NOM meet Glee. Glee meet NOM.

November 3, 2010 at 3:41 pm 90 comments

Cross-posted at Good As You.

By Jeremy Hooper

The person in the center is Mary Beth Hutchins:

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For Halloween, Mary Beth, along with two work friends, decided to dress as characters from the uber-popular, thoroughly pro-LGBT television show “Glee.” Mary Beth chose the character of Sue Sylvester, who is of course embodied by out, legally married, lesbian actress Jane Lynch. Cute, right?

Now, Mary Beth was quite proud of this Halloween gaiety. She even got the above picture up on People.com, as part of that site’s Halloween Party roundup. She also took the step of Tweeting the pic to openly gay marriage equality supporter Chris Colfer:

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Chris may have tweeted back, or he may have been too busy giving more soundbites about how nasty Prop 8 is. We’re really not sure.

But okay — so why should you, dear reader, care about any of this? Oh. Well. Because you see, the thing is:

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Yup, that’s right: Mary Beth Hutchins is the longtime press representative for the National Organization For Marriage. Day in and day out, Mary Beth churns out press releases celebrating events that roll back the civil rights of Americans like Jane Lynch, Chris Colfer, “Glee” creator Ryan Murphy, etc. She’s their organizational go-between, working as hard as she can to expand discrimination’s media reach:

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Her efforts with NOM are running in direct opposition to the “It Gets Better” vibe that “Glee” so aptly (and thankfully) cultivates. But on Tuesday nights, Mary Beth apparently sees no cognitive disconnect between this daily cultivation of animus for gay and lesbian people’s families and her own embrace of a show that, quite literally, would not exist as it is without the influence of gay people.

Mary Beth is of course allowed. She’s free. We, unlike NOM, have no desire to interfere with her costuming choices, be they a track suit or a bridal gown.

But isn’t this crazy annoying? And doesn’t it just reek of the cruel way so many Americans take, take, take from the well of LGBT contributions, yet deny, deny, deny when it comes to basic, civil decency? We think so.

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*Oh, and if you’re wondering: The other half of the NOM PR twosome, Elizabeth Ray, went as a witch.

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90 Comments Add your own

  • 1. JonT  |  November 3, 2010 at 3:48 pm

    Maybe she s one of the (secretly) ‘gay’ people working for NOM that Maggie used to talk about.

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  • 3. Ann S.  |  November 3, 2010 at 3:48 pm

    Don’t be a Sue, Mary Beth. C’mon.

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  • 4. Felyx  |  November 3, 2010 at 3:59 pm

    Isn’t Glee just another word for Gay?

    (BTW, I clicked on the Ray pic… but I only saw a skinny Maggie.)

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  • 5. Chris  |  November 3, 2010 at 4:00 pm

    Maybe she saw the “Shady Gays” Sue’s corner and didn’t realize it was satire.

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    • 6. Zachary  |  November 3, 2010 at 6:09 pm

      Haha. “Sneaky Gays”, Chris. “Sneaky”!

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    • 7. Straight Ally #3008  |  November 3, 2010 at 7:55 pm

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      • 8. BK  |  November 4, 2010 at 7:15 am

        ROFL :)

        I like Sue’s last comments. Very telling.

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  • 9. Alan E.  |  November 3, 2010 at 4:00 pm

    You’re supposed to dress up as something you’re most afraid of, progress in this case.

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    • 10. Rhie  |  November 3, 2010 at 8:13 pm

      LOL yes.

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    • 11. icapricorn  |  November 4, 2010 at 11:36 am

      Maybe she thinks lesbians are witches? Is this her way of saying “boo?”

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  • 12. Ronnie  |  November 3, 2010 at 4:08 pm

    This video seems fitting to describe my distaste of this ingrate Mary Beth Hutchins….The anti-Equality/American/Freedom “community” are nothing but users & thieves… like I said they are no better then the slave owner…<3…Ronnie:

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  • 13. Zander  |  November 3, 2010 at 4:09 pm

    Hmm… the witch costume suits her and the messages they convey.

