Action Alerts: March 2010

Don't let the wing-nut bigots win--vote for Jon & Greg

Filed by Phil Reese | March 30, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

So I'm doing two things here you've probably never seen me do on this blog before. Maybe one more than the other... First, I rarely if ever really post exclusively about marriage equality--though I do support it--unless there's like a...Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Florida House & Senate Set to Debate Adoption Ban

Filed by Nadine Smith | March 16, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

For the first time in 33 years, the Florida Legislature is scheduled to debate whether people should be asked about their sexual orientation when applying to adopt. The bill would prevent people from being asked if they own guns. Our...Read More

Action Alert: Help support same sex marriage recognition in Maryland

Filed by Joe Mirabella | March 11, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Equality Maryland has been working hard ever since their Attorney General issued an opinion that basically said same sex couples that married out of state will have relationship recognition when they return home. For many residents who may choose to...Read More

Florida Lawmaker Introduces "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal Measure

Filed by Nadine Smith | March 02, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

One of Equality Florida's strongest champions in the Florida Legislature, Rep. Rick Kriseman, has just filed a measure called a House Memorial (HM 1459) urging Congress and the President to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." Take a moment to sign...Read More

Take Action: Illinois rightwingers want to gut LGBT protections

Filed by Phil Reese | March 01, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

In 2005, a broad coalition of labor, LGBT, and progressive activists from across the state of Illinois joined together to form "The 85% Coalition" to pressure the legislature to pass an inclusive amendment to the Illinois Human Rights Act [IHRA]...Read More