I predict more will come forward and if one looks at the tally, and I can report more later, it is apparent that some who have already in this short spate of time signed on RMA were not signed on to Uniting American Families Act, the immigration legislation. this is the uplift we need. Imagine if our in fact marriages were in fact recognized by the law – hence our relationships – at this level. DADT -ENDA-HATE CRIMES-UAFA- all will be psychologically rolled into this one BIG ENDORSEMENT!
I predict more will come forward and if one looks at the tally, and I can report more later, it is apparent that some who have already in this short spate of time signed on RMA were not signed on to Uniting American Families Act, the immigration legislation. this is the uplift we need. Imagine if our in fact marriages were in fact recognized by the law – hence our relationships – at this level. DADT -ENDA-HATE CRIMES-UAFA- all will be psychologically rolled into this one BIG ENDORSEMENT! President Clinton’s Redemption -RMA-DADT-ENDA-UAFA-RFA-CIR-DOMA – you choose
H1N1 vs. Seasonal Flu What Shots Should we do…..
While the virus may not be allusive, clarity as to the difference between the symptoms of Seasonal Flu and the H1N1 virus will have us befuddled. While one ponders this daunting challenge, now that flu season is nigh, an article by CNN Medical Producer ……
Shirley Tan -Jay Mercado and the Twins visit the White House
When all was lost and there was no “next step” for Shirley Tan, about to be deported within mere weeks, Molly McKay of Marriage Equality called my office to see if I could be of assistance. Unfortunately Shirley’s was a losing case and she was told that there was nothing anyone could do to help […]
Ask your Congress Members to Redeem Themselves….
This is what we need to see more of – We should urge all those who voted for DOMA to now co-sponsor its repeal under the new Respect for Marriage Act introduced this week by Rep. Jerrold Nadler. Proudly changing my position on DOMA (Rep. Earl Blumenauer By Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) […]
California Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8 Statement from California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton : “Today’s decision, while heartbreaking, doesn’t end the historic struggle for marriage equality. It renews our dedication to making sure all California families can again enjoy the dignity, commitment and responsibility of marriage. I commend the California Supreme Court for […]
What next ? … as we continue to protect our kids..we wait for the news …PROP 8 …
Waiting for California proposition 8 Judicial decision I reflect on the harm to my children
If you watch this you will be touched……
.. time to talk? Not sure yet..
Melanie Nathan Lesbian mom, “Me and our Baby” Today I was picked up by a BLOGGER that sees Gays and Lesbians as lesser Americans Michigan Redneck II – (yes that is what the blogger calls him/herself) – – or so I presume from the postings. THIS IS WHAT SHE WROTE ON […]
Senator Dianne Feinstein, et al save Shirley Tan
Shirley Tan is not leaving the USA for a while – Great News and much appreciation to Senator Fesinetin, (D) California.
Forthcoming Same-Sex Sacramental Marriage Litigation
Forthcoming Same-Sex Sacramental Marriage Litigation-
Universal Life Church Monastery has retained two constitutional law firms, which include Arizona-based DeConcini McDonald Yetwin and Lacy, and Seattle-based Carney Badley Spellman.
Update Shirley Tan Deportation- out of options
On April 10th, Shirley Tan received good news and bad news on her rollercoaster ride to or from permanence in the USA. Shirley received notice from the BIA that a deportation order was re-issued giving her 30 days to voluntarily leave the USA. The good news is the admittance that the prior order was not […]
Thank you for the mainstream expose PEOPLE MAGAZINE
I had the great pleasure of working with Susan Young to bring the TAN MERCADO immigration matter to PEOPLE MAGAZINE. I wanted to thank PEOPLE and Susan for doing justice to the Article. The 36,000 afflicted LGBT binational couples need mainstream exposure – hopefully the readers will find the compassion and true value in family […]
To our Senators who can make a difference – can you look at this American child and say no?
Help this family by being aware and support their struggle…. comments of support welcomed
Save Shirley Tan Urgent – deportation set for 4/3/09
Please help the TAN family by supporting the passage of a private bill. Contact Melanie Nathan of private Courts, at the address provided.
America can be such a sad place for so many
PLEASE CONGRESS 36,000 AMERICANS AND THEIR CHILDREN DESPERATELY SEEKING UAFA passage …. There are American citizens who are being discriminated against in a way that extends beyond civil rights into the realm of human rights and it has everything to do with immigration law – do you want to remain silent … read this and decide. Please ask your Senator to support and push for Uniting American Faminlies Act…. read on
Feels like my entire life depends on 4 hours of alienable argument
The Court has taken the matter as submitted. Prop 8 is on the decision block. It seemed to me by listening to the questions of the esteemed Justices that proposition 8 may go through as valid. I feel despondent. Although I thought Ms. Stewart’s argument was articulate and clear and its jurisprudential profundity seemed to outweigh that of the opponent.
Today is my daughter’s 4th Birthday and she deserves a NO on 8
Our little one turns 4 today. She deserves the recognition and respect that all other children have when it comes to rights for her parents. She is a fact of life and she has the right to be acknowledged by the law…
Hilton Hotels executive Gregory Dillon dies at 86
Thanksgiving this year was special. We went down to LA and stayed with cousins Jenine and her husband Greg.
AMERICANS IN EXILE – http://www.hrcbackstory.org/
Immigration Equality, Marriage Equality USA, Out4Immigration, Join the Impact, API Equality, and Love Exiles, is asking everyone to take a moment to call your representative in Washington to ask that they join Rep. Nadler as a co-sponsor of this bill. http://www.hrcbackstory.org/
Olivia Cruises at the Helm…
San Francisco Chronicle travel section – please read….. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/02/08/TRT115BHAC.DTL Gay marriages – all aboard…
PAS Parental Alienation Syndrome
PAS – Canadian Judge calls treatment quakery …. Parental alienation syndrome..
CALIFORNIA PROP 8 Supreme Court will hear oral argument on 3/5
Good news. California Supreme Court to hear oral argument on the challenge to Prop 8.
The long term impact of divorce on a family, especially children, has much to do with the level of cooperation between the X-2-B’s.
Proposition 8 California
Proposition 8 and the mormon church