Tag Archive for LGBT

AP source: Same-sex partners to get fed benefits

Found this story streaming across the headlines on the OC Register website. By PHILIP ELLIOTT Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama, under growing criticism for not seeking to end the ban on openly gay men and women in the military, is extending benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees. Obama plans to…

PROP 8: Open Letter to Repeal Marriage Ban

A community letter supporting a November 2010 ballot initiative to repeal Prop 8 – several OC organizations are signers. Fellow Activists and Supporters – The California Supreme Court has upheld Proposition 8, which took away the right to marry from gay and lesbian couples.  Now, we must join together to restore marriage equality in California…

Today’s Equality Summit LiveBlog

In case you can’t be in LA today for Equality California’s Equality Summit, feel free to stop by my Twitter feed throughout the day today to check out my updates from the informative one-day summit on the aftermath of Prop H8 and what we can do now to win back our civil rights. I’ll try…

Harvey Milk Stonewall Democrats Launch!

Here’s a very special message from Yours Truly and a special someone else that I’d like for you to meet. I hope you check out our new club, and you stay tuned to find out about our upcoming actions. Thanks. The Time for Change Is Here! On Tuesday, we inaugurated Barack Obama as the 44th…