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    • 14. Chris in Lathrop  |  November 4, 2010 at 8:18 am

      Please be kind to Witches. We get a bad rap in the media. <|:)

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      • 15. Zander  |  November 6, 2010 at 11:42 am

        Sorry about that… Didn’t mean anything towards the Wiccans out there.

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    • 16. Mandi  |  November 4, 2010 at 5:25 pm

      I have to second that. All of the witches I know are kind, accepting people and some of your biggest allies.

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  • 17. AndrewPDX  |  November 3, 2010 at 4:13 pm

    The problem is, hypocrites rarely get the irony of their antics that make the rest of us keel over in laughter or bang our heads against brick walls.

    I’m currently doing the latter.

    Liberty, Equality, Fraternity
    Andrew

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    • 18. Rhie  |  November 3, 2010 at 8:14 pm

      *hands a pillow* Concussions are no fun. And NOM definitely is not worth it. Trust me. :)

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  • 19. Straight Ally #3008  |  November 3, 2010 at 4:30 pm

    It’s kinda like a white racist dressing in blackface, no?

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  • 20. Sean  |  November 3, 2010 at 4:40 pm

    …you HAVE to be kidding me…

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  • 21. Lesbians Love Boies  |  November 3, 2010 at 4:49 pm

    I am surprised The Walt Disney Company is one of CRC Public Relations clients.

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  • 23. Jyo  |  November 3, 2010 at 4:52 pm

    I think this is kind of a silly post.

    When I was a kid I dressed up as a vampire one year. Didn’t mean I *supported* vampires.

    If the idea of dressing up in a scary costume is part of Halloween, Jane Lynch might be the scariest person Mary could think of.

    And frankly, I *love* the idea that strong, empowered women scare Mary Beth Hutchins.

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    • 24. Fulton  |  November 3, 2010 at 5:21 pm

      Perhaps you are giving MBH a little more credit than she deserves. I don’t know. I don’t know Mary Beth Hutchins or her motives, but dressing up as Jane Lynch because of fear seems a bit of a stretch. More likely, she dressed up as Jane Lynch because she loves the show.
      Pelosi or Clinton may have been a better ‘scary’ costume for her if she was interested in strong, empowered women.
      That is how I think of it anyway.

      Yes, dressing up as a vampire one year does not mean you support vampires. But dressing up as a vampire one year after spending a life time fighting vampire civil rights…that is either odd or rude, depending on the motive.

      With Mary Beth Hutchins’s choice of costume, I vote for odd.

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    • 25. Rhie  |  November 3, 2010 at 8:18 pm

      But you weren’t actively supporting a measure that would keep people who like to wear pointy teeth and pretend to drink blood and generally enjoy that kind of thing from marrying.

      (Yes, people like that actually exist. No it’s not EXACTLY the same thing because LGBT is not a lifestyle choice like being a vampire or goth or whatever is cool these days, but the general analogy holds.)

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    • 26. Steve  |  November 4, 2010 at 1:44 pm

      Why don’t you support vampires? Vampires were people too once!

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  • 27. Sagesse  |  November 3, 2010 at 4:53 pm

    It defies comprehension. I can’t imagine how their convoluted, demented minds work.

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  • 28. Ray in MA  |  November 3, 2010 at 5:31 pm

    Elizabeth Ray, went as a witch…eray the witch in her office (lair)

    eray the witch in her office (lair)

    …that’s how I picture all of the women who work for NOM …year round!

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  • 29. The Mad Sotsman  |  November 3, 2010 at 5:38 pm

    I think it’s only fair to point out that she doesn’t work for NOM, she works for CRC Public Relations. They are a PR firm that, while it has a number of right wing clients, has a lot more non-political clients.

