Who's going to the March on Washington next weekend?There are no secular reasons for continuing to deny LGBT Americans the same rights as straight people. I would love to see a huge contingent of…Continue
"Anyone in or near Chicago? There's a conference this weekend about full LGBTQ equality, registration is only 15 bucks, and there are workshops on the separation of church and state, engaging Christians, and taking on the religious right. Join…"
"I'm not trying to heckle you. Sorry if it came off that way. I'm just interested in whether that argument would work on someone who still thinks the way you used to. :) Do you think, back in the day, you would have listened to that?"
"John, I'm so glad you now know that gays can be great parents. But that issue aside: do you think previous-you would have responded at all to the argument that people can be parents without marrying? The inability to get married doesn't…"
"Excellent! Absolutely focus on your sister. And absolutely get together with other like minded activists. Our movement has lots of room for straight activists as well as LGBT. The fight is in your neck of the woods -- the fight is everywhere!
"On Marriage vs Civil Union/Domestic Partnership/Whatever... Here's what we learned over the past year in the activist group I'm a part of, Join The Impact Chicago.
So we're a new group full of scrappy young-ish people, ready to…"
"Chicagoans should come to our rally at the Thompson Center, tomorrow (Thursday) at 5:30 PM. Join us in the fight for full equality!
Every time this happens it is like a kick in the stomach. I really don't think everyone on the other side…"
"Alright, how about both ways? Both ways have their good points, so why do we need to choose? A group for each specific group (and friends who want to participate in that group anyway) and also a group for all. People who come here will find one or…"
"BTW Daniel, this doesn't really belong on this particular wall but it's connected to you earlier wondering if the word 'spirit' in two-spirit' contained any theistic content. There's also another theistic sounding word…"
"I'm a boring old hetero, but I feel very comfortable reading this page. Equality is important to me, everyone's. In the same way women's rights need men to fight with them, same sex couples need breeders and other opposite sex couples…"
Good questions. I'm sure that different people will have different answers. Mine would be that the political issues of equality, marriage, violence, workplace protection, are all related.
Another issue is sheer numbers. By combining…"
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