Tag Archive for equal rights

So Much for the “Black v. Gay Divide”

One of the most disingenuous memes from the post-Prop 8 fallout in California is that “African-Americans don’t get along with gays and vice-versa”. Nothing could be further from the truth… Especially for people who are African-American AND LGBT! Here, take a looksy at this protest in LA’s historically black Leimert Park neighborhood last weekend. See…

The Gift of Equality

On Saturday night, I went out to the historic Orange Circle to join some friends in asking for a special gift for the holidays. We weren’t asking for anything expensive or extravagant. All we really want is equality.

Join a Candlelight Vigil to Repeal H8 Tomorrow Night

I just spotted this at the always great DFA-OC Weekly Progressive Calendar, and I wanted to share it with all of you. We have a great opportunity now to keep up the momentum of the last two weeks in peacefully protesting the “legal?” discrimination that is Prop H8. The state supreme court is hearing the…

On Joining the Impact in OC

It wasn’t just queer people. It wasn’t just straight people. It wasn’t just white people or black people or brown people. It wasn’t just Christian people or Jewish people or atheist people or people of other faiths. It was people. Period. It was about people coming together to support equal rights for all. It was…

Repeal Prop 8 Campaign UPDATE

First off, let’s start with some bad news. It now looks like the California Supreme Court will take its time on the Prop 8 lawsuits. This means we likely won’t immediately know the immediate fate of marriage equality in The Golden State. However, here’s the good news. Considering that the court has asked Attorney General…

Supreme Court Ruling on Prop 8 Coming Soon?

Here’s the latest news on the Prop 8 lawsuits. Someone just emailed me this news, though I couldn’t find a link to this magazine. I wouldn’t get too worked up over a ruling this week, but it seems like a ruling (or at least, an injunction on 8 so the court has more time to…