The Movement: November 2005

10 Reasons Why Gay Marriage Is Wrong

Filed by Bil Browning | November 30, 2005 | 12:48 AM | comments

1. Homosexuality is not natural. Real Americans always reject unnatural things like eyeglasses, polyester, and air conditioning. 2. Gay marriage will encourage people to be gay, in the same way that hanging around tall people will make you tall. 3....Read More

Indianapolis Business Journal on Proposition 622

Filed by Bil Browning | November 27, 2005 | 1:19 PM | comments

The Indianapolis Business Journal has an article on Proposition 622 - the proposed update of the city's human rights ordinance to include sexual orientation and gender identity. Written by Bruce Hetrick, president and CEO of Hetrick Communications, an Indianapolis-based public...Read More

Indy Star Favors Proposition 622

Filed by Bil Browning | November 23, 2005 | 7:47 AM | comments

Today's Indy Star has a great editorial about Proposition 622 - the proposed update to the city's Human Rights Ordinance that includes sexual orientation and gender identity. Our position: Council should allow time for full debate, but passing discrimination ban...Read More

Proposition 622 - Indy Human Rights Ordinance

Filed by Jerame Davis | November 22, 2005 | 11:51 PM | comments

Council co-sponsors Scott Keller (R), Lance Langsford (R), Jackie Nytes (D), Vernon Brown (D), Dane Mahern (D), Duke Oliver (D), Rozelle Boyd (D), Angela Mansfield (D), Monroe Gray (D), JoAnn Sanders (D), King Ro Conley (D) and Greg Bowes (D)...Read More

Lambda Legal's Fight for Parental Rights

Filed by Linda Perdue | November 20, 2005 | 5:40 PM | comments

(Franklin County, Ohio, November 17, 2005) --- Lambda Legal is defending the rights of a lesbian mother to have a relationship with her son against an attack by her former partner (the biological mother) who is using Ohio's antigay constitutional...Read More

Rumors of Pride

Filed by Bil Browning | November 15, 2005 | 2:23 PM | comments

I wrote last summer (Why Indiana Black Pride) about why there is no reason for competition between Indiana Black Pride and Indy Pride. Unfortunately I heard last week that the rumor still circulates that there is some tension between them,...Read More

Councilor Jackie Nytes, IE Region 8 are ISD 2005 Award Recipients

Filed by Bil Browning | November 10, 2005 | 11:16 AM | comments

On November 8 Indiana Stonewall Democrats hosted "Tuesday with Jackie - A Tribute", honoring Indianapolis City-County Councilor Jackie Nytes, at the home of Jeff Barnett and Doug Meagher. ISD President Ellen Anderson presented Jackie with "The Frank and Judy O'Bannon...Read More

Misunderstandings About the Upcoming HRC Visit

Filed by Ed Team | November 04, 2005 | 11:03 AM | comments

This is the text of my post to the GayIndy listserv:    This may be tantamount to sticking my hand in a blender, but since I have been involved as a conduit for information I feel compelled to clear...Read More

Will I see you at Key Cinema?

Filed by Linda Perdue | November 03, 2005 | 9:51 PM | comments

November 4-6 are the dates for the 5th annual LGBT Film Festival benefitting IYG. Here's the link: I see you there?...Read More

Pat Miller Strikes Again!

Filed by Bil Browning | November 02, 2005 | 3:43 PM | comments

Advance Indiana first reported this story yesterday afternoon. State Senator Patricia Miller (author of the recent "State Authorized Reproduction" bill) has struck again at any GLBT folks within her grasp. When Miller's not advancing her religious agenda in the legislature,...Read More

Pride of Indy Band and Color Guard (and Other Dribblings...)

Filed by Ed Team | November 01, 2005 | 10:15 AM | comments

Yes...I do exist in the blogsphere, and you can all "spank" me to taking so long to post something (I kinda like that, so it's not exactly like punishment)! ...Read More