    My take is that she’s a professional who has been assigned the NOM account. Some people might refuse the case but, like a good lawyer, a professional would not let their personal views of their client affect their performance.

    Given the evidence, I think she’s a non-hating normal doing her job for a rather distasteful client. I think she deserves our sympathies more than our approbation.

    Cheers, Neil.

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    • 30. JonT  |  November 3, 2010 at 5:44 pm

      I think it’s only fair to point out that she doesn’t work for NOM, she works for CRC Public Relations.

      I did not know that.

      Given the evidence, I think she’s a non-hating normal doing her job for a rather distasteful client. I think she deserves our sympathies more than our approbation.

      I fully agree. Thanks for that information!

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    • 31. Jim  |  November 3, 2010 at 5:56 pm

      I disagree.

      A flack like Mary Beth has an option to choose to work on, or not work on, despicable products/causes such as tobacco or gay bashing.

      There’s good money, to be sure, in shilling for evil causes. But that’s a choice that Mary Beth made.

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      • 32. JonT  |  November 3, 2010 at 6:05 pm

        A flack like Mary Beth has an option to choose to work on, or not work on, despicable products/causes such as tobacco or gay bashing.

        Does she? I really don’t now — as I know nothing about her work environment or the requirements of her employment.

        I do know that at the companies I’ve worked for, we worked for our clients, regardless of our personal views.

        It was our job. Whether or not we agreed with a client’s business or purpose didn’t matter. All that mattered was whether the checks cleared :)

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        • 33. Jim  |  November 3, 2010 at 7:46 pm

          For me, it’s an ethical choice. I would have an ethical problem promoting tobacco or promoting NOM’s discrimination, so I would ask to be switched to a different account.

          If my boss would not let me switch, I would quit rather than use my talents to promote something that I ethically felt was wrong.

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          • 34. JonT  |  November 3, 2010 at 8:03 pm

            Well, I guess if you felt that strongly about it, quitting would be an option.

            In my case, working for a small company, moving to ‘another account’ would never have been an option.

            But then again, for the companies I worked for, we were never required to hate on LGBT. That’s something for me to ponder tonight – if we’d been contracted by someone like NOM, would I have ‘put my foot down’, and resigned if necessary.

            Considering the ineptitude with which my last CEO ran the company, probably :)

            I do remember a porn company wanting to buy our software product, which the CEO refused to do on ‘ethical’ grounds. I argued against him. Who was I to judge? They got it anyway by going through a 3rd party, so his ‘stand’ amounted to nothing in the long run.

            But I see your point – I guess I just don’t see it in quite the black and white you seem to.

          • 35. Rhie  |  November 3, 2010 at 8:29 pm

            I see your point, but I don’t think I could say what anyone should do. It’s the same as someone saying that an LGBT has a moral obligation to resign from the military or not join. I know far too many people for whom military was the only viable option. They literally had to choose to between poverty or a uniform. I wouldn’t tell them that they HAD to choose poverty, especially if they were the sole bread winner of a family.

            Same thing here. Times are tough. I don’t know her situation. I don’t know the business. It could be that quitting labels her as “difficult” and doesn’t allow her to get a job in a field she is trained for. Even if she could easily get another job, she could have family or friends or housing prices or cost of living to think about . Who am I to say that she HAS to do that?

          • 36. Lesbians Love Boies  |  November 3, 2010 at 8:31 pm

            you have to read her personal twitter feeds to know she believes in the NOM cause

            http://twitter.com/mbwithcrc

          • 37. Lesbians Love Boies  |  November 3, 2010 at 8:32 pm

            You have to read her tweets: http://twitter.com/mbwithcrc

          • 38. Lesbians Love Boies  |  November 3, 2010 at 8:34 pm

            Sorry for the double post. it didn’t post the first time. Strange, it’s also not retaining my required information to leave a comment. The new Firefox for mac might be a bit mishap, just downloaded and installed it.

