Tag: california prop 8

The Little Engines that Wouldn’t – Courage Campaign and Lambda Legal Refuse to Fight.

Rick Jacobs, founder of the Courage Campaign (Los Angeles), has announced that polling indicates that overturning Proposition 8 via a ballot measure in 2010 looks bad. According to the Courage Campaign sponsored polling, providing equal rights to all Americans is not supported financially, with strong leadership or with an edge in public opinion.

While the leadership problem could easily be solved if the Courage Campaign would step up and lead, that doesn’t seem to be in the organization’s plan. Instead, they have given up on a 2010 ballot initiative preferring instead to waste the valuable human resources, passion and drive available to the organization after over a year of rallies, protests, marches and lobbying days.


December 1, 2009 1

2010/2012, The National Equality March & LGBT Priorities.

The National Equality March is scheduled for October 11-12, 2009 in D.C. I’ve avoided writing about the issue of whether or not the equality march is “good” or “bad” for the community because, on September 9th, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. Central Time, I will be a guest on Sisters Talk Radio discussing that very issue.

However, time is running out to plan for the march. We must act now and unite every LGBT activist, blogger and party of interest in declaring their full support of the National Equality March. We must begin promoting it as if it were the death of a pop icon. But why?


September 2, 2009 10