Tag Archive: California

May 27 2009

Because there’s a whole choir of fat ladies still singing

  It’s been about 24 hours since the monumentally disappointing ruling by the California Supreme Court upholding a VERY narrowly voter-approved amendment to the state’s constitution that stripped same-sex couples of their right to marry. I couldn’t imagine that the justices would allow the amendment to stand because of the precedent it would set…essentially making …

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Dec 03 2008

Prop. 8: The Musical

See more Jack Black videos at Funny or Die How can you miss with Jack Black as Jesus?  I mean, seriously.   Original Entry

Nov 17 2008

Prop. 8 protests could become national movement

Outrage and anguish over the passage of Proposition 8 has spurred massive street protests throughout California, and leaders of the gay and lesbian community believe the backlash could spark an unprecedented nationwide push for gay rights. Full article at SFGate.com Original Entry UPDATE:  Courtesy of Think Progress LGBT rights advocates, organized by Join the Impact, …

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Nov 11 2008

Still too stunned to talk about it…

If there was one dark cloud hovering over Election Day 2008, it was the passage Proposition 8 in California. And yes, I acknowledge that other states have indeed enshrined discrimination into their constitutions, too. But California is the only one that voted to eliminate a right that its own state supreme court had already upheld, …

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Nov 04 2008

The *real* question for Californians…

I haven't really blogged much about California's Proposition 8, primarily because I think it's appalling…not to mention completely un-American…to put a civil rights issue up to a vote. But today, in addition to electing a new president, Californians are being asked if their state consititution should be amended to rescind existing marriage rights for same-sex …

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