          • 39. JonT  |  November 3, 2010 at 8:41 pm

            Ok, so I’ve perused her tweets, and she’s clearly a right wing christianist twit.

            So there’s no ethical problem for her doing what she does on behalf of the nomos.

            Maybe her Halloween costume was a Freudian slip :)

            I guess ultimately I don’t really care who she is, or what she wears for Halloween :)

          • 40. JonT  |  November 3, 2010 at 8:47 pm

            Sorry for the double post. it didn’t post the first time. Strange, it’s also not retaining my required information to leave a comment. The new Firefox for mac might be a bit mishap, just downloaded and installed it.

            No LLB, I’ve been having these problems for 2 weeks now. I’ve gone back 3 revisions of FF so far, no diff. I’m currently running the latest as it fixes some security issues and hasn’t canged the behavior at all from previous revs.

            It’s this site. I’m 97.6453 percent certain of it. This is the only site I’ve seen any problems.

            Annoying as hell, but I have nothing else to try.

          • 41. Judy  |  November 3, 2010 at 9:30 pm

            @LesLoveB, can you get Google Chrome for a Mac? Works well for me. I had problems with FF, too.

          • 42. Rhie  |  November 3, 2010 at 9:55 pm

            Ah hah thanks LLB. So I guess my post was irrelevant to this particular case. Cue the more you know graphic.

            In completely unrelated news…Deviant Art has decided that anyone who signs up for the site HAS to be male or female. Until May this year they allowed “other” or “no answer”. Any attempt to resolve this has been met with “you are either male or female. pick one.” and similar.

            Lovely, eh?

          • 43. Rhie  |  November 3, 2010 at 9:58 pm

            Judy –

            Seconding Chrome. I love it. I switched to it from Firefox because Firefox and Windows 7 don’t play well for me. Works beautifully.

          • 44. JonT  |  November 4, 2010 at 1:31 am

            @Judy, @Rhie:

            I’d rather stick to firefox, thanks. Noscript and adblock do not work with chrome, and these are a *requirement* for me. Google, being an advertising company, is not all that eager to allow these addons to function correctly, and as far as I can tell, the chrome API’s would not allow them to ever work, for obvious reasons. :)

            So yeah, if you do not care about foreign scripts running on your machine or advertisements, by all means run chrome. Enjoy.

            Firefox has worked well for me over the years, (and still does on every other site I go to). Whatever this is, it’s a bug — either in firefox (which seems to be strangely retroactive to previous versions too) or something that was changed recently at this site.

            Granted, this is the only wordpress site I post to, so there may be just some weird interaction here only, but at least on blogspot (google owned!) sites, or any other non-wordpress sites I’ve posed to, I’ve had no problem.

            Felyx – you using firefox? I recall you having issues too.

          • 45. Rhie  |  November 5, 2010 at 12:14 am

            JonT —

            I am running Adblock perfectly fine with Chrome. According to their extensions page they have something called NotScripts which appears to do the same thing as no script.

            That said, if you prefer Firefox and don’t want to fuss with another browser stay with it what you are comfortable with. I just find it faster, easier, and generally all around better with my computer.

          • 46. JonT  |  November 5, 2010 at 6:37 pm

            @Rhie:

            I am running Adblock perfectly fine with Chrome. According to their extensions page they have something called NotScripts which appears to do the same thing as no script.

            That said, if you prefer Firefox and don’t want to fuss with another browser stay with it what you are comfortable with. I just find it faster, easier, and generally all around better with my computer.

            I do – changing browsers is… like switching from boxers to a banana hammock :)

            But with some compiling, and general hackery (there is no chrome build for my specific dist) I seem to have it running reasonably well so far.

            I’ll give it a try for awhile. Maybe I’ll even like it :)

            One thing – it does seem to make use of all CPU cores rather well. I like that :)

          • 47. Rhie  |  November 5, 2010 at 6:46 pm

            JonT —

            LOL! I get it, really. It’s one reason I am still using a windows machine and haven’t switched to linux or a mac. I am used to it and it would be a pain to change.

