Short Stack: Talking To Democrats Is Pointless

• America doesn’t hate us as much as they did last year; senior citizens especially have had a change of heart. We know that we’ve been guilt-tripping our own grandmas quite a lot. Are the rest of you doing your part? Let’s improve these numbers some more by the November mid-term elections. [AP]

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• An important meeting took place on March 16 between gay activists and several high profile Democratic Senators, including Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York. The quick summary: Gays: “We strongly urge you to actually support us verbally instead of through winks and nods.” Senators: *wink, wink, nod, nod.* [Washington Blade]

• Gay Jews often feel unwelcome in their own communities, according to a new study, but they are not going to take it lying down. They are going to start a synagogue rating system, so intolerant rabbis had better watch out or they’ll have a big fat F to contend with, and not the nice kind. [JTA News]

• Is polygamy the new gay? How quickly trends change, and we miss things sometimes, but someone really should have told us about this one. The short answer is no. The long one involves lots of hot and nasty Mormon sex as illustrated on the new HBO drama Big Love. [Slate]