Tag Archive for LGBT

Iowa Judges Strikes Down Ban on Gay Marriage

And yes, it has nothing to do with Orange County but it does back my belief that Gay marriage will eventually be the law of the land on constitutional grounds.  Notice that its Republican legislators here, the same one always chest thumping personal freedom and the rights of the individual, who want to jump in…

More, More, More OC Democratic Events!

OK, when I did my lovely Democratic Event Calendar yesterday, I thought everything was complete. I thought that everything important was included. Well, guess what? I was wrong. In the last 24 hours, I’ve received more info on more great Democratic events. We have a movie screening, a John Edwards event in LA, another Democratic…

For gays in Iraq, a life of constant fear

I found this story in the LA Times on Saturday.  This is just one example of how religious zealotry can distort the true core beliefs of any religion.  Religion based hatred is not confined to any one religion.  My bringing attention to this story should not in any way be viewed as an attack on…

Saved from Grace: Remembering the Harvest

Apparently, the Harvest Crusade is back. And as soon as I saw it in The Register, I just had to read it. After all, I used to be a part of it. Yes, believe it or not, this dirty, queer vegetarian hippie used to be a “Christianist“. And in reading about what’s happening at this…

AB 43 Passes the State Senate

State Rep. Mark Leno’s bill, AB 43, that would effectively permit marriages between two consenting adults, has passed the state Senate and now awaits the governor’s signature. The LA Times had a terrific front page story in Monday’s edition that described a gay couple, one American and one Australian, denied the opportunity to obtain a…