            I HAD to switch browsers on this machine or I probably wouldn’t have. Firefox just simply wouldn’t load and I didn’t want to go back to IE.

        • 48. fiona64  |  November 4, 2010 at 8:45 am

          Actually, she doesn’t have much of a choice which accounts she gets — if she wants to keep her job, anyway.

          Love,
          Fiona

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  • 49. Richard A. Walter (soon to be Walter-Jernigan)  |  November 3, 2010 at 5:45 pm

    And yet these people see nothing wrong with discriminating against us, because they do not see us as people, therefore, they do not see us as being their equals.

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    • 50. Gregory in Salt Lake City  |  November 3, 2010 at 6:04 pm

      Yep.

      “It’s baked into the soul of America. Our spotted history in actually delivering on that promise has always come from the failure of people to really see someone else as human. But once you accept someone as ‘like us’ then discriminating against them becomes untenable.” –David Boies

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      • 51. Tomato  |  November 3, 2010 at 6:26 pm

        Sounds remarkably like something someone said approximately 2,000 years ago. He was so scandalously liberal that he was put to death.

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  • 52. Anthony  |  November 3, 2010 at 6:27 pm

    Don’t you have anything better than this?! Ronnie did a better comment with the elected gay guy. Post that! Hell, do a entire write up of all the LGBT people in office. I would love to know more about the trans that works for Obama.

    Spend more time celebrating LGBT and quite trolling NOM sites all the time. It is getting morbid around here witches and vampires aside. (i support Vampire rights; decriminalize blood drinking from willing donors!)

    If you had wanted to make a post like this look even vaguely productive, you could have at least suggested a letter writing campaign so that we can tell CRC or whoever that we will start petitioning ALL their clients to drop them if they don’t drop NOM. NOM got our judges ousted out of pure spite… we can surely improve gay business relations at the very least!

    (Pay no attention – it is just my rant.)

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  • 53. Bob  |  November 3, 2010 at 6:29 pm

    Actually, check Mary Beth’s tweets then tell us what you think.

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    • 54. ChrisB  |  November 3, 2010 at 7:29 pm

      Yes, she’s a hack and a hypocrite.

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    • 55. ChrisB  |  November 3, 2010 at 8:27 pm

      Oy, the more of her tweets I read the more I dislike this smug twat.

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  • 56. Eric  |  November 3, 2010 at 9:34 pm

    I think what annoys me most is “Marriage AN Historic Winner”

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  • 57. JayeinMD  |  November 4, 2010 at 4:02 am

    Here’s contact information for CRC Public Relations in case anyone wants to send them a little note like I just did:

    crc@crcpublicrelations.com

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  • 58. Hank (NYC)  |  November 4, 2010 at 6:28 am

    I just love all the hypocrites that sit an watch Glee, never missed an episode of Will and Grace etc. We’re good enough for them to laugh at and enjoy a drama – but not equal.

    HYPOCRITE!

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  • 59. toth  |  November 4, 2010 at 6:54 am

    “*Oh, and if you’re wondering: The other half of the NOM PR twosome, Elizabeth Ray, went as a witch.”

    Are you sure that’s a costume?

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    • 60. Eric  |  November 4, 2010 at 7:39 am

      She’s not a witch. She’s you.

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      • 61. toth  |  November 4, 2010 at 11:18 am

        Great. Now I’m depressed. Thanks.

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  • 62. Phillip R  |  November 4, 2010 at 8:03 am

    I don’t really see a big deal. It’s a Halloween costume. Honestly, I was surprised that after the various election hoopla to see something like this here. This is really stretching it.

