Tag Archives: Doing the right thing

Virginia gets a Valentine

U.S. District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen begins her opinion striking down the Marshall-Newman amendment by quoting Mildred Loving: We made a commitment to each other in our love and lives, and now had the legal commitment, called marriage, to … Continue reading

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More marriage news that will upset Bob Marshall

Update: As expected, Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto has filed a motion to withdraw the state’s brief in defense of Nevada’s ban on same sex marriage. A statement from Republican Governor Brian Sandoval’s office says “based upon the advice … Continue reading

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So the people voted

It feels weird to be standing in line with people who are going to vote up or down on my humanity, my civil rights. That’s the sentiment I heard from friends in Maryland and Maine, states where The People got … Continue reading

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Virginia defies its reputation, embraces reality

This is nothing short of a stunning accomplishment. We owe our thanks to the community members who did the hard, unglamorous, patient work of education. They are heroes. Education is really the only thing that can bring about a significant … Continue reading

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Common sense victories over bullying

There are two items of good news to report today. First, the Anoka-Hennepin School District (discussed in This is what the “Black Brigade” wanted for Loudoun) has reached a settlement described as unprecedented and a model for schools across the … Continue reading

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Anti-gay, anti-trans Realtor terminated from Keller Williams

Update: Here is a link to Ms. Rutkowski’s original post, as it appeared on January 25 shortly before she deleted it. I flagged the edits she made to her first comment. Last week I accidentally discovered a blog post – … Continue reading

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It’s appalling to suggest that anyone’s fundamental civil or human rights should be put to a popular vote (as we just saw New Jersey Governor Chris Christie decisively schooled by Cory Booker). What argument will the activists who have made … Continue reading

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