Tag Archive for LGBT

Prop 8: The Race Is Close!

In case you haven’t heard the news, here’s the new SurveyUSA poll on Prop 8. Yes 48% No 45% Undecided 7% The bad news: We’re still slightly down. The good news: SUSA had 8 winning by 5 less than 2 weeks ago, so fortunately there’s movement toward marriage equality. Still, WE MUST NOT BE COMPLACENT!…

No on 8: Match This Contribution!

There’s news that a big friend of equal rights has pledged $500,000 to the No on Prop 8/Equality for All campaign… If that contribution is matched. So would you like to make sure No on 8 has $1 million to fight the right-wing smears flooding our local TV & radio stations daily? Well, it’s simple.…

Gavin Newsom to Keynote ECCO’s 25th Awards Gala

The 25th Anniversary ECCO Awards Gala will be held Saturday, October 4, 2008. San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom will be the Keynote Speaker and receive the Joe Dunn Political Leadership Award. Shannon Minter will receive a Community Service Award for his work as NCLR (National Center for Lesbian Rights) Lead Counsel in the California Marriage…

Harvey Milk Day May 22nd

In an LA Times Blog story this afternoon it is reported that a bill introduced by Assemblyman Mark Leno and State Senator Sheia Kuehl was narrowly approved Tuesday morning in the Senate that would require the Governor to proclaim May 22nd of each year as Harvey Milk Day in honor of slain gay civil rights…

Some Proposition 8 Updates

Equality For All has just launched a new website for opponents of Proposition 8. Maybe I’m the last one to find out about it. There’s lots of good information on the site. Well done. This past weekend the No On Prop 8 folks held a fundraiser. Did pretty well. $1.6 million! Yeay! Major kudos to…

ECCO Nuptial Bliss Wedding Reception!

On Sunday, July 27th, ECCO will be celebrating Full Marriage Equality at our Nuptial Bliss Wedding Reception. Brian Chase, Senior Staff Attorney for Lambda Legal, will be welcoming guests at the home of Retired Senator Joe and Diane Dunn (1911 Heliotrope, Santa Ana, CA) from 3pm to 5pm. The festivities will include champagne, hors d’oeuvres,…

HB Settles Gay Police Officer Harassment Case

This story fro the Orange County Register caught my eye this morning. Huntington Beach officer to receive up to $2.15 million Settlement ends case in which officer alleged peers repeatedly harassed him, placed a gay escort ad in his locker and suggested he was infected with HIV. By RACHANEE SRISAVASDI The Orange County Register Huntington…