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    • 63. Phillip R  |  November 4, 2010 at 8:36 am

      I think if you were going to post an article about Halloween costumes with any sort of serious spin on it, something like this would be better.

      http://nerdyapplebottom.com/2010/11/02/my-son-is-gay/?ref=nf

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      • 64. JonT  |  November 4, 2010 at 11:46 am

        I agree. Good story.

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      • 65. Mouse  |  November 4, 2010 at 5:17 pm

        What a great mom! And also, a great Daphne costume!

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  • 66. Rebecca in Chicago  |  November 4, 2010 at 8:11 am

    I have a sneaking suspicion that Mary Beth has no idea that Jane Lynch is an out, happily-married lesbian. Her choice of costume probably went something like this:

    Mary Beth: I love Glee! That’s a great idea, let’s go as Glee characters.
    Friend 1: I call Quinn!
    Mary Beth: No fair! I have blonde hair too!
    Friend 2: Omg I want to be a cheerleader too.
    Mary Beth: Well ^%$#. Who does that leave? I can’t be Kurt, he’s icky and gay! What about Sue Sylvester?
    Friend 1: Her hair is blonde too!
    Mary Beth: You’re right, that way I won’t have to buy a wig!

    At least, that’s how I imagine it…

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  • 67. Justin  |  November 4, 2010 at 8:12 am

    NOM really needs to get over itself. Democrats lost because the party of the President almost always gets annihilated during the Midterms. It had very little, if anything, to do with marriage equality.

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    • 68. Chris in Lathrop  |  November 4, 2010 at 8:31 am

      I was afraid P8TT would ascribe the victories to NOM as well, but was somewhat pleased to see they only did so for the Iowa SC Justices.

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  • 69. Michele  |  November 4, 2010 at 8:15 am

    I’m at work and can only quickly read this–can’t check her tweets…so I apologize ahead of time if this is really off base, but is it possible that she is in fact on our side and she is wearing this costume to kind of thumb her nose at NOM?

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  • 70. Bill  |  November 4, 2010 at 9:33 am

    She’s what the French would call a ‘cochon.’

    Which is, to say, a classless pig.

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    • 71. Franck  |  November 4, 2010 at 9:46 am

      That’s a “truie”, Bill. Unless you want to insult her even more by calling her a male pig ;-)

      – Franck P. Rabeson
      Days spent apart from my fiancé because of DOMA: 1231 days, as of today.

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  • 72. Ed  |  November 4, 2010 at 9:38 am

    On a more serious note. Has anyone heard an update on the California Attorney General race?

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    • 73. Ann S.  |  November 4, 2010 at 9:55 am

      My morning paper says it may take weeks.

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    • 74. Kathleen  |  November 4, 2010 at 10:51 am

      Ed, you can watch for official updates here:
      http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/attorney-general/

      And Eric Garcetti has been number crunching and speculating. Look for the updates at the end of the note (this can only be viewed by people who can login to facebook):
      http://tinyurl.com/24k7dbs

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      • 75. Ed  |  November 4, 2010 at 4:10 pm

        Thank you so much Kathleen. Great place to keep up with it over the next few weeks. I’m so proud of my friends and former neighbors in California. Great election for you all out there. Really makes me homesick. But Austin Texas is really cool too.

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  • 76. Ronnie  |  November 4, 2010 at 10:40 am

    Gap Inc. Employees say “It Gets Better”….Gap Inc. includes Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime, & Athleta….

    <3…Ronnie:

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  • 77. Mark M. (Seattle)  |  November 4, 2010 at 10:44 am

    Wow really??? Of all the things that could have been posted and discussed CC posts Halloween costume choices….as if this is at all news worthy.
    Good lord! This makes us no better than ‘Them’….how very shallow

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    • 78. Anonygrl  |  November 4, 2010 at 10:54 am

      Sometimes you need to have a lighter topic, Mark. Every once in a while, it is ok to have something that doesn’t carry the weight of the world on it to discuss. We are just human here, and need the relief, from time to time.

