Tag Archives: Jasmyne Cannick

HomoQuotable – Jasmyne Cannick

“At a time when you should be apologizing to and trying to build bridges with African-Americans after exposing your closeted racism towards us over the passage of California’s Proposition 8, you’re at it again. “The man isn’t even in office yet and you are all up in arms over the inaugural invitation of evangelical pastor Rick Warren by President-elect Barack …

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Jasmyne Cannick Reacts To The Reactions

Most of you didn’t care much for Jasmyne Cannick’s piece about racism and marriage equality. Here’s her assessment of the reaction her piece got: First, the way I can judge whether an article I wrote was any good is by the response that I receive about it. In the case of the L.A. Times’ op-ed, of the few the emails …

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HomoQuotable – Jasmyne Cannick

“I am a perfect example of why the fight against Proposition 8, which amends California’s Constitution to ban same-sex marriage, failed to win black support. I am black. I am a political activist who cares deeply about social justice issues. I am a lesbian. This year, I canvassed the streets of South Los Angeles and Compton, knocking on doors, talking …

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