Tag Archive for Marriage Equality

DESPAIR: Marriage Equality Fails (again)

With the passage of time, some things may change. Political attitudes may evolve and public support may appear on the rise; but in the end most things remain the same. Today, the election results from Maine’s Question #1 to repeal Marriage Equality for Gay and Lesbian partners appears to have passed, by a similar margin to…

Latest Projections for Maine Question #1

From Nate Silver over at FiveThirtyEight.com we have his latest analysis of the anti-Gay Marriage measure on the ballot in Maine, Question #1. Maine — Question 1 — “Do you want to reject the new law that lets same-sex couples marry and allows individuals and religious groups to refuse to perform these marriages?” . The…

Restore Equality 2010: Plans OC Organizing Town Hall

As you may recall, about a week ago a group called Love, Honor, Cherish submitted ballot language for the repeal of Proposition 8 in the 2010 general election. There are differing points of view regarding the wisdom of running such a campaign at that time. A significantly large number of LGBT groups have advocated that…

Media Study Shows Republicans Can be Moved to Support Marriage Equality

Irvine, CA – An HCD Research study, using its Mediacurves website reveals that not only can Republican and Independent voters be moved by advertising supporting marriage equality, but may indicate that California voters will support civil marriage rights for all Californians. The study, focusing on an initial ad produced by nationally acclaimed TruthandHope.org, was deemed…

With time, equality will blossom even in Orange County

In the annals of the modern gay-rights movement, Orange County has a less than stellar role. The stomping ground of the late state senator and antigay initiative sponsor John Briggs, firebrand former Congressman Bob Dornan, and longtime antigay funder Howard Ahmanson and activist Lou Sheldon has gained a reputation for antagonism to gay people that…