Some of you may have already seen the following unembeddable horror I am about to unleash upon your brains. The key word here is ‘OneVote’ — and if that name means something to you, I’d highly recommend you don’t click on the following link lest your eyeballs melt from their sockets on a repeat viewing of [...]
It’s official: Proposition 8 has been overturned in California. The judge in the case ruled that Proposition 8 violated the US Constitution’s equal protection clause, and stated that, [T]he evidence shows Proposition 8 does nothing more than enshrine in the California constitution the notion that opposite-sex couples are superior to same-sex couples. The full text [...]
It’s often easy to forget that some of the battles we fight today didn’t begin yesterday, or with the advent of the mass social media. Some of them began forty years ago in a period of counter-cultural explosion, where civil disobedience was just that and protests weren’t always organised in advance with the cooperation of [...]
For those who don’t know, two days time from now (May 17th) is IDAHOT – the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. As a precursor to the events to come on Monday, today Equal Love held a pro gay marriage rally outside the State Library in Melbourne — a fantastic follow-up from the gay marriage rally [...]
It’s not yet been two years since the passage of Proposition 8 in California, the constitutional amendment that stripped marriage rights from homosexual couples. From memory, it went down a little bit like this: Well, sans the happy ending of course. Curse you, character portrayed by John C Reilly!
What are you up to tonight? Nothing? Probably nothing — I mean, let’s face facts here, if you had plans for a Sunday night you probably wouldn’t be reading my blog right now. You’d be putting on makeup, or testing out a new muscle top, or whatever it is that people who have plans for [...]
I’m going to remind you of this closer to the date as well, but I want you to have it in the back of your mind until then — on the 15th of May there is going to be a rally for same-sex marriage rights. This is important, and indeed that website puts it best: [...]