Archive for August, 2010

DCCC pushes for vote on ENDA

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

by Matt Baume By a unanimous vote at its July 28 meeting, the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee passed a resolution urging the congressional passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. The DCCC’s resolution states, in part, “The San Francisco Democratic Party urges the California Democratic Party, the City and County of San Francisco, and  Read More »

Join others tonight in response to Proposition 8

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

I feel as anxious right now as I did nearly two years ago as I waited for the election results regarding Proposition 8. Tonight, I might be even angrier. Or, hopefully, I might be elated and have renewed hope. Almost two years after Proposition 8 passed in California – allowing the rights of a minority  Read More »

Two Arizona Fans Move Lady Gaga to Speak Out Against #SB1070

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Pop Star says Arizona is in a “state of emergency,” calls on fans to actively protest discrimination. 08.02.2010 – Two Arizona Fans Move Lady Gaga to Speak Out Against SB 1070 Pop Star says Arizona is in a “state of emergency,” calls on fans to actively protest discrimination. Phoenix, AZ. 7/31/2010. One week before the  Read More »

What happens in Las Vegas, influences in D.C.

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

By Lisa Neff 08.02.2010 9:00am EDT That’s what  demonstrators with GetEQUAL are hoping. The organization recently worked with  the group HERO to stage an action on the Vegas strip, where activists demanded  that U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., move forward — as the  Democrats have promised — with a vote on the Employment  Read More »