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Friendly Voices – Harrah’s Jan Jones

“Most of us in Nevada absolutely support gay and lesbian rights. This is a big fight. We’re not ready to give up. We want to override the veto. We’re not walking away from you; don’t walk away from us.” – Senior vice president of Harrah’s Entertainment Jan Jones, telling the Advocate that her company continues to stand behind the LGBT …

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Thanks To All

I usually complain about getting so damn behind on my blog emails, but I want to thank everybody for sending in so many tips, photos, and links today. I can’t get back to everybody personally, but y’all are making it a lot easier to run this here one-man website thingy. A lot of what I get, I get a couple …

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Arrests Begin In San Francisco

Follow along as Twitter member 1Struggle1Fight tweets the demonstration. It’s fascinating to me that while the first round of Prop 8 protests were clearly a Facebook phenomenon, today belongs to Twitter, where the number one hashtag today is #rejectprop8.

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SD Pride Calls For Civil Disobedience

Maybe I spoke too soon when I predicted scant public disruptions over this widely-expected verdict. San Diego Pride says: “San Diego Pride and its many supporters will continue focusing on public education and coalition-building in a newly energized movement determined to achieve marriage equality for scores of same-sex couples who are unfairly denied the privilege. That means forging the most …

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Governator Urges Calm

The Governator doesn’t want the anti-Prop 8 folks causing any problems. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who opposed the initiative, praised the court for leaving the previous marriages intact and urged opponents of the decision to respond “peacefully and lawfully.” “While I believe that one day either the people or courts will recognize gay marriage, as governor of California, I will …

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Prop 8 Upheld – Bigotry Rules In CA

As expected, the California Supreme Court has ruled to uphold Proposition 8 by a vote of 6-1. The existing 18,000 same-sex marriage will stand. UPDATE: Stop8.org was ready for this decision and provides advice on what’s to come. UPDATE II: Here’s what the Court said. We conclude that each of the state constitutional challenges to Proposition 8 advanced by petitioners …

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