Tag Archives: Change.org

Petition Of The Day

Change.org sends a press release: Shannon Ritchie, a new mom and North Carolina native who volunteered in the effort to fight Amendment 1, the state’s recent ban on gay marriage, launched her petition on Change.org on Wednesday night after seeing President Obama publicly endorse gay marriage. “My husband and I were heartbroken when we found out that North Carolina’s hurtful …

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Petition: Let Bert & Ernie Get Married

A petition drive launched on Change.org asks the producers of Sesame Street to allow long-rumored boyfriends Bert and Ernie to marry. Chicago resident Lair Scott started an online petition at Change.org to pressure the Sesame Street Workshop to “Let Bert & Ernie get married on Sesame Street.” The petition reads, “We are not asking Sesame Street to do anything crude …

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Apple Ends Christianist Affiliation

Apple has pulled their iTunes store from a Christianist site that funds anti-gay hate groups like the Family Research Council. This move comes after pressure from petition site Change.org convinced other major companies such as the BBC to end their affiliations as well. Apple has removed their iTunes store from the “Christan Values Network” (CVN.org) after more than 22,000 people …

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Chicken Filets For Gays

Saying they “won’t be bullied” by radical homosexual activists, anti-gay groups are passing around a website that claims to be collecting donations to send Chick-Fil-A sandwiches to the operators of Change.org, the progressive site that launched a petition to boycott the chain. Okay, wait a minute. Halt the Inquisition. We call fowl! You mean Chick-fil-A, a company founded by a …

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MINNESOTA: Target Donates $150K To Anti-Gay Political Fund

Over at SFist, Matt Baume makes a stunning discovery. Bradlee Dean, the frontman of a Christian rock band in Minnesota called You Can Run But You Cannot Hide, recently said that Muslim countries that execute LGBTs are “more moral than even the American Christians,” plus some mouth-foaming about gays engaging in abominations and child molestation. Ugh. So what’s the Target …

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Queering The 2010 Census

Via Change.org: Since 1990, gay and lesbian couples have been provided an unintentional outlet to categorize their relationship, by self-identifying as married or unmarried partners. Even though the results aren’t officially reported, the raw numbers reveal that 145,000 same-sex couples identified as married or “unmarried partners” in 1990 (before any legal recognition in the U.S. even existed) and close to …

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