Yesterday’s editorial on this blog, “Respect for Marriage Act” only goes half-way, discussed the issues with a movement that relies on legislators’ whims to introduce legislation that works in our favor. A commenter on that article ascertained that we were wrong about the Respect for Marriage Act and its reach, in that it does repeal [...]
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March 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Editorials
March 17th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Editorials
On Wednesday, March 16th, members of both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate introduced bills called the “Respect for Marriage Act” that would allegedly “repeal the Defense of Marriage Act” (“DOMA”). This is the discriminatory law, put into place during the Clinton administration, which bars the federal government from recognizing state-level same-sex marriage [...]
January 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Educational events
Inspired by the “Camp Obama” trainings that powered neighbor-to-neighbor organizing across America in 2008, Camp Courage is an intensive two-day training designed to teach the principles and skills of community organizing to activists working to restore marriage equality to California. Camp Courage is designed primarily for new activists or those who have never engaged with [...]
December 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Fundraising
This Sunday, starting at 5pm, at the Hollywood Lutheran Church (map), Arts for Equality will be holding a benefit for Equality Network, to help raise money for the repeal of Proposition 8. Called “A Wedding for All,” this music variety show will infuse world beats with local artists and a little comedy flavor. Tickets can [...]
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December 6th, 2009 · No Comments · Fundraising
People lately have been telling us how excited they are to get out on the streets and just “do something!” As opinion leaders like David Mixner have begun calling for civil disobedience and direct action, Equality Network has been forming a plan to launch a National Equality Action Campaign to remind the people of the [...]
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November 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Educational events
Join us on Thursday, November 19th at 7:30pm for LAvender Los Angeles’ “LGBT Political Power Discussion” with former Senator Sheila Kuehl and veteran activist Torie Osborn. This is the final night of their exhibit before closing masquerade ball, and Equality Network is attending to be a part of a pivotal conversation about politics in Los [...]
November 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Fundraising
Please join Arts for Equality on Sunday, December 13th at 5pm, at the Hollywood Lutheran Church (map) for a variety show and fundraiser for Equality Network! Tickets can be purchased ahead of time at aweddingforall.com.
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November 12th, 2009 · No Comments · Fundraising
Mark your calendars now: Tuesday, December 8th, 8pm-2am at Eleven nightclub in West Hollywood. Silent Auction (holiday shopping!), performances, and fund-raising for the National Day of Non-Violent Action against homophobic government legislation and policies!
November 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Prop 8 Repeal Organizing
Join us TODAY, starting at the Vermont & Santa Monica Red Line Metro Station at 7pm! Our No on 1 initiative in Maine has been defeated, and civil marriage has been voted down. We’ll have a New Orleans-style funeral, full of jazz and charisma, leading us to “The Black Cat”/Le BarCito, where WE FOUGHT BACK [...]
November 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Prop 8 Repeal Organizing
Join us for a night rally on Wednesday, November 4th, starting at the Vermont & Santa Monica Red Line Metro Station at 7pm! We will know the results of Maine’s “No on 1″ ballot proposition, which will dictate whether we celebrate or protest! A New Orleans-style funeral, full of jazz and charisma, will lead us [...]