Tag Archive for Civil Rights

Why do straights hate gays?

Commentary from Larry Kramer in today’s LA Times.  LARRY KRAMER is the founder of the protest group ACT UP and author of “The Tragedy of Today’s Gays.” DEAR STRAIGHT PEOPLE, Why do you hate gay people so much? Gays are hated. Prove me wrong. Your top general just called us immoral. Marine Gen. Peter Pace,…

Southern Strategy 2.0

The Republican Party is up to their same old tricks of sending out hate mail to attack anyone who supports civil rights for LGBT Americans. Whether or not people support Tom Umberg for Supervisor, this hateful piece of mail once again tries to strike fear in the hearts and minds of Republican voters that the…

“I Have A Dream”

In recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I am posting some excerpts from his famous speech from the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963.  I have a dream today… I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths…