This morning, I launched my campaign for Massachusetts Attorney General. I’m the first announced candidate in the race and a first-time candidate so I know I have my work cut out for me over the next 13 months. But the conversation … [Read more...]
A Victory for Equality among Military Families
Working closely with members of our military and their families across Massachusetts the last 12 years has taught me a few things about the way they see their public service. It shouldn’t surprise any of us that service men and women feel … [Read more...]
PROTEST: Demanding Obama follow through on his LGBT Rights Promises!
We'll be sending a strong message to President Obama that his self proclaimed title of "fierce advocate" for the LGBT community actually requires advocating on our issues. And our community will not let up until he finally follows … [Read more...]
Are Political Views Relevant to Political Appointments to Town Boards?
Gender and sexual orientation issues are at the heart of many current public policy battles affecting the family in the United States and throughout the world. Sexual orientation is the current term used to refer to homosexual, bisexual, … [Read more...]
Today marks the 30th anniversary of Harvey Milk's assassination. To honor Milk's life, thirty or so of us including Mark Solomon, Chris Mason, Don Gorton and Ryan MacNeely held a candle light vigil before going to the movie's premier last … [Read more...]
Gay Couples Excised from Yearbook
Ed Brayton notes that the school board of Clovis, New Mexico, couldn't stand by and let a picture of an actual gay couple get published in the yearbook. Here's your bigoted overreaction of the day: the Clovis school board in New Mexico is … [Read more...]
Corporate Equality Index shows gains for equality
Some examples from the post: You can't fly on American Airlines, Continental or US Airways, both of which scored a perfect 100. You might also want to avoid United, Southwest, Delta, Northwest, and JetBlue; all scored above 80. In fact, … [Read more...]
Republicans Say Women Are Worth Less
Senate Republicans blocked fair pay for women today. John McCain thinks Republicans were right to block the fair pay law because he thinks if the company can secretly pay women less for more than 180 days, they should get away with it … [Read more...]
Time to revoke DOMA – in Manchester today with John Edwards
Further, Edwards stated that any civil union or gay marriage should receive, and is entitled to receive all the "1100" protections that married couples receive under federal law. He did go on to say that while he fully supports civil … [Read more...]
Are the “yes” voters Prejudiced?
The original post is here.His comment I now reproduce here for you:You think I'm a shill... you are wrong! And you are wrong if you think I am anti gay marriage. Gender has nothing to do with being entitled. I am an incredibly strong … [Read more...]