Archive for December, 2010

Press Release: Texas Activists Take Action

Friday, December 17th, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 16, 2010 PR Contact: Brad Luna, Luna Media Group brad@lunamediagroup.com, (202) 812-8140 On-the-Ground Contacts: Austin: Michael Diviesti, GetEQUAL Texas atxthumper@gmail.com, (512) 694-3394 Houston: LaKeia Spady, GetEQUAL Texas LJSpady@yahoo.com, (931) 472-4776 Dallas: Mark Reed-Walkup, GetEQUAL Texas mark@wdmlighting.com, (972) 467-8998 San Antonio: Jay Morris, GetEQUAL Texas jaysays@jaysays.com, (210) 880-5428 Texas Activists Fight Back  Read More »

At the Helm

Friday, December 17th, 2010

December 17, 2010 by Cheryl Burke and Kat Long photo by Courtesy of GetEQUAL Robin McGehee Co-Founder and Director, GetEQUALRobin McGehee was the president of the parent-teacher organization at her son’s Fresno, Calif., elementary school until 2008, when her public opposition to Prop 8 led to her removal from the position. With several years of  Read More »

Uncivil Rights?

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Gay activists are taking a cue from Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King. But are their struggles the same? Alex Wong / Getty Images Four months before Rosa Parks refused to vacate her bus seat to a white man in 1955, she attended a retreat at the Highlander center in Tennessee, where she took a  Read More »

All I want for the holidays is to GetEQUAL!

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

I want “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” to be repealed this year. I’m starting to doubt, though, whether the Democratic Senators in Congress want the same thing. I don’t know about you but, when there’s a job to do, I stay at work until it’s done. Sadly, we’re not seeing that same commitment from the Senate.  Read More »