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LIVE on CNN

I got a call on my way into work this morning from a producer at CNN who was reviewing my iReports that I submitted last night. We had a conversation about the amount of time I spent at the National Equality March and the range of people I interviewed – and then that was that. At…

DADT March on the White House TODAY

Check it out. The Servicemembers Legal Defense Network is holding a march today to call for an end to Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. (DETAILS  AT END OF POST.) Don’t Ask Don’t Tell(DADT) was a policy introduced under the Clinton Administration. In short, it prohibits any gay or bisexual servicemember from discussing their sexual orientation.  That includes any…

Prop 8 Propels Protests, White House is Quiet

Earlier today, California’s Supreme Court ruled to uphold Proposition 8. Known as “Prop 8” for short, this initiative eliminates the right of same sex couples to marry. I got word of a protest happening just a few blocks from my place after work – so I went home, recharged, grabbed the gear and ran over…

The Legacy MILK Left Behind

If you don’t know who Harvey Milk is yet, here’s your chance. Give this video a second. It gave me the chills. And for a review of the documentary, check out Andrew Sullivan’s blog on Daily Dish. Andrew SullivanCivil RightsEqual RightsErica AndersonEricaAmericaGay RightsHarvey MilkLGBT

Medicare to Marriage to Military: Equal Rights

Wow, Kim. Though we’ve never met, I have to tell you. Speaking at the rally took balls. Today, as any day, we need to be indifferent to the uninformed judgement that being gay might bring – and encouraged by the fact that our nation, gay and straight, are organizing against the passage of Prop 8. This is the…

Multi-City Prop 8 March: Progress?

Last week a Web site called JointheImpact.org initiated a Multi-City March against Proposition 8. Prop 8, a ballot initiative that was passed in California on November 4th will change the Constitution to make same-sex marriage illegal. While many of my friends were distressed by the passage, I think it is a good thing. Why? Well,…