Now That You Can Marry, Should You?

Congratulations to all of our friends out there that have the right (or soon will have the right) to get married. As you know, CoupleDumb is a big proponent of happiness and we believe that everyone deserves the right to find their own joy. So go and get married. Have huge weddings, piss off in-laws, raise children and do all of the fun stuff that the hetero couples have been doing for years.

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We Will Not Boycott Starbucks

The National Organization of Marriage is calling for a boycott of Starbucks. They are reacting to the following memorandum according to their boycott website: ‘On January 12th, 2012, Starbucks issued a memorandum declaring that same-sex marriage ‘is core to who we are and what we value as a company.’ The funny part is that that isn’t really the full quote from the memo. Are you surprised? What Starbucks actually said in the memo was, ‘This important legislation is aligned with Starbucks business practices and upholds our belief in the equal treatment of partners. It is core to who we are and what we value as a company.’ The legislation they refer to is the Washington State legislation to recognize marriage equality for same sex-couples. So where is the WTF about this? I know fish got to swim and bigots need to get pissed at big corporations that give credence to the need for equality.

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WTF of the Week: Et tu Maine?

We think we have been clear here, haven’t we? We think we have stated our position over and over again throughout our 10 months of posting. We are sure if you go over the WTFs you will find that more than half have been dedicated to the sheer stupidity and utter fuckery of the conservatives who feel that they have to take this country by the hand before we are engulfed in the flames of hell. Our only question is, WHAT THE FUCK MAINE?

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WTF of the Week: New York State Senator Shirley Huntley

My whole life I had to watch my mouth. I have been told in the past that I lack tact. I have been told that sometimes I come off a little brash. I have even been told, and I know this is hard to believe, that I’m a bitch. But, professionally, I have always maintained myself and my opinions in check and have never once had my words come back to haunt me. Which brings up this week’s WTF.

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