Tag Archive for LGBTQ

California LGBTQ Leaders, Major Organizatjons Urge Kimberly Ellis to Put Civil Rights Progress Ahead of Personal Agenda

  Violence by Hate Groups Requires Urgency, Focus on Defending and Expanding Civil Rights  LOS ANGELES, CA – California’s leading LGBTQ rights organizations and community leaders sent a unified message to former California Democratic Party chair candidate Kimberly Ellis, urging her to put the fight for civil rights ahead of her personal agenda.   Equality California,…

Pride Flag Resolution Passes DPOC

I’m getting better at this Party Resolution thing.  My second resolution called on the city of Anaheim to honor the promise the city council made in June 2016 to fly the Gay Pride flag on Harvey Milk Day (May 22) through the end of Pride Month (June) which the city failed to do this year…

Updated: It’s Harvey Milk Day; No Pride in Anaheim

It’s May 22 — Harvey Milk Day commemorating the slain LGBTQ civil rights leader from San Francisco.  Throughout Orange County, the rainbow Gay Pride flag is flying in Milk’s memory.  Except in Anaheim, where it is supposed to but is not. The photo above was taken this morning just before 9AM.  City hall in Anaheim. …

Wagner comes out against LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination State Senate Bill 1146 to Promote “Religious Liberty”

State Rep. Don Wagner (R-68) and current candidate for Mayor sent out the note below warning residents about the perceived evil at SB1146, a bill by State Senator Richard Lara that protects the rights of LGBTQ students, faculty and staff at private colleges and universities, particular those that are faith-based. Wagner tries to frame the…

A Note from Hillary Clinton about Orlando

On Sunday, Americans woke up to a nightmare: Another act of terrorism in a place no one expected it, a man with a gun in his hands and hate in his heart, apparently consumed by rage against LGBT Americans — and, by extension, against the openness and diversity that define our way of life. No…