Not a moment, but a movement.

The day before the Reverend Dr. William Barber II spoke at Bethel Lutheran Church in Madison, the Reverend Curtis Gatewood, community organizer with the HKonJ/Moral Monday’s movement in North Carolina, spoke with Eric Schubring and Fightingbob.com founder Ed Garvey on WOJB community radio. Scroll down on the WOJB website to find the recording and give [...]

VIDEO: Kentucky AG Jack Conway Holds fights back tears as he announces he won’t defend marriage equality ban

This is a man with character.

Jack Conway’s remarks came in the wake of a federal judge’s ruling that Kentucky must recognize same sex marriages performed out of state.

Texas sportscaster Dale Hansen speaks out on Michael Sam (VIDEO)

Though I haven’t written about the story of college football (and soon-to-be NFL) player Michael Sam, who recently announced he is gay, I absolutely had to share this.

Watch as Texas sportscaster thoroughly debunks the notion that a gay player wouldn’t be welcome in NFL locker rooms simply by virtue of his sexual orientation.

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A few words from Archbishop Diarmuid Martin about homophobia

Yeah, this just about sums up my thoughts.

AG candidate Richards advocates for marriage equality in Wisconsin

On the heels of news that four same-sex couples Four same-sex couples are suing Gov. Scott Walker and other public officials in an attempt to overturn Wisconsin’s seven-year-old constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, Democratic State Rep. (and Attorney General candidate) Jon Richards issued a statement advocating for marriage equality in Wisconsin. “Like so many loving [...]

Moral Mondays and the Solidarity Sing Along

During the super-heated comment exchange that occurred last summer when I posted several blogs here calling on participants of the Solidarity Sing Along to get a permit, one commenter likened the Sing Along to North Carolina’s Moral Monday movement and demanded to know if I would tell folks in North Carolina to get a permit [...]

On this Martin Luther King Jr Day:

From Go Comics:

Remembering Dr. King

Chris Kluwe: I Was An NFL Player Until I Was Fired By Two Cowards And A Bigot

Over at Deadspin, former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe posted an excellent entry offering his opinion that he wasn’t released by the Minnesota Vikings because of salary or performance issues, but because of his activism for same-sex marriage rights. So there you have it. It’s my belief, based on everything that happened over the course [...]

” I Wear the Badge of Socialist With Honor “

So said Kshama Sawant of the Socialist Alternative Party at her swearing in ceremony as a Seattle City Council member on Monday. Here’s her speech in its entirety.

 

My brothers and sisters,

Thank you for your presence here today.

This city has made glittering fortunes for the super wealthy and for the major corporations [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

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