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“Hun, we live in a world where peoples are often so full of fear which is usually because of ignorance, – there are all sorts of different families – but they have usually only experienced their own. The unknown teririfies them; so they lash out in this way. What you heard on that ad, was unfair and contorted, but that is how the people who are against the idea of same-sex marriage think they can get other people to join their way of thinking.”

I provided more reassurance as best I could. A few more questions and answers later we arrived at school, and went on with the next two weeks, during which time HC and my four year old accompanied me to various “NO ON 8” rallies; “no on 8, no on 8,” a battle cry still performed by my 4 year old whenever she sees the number 8, whether in the market, at school or in the movies.

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Please Mr. President No Mere Nods – we have our Vehicle to Repeal DOMA Now!

Re-BLOG and as amended- Lezgetreal -770 views   on this post In your acknowledgment herein-below of our de facto existence is it not time to equate with more than a mere nod, with our de jure rights? Now that Rep. Jerrold Nadler has provided the vehicle, by way of Respect for Marriage Bill- you have the opportunity, […]

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Why Healthcare has Impacted Uniting American Families Act… because it has in essence halted Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Not unpredictable – says Melanie Nathan, author of this post!     Press Conference – Mexico- Today President Obama confirmed some of my fears in so far as they relate to Uniting American Families Act – UAFA and comprehensive immigration reform (CIR).   “I’ve got a lot on my plate and it’s very important for us […]

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In Order of Appearance (Ahem!) – the Professor, the Policeman and the President

Today history was made, when race relations in America turned a critical corner, finally a dialogue at the highest level with its focus on the more important ‘P,’  “Profiling.”   Prof. Gates -SGT. Crowley –President Obama art by Melanie Nathan

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BUT I DID NOT HEAR UAFA – Uniting American Familes Act President Obama mentioned many an issue on his agenda for LGBT equality today at his meeting with a group of LGBT leaders – but failed to address Immigation Equality.  This is not a good sign. I believe the activists for UAFA need a strategy. Ditching DOMA […]

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DOMA – Sec 3-an LGBT win- one mere section down- many to go- OBAMA DON’T REST UNTIL DOMA IS DONE?

President Obama – a stroke of a Pen! Defend this most agregious civil abomination called DOMA (Declare Obama Missing in Action!) Another article in this ongoing and random se see storiesries by Melanie Nathan- Change to sec 3 DOMA case won by GLAD plaintiffs/

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D O M A D O M A D O M A D O M A D O M A D O M A …

angry at doma taking it out on Obama DO MAD DO MAD

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I just received an email addressed probably to all of President Obama’s supporters asking for support on health care.  I am not lending my suupport to anything until I get the promised repeal of DOMA.  As selfish as it sounds, I am sick of our community being taken for granted. Use us and then abuse […]

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Dear President Obama,

Thank you for standing up to your campaign promise. Your proclamation today was a gratifying first step. See PDF-
have a client who recently committed suicide while his “husband” was in ICE detention. He was an MD, it was such a waste but he could not stand the pain.

Thank you for your compassionate consideration.

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Become a fan on facebook – Send President Obama a FLIP FLOP postcard

Asking our PREZ not to flip flop on his promise to eradicate DOMA. Defense of Marriage Act – TIme up for  second class citizen sour tatus – the unconscienable and excruciating changes to constitutions the theft  of our inherent rights; the money that funds confusion engendered by dishonest advertisements, of the self proclaimed religious, the claimed ownership of […]

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What a Lesbian judicial appointee represents for us all….

Kathleen Sullivan and Pamela Karlan.   One thing I have learned in all my time as an out lesbian and that has been quite a while, is that sexuality knows no boundaries when it comes to profession or expertise; rather the boundaries know sexuality and therein lies the shame.  The reason for this is that one’s […]

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Miss California and Donald Trump use President Obama as a shield for their bigotry and to clear and smear…

Donald Trump, Carrie Prejean, the Miss USA Pageant conducted a press conference today, to clear Ms. California and smear equality for America’s lesbian and gay community. Trump and Perjean purported to align to President Obama’s position and statement on gay marriage.  The conference was used as a platform (mmm maybe he was thinking Rosie – vendetta-in his overt endorsement […]

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This is unbelievably shameful – Shame on FOX!

  Picked up on FANCAST blog:- “This afternoon the Fox network issued a statement saying it will air regular programming Wednesday night instead of President Obama’s 100-day news conference. “The Fox Broadcasting Company will not air the Presidential News Conference on Wednesday, April 29 at 8:00 PM (ET),” Fox said via a carefully worded statement. […]

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‘Carpe diem’ – seize the 100th day!

The first 100 days

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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…

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Uniting American Families Act – Call your Senators- spare no mercy

Where is Sen Diane feinstein on UAFA? and the rest of them

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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.

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