Marriage Equality: April 2005

Some Clarification

Filed by Ed Team | April 29, 2005 | 4:29 PM | comments

I have heard myself quoted as saying that activist organizations need to receive permission from the Indiana Equality coalition in order to run campaigns. This is not my position, so it is important to ensure that my position is...Read More

Response to Ginny Cain - Proposal #68

Filed by Ed Team | April 23, 2005 | 2:57 AM | comments

The following is an email I sent to Virginia "Ginny" Cain, who is the councillor for District 5 on the City-County Council of Indianapolis and Marion County. The email is a followup to her response after I urged her...Read More

To Arms! To Arms! (or at least to phone and e-mail)

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | April 22, 2005 | 6:00 PM | comments

Frank Capra's beloved character, the Mr. Smith who went to Washington, may have been fictional but the spirit of America embodied in his filibuster scene is as old as the Constitution and as rock-bottom real as it gets. It's...Read More

Indianapolis action alert!

Filed by Bil Browning | April 21, 2005 | 10:11 PM | comments

To all residents of Indianapolis and Marion County: After much hard work by fellow blogger Linda Perdue and others, the Indianapolis Human Rights Commission has recommended to the City Council that they add sexual orientation and gender identity to...Read More

The good and the bad...

Filed by Jerame Davis | April 20, 2005 | 12:19 AM | comments

So the Catholics have a new pope. A new pope that's just as, or more, conservative than the last one. Great. Just what the world needs...More conservatism. But there is good news elsewhere! The Washington Post reports today that...Read More

Tax Time

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | April 13, 2005 | 3:00 PM | comments

My mother has a knack for giving birth on memorable days. I was born on Human Rights Day (which, when we lived in California, was also Property Tax Day) and my sister on Income Tax Day. Because of my...Read More

IA Sen. Pat Ward, MIPA (Marriage Inequality Perpetuation Amendment), & DenialOMA

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | April 12, 2005 | 11:38 AM | comments

One thing's become clearer and clearer as the Marriage Inequality Perpetuation Amendment (MIPA) and Denial Of Marriage Act (DOMA) battles have raged on: We're not being taken seriously. We're seen as expendable pawns -- lesser beings either to be theocratically...Read More

Good Touch...Bad Touch

Filed by Ed Team | April 11, 2005 | 11:18 PM | comments

Micah Clark has kindly noticed our hard work and time spent fighting for equal rights as evidenced in this section of his most recent mailing: Pro-family Leader Targeted It is not uncommon for anyone who holds a firm belief...Read More

Some Important Poll Results

Filed by Ed Team | April 02, 2005 | 2:05 PM | comments

We have not seen them yet, but the Star may (or may not!) within a few days release the results of a poll of a thousand Hoosiers on the topic of an amendment to ban same sex marriage. The...Read More