Tag Archives: 2012

Inauguration Inspiration- Four More Years

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Okay first off, if you haven’t watched Obama’s inauguration speech please do so, it is so very worth your time.

Typically, inaugurations are more about what a great nation America is, with only a few broad points about policy or what they wish to accomplish in the next few years. Well boys and girls, this time was different.

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A year in review with Matt Baume

Needless to say, 2012 has been a wonderful year for equality. Obama is in office again, two states voted to pass same-sex marriage, the Supreme Court decided they would hear the Prop 8 and DOMA cases, and the polls are on our side. Support for equality is growing, and will only continue growing. With all that was going on, it’s good to have a review and for that we have Matt Baume from the Americans For Equal Rights.

 

How are you spending your last hours alive?

Alright readers! I know at least some of you are partying like it’s 1999 just in case it’s actually the end of the world (guess what, it isn’t). This is just a PSA, party safe people!

After the jump there’s a video on why the world isn’t ending tomorrow, and what the end of the Mayan Calendar really means.

 

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It’s Monday, and still no word from SCOTUS on Prop 8, DOMA.

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We work slooooooooowlllyy.

While I can’t say I’m totally surprised, I am a little disappointed. It looks like the DOMA and Prop 8 cases have been scheduled for the Conference this Friday, December 7th. If they do make a decision we could hear from the Court that day or the following Monday, December 10th.

I’m sure the Supreme Court will rule in our favor in both cases, I just wish they would get to it a little faster. Lambda Legal’s Jon Davidson has the skinny on why the Supreme Court may be taking their time:

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