Maybe because it is “gay voices” of which Lewis is straight; maybe because a base premise of the piece is utter crap; or maybe because I’m tired of anyone outside of a marginalized group, thinking they have any place at deciding what that group ought to do
From my perspective, Emerich is as dangerous to real progress for the LGBTQ community as the various hate groups that seek to keep full equality from us.
There are a number of misconceptions about who is benefitted by the right to civil marriage, and why this right to marry was achieved. This post identifies some of these ideas.
Early on,Wolfson developed a master plan for winning marriage equality then set about making it happen. This plan in addition to Wolfson’s tireless energy was fundamental to the win, in addition to the timing.
Once the first marriage license was issued while she was in jail, the end was close, and the actions of today sealed it. But it is far from over.
nd we need to remember Mark, not only one day a year, but always as Mark’s story can inspire us to be heroes too.
Labor unions (and many who are a part of what we might refer to as labor et al, are extremely supportive of rights for LGBTQ persons, and one of the things gay, lesbian, bi, trans and queer persons.
Mark Segal, the publisher of Philadelphia Gay News has written a valuable op-ed for The Advocate that I encourage everyone to read. Mark makes a number of great points which I’ll summarize below, but in my opinion, he misses something crucial about the recent controversy, and I’ll speak to that towards the end of my post. Those speaking for and against the boycott so far weren’t there. Mark adds valuable first-person information as someone who[Read More…]
I’m writing from the observation deck as our cruise ship sails towards Juneau Alaska. About 100 LGBTQ persons are turned into squealing children as we watch whales frolicking in the water around the ship. Everything outside in my view is breathtaking. At moments, advocating for LGBTQ Rights seems so daunting and intense. Full equality is essential, and yet at a moment like this, as I look out on glacier, forest and ocean, everything falls into[Read More…]
I am however, going to become a broken record telling all my readers why it is crucial to turn out and vote in every election. Because Freedom is free, and the cost of freedom is voting.