17 Nov 2009

NH Republican Radio Host Fired for Homophobic Rant, GOP Response Exposes Their Hypocrisy

 Crossposted with Unite the Fight. Out New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair Ray Buckley and I share the same birthday. November 14. I got to go to Disneyland. He got to step into the line of homophobic fire from Republican radio talk show host Doug Lambert. After his radio show “Meet

21 Oct 2009

Yes on 1’s Mutty Continues to Mislead; NO on 1 Demands He Reign in Supporters’ False Newspaper Ads

Crossposted with Unite the Fight. Remember Yes on 1's Marc Mutty, who recently admitted to “inadvertently” misleading Maine voters? Well, he's at it again in his newest email to supporters, saying that the “homosexuals” are imposing their will on Mainers. Uhm, if I remember correctly, it was the Democratically elected

17 Oct 2009

My Personal Take on U.S. Catholic Bishops Conf. Plan to Release Statement Against Marriage Equality

Crossposted with Unite the Fight. I'd like to begin this post with a short, rare, personal insight into this blogger. I was raised in an evangelical, Christian, non-denominational, missionary family. Since I can remember, we traveled the world, spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. I have seen parts of the

01 Oct 2009

District Judge Strikes Down Texas Ban on Marriage Equality

Crossposted with Unite the Fight. With the right to marry also comes the right to divorce. Today, Dallas state District Judge Tena Callahan granted a divorce to two legally married gay men, declaring that the state's bans on same-sex marriage violates the constitutional guarantee to equal protection under the law.

17 Sep 2009

Do You Feel the No on 1 Ads in Maine Are Hitting Hard Enough? A Comparison to Prop 8 Ads.

Crossposted from Unite the Fight. To fully appreciate the point of this post, please watch the ads embedded below, even if you've seen them before. It's all about context.  Those of us who had to suffer through the Proposition 8 campaign season remember well the Yes on 8 ads that

09 Jul 2009

LGBT Groups Who Opposed the Federal Case Against Prop 8 Now Want to Join In – Too Little Too Late?

UPDATE: Groups respond to AFER's letter. When the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) announced that they would be taking the fight against Proposition 8 to the federal court with power team Ted Olson and David Boies at the helm, numerous LGBT groups immediately issued a press release stating their

01 Jul 2009

July 2nd Could Spell The Beginning of the End for Prop 8 – The Team Behind the Case

UPDATE: Report on today's hearing at Unite the Fight.org. July 2nd could mark the beginning of the end to Prop 8, the controversial initiative that stripped California's LGBT population of the right to marry. Why? Because on July 2nd, the first hearing of the federal case brought against Prop 8

18 May 2009

We’re Down to 4 Possible Decision Day Dates on Prop 8 – Get Texted When It Happens!

UPDATE 3: Day of Decision is Tuesday, May 26th.  Meet in the Middle 4 Equality is Saturday, May 30th.   UPDATE 2: There were some questions about when and where events were happening in LA.  I've uploaded the most recent flyer on events in the city below the fold.  More

14 May 2009

LA City Council Unanimously Passes Resolution Condemning Iraqi Torture of Gay Men

UPDATE AT BOTTOM – VP Biden speaks to a source of mine regarding torture. On Wednesday, after hearing several emotional speeches, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed a resolution that “calls upon the government of Iraq to prevent the persecution of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and protect

12 May 2009

Will Maryland Follow DC in Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages in Other States?

In a piece from the Baltimore Sun, “Rethinking Marriage”, support for marriage equality to reach Maryland is backed by the argument that it should first recognize same-sex marriage performed in other states, similar to DC's move last week. Maryland, where the law requires marriage to be between a man and