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Christie and the GOP “strategy” regarding Marriage Equality.

Christie and the GOP “strategy” regarding Marriage Equality.

July 13, 2014 at 1:26 pm 0 comments

This means that the GOP knows it can’t win when it comes to marriage equality, but they are going to use rhetoric about “not giving up the fight” in an effort to keep these folks strongly behind the GOP. In other words, appease the base even though you know it is all over.

Clinton’s Gay Marriage Interview: The battle is far from over.

Clinton’s Gay Marriage Interview: The battle is far from over.

June 20, 2014 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

To me, this says that some folks are really nervous about the future of Marriage Equality. While some of us are riding high on a wave on continuously positive judicial rulings, many on the national scene are sweating bullets about how we bring this to completion.

PA Governor Election Debate Tonight.

May 12, 2014 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

Drexel University hosts the final PA gubernatorial debate this evening before the May 20th primary. Here’s a list of channels covering it: The debate will be streaming live via Drexel University’s website. The debate will be aired live on the following stations: PCN – Statewide WCAU – Philadelphia WFMZ –Read More

Will Allyson Schwartz turn off her voters with attack ads?

Will Allyson Schwartz turn off her voters with attack ads?

May 9, 2014 at 9:44 am 0 comments

Can I continue to support Allyson Schwartz in the PA Governor race? I’m not sure. I’ve wanted to support her from the very beginning, but her recent attack ads were possibly the last straw for me. Attack ads don’t increase voter turnout nor do they help undecideds pick you as theirRead More

Meet and Greet for Rob McCord in Pittsburgh

Meet and Greet for Rob McCord in Pittsburgh

April 24, 2014 at 5:12 pm 1 comment

a meet and greet for one of the candidates for PA Governor, Rob McCord to be held Saturday evening in Pittsburgh. McCord received the 2014 endorsement from the Steel City Stonewall Democrats

An open letter to Bill Peduto from an LGBTQ advocate.

An open letter to Bill Peduto from an LGBTQ advocate.

January 6, 2014 at 3:37 pm 0 comments

Pittsburgh is a great city because we are not simply a collection of neighborhoods and communities, but because together, in concert with one another we are greater than the sum of the parts.

Our Journey is Not Complete!

Our Journey is Not Complete!

January 21, 2013 at 9:27 pm 1 comment

All of us, must care about these things, and none of us can pitt one of these things against the others as more or less important. They are all apart of our journey, and all must come to be.

Out Sims Holds Out Public Swearing In.

Out Sims Holds Out Public Swearing In.

January 17, 2013 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

While this act is ceremonial, it truly is far more than that. It is a visible, tangible effort to make LGBTQ issues matter in PA government like few other efforts have.

Teaching Bigotry?

Teaching Bigotry?

November 29, 2012 at 7:40 pm 1 comment

A Kentucky teacher is being criticized for writing a politically charged statement on the whiteboard in class. South Laurel County High School teacher Kendra Baker is drawing complaints from parents and students after she wrote, “You can’t be a democrat and go to heaven.” Superintendent Doug Bennett told the Sentinel-EchoRead More

And they say it isn’t about race…

And they say it isn’t about race…

November 14, 2012 at 4:59 am 1 comment

The Tea Party folks want to pretend that their efforts are linked back to the Revolutionary War and the rebellion that preceded it. Back when te colonists were taxed with no representation. They originally didn’t so much want to be their own country, but rather, simply wanted self governance, or a voice in the governance. If England had granted them representation, everything may have been different. Today, things are different. Every American has a voice and can vote. From the local level, all the way to the Federal level, each and every American’s voice is represented.