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      • 79. Mark M. (Seattle)  |  November 4, 2010 at 11:06 am

        True…but if I want ‘lighter topics’ I don’t come here for that I go to sites designed for that.
        This just shows petty shallow behavior on CC’s part
        IMHO

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        • 80. Rhie  |  November 5, 2010 at 12:19 am

          Oh well, one man’s shallow is another man’s funny. We don’t all have the same sense of humor. There are plenty of heavy posts after this one.

          Honestly, whenever anyone comments just to say they don’t like something I always wonder what’s wrong with their scroll function.

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    • 81. Rebecca in Chicago  |  November 4, 2010 at 11:18 am

      Mark, Halloween costume choices are an important issue. Every year, you hear about some instance where someone wore something incredibly offensive. Like at Northwestern last year where several students went to parties in blackface. How is that not political or worthy of discussion?

      I admit that this case is less inflammatory. But this young lady is one of NOM’s biggest voices in the public sphere, as important and Brian and Maggie, just behind the scenes.

      There is inherent hypocrisy in her choice to portray a woman played by such a strong LGBT activist. I question how much she currently knows about Jane Lynch. I can only hope that Mary Beth’s admiration (or at least enjoyment) for her character will help her attain a more open mind. That’s how many anti-LGBT people are turned into understanding supporters.

      It goes like this:
      “Oh, I really like this person!” then “Oh wait, they’re gay.” then “Oh wow, I still like them even though they’re gay” and finally “I guess I don’t really care that they’re gay.”

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      • 82. Mark M. (Seattle)  |  November 4, 2010 at 11:29 am

        Whatever…..in the future I will just keep my opinion to myself
        I saw absolutely NO replies to the other people who voiced their opinion on how poor a choice this was for a topic.

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      • 83. Phillip R  |  November 4, 2010 at 1:15 pm

        She dressed up as a character…not as Jane Lynch.

        This article just seems ridiculous.

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  • 85. Linda  |  November 4, 2010 at 10:47 am

    You know, I’m really enjoying the fact that Boxer won and Fiorina LOST! So much for that pathetic excuse for a bus tour.

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    • 86. Justin  |  November 4, 2010 at 11:27 am

      Few things made me happier on election night than Corporate Cannibal Carly’s loss!

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    • 87. Franck  |  November 4, 2010 at 11:28 am

      Well Linda, their tour did work. The latino community did vote for their valores… too bad those values just didn’t exactly match NOM’s!

      – Franck P. Rabeson
      Days spent apart from my fiancé because of DOMA: 1231 days, as of today.

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  • 88. Ronnie  |  November 4, 2010 at 11:11 am

    “I think it’s about self-esteem and as parents we must be constantly telling our children how important they are & how important they are for their family and for society…. I am going to look into the camera right now and if you’re out there and you’re struggling with your sexuality…I LOVE YOU!… You are very important to me… you’re very important to this society… God doesn’t make mistakes….(applause)… You are very special… It gets hard…. It gets hard… sometimes… but it gets really cool afterwards…. Accept yourself… Its very cool!” ~ Ricky Martin on The View 11/3/10…..

    <3…Ronnie

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  • 89. Kathleen  |  November 4, 2010 at 11:50 am

    Remember the arrest of Holly Hahn at the NOM rally in Columbus, Ohio last summer? Her trial is coming up and she posts this on facebook:

    “Disorderly conduct- my trial is next Wednesday. I need anyone who can say they saw me ‘shaking hands’ with NOM supporters, not ‘grabbing arms’ as I am being accused of.” If anyone was at the NOM protest and saw this incident unfold, please speak up and help a fellow freedom fighter.”

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  • 90. Felyx  |  November 4, 2010 at 12:43 pm

    I don’t shy away from showing up to court to help people… this makes me wish I was there to help her out!

    She gets my support and frankly I am glad you are watching this Kathleen and posting it here… we need to remember that we are the ones out there and that we are the ones that need to support each other.

    Felyx

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