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We were as surprised as Mrs. Madrigal, but here it is on TV, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart but really John Oliver. Al Madrigal got gay married — after all, it’s the law! [Disclosure: For probation purposes, Madrigal is POCHO’s Migrant Editor.]

(PNS reporting from SILICON VALLEY) The Internets slowed to a virtual crawl yesterday as millions of experts in Constitutional Law and The Holy Bible took to Twitter and Facebook to educate ignorant netizens about the God-hating freedom-attacking Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage.

“It was definitely a brownout, dude,” according to 18-year-old Jaime “Twitchy” Loftwich, who runs the worldwide computer network from the basement of his mom’s home in Palo Alto. “Hella load,” he emailed PNS. “I haven’t seen ping times like that since Kim Kardashian was rushed to Cedars-Sinai!” [Mas…]


The Supreme Court today said most of the 17-year-old Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional and overthrew California’s anti-same-sex marriage Proposition 8.  Thank you, Supremes!

I was at a party the other night when a group of women asked me how long I’ve been with my boyfriend. Oh boy.

I told them six years and braced myself for the onslaught of “WHY AREN’T YOU MARRIED! HE NEEDS TO GIVE YOU A RING! BLABLABLABLA” and so on and so forth.

As a woman who consciously chooses not to get married, I’m constantly dealing with this sort of thing. People just don’t understand why.

Is my boyfriend a commitment-phobe? Are we swingers? Are we not serious? Never are we thought of as a happy stable couple content to just enjoy each other’s company.

No, something must be wrong with us. [Mas…]

Pocho Ocho reasons equality is here to stay

by Especial Correspondents March 27, 2013 El Now
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The Supremes are all about the gays and we say My my hey hey! Equality is here to stay! Here are the pocho ocho reasons why: 8. Mom, Dad: I was born this guey! 7. I want to hold your hand 6. It’s a lucrative business opportunity

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Pocho Ocho reasons Daniel D. Portado isn’t ‘Dancing with the Stars’

by Al Carlos Hernandez March 2, 2012 El Now
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8. He only does a Rio Grande River Dance in wing tips. 7. He is not unfamous enough yet. 6. Body image issues, anticipating the Gaykeeper Sheriff Babeu will ogle him.

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Federal appeals panel overturns Proposition 8

by Lalo Alcaraz February 7, 2012 Cartoons
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The appeals panel of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court in San Francisco ruled today that California’s ban on same-sex marriage violates the constitutional right to equal protection.

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Pocho Ocho words we should banish in 2012

by Gabacho Borracho January 21, 2012 Cultura
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8. Anchor baby (noun) – Wait- this is an anti-Latino slur? FAIL. Seriously, this just makes us picture an infant so cute and fat we could use it for a boat anchor. Just chuck it in – kerPLOP! – you can drift and chug Coronas all afternoon. Do better, wingnuts. 7.  Arpaio (proper noun) – Actually, we’d […]

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