Tag Archive for Progressive Values

Want to Overturn H8? Find Out How This Saturday!

Last month, civil rights advocates all over California, and the nation, were horrified & depressed by the passage of Proposition 8, the marriage equality ban. However, there has been some good news since Election Day. The California Supreme Court has agreed to the legal challenge of Prop 8, due to the legally questionable way it…

How The West Was Won… And Lost

(Proudly cross-posted at C4O) This week has been nothing short of amazing! Barack Obama will be our next President. More and better Democrats will be going to Congress. The electoral map has undergone a major blue shift. So why has this whole experience been bittersweet at best for me? Well, all is not well in…

The Battleground in My Backyard

(Proudly cross-posted at C4O) Nervous yet? I know I am. It’s crazy enough having to follow the Presidential Election 24/7. But for me and my friends & family here in California, we have even more on our minds! We have a Congressional race to win. We have an evil, discriminatory ballot initiative to defeat. And…

CA-46: In Costa Mesa

Ah, what a weekend! There’s really nothing like a good, old fashioned neighborhood walk to soothe one’s soul! Whenever I get nervous about the election, I schedule some time to walk and I feel so much better afterwards. And you know what else? I also helped two very special people in their efforts to get…

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.…