Activism

Let’s Get Honest About the March on Washington

The linked blog post is by someone I follow on Twitter, and if you have been reading my blog, you won’t be surprised that I’m not very enthusiastic about the timing of the National March on Washington.  Here is my reply to his blog post: Your blog post typifies what is so wrong about the timing and priorities for the March. “We need a National front…” and you honestly believe that a march will accomplish[Read More…]

September 4, 2009 5 comments Activism, general
Is Marriage Equality the New AIDS?

Is Marriage Equality the New AIDS?

So, what is marriage equality? What is at the the core, and what are those things which are real, perceived, and constructed that surround this issue?

December 31, 2008 1 comment Activism, general, Same-Sex Marriage

Today is Counter-Protest Day!

Well, today is the big day for my boyfriend’s efforts.  Today Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church anbd his gang will be in Pittsburgh protesting at a funeral and a few other chosen targets. Brad started a FaceBook group, and hopes to have a very silent/peaceful counter demonstration/witness during the protest at the funeral of Catherine Baker Knoll.  If you are in the Pittsburgh area, and want to support him in this endeavor, please[Read More…]

November 25, 2008 Comments are Disabled Activism

Say No to Hate Speech

I’m possibly an odd one.  While I am opposed to hate speech, I don’t believe the solution is to stop someone from speaking hateful things.  Free Speech is just that Free Speech, and one of the prices we pay for it, is that everyone has a right to do it. I think that the solution to hate speech is two-fold.  First to bear witness to it, and name it as hurtful to a meaningful society,[Read More…]

November 22, 2008 Comments are Disabled Activism
Picture from the Impact Rally

Picture from the Impact Rally

I haven’t posted any pictures from the Impact/ Antiprop 8 rally.  Mostly because I haven’t many good ones.  Here is one that I love the banner.  It reminds me of the Fred Phelp’s banners.

November 18, 2008 2 comments Activism

Day Without a Gay

My friend send me this link for a Day without a Gay. It is sort of a work stoppage, but instead of doing nothing, the time is devoted to volunteer efforts.  http://daywithoutagay.org/  Sounds like an interesting project capable of doing much good.  Not only by the volunteer work, bt also by the level of visibility it can generate.  We know that people are often more likely to be supportive of GLBT people when they[Read More…]

November 17, 2008 Comments are Disabled Activism
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