Archive for September, 2012

Open Community Call

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

This Thursday (Sept 27), we’ll have an open community call to connect with folks who are not currently organizing with GetEQUAL and to solicit ideas for organizing/campaigns. This is a GREAT opportunity for folks who are interested in GetEQUAL’s work, but haven’t gotten super-involved yet, to join into the call and give your thoughts on  Read More »

Blog Post: Values Voter Summit

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Submitted by Sean Watkins, GetEQUAL Ohio Organizer On September the 15th, 2012, at approximately 12:00pm, 7 GetEQUAL activists entered the Omni Shoreham hotel in Washington D.C. to protest the Values Voter Summit. This event is sponsored by Family Research Council Action (FRC Action), which happens to be a recognized hate group for its anti-LGBT rhetoric. This summit played  Read More »

Press Release: Violent Rhetoric from FRC Sets Stage for Violence Toward Activists

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 Media Contact: Heather Cronk, heather@getequal.org, 202.505.5217 Violent Rhetoric from Family Research Council Sets Stage for Violent Treatment of LGBT Activists Following Event Speaker’s Admonition to “Beat Up” Demonstrators, LGBT Activists Unnecessarily Roughed Up Despite Efforts to Comply WASHINGTON, DC — Last weekend at the “Values Voter Summit,” sponsored and organized  Read More »

LGBT Activists Protest Inside Values Voter Summit, Immediately Dragged Out

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, September 15, 2012 Media Contact: Heather Cronk, heather@getequal.org, 202.505.5217 Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez, felipe@getequal.org, 305.321.1784 PRESS RELEASE: LGBT Activists Protest “Values Voter Summit” in DC Message to Event Organizers and Attendees: “Your ‘Values’ Are Killing Us!” WASHINGTON, DC – Just minutes ago, GetEQUAL – a national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization –  Read More »