Tag Archives: Stonewall 2.0

HomoQuotable – Rex Wockner

“Some bloggers and others have suggested that the ‘Stonewall 2.0’ phenomenon is petering out. ‘Join the (diminishing) Impact,’ said Peter Staley. Dan Savage jumped in saying Join The Impact’s followup events to Nov. 15th’s massive national demos have been weak. Everyone involved in the Stonewall 2.0 phenomenon should read both critiques (click the bolded names above). But Stonewall 2.0 isn’t ...

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HomoQuotable – Peter Staley

“Momentum is a bitch. It’s probably the hardest thing to maintain in any activist movement. Join The Impact, the new web-based group that organized the remarkable nationwide anti-Prop 8 rallies on November 15th, is learning this hard truth pretty quickly. Their three actions since then – a postcard campaign, “Day Without A Gay”, and Saturday night’s nationwide “Light Up The ...

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The Architect Of Stonewall 2.0

Veteran gay reporter Rex Wockner gives us a glimpse into Amy Balliett, whom he calls the “architect of Stonewall 2.0.” Yes, she practices what she preaches. JoinTheImpact co-founder and co-coordinator Amy Balliett, right, and wife Jessica Trejo were legally married in Los Angeles on Oct. 18 following their Aug. 9 wedding in Seattle. It took me a while to get ...

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HomoQuotable – Rex Wockner

“The organization No On 8 failed us. Before the TV ad war started, we were up 14-17 points in the polls. Then No On 8 spent some $37 million of your money to spam the California airwaves with really lousy ads, while the other side spent a similar amount to spam the California airwaves with ads that were, whatever else ...

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