “Whaaaaaaa??!!!?!!?!?!” category comes this tidbit: Dick Cheney has endorsed gay marriage (rather than just civil unions): I think that freedom means freedom for everyone. As many of you know, one of my daughters is gay and it is something we have lived with for a long time in our family. I think people […]

Moran promises to fight Marshall Newman.

Brian Moran told a Charlottesville audience today: A governor always has time to fight for equality. To allow discriminatory language in our constitution is not acceptable, and I will do everything I can in my power as governor to repeal the Marshall Newman Amendment. Emphasis mine. Here’s my question: What powers does the governor have, […]

Same-sex couple wed in Norfolk.

Did you notice your marriage get a little weaker on March 24? Think back. Didn’t you realize, suddenly, that your significant other isn’t looking so good these days? That maybe your love had suddenly faded a little? That was, it seems, a disturbance in the force: The couple walked into a Norfolk, Virginia courthouse on […]