04 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Proposition 8 Finally Ruled Unconstitutional

I can’t get married nor do I want to but this is still a win for our communities (regardless of what I think about the institution of civil marriage). The most important bit from the 138 page ruling: Proposition 8 fails to advance any rational basis in singling out gay men and lesbians for denial […]

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19 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Revisiting the Letter from Birmingham Jail and a Report on Join the Impact San Francisco 11/15

I have already written about how tolerance discourse has been twisted by the media and proponents of H8 to characterize us as militants, unlawful, undemocratic, fascist and even terrorists. To every person that is pro-gay marriage but bewildered and unsupportive of the uprising among LGBT people and allies, this paragraph by Dr. King is quite […]

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19 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

CA Supreme Court Gets Set For Another Nail-biting Decision on Same-Sex Marriage

A loud cheer was heard in the LGBT community today when the California Supreme Court accepted three lawsuits against Prop. 8. The last time Justice George heard such a cheer from the LGBT community was when his court declared same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional on May 15, 2008. “I think there are times when doing the […]

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11 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Four Ways the California Supreme Court Could Rule on Prop. 8

I am hoping this is my last Prop. 8 blog till at least the weekend. I figure there are four ways for the California Supreme Court to rule on this Prop. 8 mess in the coming week. 1. Injunction Relief A reader suggested that I look into Romer v. Evans – the case goes like […]

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11 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Yes on 8 Endorsements Disappear – Can We Say B-O-Y-C-O-T-T?

The ‘Yes on 8’ website that proudly hosted a list of endorsements prior to the elections has taken down the list and replaced it with some arbitrary numbers. Can we say fear of boycott in exchange for their repulsive bigotry? A partial list is still available here A better list yet is for the big […]

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