“It is better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness.” -Eleanor Roosevelt As the election returns were pouring in, one of my friends from college asked me last night what I thought about the anti-marriage amendment passing here in California and “what this means” for us. We may have lost the battle, […]
Bronson (right) and I are off to a special location of the California clerk’s office in West Hollywood to get our marriage license today, the government’s recognition of our commitment ceremony which occurred on April 21, 2007. My friend Melissa called last night to tell me to be prepared for the demonstrators she saw outside […]
In a dramatic, closed door lunch meeting, the owner of a renowned Mexican eatery in Hollywood expressed regret in her decision to donate $100 to the “Yes on Prop 8” campaign, but her remarks before a group of about 60 members of Los Angeles’ LGBT community fell short of an outright personal apology. “I’m sick […]
My personal appeal against the 2008 anti-marriage amendment to the California state constitution.
Yesterday I joined my friends Darin and Eric in front of the Los Angeles Mormon Temple, protesting the church’s multi-million dollar funding of the anti-marriage amendment to the California state constitution. More pics after the jump…
I had the most amazing experience Wednesday evening, proposing to the love of my life, Bronson. I’m honored that he said “yes.” He’s the most amazing man I have ever known—I love him.
There are interviews you skim, and then there are interviews you read—all the way to the end. This week’s issue of the Advocate declaring “gay is the new black” nailed it, and Robin Tyler has an important message that will hit home at this moment in history—a moment that could be the tipping point of our movement. Robin Tyler and her wife, Diane Olson, were the first challengers to California’s ban on same-sex marriage in February of 2004.
The Supreme Court of California ruled 4-to-3 to strike down state laws that had limited marriages to unions between a man and a woman. California is now the second state, after Massachusetts, to allow same-sex marriages. “In view of the substance and significance of the fundamental constitutional right to form a family relationship, the California […]
The Courage Campaign wants to send a message to Ken Starr and the people who want the California Supreme Court to forcibly divorce more than 18,000 couples who married in the state. Do you know anyone who may have their marriage nullified? Or would you just like to express your support for those couples who […]
The past few days since Proposition 8 was passed have been remarkable. What’s surprised me most are the number of women I know who are pretty united in their anger and sadness over the passage of the anti-marriage amendment to the California state constitution. Ying, in Utah, writes: “Even from this wacko state that I […]
We’ve been abuzz the house all weekend, moving and assembling furniture between trips to IKEA (several of them) in preparation for the move in of my mother-in-law, Conny. I’m psyched that she is moving in with Bronson and me next weekend: woo hoo family!!!
Happy anniversary, Bronson. SM2 [blipit id=”1380007″] This episode is part of the PEACE LOVE LUNGES podcast on iTunes.
IT SEEMS LIKE I HEARD THIS SONG FOR THE FIRST TIME TODAY, and the gospel section at the end really stirred my soul and brought tears to my eyes. I even have chills as I write this. What is it? I’m not religious / But I feel such love / Makes me want to pray […]
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After the disastrous No on 8 campaign (which Robin Tyler and I talked about), I’m really glad to see cool new grassroots sites like this one launched by my buddy Rick Garman. Here’s a little background about this important site and how you can help: How did you come up with the idea for Citizens […]