Tag Archive for LGBT

OC Delegation’s Record on Equality for All

Our legislative friends like to thump their chests on Red County; so proud of their conservative voting records they are.  I find the bake offs useful as I just turn the survey on its head. The folks at Equality California have issued their own scorecards for state senators and assembly members on the basis of…

Thought-Provoking Documentary on Gays and the Church Now Showing in Irvine

While conservatives own talk radio, liberals own documentaries and in Irvine, we’re fortunate to have theater owners recognize there is an audience for this medium.   For the tolerance crowd, Irvine has some wonderful options for seeing thought provoking documentaries.   IN Woodbridge, the Edwards Westpark 8 has joined the University Cinema in showing documentaries, independent films and…

Dear Abby: An advocate for Gay Marriage

  Dear Abby writer Jeanne Phillips has come down in favor of gay marriage.  “Dear Abby” recently publicly declared her support for gay rights and received the first-ever “Straight for Equality” award from Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays; an award that State Rep Chuck DeVore has no prayer of ever winning.  Here’s the AP…

A Family Values Scorecard for the Ozzie and Harriet Crowd

Over at Red County/OCBlog, State Rep. Chuck DeVore is again touting his voting record on famly and social issues from a conservative interest group, the Capitol Resource Family Impact.  The scorecard isbased on how a legislator voted on an assortment of bills favored by conservatives.  And surprise, surprise, Dick Ackerman scored 100 percent and Chuck…

Liberty and Justice for ALL

Five words that close the pledge of allegiance; five words that cannot be ignored. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT)rights organizations across the United States, with the surprising exception of the Human Rights Campaign, withdrew their support Monday from a landmark gay civil rights bill after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco and Rep.…