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Celebrating with Pride

Each year about this time, there is an opportunity to celebrate PRIDE. What started out as a political statement became a celebration and has grown into a party. 937 more words

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Two Activists in Mormon Church Threatened With Excommunication


Two Mormons who have gained national attention for pushing their church to ordain women to the priesthood and to accept openly gay members have been notified this week that they face excommunication for apostasy. 874 more words


The Democracy of Love

The following is a letter to the editor written by Edwin Firmage in response to an article in the Salt Lake Tribune.

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Edwin’s letter did not get printed, so is printed here with his permission. 924 more words

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Marriage Equality throughout the United States

Oregon, my own state, is keeping its status as one of the 19 states legalizing marriage equality, according to a decision delivered today by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. 1,324 more words

civilrightsactivist reblogged this on Civil Rights Advocacy and commented:

Thank you Nel for a great summary of the current status on marriage equality in the US. Twenty states recognizing same-sex marriages. And the remaining thirty states with pending lawsuits. As you quote the misnamed National Organization for Marriage (NOM), all 50 states are likely to recognize same-sex marriages by the beginning of 2016.

DOMA - One year later...

It is June, and that means LGBT Pride.  This year, we will be celebrating one year old the twin decisions of striking down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, also known as DOMA and a ruling which paved the way for Proposition 8 to fall in California.   431 more words

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