Archive for April, 2011

NOM tells blatant lie about encounter with GetEqual

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Part of the National Organization for Marriage’s game plan is to exploit the “gays are angry bullies who are threatening Christians” angle. Go to their blog(if your stomach can take it) and you will see this angle consistently repeated. Or better yet, listen to a speech or read something written by NOM chairperson Maggie Gallagher  Read More »

NOM’s Gallagher: “Don’t Call Me a Bigot!”

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Maggie Gallagher is finally getting it — and she doesn’t like it. The National Organization for Marriage leader is just now realizing that those who oppose marriage equality will be defeated when they are finally painted as bigots for believing same-sex marriage is not morally on par with heterosexual marriage. “And if you see a difference,  Read More »

LGBT Activists Protest Obama’s Inaction on Legislation to Keep Binational Couples Together

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 20, 2011 Media Contacts: Robb Friedlander – 913.636.0099 (cell) or robb@lunamediagroup.com Amos Lim, Out4Immigration – amos@out4immigration.org Dennis Veite, GetEQUAL – dennis.veite@gmail.com LGBT Activists Protest Obama’s Inaction on Legislation to Keep Binational Couples Together Uniting American Families Act Would Prevent Same-Sex Couples From Being Torn Apart at the Border SAN FRANCISCO, CA — This evening, Out4Immigration, GetEQUAL, and Marriage  Read More »

Chester Post Office denies National Tax Day protestors

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

by Daniel Jones Village News Six peaceful protestors supporting same-sex marriages were told by the postmaster to leave the grounds of the Chester Post Office Monday afternoon. As each raised signs, on National Tax Day, calling attention to the tax inequities faced by same-sex couples, the group was forced to trek a hundred yards to West Hundred Road and continued their protest, which lasted for  Read More »

Obama Fundraiser to Draw Protesters Advocating Green Cards For Gay Couples

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Protesters from all walks of life — potheads, gays, and antiwar folks — will be greetingPresident Barack Obama upon his arrival to San Francisco tomorrow afternoon. While antiwar demonstrators recruit people for their cause, several gay rights organizations are gathering supporters to pressure the president to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, and stop deporting foreign  Read More »

Press Release: Tax Day Actions Take Place Across the Country

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

NATIONAL PRESS ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2011 Same-Sex Couples Protest Harms and Costs of Marriage Inequality at Local Post Offices Across the Nation on Tax Day Media Contacts: Molly McKay, Marriage Equality USA, 510-332-0872, media@marriageequality.org. Robin McGehee, GetEQUAL, 559-287-9670, robin@getequal.org Nadine Smith, Equality Florida, 727-386-8123, nadine@eqfl.org WASHINGTON, DC: As millions of Americans file  Read More »

Greens seek gays’ advice on Obama

Monday, April 18th, 2011

Young environmentalists looking for a success story in pressuring a Democratic administration to advance their goals have found it from an unusual source: the gay rights movement. Environmentalists, especially youth activists who were a large part of President Barack Obama’s 2008 electoral victory, had high hopes for the past two years. But after the death  Read More »

GetEQUAL Presents Maggie Gallagher With “Anita Bryant” Award

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Video from this action can be viewed here: Maggie Goes To Washington FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION: April 15, 2011 LGBT Group Confronts Maggie Gallagher in Congressional Hearing, Presents Her With “Anita Bryant Unparalleled Bigotry” Award WASHINGTON, DC: At a Congressional hearing on “Defending Marriage” in the Subcommittee on the Constitution, GetEQUAL – a national lesbian, gay, bisexual,  Read More »

Maggie Gallagher Gets GetEqual Anita Bryant Award

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Just in case Delaware’s passage of civil unions legislation has Maggie Gallagher down in the dumps, GetEqual has given her something to look forward to! At today’s congressional hearing about marriage equality, the direct action group’s members bestowed their first “Anita Bryant Unparalleled Bigotry Award” on the anti-gay crusader. In a press release the group says: “In  Read More »

GetEqual “Honors” Maggie Gallagher

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Maggie Gallagher, the chairman of the board for the National Organization for Marriage, was confronted on Friday morning by a member of the group GetEqual, who accused her of contributing to LGBT suicides. Gallagher was on her way to will testify at a House subcommittee hearing titled “Defending Marriage.” Members of GetEqual presented Gallagher with  Read More »