Organized Religion and some within the Catholic Church are the most vocal opponents to real equality for gay, lesbian, bi, trans, and queer folks. Yet they should have no credibility at all. So Dan puts it out there- he is done being lectured… as we all should be. Savage doesn’t attack Faith or believe, rather he identifies and shines a light on the hypocrisy of humans.
Received a link for a petition to get ENDA introduced n the US House. Petitions alone don’t generate what is needed to pass legislation, but they can cause enough of a stir to get the bill introduced. We need your help, now! http://petitions.moveon.org/keystoneprogress/sign/get-enda-passed-in-the-1?source=c.em.cp&r_by=8542981
Just a short note this morning to say that all looks well following the elections here in Pittsburgh. But now the real work begins. I have full faith in Bill Peduto and the City Council lineup is also in good shape. But even good people can get sidelined if theyRead More
This came to me via Mark Segal: Pennsylvania voter’s – Tomorrow When you VOTE there’s a question on the ballot regarding Equality in PA. Retention of Justices. Both Ron Castille & Max Baer are up for retention. PLEASE vote YES. As Supreme Court Justices they led the battle to haveRead More
PHILADELPHIA: Pa. State Representative Brian Sims, D-Phila., the first openly gay elected state legislator in Pennsylvania applauded the vote on cloture for the Employment Nondiscrimination Act (ENDA) in the U.S. Senate tonight. Sims especially commended Pennsylvania Senators Bob Casey, D-Pennsylvania, and Patrick Toomey, R-Pennsylvania. Both Senators voted for cloture on theRead More
I’ve wanted to post about the upcoming elections on November 5th, but rather than just talk about the local election and candidates, I want to put things into a bigger context. This post will be a three part series. Or more, if I’m honest with myself. Do local elections matter?Read More
take a moment to thank Senator Toomey. Call his office, send him an email, or even better- send him a short handwritten note. A handwritten note will definately makes its way into his hands, where the email will probably not.
State Rep. Brian Sims, D-Phila., the first openly-gay elected member of the Pennsylvania State Legislature penned an open letter today to Senator Patrick Toomey, R-Pennsylvania, urging the Senator to openly declare his support for the federal Employment Nondiscrimination Act (ENDA). A vote in the U.S. Senate on ENDA has been scheduled for next week.
The Victory Institute’s mission is to increase the number of LGBTQ persons into public office and support them in different ways to achieve success. They rare helping to bring more Brian Sims onto the scene. You can help make that happen!
JARED SCHAAF TO BE FIRST NORTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIAN TO LEAD A STATEWIDE LGBT ORGANIZATION STATE COLLEGE, Pa., – The Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition (PSEC) Coordinating Committee has elected new leadership, appointed four board members, and formally announces the 2014 Youth Action Conference: Igniting a Pennsylvania Youth Movement for Trans* Justice andRead More