Action Alerts: May 2008

Tomorrow Night! Critical Resistance Parties All Over the U.S.

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | May 30, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Critical Resistance, a visionary organization working to abolish the racist, classist, and violently heteronormative prison system, is hard at work planning CR10, their tenth-anniversary gathering, which will take place in Oakland in September. This will be a major moment in...Read More

Victory Fund Endorses Mark LaFontaine for Florida House

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 23, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

There's great news coming out of Florida! Mark LaFontaine, candidate for the Florida State Legislature from District 92, has been formally endorsed by the Victory Fund. If elected, LaFontaine would be the first openly gay representative elected in Florida, something...Read More

California Marriage Decision to be announced tomorrow

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 14, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

Breaking News! The California Supreme Court has just announced that it will rule on the same-sex marriage lawsuits tomorrow at 10 am PT. Both Equality California and Lambda Legal are sponsoring events and demonstrations around the state on this historic...Read More

Candlelight vigil for Sean Kennedy this Friday

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 13, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

It's been nearly one year since Sean Kennedy, only 20 years old, was killed in the streets of Greenville, South Carolina simply for being gay. This Friday, May 16th, Sean's Last Wish is holding a candlelight vigil to honor the...Read More

Univ of Southern Indiana debates equality

Filed by Bil Browning | May 09, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

Fresh in from the tip line... On Saturday of this week, the Board of Trustees at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville will meet in public session at 2 pm. On their agenda, among other things, is the question...Read More

Happy May Day!

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | May 01, 2008 | 3:10 PM | comments

Hope you're all out celebrating, agitating, and organizing on International Workers' Day. If you haven't yet figured out where on the streets to be, check out this list of actions for immigrant workers' rights courtesy of the Immigrant Solidarity Network....Read More