Post Tagged with: "Civil Rights"

Justice League- Activate! Has a New Website

I have written about and interviewed Audrey Smith from the LGBT Rights group, Justice League- Activate!, and I was presed to see they have a new website: JLA is a network of people headquartered in State College PA, taking direct action to obtain equality for all, regardless of sexual orientation (SO) or gender identity (GI) or expression (GE)

February 17, 2011 Comments are Disabled Activism, general
Civil Rights is a Black Issue

Civil Rights is a Black Issue

To try and suggest that racial issues are the basis of Civil Rights, is another attempt by the far right to rewrite (or at least retell) history to suit its own needs.

September 28, 2010 Comments are Disabled general

GetEQUAL and Justice League – Activate! To Rep. Chris Carney: Stop Voting Against LGBT Constituents and Support Their Right to Employment Protections

While Rep. Carney is out on the campaign trail worried about his own job, he continues to leave his LGBT constituents unprotected and without any form of federal employment protections. Like all Americans, we are worried about our job security and Rep. Carney’s votes based on discrimination are completely unacceptable.

September 9, 2010 1 comment Activism, general

I Can Do That!

Fiascos like the Prop 8 vote or the Maine referendum have created an unfounded worry that most people, and especially most older people are opposed to gay civil rights. But this is unfounded. It just isn’t true! People of all ages see value in Equality and are willing to step up and take actio

March 14, 2010 2 comments Activism, general, Same-Sex Marriage

ACLU Greater Pittsburgh Chapter Annual Meeting

Nationally syndicated radio talk show host Bev Smith will give the keynote address, “Loss of Liberties and Social Injustice: It’s All About Perception.”

February 22, 2010 Comments are Disabled 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