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ACTION ALERT: Say No to H8 This Weekend!

The beautiful struggle for equality continues this weekend. Say no to discrimination and yes to civil rights! Here’s the news from OC Weekly Progressive and OC No on H8 on vigils for this weekend. NEW Jan 31 Saturday 11am-6pm, Santa Ana: Prop 8 Protest Rally Corner of Sunflower Avenue & Bristol Street, Santa Ana Make huge signs that…

Why I Hope

“Marriage isn’t a special right. Marriage is a civil right.” – Robin Tyler, one of the plaintiffs in the Prop H8 lawsuit currently before the California Supreme Court Yesterday, something amazing occurred. On a beautiful and sunny Sunday in Southern California, people came to speak up, speak out, come out, and make a difference. And…

Bigotry We Won’t Believe In

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out this doozy of a Rec List diary at Daily Kos. Apparently, there’s plenty that Rick Warren hasn’t been honest about. His AIDS programs in Africa have forsaken the effective measures taken to actually reduce transmissions of the virus, and instead have resulted in more infections. His support…

REMINDER: Saddleback Church Protest This Sunday!

Hey, everyone. I just wanted to remind you that our protest at Saddleback Church is this Sunday. We’ll start at 10:00 AM, and everyone will be going directly to the church. Fortunately, President-Elect Obama has been somewhat responsive to the outcry over Rick Warren giving the opening prayer at his inauguration. Unfortunately, Warren will still…

Sunday at Saddleback UPDATE

Last night, I found out that Soulforce has cancelled its action at Saddleback Church on January 18. I apologize to everyone here in the LOC community for posting what turned out to be wrong information. Hopefully, I caught this in time to make sure no one goes to Irvine at 8:30 AM expecting to see…

Soulforce Sunday at Saddleback Church

Something very special will be happening here in OC on Sunday, January 18. Soulforce, the group of progressive people of faith that travel across the nation & around the world to engage in dialogue with other faith communities on LGBT civil rights, will be coming to Saddleback Church two days before Saddleback Pastor Rick Warren…

Love in Action

(Proudly cross-posted at C4O Democrats) Last Saturday, about 30 of us local civil rights activists in Orange County went out to see “Milk”. And afterwards, we were all inspired by the story of “The Mayor of Castro Street” to go out & make a difference outside South Coast Plaza. And guess what? We kept going…