Tag Archives: Equality Virginia

Activist AGs Gone Wild!

It shouldn’t have come as a surprise that our new Attorney General was going to be an unrepentant activist, after stating on the record that he intended to “transform” the office as a “platform for long-term reform.” What did everyone … Continue reading

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Governor McDonnell, end your silence

Here is the text of the letter from Equality Virginia: March 6, 2010 The Honorable Robert F. McDonnell Governor of Virginia P.O. Box 1475 Richmond, VA 23218 Dear Governor McDonnell: I write to ask you to end your silence, and … Continue reading

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Wasting time with Bob Marshall

I don’t know why he called me back. Either he had the time to waste, or he felt the need to waste my time, which could have been better spent in Bible study: So teach us to number our days, … Continue reading

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VA lawmakers invited to “check a box”

Well-run businesses don’t discriminate against their employees on the basis of irrelevant characteristics. That’s why former Governor Mark Warner signed an executive order at the end of his term in 2005, prohibiting discrimination in state hiring on the basis of … Continue reading

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A tale of two Lobby Days

Well, not really. But there has been some amusing content on the “Some Families Foundation” blog lately, the first instance of which is an account of their lobby day. This would be the day that their followers “met with legislators … Continue reading

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Finally getting the picture?

“Gay Bashing Not Effective Campaign Tactic,” says the post-election Equality Virginia press release, included below. It remains to be seen whether the lesson will sink in this time, but it’s becoming clear that voters in Virginia no longer reliably respond … Continue reading

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More campaign gay-baiting…

Another update: Hat tip to Blueweeds for coining a new term to describe this behavior, characteristic of those stuck in a by-gone era in which it was still effective: gay-boating. Update: Washington Blade coverage here. This time, from Senator Jay … Continue reading

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