Saturday, February 11, 2012
Now that the controversy has played itself out, the CEO of JC Penny, Ron Johnson, addresses the company's decision to hire Ellen as their spokesperson. He also speaks of America's acceptance of the gay community, but also acknowledges that more work has to be done. Mr. Johnson certainly proves to be a very respectable advocate. Watch his comments in the clip below:
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Ellen has been named the new JC Penny spokesperson, for the retailer's new image campaign. A group of homophobic, hateful, bigoted women, known as One Million Moms, have declared war on JC Penny for choosing Ellen as their spokesperson. In this clip from Ellen's show, she responds to these critics and clearly defines her values as a decent human being.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Today's ruling on California's ban on marriage equality upholds the earlier ruling issued by Judge Vaughn Walker: Proposition 8 is indeed unconstitutional. Apparently the decision was a narrow opinion, only applying to the State of California, and not the other states which fall into the court's jurisdiction. Supporters of Prop 8 (two time losers on the issue) can now appeal the decision to a full Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, with an eleven member panel, or they can appeal directly to The United States Supreme Court.
Read the ruling as issued by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals by following this link: http://www.scribd.com/doc/80680002/10-16696-398-Decision
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Clinton's Geneva Accord on gay rights was complete genius, and historic. Remember International Human Rights Day this December 10, 2011. Pass this on.
Friday, June 24, 2011
With a vote of 33-29, the New York State Senate just passed marriage equality. Along with the already passed vote in the State Assembly, and Governor Cuomo's anticipated signature, marriage equality will become law in the state of New York. It's the 6th and largest state to have passed same-sex marriage. We've just witnessed history in the making. Congratulations to all LGBT people in New York and to all of the people in New York. Everyone wins because everyone is now equal!